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Friday, May 31 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Obtaining Health Insurance Coverage for Transgender Care

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Navigating the medical world is a unique challenge for transgender and gender expansive youth and their families. In this session, there will be a conversation around the standards of care and informed consent for youth. It will address the specific issues that are of particular concern to parents and transgender clients including gender markers on insurance and coverage for puberty suppression, hormones and surgery. There will also be a discussion of the ACA under the current administration.

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Noah Lewis

Noah E. Lewis, Esq. is the founder and executive director of Transcend Legal a national, New York City-based organization focused on eliminating barriers to insurance coverage for transgender-related health care. Noah previously worked for the Transgender Law Center, the National... Read More →
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Nikki Easterday

Nikki Easterday is a health attorney at Community Health Advocates (CHA), New York State’s designated health insurance Consumer Assistance Program under Section 1002 of the Affordable Care Act. Mx. Easterday focuses on ensuring access to healthcare benefits and fighting against... Read More →

Friday May 31, 2019 2:00pm - 3:15pm EDT
Hamilton Room

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