Calif. city plans to provide transgender surgeries
By LISA LEFF, Associated Press
Nov. 09, 2012 6:05AM PST
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Ã¢ï¿½ï¿½ San Francisco is preparing to become the first U.S. city to provide and cover the cost of sex reassignment surgeries for uninsured transgender residents.
The city's Health Commission voted Tuesday to create a comprehensive program for treating transgender people experiencing mental distress because of the mismatch between their bodies and their gender identities. San Francisco already provides transgender residents with hormones, counseling and routine health services, but has stopped short of offering surgical interventions, Public Health Director Barbara Garcia said Thursday after the vote was announced.
http://health.yahoo.net/news/s/ap/calif … -surgeries
Whos paying for this? This should not be covered by Obamacare
If you go in for knee surgery, mark the spot boldly with indelible ink.
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