Monthly Archives: December 2013

Connecticut Requiring Health Insurers To Cover Trans Health Care

Connecticut Requiring Health Insurers To Cover Trans Health Care

The Connecticut Insurance Department has issued a bulletin directing all health insurance companies operating in the state to provide coverage of mental health counseling, hormone therapy, surgery and other treatments related to a patient’s gender transition.

New Jersey Progressing On Transgender Birth Certificate Bill

New Jersey Progressing On Transgender Birth Certificate Bill

The New Jersey Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee Thursday passed a bill, by a vote of 6-2, that will make it easier for transgender people to amend their state-issued birth certificates to reflect their accurate gender, regardless of whether they’ve had any kind of gender-confirming surgery.