The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services opened a reconsideration of the National Coverage Determination on Surgical Treatment for Gender Identity Disorder. Surgical Treatment for Gender Identity Disorder (formerly referred to as transsexual surgery in 140.3) is currently noncovered under the Medicare Part A and Part B programs. The existing policy, which became effective in 1981, considers transsexual surgery experimental.

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  1. Geez, I hope they don’t reverse the present policy, else we’ll see an abundance of aging autogynophiles getting surgery on the public dime, at the expense of medical care for born women probably.


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