An HHS appeals panel lifted the Medicare program’s exclusions for the treatment of transgender people. The ruling represents a significant victory for the principle that treatment for gender dysphoria, including hormone therapy and transition-related surgery, is medically necessary. The National Center for Transgender Equality has issued a fact sheet on the ruling and what it means for transgender individuals.

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