CMS declines to consider Medicare coverage of gender-change surgery

04/1/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration) · Hill, The

CMS reversed a decision to consider Medicare coverage of gender-revision surgery and will instead rely on an independent board at HHS to determine coverage policy, a spokesman said. Commercial insurance plans can cover the procedure, but many follow CMS' lead in determining what to cover.

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