Medical insurance for trans surgery

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that more employers are choosing health insurance plans that cover sex reassignment surgeries: “American Express, Kraft Foods, AT&T, Yahoo!, Eastman Kodak, Sears, Morgan Stanley, Price Waterhouse, General Motors and State Farm are among 85 large businesses and law firms that cover the cost of at least one surgery, according to a 2010 survey by the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest gay rights group.”

To find out more about trans-friendly employers check out the HRC Healthcare Equality Index. And don’t forget that SRS is tax-deductible.

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