Gender-Affirming Care

fsaMany states have adopted laws or regulations prohibiting health insurers from discriminating against people based on gender identity, but Colorado is the first state to build the requirements into its essential health benefits (EHB) package. Colorado defines gender-affirming care to include a minimum of 12 covered services related to medically necessary treatment for gender dysphoria, such as hormone therapy and genital and non-genital surgical procedures.


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