The University of Pennsylvania's Student Insurance Plan will begin offering a new benefit for transgender students — it will cover the cost of the gender confirmation process, also known as gender reassignment or transition.Yes you have read that right get an education at the University of Pennsylvania and treatment IE psychotherapy, estrogen or testosterone hormone treatment and sex reassignment surgery will be covered up to $50.000. Joining Harvard, Stanford, the University of California schools (Others? please post and let us know) in offering coverage. The University of Pennsylvania hopefully sets the bar for other public institutions to finally remove the exclusion in insurance policys the goes against The American Medical Association and the American Psychological Association who have BOTH made clear statement that this is a MEDICAL condition. http://www.thedp.com/article/u-adds-transgender-insurance
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