Florida moves ahead with eliminating transgender treatment from Medicaid
In the past week, the DeSantis administration took another step forward with its proposal to eliminate Medicaid coverage for transgender treatments. Both national and state LGBTQ+ advocacy groups have pledged to fight against the proposal. Meanwhile, a local program that many say has helped changed the lives of more than 150 trans people in Central Florida is gearing up for its next class.
Florida agency looks to deny gender affirming treatments for transgendered people
The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration issued a report Thursday that could set the stage for the Medicaid program to deny coverage for treatments such as puberty-blocking medication and hormone therapy for transgender people.