State insurance board reinstates gender reassignment exclusion

The board overseeing Wisconsin state employee health insurance has dropped coverage of gender reassignment services. As a result, effective Feb. 1, 2017, surgical services, procedures, hormones and supplies related to gender reassignment are no longer covered for participants in the State of Wisconsin Group Health Insurance Program. UW-Madison employees with questions or concerns are urged to contact the Office of Human Resources at 265-2257. More information

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