National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
Join Us on Google+ Follow Us On Twitter Like Us On Facebook

We're steadily creating a resource center that will provide resources across a variety of LGBT aging topics. Tell us what you'd like to see and sign up for updates.

Register Now

Medicare Benefits and Transgender People

August 2011 | National Center for Transgender Equality

Download PDF
Permission Form

"Medicare beneficiaries have a right to access services that are appropriate to their individual medical needs."

This publication, written by the National Center for Transgender Equality, overviews what Medicare covers for transgender people, what to do when coverage is denied, and what to do after experiencing a customer service problem. As with private insurance, transgender people sometimes encounter limitations in their Medicare coverage or confusion about what is covered - both for transition-related care and for routine preventative care.

Add a Comment

Your Name (will be public)

Your Email (will be private)

Your Comment (subject to review before posting)

Find resources in your area

Links to sites that help you find aging sources accross the country

Resources in Your Area
Advanced Search
Related Resource

Health & Psychsocial Needs of LGBT Older Adults

This research study provides one of the most comprehensive descriptions of the health, well-being, and social context of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) older adults, focusing on the aging LGBT population residing in Chicago, IL. MORE >

See more: Health, HIV & Aging, Mental Health, Aging Providers, LGBT Organizations, LGBT Older Adults