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Alaska Allows Medicaid to Cover Gender-Affirming Health Care

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The Anchorage Daily News. The suit said the state’s refusal to cover gender-affirmation health care costs was a violation of trans Alaskans’ civil rights.Swan Being, a trans woman in her early 70s, sued the state in 2019 after she was informed that her hormone injections were not covered under Medicaid, even though her doctors recommended her continued use of the injections.Robin Black and Austin Reed joined the lawsuit in 2020.

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