OHSU Extends Health Care Coverage for Transgender Employees
|Targeted News Service|
Following an extensive internal review of health benefits along with discussions with transgender advocates,
The change extends coverage for care related to gender transition. It also helps ensure barriers are removed when transgender individuals seek insurance coverage for health treatments related to, or unrelated to, their transgender status.
"One of OHSU's core missions is to be a diverse organization that nurtures a community of inclusion," said
Based on these expert opinions and its own internal review, OHSU decided to extend services.
"I am grateful for OHSU's leadership in removing barriers to medically necessary care," said
"This will make a real difference in the lives of OHSU's transgender employees and underscores the institution's commitment to improving health for all Oregonians."
While OHSU is proud to expand insurance coverage to become more inclusive, several other companies in
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