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Insurance Parties Debate Discrimination In Gender Dysphoria Surgery Exclusion

Mealey's (July 11, 2018, 1:57 PM EDT) -- MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin federal judge received reply briefs July 9, laying before him the issue of whether a health insurance plan’s exclusion on cosmetic vaginoplasties discriminates against transgendered individuals and violates the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the U.S. Constitution (Alina Boyden and Shannon Andrews v. Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds, et al., No. 17-264, W.D. Wis.).

(Defendants’ reply available.  Document #93-180724-021B.  Plaintiffs’ reply available.  Document #93-180724-021B.)

University of Wisconsin anthropology graduate student and teaching assistant Alina Boyden and University...
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