The Challenges Transgender People Face When It Comes To Health Care

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Heard On The Morning Show
Patient being wheeled through hospital
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Two Wisconsin transgender residents say the state has unlawfully denied Medicaid coverage for necessary treatments, according to a federal lawsuit filed this week. We turn first to a reporter covering the case, then dig into the latest research on transgender issues and healthcare with an endocrinologist who works with transgender patients.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Bruce Vielmetti Guest
  • Dr. Joshua Safer Guest