Keeping Up with Trump: What Health Care Providers Need to Know about Transgender Legal Issues
Warning messageProfessional track workshops are restricted to paid registrants. Please click here to register.
Health care providers play an important role not only in delivering health care to transgender individuals, but also in assisting patients with non-medical aspects of their treatment for gender dysphoria. Providers must provide documentation for legal gender changes, insurance appeals, medical leave, disability benefits, etc. Patients may tell providers of legal problems they are experiencing and ask for help with advocacy at school or work. Gain a basic understanding of legal issues facing trans people so that you can become an effective advocate and resource for trans patients.
Learn to spot legal issues facing transgender patients to appropriately refer them to legal assistance. Learn how to write effective letters for insurance appeals and gender marker changes.