Kansas Insurance Company Now Covers Sex Change Surgery

Overall, a more progressive attitude toward healthcare policy might be a good thing for all of the broke-ass people waiting on cheaper insulin and lower prescription prices.

Nevertheless . . .

A discount for elective surgery offers us a sign of the time.

Here's how the power move happened . . .

"The change came after the American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas and the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund raised the issue on behalf of Charley Osman, a transgender man, who was rejected after he sought pre-authorization in June for two surgeries."

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .

Blue Cross of Kansas changes policy on sex reassignment surgery

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas has changed a policy that denied sex reassignment surgery to people who did not legally change their names, the company confirmed Thursday.