Association of Health Policy With Payment, Regional Shifts in Gender-Affirming Surgery

JAMA Surgery

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About The Study: Researchers examined changes in gender-affirming surgery by U.S. region and insurance use during periods when antidiscrimination policies took effect between 2008 and 2017.

Authors: Michael Alperovich, M.D., M.Sc., of the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2022.1053)

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