- Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Gender-Affirming Treatment (Trans Health Equity Act of 2022)
- Sponsored by
- Senators Washington, Waldstreicher, Smith, Hettleman, Pinsky, Augustine, Kramer, Lee, King, Lam, Elfreth, Hayes, and Kelley
- In the House - Hearing 3/24 at 1:30 p.m.
- Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
Requiring, beginning on January 1, 2023, the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide gender-affirming treatment in a nondiscriminatory manner; requiring that the gender-affirming treatment be assessed according to nondiscriminatory criteria that are consistent with current clinical standards; prohibiting the issuance of an adverse benefit determination related to gender-affirming treatment unless a certain experienced health care provider has reviewed and confirmed the appropriateness of the determination; etc.
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2022
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Last Updated: 7/8/2022 3:03 PM