University Considers Requiring Coverage of Sex Changes in Health Plan

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Dec 16, 2013 1:20 PM
According to the University of Maryland student newspaper The Diamondback, the university’s student health insurance plan is considering requiring coverage of sex change operations. Carmichael Library CARMICHAEL LIBRARY The University’s health center, which is in charge of running student health plans, has “submitted proposals to three separate companies detailing what the university would like its new plan to include” and “all include coverage of up to $100,000 for any kind of sexual reassignment procedure,” reports The Diamondback. The current health care plan provided to students at the University of Maryland does not cover sex change and related surgeries or treatments, and some on campus view this as a form of discrimination.