Transgender Woman Wins Insurance Coverage for Mammogram

Beth Scott was told by her doctor she needed a mammogram, a cancer screening that health insurance usually covers. She had the mammogram in June 2010, paying $385 out of pocket. But when she submitted the claim to her insurance company, Scott was denied coverage, because Scott is transgender. But in an appeal that lasted almost two years, the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund intervened and announced this week that it had resolved Scott's claim, winning a landmark battle with Aetna....Full Story
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