Learn how to know if a health insurance plan covers transgender-related care, how to apply for preauthorization, and what to do if you are denied. In most situations, denying trans-related health care is illegal, but it's still all too common because most people don't know their rights. Learn how you can get the care you need as well as be a part of the movement for insurance equality for trans people.
Noah E Lewis, Esq. is the founder and Executive Director of Transcend Legal, a national, New York City-based organization focused on eliminating barriers to insurance coverage for transgender-related health care. Noah previously worked for the Transgender Law Center, the National LGBTQ Task Force, and served as the staff attorney at Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund for five years. A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Noah is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh and was the first openly transgender student from Harvard Law School.