What is the current state of transgender health care and what more can be done to offer inclusive coverage? (Photo: AP)

Recently, insurers and health care providers have started to provide more coverage for the transgender community, whether that be through counseling, gender-confirmation surgery, or other services like hormone therapy and general medical care. While this is a step in the right direction, there is still plenty of work that needs to be done to ensure patients are given the proper care and treatment without discrimination or exclusion.

In order to bring more awareness to LGBTQ health, we spoke to Margaret Botney, senior communication consultant at Xerox HR Services, to learn more about what is being done and what else needs to happen to create comprehensive and inclusive transgender health care.

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