Maryland Medicaid policy covers transgender-related health care.
Guidance and Announcements:
- Guidance: PT 37-16 (2016)
Handbooks and Provider Manuals:
- Provider Manual: Professional Services Provider Manual
Maryland in 2015 promulgated regulations under COMAR 10.09.02.05 extending HealthChoice Managed Care Organizations coverage for gender confirmation surgery.
Prior to the 2015 amendment, COMAR 10.09.02.05(A)(21) explicitly excluded gender confirmation surgery:
“A. Services which are not covered are: … (21) Gender change or sex reassignment procedures”"
Updated on Jun 18, 2020