LD 1040 LR 2202(03)
An Act to Require Reimbursement for Gender-affirming Care for MaineCare Members
Fiscal Note for Bill as Engrossed with:
No Amendments
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note
No fiscal impact
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill prohibits the MaineCare program from discriminating in its reimbursement for medically necessary treatment on the basis of a MaineCare member's gender identity, gender expression or on the basis that the MaineCare member is a transgender individual and requires that the program cover medically necessary treatment for or related to gender dysphoria. Any Mainecare eligible member already has access to all medically necessary treatment.