American Medical Association

Statement Date
2008
Statement Summary

The American Medical Association, the largest association of physicians and medical students in the United States, articulates in Resolution 122 that an "established body of medical research" shows both the medical effectiveness and necessity of "mental health care, hormone therapy, and sex reassignment surgery" in treating gender dysphoria. The AMA has resolved "[t]hat our American Medical Association support public and private health insurance coverage for treatment of gender identity disorder as recommended by the patient’s physician."

Full Citation

American Medical Association House of Delegates, H-185.950 Removing Financial Barriers to Care for Transgender Patients (2008), https://searchpf.ama-assn.org/SearchML/searchDetails.action?uri=%2FAMAD…