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Gender-Affirming Care for MassHealth Members

Find information and resources about MassHealth coverage for gender-affirming care and other resources about health care for transgender and gender-diverse members.

MassHealth covers a number of medically necessary gender-affirming treatments for members with gender dysphoria, including gender-affirming surgery (GAS) and hair removal. GAS includes, but is not limited to, gender-affirming chest, genital, and facial surgery.

For additional details, please review the Medical Necessity Determination for Gender-Affirming Surgery and MassHealth’s Guidelines for Medical Necessity Determination for Hair Removal found in the Additional Resources Section below.

MassHealth also covers other related benefits and services, including behavioral health, hormone treatments, and speech therapy.

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