Preventing discrimination in health care One of the department's actions in early 2014 advanced the rights of the city's transgender community by prohibiting discrimination in health insurance based on gender identity and expression. The department issued a bulletin requiring District health insurance companies to provide coverage for gender dysphoria, or gender identity disorder, as a recognized medical condition thereby permitting those with gender dysphoria to obtain medically necessary benefits.
Saturday, April 11, 2015
DISB's annual report now online
2013-2014 Biennial Report. Some of the accomplishments highlighted in the report are: