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Association of health policy with payment, regional shifts in gender-affirming surgery

JAMA Surgery

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

About The Study: Researchers examined changes in gender-affirming surgery by U.S. region and insurance use during periods when antidiscrimination policies took effect between 2008 and 2017.

Authors: Michael Alperovich, M.D., M.Sc., of the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut, is the corresponding author.

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