Role of public health policy in gender affirmation and health equity for trans/gender-variant people in the U.S
This presentation will provide a public health policy description of recent efforts and strategies used to integrate gender equity into the Affordable Care Act and other relevant public health policy initiatives.
Learning Areas:Diversity and culture
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Discuss the role of the Affordable Care Act and other relevant national and state policy initiatives in advancing transgender health and addressing the multiple levels of marginalization and oppression faced by transgender people that affect their health and wellbeing.
Keyword(s): Gender, Public Health Policy
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I direct two projects at the Center for American Progress focusing on LGB and transgender health and the Affordable Care Act. I am considered a national leader in policy related to initiatives addressing LGBT health disparities in the implementation of the health reform law.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.