Medical Packages to Transgenders

  • 25 Aug 2022

On 24th August 2022, the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment signed a Memorandum of Understanding with National Health Authority for providing comprehensive medical package to transgender people.

Benefits under this Package

The Comprehensive package would cover all aspects of transition-related healthcare for Transgender persons along with:

  • Gender Re-Affirmation Surgery: It will be available for transgender persons in the health benefits package under Ayushman Bharat Yojana.
  • Medical Cover: Each transgender person shall receive a medical cover of 5 lakh rupees per year.
  • Hormone Therapy: It shall also provide coverage of hormone therapy.