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shyla

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hi everybody, so my wife approached me this weekend telling me she wants me to have a full and happy life, and that i should start trying to find a therapist to help me move my transition along in a propper way. she wants me to move towards my gcs. i have started online trying to find a therapist, and have had some success, but no returns on emails yet. my question ois has anyone used medicare for their transition and what out of pocket expenses am i looking at. thanx and hugs.

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Senior Advantage Medicare can be used to purchase medical insurance that will cover Transition expenses in some, but not all states depending on the HMO's and state insurance mandates for those providers.  You will have to do some calling around. Your state is not known for having much there, but I would heavily suggest that you contact your nearest LGBTQ Community Center where they will have the best information for you.

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good news , i found a therapist who specializes in transgender care and accepts medicare, they added me to the waiting list for new patients and said it would be late july.

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4 hours ago, shyla said:

good news , i

 

VERY GOOD news!!  I am glad it happened!

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