LD 1040 LR 2202(01)
An Act to Require Reimbursement for Gender-affirming Care for MaineCare Members
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Moonen of Portland
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note Required: No
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
No fiscal impact
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill prohibits the MaineCare program from discriminating in its reimbursement for medically necessary treatment on the basis of a MaineCare member's gender identity, gender expression or on the basis that the MaineCare member is a transgender individual and requires that the program cover medically necessary treatment for or related to gender dysphoria. Any Mainecare eligible member already has access to all medically necessary treatment.