Creating Equal Access to Quality Health Care for Transgender Patients: Transgender-Affirming Hospital Policies
May 2016 | Lambda Legal, Human Rights Campaign, Hogan Lovells, New York City Bar
“We urge hospital administrators and legal departments to adopt these policies to ensure that their hospitals are offering health care that is nondiscriminatory and transgender-affirming.”
Creating Equal Access to Quality Health Care for Transgender Patients: Transgender-Affirming Hospital Policies (updated May 2016) provides model policies on the following topics. These model policies are not intended to provide legal advice and state and local laws may require that hospitals take additional steps to protect the rights of transgender and gender-nonconforming patients.