healthheartCongratulations, Oregon! In a recent landmark decision, Oregon’s Health Evidence Review Commission (HERC) voted to extend health care coverage to include transition-related care to transgender individuals under Oregon’s Medicaid program. The panel’s decision came after a four-month-long review of the efficacy of treatments for gender dysphoria and concluded that they are medically necessary for the health and well-being of transgender people.  Basic Rights Oregon has a great FAQ – check it out!