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Medicare to Cover Sex Changes. What Next?


Medicare will now be covering sex change surgeries – meaning it won’t be long before private insurance is required to do likewise.

But that won’t be the end of it. Over at Human Exceptionalism I nominate Body Integrity Identity Disorder – sometimes called “amputee wannabe” — as the next affliction for which surgery will one day be required to be a covered service. In this time of identity-is-all politics, what principled reason can there be to say no?


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