As of November 2017, Amida Care’s Medicaid Live Life Plus Plan is open to all transgender individuals who qualify, regardless of HIV status. More than 15 percent of Amida Care’s members – over 1000 – are transgender and nonbinary. Transgender members have access to a full range of free or low-cost health benefits and services.
Accessing health services is an important part of living your best life. At Amida Care, we are committed to improving the quality and access of health services available to transgender, gender non-conforming, and non-binary individuals. We understand that each person’s transition and health goals are different, and our specialized Trans Health Team will work with you to identify your needs, review your options, and connect you to affirming care and services.
- Gender-Affirming Primary Care
- Gender-Affirming Surgeries
- Hormone Therapy
- HIV services, including PrEP
- Prior Authorization Guidance and Support
- Health Navigation
- Care Coordination
- Town Hall Meetings
- Supportive Services
- And more!
Information and Resources
Injustice at Every Turn: A Report of the National Transgender Discrimination Survey
Suicide Attempts Among Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Adults
Tips for Transgender Women’s Health Tips for Transgender Men’s Health
For more information about our plan and if you wish to enroll call 1-800-556-0689 (TTY 711).
Current Amida Care members, contact our Transgender Health Services, TransgenderHealthServices@amidacareny.org • 646-757-7982 (TTY 711),
if you have any questions.