Monday, February 2, 2015

Health providers panel to answer your questions about trans health care

Offered on Saturday, February 28 to conference attendees:

Health Providers Panel: Accessing Trans-Friendly Health Care
Dr. Jon Persichino, Riverside County Regional Medical Center private practitioner
Bianca Salvetti, Nurse Practitioner, Children’s Hospital L.A. – Center for Transyouth Health & Development
FĂ©lix Vargas, Patient Advocate, St. John’s Well Child & Family Center – Transgender Health Program
Moderated by Toi Thibodeaux, UC Riverside LGBT Resource Center

How can you access trans-friendly medical care and programs specifically knowledgeable regarding hormone replacement therapy? How does access to health insurance impact your options? What documentation, if any, is required to show “medical necessity” when receiving medical care related to transitioning? Join a panel of health providers and learn about some of your health options.