Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning and Intersex individuals have important health insurance and health care rights. Same-sex spouses have the same insurance rights as opposite-sex spouses. Health insurance plans cannot discriminate against transgender individuals when covering transition-related surgeries and care.
You can get free, in-person help to understand your options and apply.
Human Resources Administration LGBTQI Page
Take Pride, Take Care: NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Guide to Transgender Women's Health
Healthcare.gov Healthcare Options for Same-Sex Couples
Healthcare.gov Transgender HealthCare
Out2Enroll: Advocacy organization for LGBTQI people and health insurance
NY State of Health Marketplace for Individuals/Families
ACCESS NYC: Website that helps you find out which City, State and Federal health and human service benefit programs might be right for you.
Callen Lorde Community Health Center provides sensitive, quality health care and related services primarily to New York's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities