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It is another first for San Francisco.
This week the city began preparing to become the first in the nation to help provide and pay for the cost of sexual reassignment surgery for uninsured residents.
The city already provides primary care mental health services and hormone therapy for those who qualify under the healthy San Francisco program.
Well -- innocence that we did not happen.
A sexual reassignment surgeries and so what this does is it adds to the continuum of care that you know more of a choice.
And it should be spent more on each other for passing health matters like -- -- -- Health commissioner Cecilia Chung says it is not a choice she underwent sexual reassignment surgery several years ago.
It's -- me.
Help me to find a way to improve my quality feel like -- points to the discrimination and violence faced daily by transgender men and women.
Sometimes it's really a matter of life and death -- separatist group supervisor Scott Peters says providing the surgery is in line with corporate health care benefits if you look around the country.
-- more than 200 major corporations.
-- provide transgender health benefits to employees.
The surgery benefits are set to be offered about a year from now after the city establishes the qualifications and lines of the providers to perform the surgeries.
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