Hurdles to health care access for transgender individuals

Despite advances in the understanding of gender identity, healthcare delivery to transgender or non-binary individuals remains woefully lacking. Joshua Safer discusses how improvements in education of healthcare providers, advancements in electronic medical record systems and efforts to address economic barriers are all integral to the provision of optimal care for transgender individuals.

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Correspondence to Joshua D. Safer.

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The author is President of the US Professional Association for Transgender Health and a board member of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health.

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Safer, J.D. Hurdles to health care access for transgender individuals. Nat Hum Behav 3, 1132–1133 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-019-0693-4

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