To my knowledge the process of applying for insurance and getting the supplementary coverage detailed in this post is still correct. Hi all! My name is katherine, and ive spent the last several months working as a barista at starbucks. Bluecross blueshield of massachusettsthe supplementary health insurance plan for most harvard affiliatesdid not cover sex reassignment. Transgender persons have higher rates of substance abuse, depression, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts compared with the nontransgender population. 2426 gender affirmation has been noted as a key determinant of transgender health. 24 surgery is one treatment approach that can lead to gender affirmation and has been shown to attenuate mental health issues. Champva, short for the civilian health and medical program of the department of veterans affairs, gives health insurance to spouses and dependents of military personnel that meet specific eligibility requirements. If you or one of your eligible dependents (as defined by the supplementary health care plan). If an individual wishes to use the preferred name change feature on beartracks, the system will populate the name field when a new onecard is requested.