Medicaid care for transgender children rare in Florida, data shows | app

TAMPA, Fla. — A week after Florida banned the use of Medicaid to pay for medical treatment for gender dysphoria, newly released data shows the number of transgender children receiving such help remains rare in Florida.

A dozen children diagnosed with gender dysphoria underwent surgeries over a 12-month period through June 30, according to a report released Monday by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration.

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