§ 20-309.  Transgender Health Benefits. 30
   (1)   Every health insurance plan offered by the City to officers and employees of the City shall include coverage for treatment of gender dysphoria and gender identity disorder, including medically necessary office visits, laboratory tests, prescription drugs, hormone treatments, counseling, and transitional surgeries necessary for the treatment of either. The coverage required under this Section shall be provided in each plan on terms consistent with the overall scheme of such plan, and consistent with sound administration of health benefits. The City shall commence providing the coverage required under this Section no later than January 1, 2014.



   Added, Bill No. 130224 (approved May 8, 2013).