As thousands of Medicare cancer patients are being turned away from clinics for life-saving care, the ACLU and gay groups are demanding that Medicare pay for gender reassignment surgery, an elective surgery.
Recently, Michael aka Michelle Kosilek was awarded gender reassignment surgery at taxpayer expense. Kosilek is in jail for murdering his wife. Kosilek is now housed with women.
This case was the beginning of a movement to have gender reassignment paid for by the taxpayers.
Once Obamacare made healthcare a “right,” this was inevitable.
We can’t help our seniors, but taxpayers are going to be on the hook for a surgery that has questionable value? Medicare is already unsustainable and it’s about to get worse.
The ACLU and homosexual lobbying groups have joined with a radical lawyer to file a challenge that would force Medicare to offer taxpayer-funded sex change operations.
The ACLU, the National Center for Lesbian Rights, and Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders filed an administrative challenge to a 1981 provision that protects U.S. taxpayers from footing the bill for such surgeries.
The groups claim that Denee Mallon, a 73-year-old Army veteran, suffers from “severe gender dysphoria”* – a condition the American Psychiatric Association (APA) still considers a mental disorder.
The timing of the appeal raises eyebrows. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) had placed a notice on its website asking for public comment on the ban last week, often a move taken before changing a regulation. The notice was removed from its website on Friday after generating significant media controversy…Read on
*dysphoria is sadness, restlessness…