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End of COVID emergency will reduce telehealth services for trans people: Report

Posted On: Apr. 3, 2023 9:58 AM CST

The government’s plans to end the COVID-19 public health emergency on May 11 could jeopardize the health and safety of trans people across the country, reports STAT. During the pandemic, telehealth providers were permitted to prescribe gender-affirming prescriptions for testosterone due to a law that requires patients to make an in-person visit to receive a prescription.