VA Nixes Trans Vets' Request For Gender-Affirming Surgery

By Mark Payne (February 23, 2024, 5:39 PM EST) -- The Department of Veterans Affairs said Thursday that it had formally rejected an 8-year-old petition for rulemaking by the Transgender American Veterans Association that sought to add gender-affirming surgery as part of VA-covered medical services, urging the Federal Circuit to toss TAVA's mandamus petition as moot....

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