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WV HB4857


Banning Medicaid and CHIP from paying for child and adult transgender surgeries

The purpose of this bill is to prohibit Medicaid and CHIP payment for certain prohibited medical practices.

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A physician who accepts or whose practice accepts Medicaid or Children's Health Insurance Program ("CHIP") as a form of payment may not provide irreversible gender reassignment surgery to a person who is under 18 years of age.

Legislative Session


2024 Regular Session


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2024-01-17To House Health and Human Resources
2024-01-17Introduced in House
2024-01-17To Health and Human Resources then Judiciary
2024-01-17Filed for introduction