TRANS PATIENT RESOURCES

Health Insurance

Amidacare: Amida Care’s Medicaid Managed Care Special Needs Health Plan (SNP), Live Life Plus, is specially designed to provide comprehensive health coverage and services to people living with HIV/AIDS and chronic conditions; people of transgender experience, regardless of HIV status; and people who are homeless, regardless of HIV status. You are eligible to join Amida Care’s Live Life Plus plan if:

  • You qualify for Medicaid Managed Care AND

  • You live in New York City AND

  • You are one of the following:

  • Living with HIV/AIDS

  • Homeless (HIV positive or negative)

  • Transgender (HIV positive or negative)

  • A child (HIV positive or negative) of an active Amida Care member

Providers

Meena S. Fatimi, MD - Gouverneur Gotham Health Clinic

227 Madison Street

New York, NY 10002

(212) 441-5469

https://www.nychealthandhospitals.org/gothamhealth/gouverneur/

 

Accepts: 1199, Amidacare, BCBS, Aetna, Cigna, GHI, Multiplan PPO, UHC and Oxford insurance.

Medical Services Include: cervical and anal cancer (pap) in-office screening, chronic disease management (like diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, etc.), contraception, hormone therapy, mental health referrals, physicians letters for gender-affirming surgery, PrEP/PEP, referrals for breast/chest/lung/colon cancer screening, referrals for gender-affirming surgery, referrals for in-house opiate dependence treatment (Buprenorphine clinic), referrals for in-house virology care (HIV, Hepatitis C), sick visits, smoking cessation, STI testing and treatment, vaccines, wellness, work/school forms.

Gender Affirming Primary Care and Hormone Therapy

APICHA Community Health Center

www.apicha.org

(212) 334-6029

 

Callen-Lorde Community Health Center

www.callen-lorde.org

Bronx: (718) 215-1800

Manhattan: (212) 271-7200

Name and Gender Marker Changes

New York Legal Assistance Group

Legal Walk-In Legal Clinic

New York LGBT Community Center

www.nylag.org

208 West 13th Street, New York, NY

(212) 613-5000  

Tuesdays: 6:00pm-8:00pm

Legal Aid

Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund

www.transgenderlegal.org

(646) 862-9396

Community and Support Groups

The LGBT Community Center

Services: Support groups (English and Spanish), mental health, substance use recovery

208 W 13 St New York, NY 10011

(646) 556-9300

Support for Loved Ones

Ackermann Institute for the Family

www.ackerman.org

149 East 78th St. New York, NY 10075

(212) 879-4900

The Gender and Family Project (GFP) provides outpatient clinical services (groups and family therapy) to families with gender nonconforming and transgender children and adolescents.

 

PFLAG

www.pflag.org

(212) 463-0629

Support for parents, families, and friends of LGBT people. Regional support networks and national resources. Transgender Network (TNET) supports loved ones of TGNC people.

Fascia Release for Post Op Top Surgery Patients

Brooklyn Strength

www.brooklynstrength.com

69 Columbia St. Fl 3, Brooklyn NY 11201

(347) 384 2011

 

Dr. Hazen Patients receive 15% off their first session with code Hazen15!
Medicaid patients please email us for sliding scale options.

Transporation

Medanswering

https://www.medanswering.com/locations/nys/

MAS works closely with medical practitioners and transportation providers to ensure that Medicaid enrollees are provided courteous and professional transportation. All non-emergency Medicaid transportation managed by MAS is subject to the prior approval of the New York State Department of Health via MAS. MAS helps with getting your approval, which must be obtained prior to booking rides or incurring any expenses. To start the approval process, please call MAS at the number specific to your county or borough to begin, or to find out if you are eligible for non-emergency Medicaid transportation.

Pharmacy

New London Specialty Pharmacy

http://www.newlondonspecialtypharmacy.com/

New London Specialty Pharmacy works directly with patients to ensure that medications are delivered as scheduled and temperature controlled to ensure proper administration. They offer fast and convenient delivery to the patient’s house, workplace or other preferred location.