o What is/are the transgender-specific benefit(s)?
Certain sex/gender reassignment surgery for transgender students who meet certain criteria will be covered under the Penn Student Insurance Plan (PSIP).
o What criteria must be met prior to surgery?
Please see the Clinical Policy Bulletin # 0615 (http://www.aetna.com/cpb/medical/data/600_699/0615.html).
o When did the benefits begin?
August 15th, 2010
o Will I require a referral from Student Health Service?
A Student Health provider referral is required for care within 25 miles of the University of Pennsylvania.
If a referral is not obtained in advance of service, the benefit is paid at out-of-network level.
o What are my deductible and co-payments/coinsurance amounts?
Please refer the policy brochure regarding co-payments and deductibles:
o If I have further questions how do I contact the Student Health Insurance Office?
Student Health Insurance
University of Pennsylvania - Student Health Service
3535 Market Street
Suite 100, Room B101
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3376
Phone Number: 215 746 3535, menu option #3
Fax Number: 215 746 0904