Saskatchewan covering up to 100% of gender reassignment surgery

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Transgender people in Saskatchewan can have the full cost of gender reassignment surgery covered, according to a recent update on the government’s website.

On Sept. 15, the government clarified up to 100 per cent of surgical costs incurred during gender reassignment surgery can be covered by the government.

The province said the update to the government’s website was due to an increase in the number of people asking about the process.

According to the province, several surgeries may be required as part of gender reassignment surgery. Common procedures, like a hysterectomy or a mastectomy, are provided in Saskatchewan. Read full report

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