Report: Swing State Spent Millions on Sex Changes

The state of Nevada paid $12.5 million for transgender medical services and procedures over the past eight years, according to documents obtained exclusively by the Daily Caller News Foundation.

The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services provided data to the Daily Caller News Foundation showing that from January 2015 to May 2023, the state paid $12,572,974 for transgender medical procedures, therapy and treatments through Medicaid and Nevada Check Up (NCU). The payments were for insurance claims tagged with “Gender Identity” and national drug codes, as well as for claims tagged with procedure codes related to transgender care, including surgeries, infertility, counseling and speech therapy, according to the documents.

The payments steadily increased by hundreds of thousands of dollars each year, going from $514,548 in 2015 to $1,142,131 two years later; by 2021, the state paid $2,244,951 for claims, according to the documents.

The number of Americans getting transgender medical procedures has skyrocketed over the last several years, with one study revealing that sex change surgeries for patients aged 12 to 40 jumped from 4,552 in 2016 to 13,011 in 2019.

Nevada paid $2,116 for speech therapy with a gender dysphoria insurance code from 2015 to 2019, according to the documents. For counseling services with gender dysphoria codes, the state paid $17,422 in 2015 and by 2022 it had covered $350,375 worth of state insurance claims. (Read more from “Report: Swing State Spent Millions on Sex Changes” HERE)

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