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IRS holding the line on deducting Plastic Surgery expenses for transgender (sex change) surgery by Dr. Robert O. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 18 Jun 2009 1:03am A $25,000 tax deduction claimed by a Boston man in 2001 for Plastic Surgery to feminize him has been disallowed and is being played out in Federal Tax Court next week. Rhiannon O'Donnabhain is suing the IRS in a case advocates for the transgendered are hoping will force the government to treat sex-change surgery the same as appendectomies, ... Read on »
Wrong Diagnosis Claimed in Sex Change Case by Dr. Romeo V. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Tue 17 Mar 2009 3:09am A 66-year old Australian man who underwent gender reassignment surgery and later resumed life as a man is suing the Gender Dysphoria Clinic at Melbourne' s Monash Medical Centre where he was treated between 1993 and 1995. The unnamed former patient maintains that he sought the surgery after being diagnosed with transsexualism by psychiatrists Tru ... Read on »
Consolidation in Health Insurance Carriers – Who will be the king of risk management? by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 6:21pm Consolidation has been going on in all areas of healthcare and insurance has been no exception, but now the stakes seem to be a bit higher as it’s not a matter of taking over a small entity, they are getting bigger.  With bigger comes bigger patient data bases, bigger negotiating terms…bigger…bigger…and bigger.  You would almost have to be liv ... Read on »
Dorchen's Day by Dr. Romeo V. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Wed 24 Nov 2010 9:37am November 20th marks the 12th Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) and LGBT activists gathered around the world to honour the victims of anti-transgender and intersex hate crimes.  Beginning in 1999 in resp0nse to the still-unsolved murder of transgendered woman, Rita Hester ,  TDOR represents an attempt to provide justice and remembr ... Read on »
China bans Plastic Surgery Television by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Sep 2007 12:00am China’s broadcasting watchdog has banned television programs about plastic surgery or sex change operations, branding them as “vulgar,” state media reported Friday. China has a broadcasting watchdog. We in the US have very little regulation in that regard. A happy medium might be good. Best Regards, John D ... Read on »
Free Sex Changes for Cubans by Dr. Brett K. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 22 Jul 2008 8:21pm As a part of the new Cuban health care system under Raul Castro, citizens will have free sex change operations available if they qualify. A transgender health clinic is being built to house the center of operations.  And many Americans still have no coverage, while Cubans get coverage for new genitals. Read morehere. Read on »
One Sick Group - The Deaf Wannabe by Robyn C. Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 3:06am Back in the year 2000, someone pointed me in the direction of the Deaf Wannabe site on Yahoo… Eight years ago this group had a mere 30 people or so, not really big enough to take seriously, but now, in 2008, there’s 794 people subscribed. That’s an awful lot of sick people! For those that don’t know, this is a site for those that have a genuine i ... Read on »
Center for Devices and Radiological Health Draft Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) - Level 1, Immediately in Effect Guidance Do by FDA Posted Thu 05 Sep 2013 12:00am This document describes CDRH's draft process to clarify and more quickly inform stakeholders when CDRH has changed its expectations relating to, or otherwise has new scientific information that could affect, data submitted as part of an Investigational... Read on »
Network of Experts- Expert Utilization Standard Operating Procedure (DRAFT) by FDA Posted Tue 04 Oct 2011 12:00am Purpose The purpose of the Network of Experts is to provide staff at the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH, Center) with rapid access to scientific, engineering, and medical expertise when it is needed to supplement existing knowledge and expertise within the Center. This program is designed to broaden t ... Read on »
Federal Register: Center for Devices and Radiological Health: Draft Standard Operating Procedure for Level 1, Immediately in Eff by FDA Posted Thu 05 Sep 2013 12:00am The FDA is announcing the availability of the Draft Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Level 1, Immediately in Effect (IIE) Guidance Documents on Premarket Data Issues. Read on »