The Road to HRT: Informed Consent & Insurance
In Episode 3 of Exclusively Inclusive with Erin Everett, NP-C, your host answers some of the most popular and important questions related to Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) for Transgender patients. Episode topics include Informed Consent, Insurance, and the process of getting a prescription for Hormones.
About This Episode
Your host takes on some of the most popular questions that new Transgender patients have about Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) for their transition in the third episode of Exclusively Inclusive with Erin Everett, NP-C. During the episode Erin discusses topics surrounding Informed Consent for HRT, including the process and patient prerequisites, as well as the importance of having a mental health provider (even if you don’t have a letter).
Further on in the episode, Erin covers the important topic of health insurance, cost, and methods/availability (oral vs. injectable) of hormone replacement therapy for Transgender, Queer, and Non-Binary patients looking to get started on HRT.
Rounding out Episode 3, Erin offers insight on whether or not a patient seeking hormone therapy will receive hormones right away following their first visit, and what some of the potential side effects/health concerns may be that would prohibit a patient from starting immediately.