U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan denied most of New York State’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit challenging various limitations in the state’s Medicaid program relating to treatment for gender dysphoria. Judge Rakoff did not immediately issue a written opinion supporting his June 26 ruling, indicating that one would be issued later. The case is Cruz v. Zucker, No. 14-CV-4456 (JSR)(GWG) (S.D.N.Y., June 26, 2015).
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