scorecardresearchExpanding the ambit of corporate insurance with coverage for transgender employees

Expanding the ambit of corporate insurance with coverage for transgender employees

Updated: 19 Jun 2022, 09:07 AM IST
TL;DR.
Initiatives like the 2021’s Ayushman Bharat Scheme and the IRDAI’s directive in March 2022 to insurers on having a clear underwriting philosophy for transgender applicants further put the winds in the sails for organisations to widen their scope of coverage for employees.
In 2019, the legislation was passed to allow transgender persons to change their legal gender after sex-reassignment surgery and they were granted the constitutional right to register themselves under a third gender.

In 2019, the legislation was passed to allow transgender persons to change their legal gender after sex-reassignment surgery and they were granted the constitutional right to register themselves under a third gender.