The Actual ‘Medical Cost’ of Trump’s Ban on Transgender Service Members

The Actual ‘Medical Cost’ of Trump’s Ban on Transgender

Trump’s ruling will leave many talented Americans ineligible for service. Others will opt to serve and deny their own gender identities, an unhealthy situation that will carry its own medical costs.

Trump Says Transgender People Will Not Be Allowed in the

Jul 26, 2017 · Mr. Trump made the declaration on Twitter, saying that American forces could not afford the “tremendous medical costs and disruption” of transgender service members.

Trump Claims Transgender Service Members Cost Too Much

Cost of medical care for transgender service members NBC News The RAND study estimated some 1,320 to 5,530 transgender service members on active duty with an addition 1,500 on reserve.

What is the real cost of Trump’s transgender military ban

Until Trump’s policy is finalized, transgender service members serving as doctors, signals officers, pilots and in other capacities are waiting to find out what their future in the military will be. Readiness cost. Training service members is an expensive task. Most recent estimates peg the cost of basic training at about $20,000 per service member.

Military to Trump: we won’t ban transgender service

Military to Trump: we won’t ban transgender service members just because you tweeted about it The world now waits to see if Trump’s tweets lead to a formal policy memo.

Trump says transgender soldiers cost too much — is that

Jul 26, 2017 · In laying out his reasons for moving on Wednesday to ban transgender people from serving in the U.S. military, President Donald Trump cited the …

President Trump Issues Memo Banning Most Transgender

In his initial tweet declaring the ban, Trump said that U.S. armed forced could not afford the “tremendous medical costs and disruption” of transgender service members, but a 2016 study

Cost debate continues on President Trump’s transgender

Watch video · Rand, the think tank, estimates transition-related health care for active service members would cost the military up to $8.4 million annually out of more than $6 billion in annual health-care

Banning transgender troops would cost 100 times more than

The price tag for Trump’s proposed ban, the study concludes, “is more than 100 times greater than the annual cost of retaining transgender service members and providing for their health care

President Trump announces transgender military service ban

Jul 27, 2017 · Transgender service members have been able to serve openly since 2016. Since Oct. 1, they’ve been able to receive medical care and start …