Bruce Jenner is in the news for wanting to go from a man to woman. From an economic perspective, if he is to get the full surgery to become a woman, how much would it cost?
CostHelper.com gives a complete breakdown of what he would have to pay. Read the full article here as they dive into people doing the procedure with or without health insurance. Here is a snippet:
In the year before surgery, counseling can cost $50 to $200 per session, and letters from two therapists usually are needed for surgery; the total cost of the therapy and the letters can range from under $1,000 to more than $5,000 for that year. And hormone therapy could cost $300 to$2,400 for the year, depending on which hormones are prescribed.
estimates that it is typical to spend a total of $40,000 to $50,000 for a mid-range transition, including surgery. For patients not covered by health insurance, the typical cost of a sex reassignment surgery can range from about $15,000 for just reconstruction of the genitals to about $25,000 for operations on the genitals and chest to $50,000 or more for procedures that include operations to make facial features more masculine or feminine.