Category Archives: Gender Health

Legislative Update: Health care bill, maternal mortality, bathrooms

Legacy’s mission is providing healthy change in diverse communities across Southeast Texas – both inside and outside the exam room. As part of that outside strategy, we care about legislative issues that impact the patients and broader communities we serve. Here are three policy areas we’ll be monitoring and engaging in over the coming weeks.

Texans Don’t Want to Repeal Obamacare without a Replacement

As we wrote in a recent note to our patients, Legacy is aware of the understandable confusion and anxiety around the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. What all Houstonians should know is that health insurance plans have not yet changed, and those who have insurance will continue to receive the benefits of their individual plan.

Dr. Jennifer Feldmann, Adolescent Medicine/Gender Care- A Physician Profile

Jennifer Feldmann left her academic teaching career behind to come work for high-risk populations that didn’t have access to health care.

Una nota a todos los pacientes de Legacy sobre Obamacare

Legacy continuará proporcionando el cuidado de la salud a todos los que lo necesitan, independientemente de su capacidad de pago.

A Note to all Legacy Patients on Obamacare

Legacy will continue to provide health care to all who need it, regardless of their ability to pay.

Dr. Chad Lemaire, Medical Director, Behavioral Health – A Physician Profile

He believes the stigma around seeking treatment for mental health conditions is declining, albeit slowly.

What Does “Driving Healthy Change in Our Communities” Look Like?

Both in and out of the exam room, Legacy Community Health had an impact on our patients and communities we served in the last year.

Legacy Commemorates Transgender Lives by Lighting Building on Sunday, November 20th

Each year on November 20th, people across the country honor the memory of those who lives were lost in acts of violence on a day known as Transgender Day of Remembrance.