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Name: Ann L. Mattson
Name of Practice: Wardenburg Health Center
Address: 119 UCB (1900 Wardenburg Drive)
Medical Credentials: Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Integrative Medicine
Medical Specialty: OB/GYN, Integrative medicine
Does your practice bill private insurance? No
Does your practice accept the following?
Child Health Plan + (CHP+): No
Please explain any limitations: Only currently enrolled students of CU-Boulder are eligible to be seen at Wardenburg. Students that do not have university health insurance (the “Gold” plan) or supplemental insurance (“Campus Care” plan) will be expected to pay cash and bill their own insurance plans.
Do you have a sliding fee scale for patients with limited resources? No
Do you have experience working with the following?
Trans* children (under 12): No
Trans* youth (12-18): No
Trans men (adults): Yes
Trans women (adults): Yes
Trans* elders (0ver 65 years): No
Gender non-conforming, genderqueer, non-binary: Yes
Do you provide hormone blocker therapy for pre-pubescent or pubescent children? No
Do you provide hormone therapy for trans* adults? Yes
Do you provide hormone therapy for children/youth under age 16? No
Do you have experience with alternative delivery methods (e.g. patch, cream, sublingual) and/or non-standard dosing? Yes
If you do not currently provide trans* hormone therapy, are you willing to work with patients or an experienced provider to provide this service? n/a
If you provide hormone therapy, what protocol do you follow?
WPATH, Informed consent.
Do you have information on non-medical resources (e.g. legal services, mental health) to which patients can be referred? Yes
Would you be interested in having another health care provider act as a mentor to you in gaining competence in working with trans* patients?
Yes. I am always glad to learn from and support other providers.
Does your practice have inclusive paperwork (e.g. list more than male and female as gender options, allow a place for preferred name, etc.)?
Paper files: n/a
Electronic health records: Yes
Does your practice have a system for recording preferred name and pronoun of patients and communicating that to staff, especially scheduling/appointment and reception staff? Yes
Does your practice have all-gender or gender-neutral restrooms? Yes
Do you have anything in your physical environment that would be welcoming to a trans* person (i.e. brochures, pamphlets, magazines, pictures that relate to trans* people/issues)? No Response
Does your practice have an inclusive non-discrimination policy (includes gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation)? If yes, how is this communicated? Yes. Campus Policy
Do you have a way of protecting the confidentiality of a patient’s trans* status? Yes. Confidential electronic medical record with security measures in place
Have you and your staff attended training or had other education on providing services to trans* patients?
Person responding to survey: Yes
Other clinical staff: Yes
Scheduling/appointment staff: Yes
Reception/front office staff: Yes
Is there any concern about patients encountering staff members who are not experienced in working with trans* persons? Yes. I can never speak for all staff and their comfort levels as this is a large facility and staff changes. However, there is certainly the expectation that all staff act professionally at all times and seek out extra training or support if needed. Staff resources are regularly discussed and patient feedback actively sought out so any problems may be addressed.
Do you offer surgery?