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HF 1912

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/04/2019 04:39pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to human services; requiring medical assistance to cover medically
necessary treatment of gender dysphoria and certain prescribed drugs for treatment
of gender dysphoria; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 256B.0625,
subdivision 3a, by adding a subdivision.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 256B.0625, subdivision 3a, is amended to
read:


Subd. 3a.

deleted text beginSex reassignment surgerydeleted text endnew text begin Treatment of gender dysphorianew text end.

Sex reassignment
surgery is not coverednew text begin, unless medically necessarynew text end.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 256B.0625, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 13k. new text end

new text begin Treatment of gender dysphoria. new text end

new text begin Notwithstanding subdivision 13d, paragraph
(b), clause (1), the commissioner may include drugs for the treatment of gender dysphoria
within the drug formulary established under subdivision 13d if:
new text end

new text begin (1) the drug is approved for marketing by the United States Food and Drug
Administration;
new text end

new text begin (2) the dose and indication for use of the drug is recommended by a clinical guideline
or practice parameter included in the National Guideline Clearinghouse maintained by the
United States Department of Health and Human Services Agency for Healthcare Research
and Quality; and
new text end

new text begin (3) there is not another drug or regimen available within the formulary to treat the
condition.
new text end