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HF 2662

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 02/01/2022 11:43am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to health care; prohibiting coverage for gender dysphoria care from having
to meet a higher medical necessity definition; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

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

Section 1.

new text begin [62Q.536] GENDER DYSPHORIA; MEDICALLY NECESSARY CARE.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Requirement. new text end

new text begin No health plan that covers health care services, including
mental health services, may be offered, sold, issued, or renewed in this state that requires
services intended to treat gender dysphoria to satisfy a definition of "medically necessary
care," "medical necessity," or similar term that is more restrictive than the definition provided
in section 62Q.53, subdivision 2.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Health plan; definition. new text end

new text begin For purposes of this section, "health plan" has the
meaning given in section 62Q.01, subdivision 3, but includes the coverages listed in section
62A.011, subdivision 3, clauses (7) and (10).
new text end