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SF 2141

as introduced - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 05/04/2015 09:25am

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 gender dysphoria and certain prescribed drugs for treatment of gender
dysphoria;amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0625, subdivision
3a, by adding a subdivision.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, 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 2014, 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 within the drug formulary
established under subdivision 13d, drugs for the treatment of gender dysphoria 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 (AHRQ); 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