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Minnesota became the 33rd state to enact autism insurance reform on May 23, 2013.

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Find autism resources for Minnesota families here.

State Officials
Governor Mark Dayton (D)
Lt. Governor Tina Smith (D)
Minnesota Senate; Minnesota House of Representatives

Federal Officials
U.S. Senator Al Franken (D/FL)
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D/FL)
U.S. House of Representatives Minnesota delegation

Minnesota News

Minnesota has proposed changing its Medicaid waiver program for Home- and Community-Based Services (HCBS) in order to comply with a federal directive that prohibits services that "isolate...

ST. PAUL  (May 23, 2013) -- Governor Mark Dayton signed legislation today making Minnesota the 33rd state to enact autism insurance reform, improving access to essential...

ST. PAUL (May 18, 2013) -- The Minnesota Legislature has sent Governor Mark Dayton a bill that would make Minnesota the 33rd state, and the first in 2013, to enact autism...

ST PAUL (April 2, 2013) -- Governor Mark Dayton today voiced strong support for autism insurance reform bills nearing a final vote in both the Minnesota House of Representatives...

ST. PAUL (March 5, 2013) -- A third House committee has cleared the way for HF.181, the autism insurance reform bill, to be included in this year's House package of health and...

ST. PAUL (February 14, 2013)-- The 2013 Minnesota autism insurance reform bill, ...

NEW YORK (February 11, 2013) -- Autism Speaks today endorsed ...

ST. PAUL (January 30, 2013) -- Autism insurance reform legislation...

ROCHESTER (January 20, 2013) The Post-Bulletin reported on advocate Brad Tra...

St. Paul (Dec. 19, 2011) "Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota will begin dropping coverage in most cases for a costly therapy for autistic children as early as Jan. 1 - a...

Helpful Links

  • FAQs on the Minnesota autism insurance law

2013 Bills:


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Bill History


May 23: Governor Mark Dayton signs HF.1233, making Minnesota the 33rd state to enact autism insurance reform

May 18: Senate approves HF.1233 39-28; sends bill to Governor

May 17: House approves amended HF.1233 73-61; bill goes to Senate

April 29: House/Senate conference committee named to resolve differences in bills

April 25: HF.1233 approved 36-28 by Senate with amendments, returned to House

April 24: HF.1233 substituted for Senate companion, SF.1034

April 22: HF.1233 clears House Ways and Means Committee; referred to Senate

April 15: HF.1233 approved by Health and Human Services Finance Committee; referred to House Ways and Means Committee

April 2: SF.314...