2018 Advocacy Priorities:


*2018 advocacy priorities coming soon*

.

2017 Advocacy Priorities:


Prior Authorization HF747/SF593

Requires quicker responses to authorization requests and extends to the enrollment year.

Medical Assistance(MA) Spenddown HF225/SF250 (Passed)

Change Medical Assistance policy so that people with disabilities who depend on MA services can keep more of their own income and savings. A 1% increase in the Spenddown was approved.

Best Life Alliance HF873/SF669

Supports a wage increase and healthcare premium coverage for direct care professionals who support people with disabilities. Direct care professionals’ pay is directly tied to state reimbursement rates set by lawmakers.

Medical Assistance Coverage of Stiripentol HF808/SF1221 (Passed)

Requires Medical Assistance to cover Stiripentol under the early periodic screening, diagnosis, and treatment (EPSDT) program when medically necessary for Dravet syndrome, when all other available covered prescription medications have been exhausted.

 .

.

Advocacy News


Join EFMN's Advocacy Mailing List and we’ll email you information, news, and events related to the state and national legislative issues that impact the epilepsy community.

 

Logo Flame White

Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota, Inc. • Copyright © 1994-2015 All rights reserved.
1600 University Ave. W. Suite 300, St. Paul, MN 55104
800.779.0777