Forbes Magazine Article on Insurance Fairness:


How to Prepare for Legislative Meetings:

MN Commerce 62J Report 1/31/2024:

5.6 Million++ Americans are Living with Limb Loss and Limb Difference: New Study Published 

Response to Commerce 62j RFI:

Use this worksheet as a script for your visits with legislators.

Use this powerpoint to find tips on how to prepare for your meetings with legislators.

Social and Fiscal Impact Report:

MN Society of Orthotists, Prosthetists, & Pedorthists

Multi-State Social and Fiscal Impact Report:


SF 3351/HF 3339: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring coverage for orthotic and prosthetic devices; authorizing rulemaking; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q. Bipartisan Legislation Introduced in MN's 93rd Legislature (2023-2024) 

HF 3339:

SF 3351:

Main Provisions:

1. Insurance Fairness for O&P (on par with Medicare):

A health plan must provide coverage for orthotic and prosthetic devices, supplies, and services, including repair and replacement, at least equal to the coverage provided under federal law for health insurance for the aged and disabled under sections 1832, 1833, and 1834 of the Social Security Act, United States Code, title 42...

2. Coverage for O&P Devices for Performing Physical Activity:

A health plan must cover orthoses and prostheses determined by the enrollee's provider to be the most appropriate model that meets the medical needs of the enrollee for purposes of performing physical activities, as applicable, including but not limited to running, biking, and swimming, and maximizing the enrollee's upper limb function.

3. Coverage for O&P Devices for Showering or Bathing:

A health plan must cover orthoses and prostheses for showering or bathing.

4. Medical Necessity and Nondiscrimination Standards for O&P Coverage:

A health plan company shall not deny a prosthetic or orthotic benefit for an individual with limb loss or absence that would otherwise be covered for a nondisabled person seeking medical or surgical intervention to restore or maintain the ability to perform the same physical activity. 

5. See national page for updates on our national initiative: