North Dakota Insurance Requirements for Autism Spectrum Disorder

The information below is collected from state statutes and regulations. The information is reviewed on an annual basis. Please be advised that laws, regulations, and policies may change at any time, so always check with your state for the most up-to-date information.

Note: Certain insurance plans are exempt from state mandates. Please contact your plan administrator to see if your plan includes state mandated autism spectrum disorder benefits.

Limited Insurance Mandate

The state of North Dakota has a limited autism mandate and it requires an insurance company, nonprofit health service corporation, or health maintenance organization to deliver, issue, execute, or renew any health insurance policy or health service contract on a group or blanket or franchise or association basis to provide policy or contract provides benefits, of the same type offered under the policy or contract for other illnesses, for health services to any person covered under the policy or contract, for the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of mental disorder and other related illness.


For further information on insurance mandates for autism spectrum disorder, please visit this website: 

N.D. Cent. Code §26.1-36-09 [PDF]

Questions regarding state affairs issues? Call ASHA at 800-498-2071 and ask for the State Affairs Team.

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