Status of Medical aid in dying

The state Legislature is considering a bill to authorize medical aid in dying

In 2023, the Minnesota End-of-Life Option Act (HF 1930) was introduced in the Minnesota House’s Health Policy and Finance Committee, which would authorize medical aid for dying.

On January 25, 2024, In a party-line vote, the House Health Finance and Policy Committee moved to advance HF1930, the End-of-Life Option Act. This is the first time this legislation has been voted on following nearly a decade of work by advocates. It’s a huge step forward for dying Minnesotans and their loved ones.

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Polling

By a three-to-one margin, Minnesotans feel that allowing doctors to legally prescribe lethal drugs to help terminally ill patients end their own lives should be an end-of-life option in the state. See more polling data.

Tools and Resources

simple blue medical cross graphic.For Patients Access the Minnesota Advance Directive  

 

 

tools for end of life planning and decision making.End-of-Life Planning Use our step-by-step guide to chart your journey.  

 

 

advance care planning and resources in Spanish, espanol.Los recursos en Español Los recursos en Español.  

 

 

answers to questions about COVID-19, including treatment and end of life.COVID-19 Toolkit Get answers to your questions about COVID-19 and end of life care.  

 

 

tools for end of life planning and decision making.Resources for Providers Find resources tailored to the needs of healthcare providers.