Michigan Senate Approves 2012 Autism Insurance Reform Bills

LANSING (March 8, 2012) -- The Senate approved the autism insurance reform bills, SB.414 and 415, by votes of 29-9. A companion bill, SB.981, was also approved by a 28-10 vote. The legislation moves next to the House.  This is the furthest autism insurance legislation has ever progressed in the Michigan Senate. Gov. Rick Snyder called for autism insurance reform in his State of the State Address and the bills have strong support from Lt. Gov. Brian Calley.

News coverage from Senate Health Committee vote: MLive.com