Minnesota House Committee Passes HF 359

St. Paul, MN (February 5, 2009) - Yesterday, the Minnesota House Health Care and Human Services Policy and Ovesight Committee held a hearing on HF 359, the autism insurance reform bil.  This bill seeks to require that insurance companies provide coverage of medically necessary, evidence-based autism therapies, such as applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy.
Parents and advocates from around the state attended the hearing and testified on behalf of the bill and the Committee voted to pass the bill.
The bill has been forwarded on to the House Commerce and Labor Committee for further consideration.