Insurance

                             Autism Speaks Insurance Link

Want to find out if you are entitled to autism benefits under your current health insurance plan?  Visit our web-based interactive tool kit to find answers. Log in here.

 

The Affordable Care Act and Autism

Autism Speaks has produced resources to help families better understand how the Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare") impacts their insurance coverage. The resources include fact sheets, basic information about the law and helpful links. Learn more....

 

Self-Funded Employer Tool Kit (ERISA)

Self-funded insurance plans are one of the most widely used forms of insurance coverage offered by employers. Because such plans are covered under federal law, they are exempt from state autism insurance laws. Autism Speaks has created this tool kit to help families find the coverage they need. Download here.

View our list of voluntary ERISA employers HERE!
(Note: This list represents only those employers Autism Speaks is aware of that voluntarily cover autism treatment; it should not be viewed as a complete listing.)

 Fiscal Impact of Autism Insurance Reform

Autism Speaks analyzed claims data in states that have enacted autism insurance reform laws to determine their actual impact on member premiums. View the data analysis here

 

FAQs: State Autism Insurance Reform Laws

Over 30 states have required autism insurance coverage by law. Find out what your state requires.

 

BACB Model Licensure/Regulation Act

The Behavior Analyst Certification Board created this model act for states considering licensure or other form of regulation of individuals certified by the board. 

 

 

Cost Studies: State Autism Insurance Reform

Autism Speaks engaged a leading independent actuarial firm, Oliver Wyman Group, to develop a robust cost model and cost estimates for state autism insurance reform bills we endorse.