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.
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.
Over 30 states have required autism insurance coverage by law. Find out what your state requires.
The Behavior Analyst Certification Board created this model act for states considering licensure or other form of regulation of individuals certified by the board.
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.