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Kentucky became the 17th state to enact autism insurance reform on April 14, 2010.

Find your Kentucky legislators here.
Find autism resources for Kentucky families here.

State Officials
Governor Steve Beshear (D)
Lt. Governor Jerry Abramson (D)
Kentucky Senate; Kentucky House of Representatives

Federal Officials
U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell (R)
U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R)
U.S. House of Representatives Kentucky delegation
 

Kentucky News

COVINGTON, KY (December 11, 2013) -- A Toyota worker has sued the car manufacturer for denying insurance claims for his children's hospital treatment for autism on...

FRANKFORT (June 27, 2013) -- A special legislative committee heard complaints of denials and delays under Kentucky's 2010 autism insurance reform law at a hearing...

LEXINGTON (April 22, 2013) -- Nearly a year after the Kentucky Department of Insurance issued new rules designed to speed up claims for autism services, the delays and denials...

LEXINGTON (May 10, 2012) -- Autism Speaks praised the Kentucky Department of Insurance for issuing an...

LEXINGTON (May 10, 2012) -- Autism Speaks praised the Kentucky Department of Insurance for issuing an ...

NEW YORK, NY (April 14, 2010) -- Autism...

NEW YORK, NY (April 2, 2010) -- Autism Speaks yesterday joined Kentucky families and other autism advocacy organizations in applauding the members of the Senate for their...

NEW YORK, NY (March 16, 2010) -- Autism Speaks today joined Kentucky families and other autism advocacy organizations in applauding the members of the House for their passage of...

Frankfort, KY (February 4, 2009) -- Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism advocacy organization, today announced its support for House Bill 190, also known as the autism...

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Bill History

April 14, 2010: Governor Beshear signs HB 159 into law!

April 1, 2010: HB 159 is passed by the Senate in a unanimous vote!  The bill heads to the Governor to be signed into law.

March 27, 2010: HB 159 is passed by the Senate Committee on Licensing, Occupation and Administrative Regulations in unanimous vote.  The bill now heads to the Senate floor!

March 16, 2010: HB 159 is passed by the House in a unanimous vote!

February 10, 2010: HB 159 passed unanimously by the House Banking & Insurance Committee. 

January 5, 2010: Autism insurance reform bill, Senate...