missouri

Missouri became the 21st state to enact autism insurance reform on June 10, 2010.

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State Officials
Governor Jeremiah Nixon (D)
Lt. Governor Peter Kinder (R)
Missouri Senate; Missouri House of Representatives

Federal Officials
U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D)
U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (R)
U.S. House of Representatives Missouri delegation

 

Missouri News

(March 21, 2014) -- Missouri Department of Insurance Director John M. Huff said over 3,000 individuals accessed autism-related treatment in 2013 because of the state's autism insurance...

JEFFERSON CITY (February 3, 2014) -- Over 3,000 Missourians with autism are accessing treatment through the state's 2010 autism insurance reform law, but the impact on...

JEFFERSON CITY (February 5, 2013) -- A Missouri state agency has found that the state's 2010 autism insurance reform law fully ramped up in 2012, yet still produced...

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (September 27, 2012) -- The state of Missouri has...

NEW YORK, NY (February 2, 2012)  Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, today cited a new...

JEFFERSON CITY (January 17, 2012) -- Gov. Jay Nixon, in his 2012 State-of-the-State Address, called on the Missouri Legislature to take the next step...

SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 22, 2011) -- Autism Speaks presented an award to the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions & Professional Registration for its...

NEW YORK, NY (June 11, 2010) -- Autism Speaks joined Missouri families, the Missouri Autism Coalition, and other autism organizations yesterday in applauding Governor Jay Nixon...

NEW YORK, NY (May 12, 2010) -- Autism Speaks joined Missouri families, the Missouri Autism Coalition, and other autism organizations today in applauding the members of the State...

NEW YORK, NY (February 19, 2010) -- Autism Speaks yesterday joined Missouri families and other autism advocacy organizations in applauding the members of the State House for their...

Helpful Links

  DIFP Annual Reports

Bill History

January 1, 2011:  Autism insurance reform law goes into effect!

June 10, 2010: Governor Nixon signs HB 1311 into law! 

May 12, 2010: HB 1311 was just passed by the Senate in a vote of 27 to 6! The bill now heads to Governor Nixon to be signed into law. 

May 12, 2010: HB 1311 is passed by the House in a vote of 144-16!

May 11, 2010: HB 1311 reconciled and passed by joint conference committee.  The bill must now go back to both the House and the Senate for floor votes.

May 10, 2010: HB 1311 is amended and passed by the House.  The bill must now go to a joint conference committee to be reconciled.

May 6, 2010: HB 1311 is amended and passed by the Senate in vote of 27 to 6.  The bill now heads back to the House for...