Advocacy

Delaware Advocates Renew Push for SB.22

DOVER (March 28, 2012)-- Autism Delaware, legislative leaders and family advocates renewed the push for SB.22, the autism insurance reform bill, during "Smart Cookie Day" events at Legislative Hall.

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Autism Speaks Hails Ruling by Federal Judge Ordering Medicaid Coverage

NEW YORK (March 26, 2012) --  Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization and the leading voice on autism insurance reform, today hailed Friday’s decision by U.S. District Court... More...

Autism Speaks Hails Ruling by Federal Judge Ordering Medicaid Coverage of ABA Treatment in Florida

NEW YORK, NY (March 26, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization and the leading voice on autism insurance reform, today hailed Friday'’s deci... More...

HB.2764 Approved 92-30 in House, Moves to Senate

TOPEKA, KS (March 21, 2012) -- The Kansas House of Representatives approved HB.2764, the autism insurance reform expansion bill, rejecting several harmful amendments before the 92-30 vote. The bill moves next to the Senate. To lea... More...

Advocates Rally Support for Insurance Bills at Annual Autism Legislative Day

MONTGOMERY (March 15, 2012) -- Supporters of autism insurance reform bills making their way through the Alabama Legislarture rallied in Montgomery during the Annual Autism Legislative Day. Sen. Cam Ward (R-Alabaster), the sponsor ... More...

SF.2128 Voted Out of Senate, Moves to House

DES MOINES, IA (March 14, 2012) -- The Iowa Senate approved SF.2128 by a 43-7 vote and sent the bill to the House for further action. The bill would expand the state's 2010 autism insurance law to cover more Iowa families.

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Autism Speaks Endorses Louisiana Bill Raising Age Cap to 21 on Autism Insurance Benefits

NEW YORK, NY (March 8, 2012) –  Autism Speaks, the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today endorsed HB.771, which would amend Louisiana’s 2008 autism... More...

Wright Urges Autism Community to Resist Potential Federal Research Funding Cuts

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (March 4, 2012) -- With the budget clock ticking, Autism Speaks Co-founder Bob Wright today called on the nation's autism community to urge Congress to protect $21.3 million in autism fundi... More...

MedClaims Liaison, Autism Speaks Survey Reveals Key Insurance Reimbursement Challenges Facing Families Seeking Autism Care

HAWTHORNE, NY (March 1, 2012) –  MedClaims Liaison (MCL), a leading national patient advocacy company, and Autism Speaks, the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, released the resu... More...

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