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WRAL Reports on NC Fight for Insurance Coverage

RALEIGH (June 28, 2013) -- WRAL-TV reported on the fight for HB.498 which has been voted out of the House of Representatives and supported by Governor McCrory, but can't get a hearing in the Senate. See the video below and rea... More...

TRICARE 'Turns Back the Clock' On Military Families

WASHINGTON, DC (June 27, 2013) -- Military families will face new restrictions and cutbacks obtaining applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy for their children with autism under new policies made public this week by TRICARE, the ... More...

Mass. Moves on Autism Benefits for Medicaid

BOSTON (June 24, 2013) -- Massachusetts would expand benefits under its 2010 autism insurance reform law to the state's Medicaid program, under a bill before the Legislature.

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California Legislature, Brown Fail on Medi-Cal Agreement

SACRAMENTO (June 18 , 2013) -- The California Legislature and Governor Brown were unable to reach a funding agreement to continue autism therapies for 900,000 children who transitioned out of the Healt... More...

NY Legislature Removes Hurdle to ABA Coverage

ALBANY (June 17, 2013) -- Autism Speaks and the New York State Association for Behavior Analysis (NYSABA) today commended the New York Legislature for voting to eliminate a hurdle that has kept families from accessing AB... More...

Federal Judge Reverses Course on TRICARE ABA Ruling

WASHINGTON, DC (June 7, 2013) -- Autism Speaks expressed disappointment with a federal judge's unusual decision to partially reverse... More...

Minnesota Makes It 33, Gov. Dayton Signs Autism Insurance Reform Bill

ST. PAUL  (May 23, 2013) -- Governor Mark Dayton signed legislation today making Minnesota the 33rd state to enact autism insurance reform, improving access to essential autism therapies, such as ABA, to 750,000 state re... More...

California Senate Approves 5-Year Extension on Autism Law

SACRAMENTO (May 16, 2013) -- The California Senate voted 36-0 to extend the state's 2011 autism insurance reform law, which is set to expire next year, until 2019. Sponsored by Seante President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, ... More...

Special Needs Services for Military Hit in New Survey

WASHINGTON, DC (May 16, 2013) -- In its fourth annual survey of military families, Blue Star Families found widespread dissatisfaction among ... More...

Federal Class Action Filed Against Oregon Insurer for Denying ABA

PORTLAND (May 10, 2013) -- A federal class action lawsuit has been filed against Providence Health Plan claiming its denial of AB... More...

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