autism insurance reform

Autism Speaks Monitoring Implementation of New Law

NEW YORK (Nov. 5, 2012) --  Autism Speaks is closely monitoring emergency regulations governing access to ABA that were issued last week by the New York Department of Financial Services, just hours before the autism insurance... More...

State Issues Consumer Guidance on New Insurance Law

SACRAMENTO (October 29, 2012) -- The California Department of Insurance has issued consumer guidance to help families understand the state's new autism insurance reform law that took effect in July.

The guidance ex... More...

Autism Speaks Endorses Ohio Autism Insurance Reform Bills

COLUMBUS, OH (October 25, 2012) -- Autism Speaks today endorsed bipartisan legislation that would make Ohio the 33rd state to enact autism insurance reform. Bills introduced in the Ohio House and Senate would clarify that Aut... More...

State Fielding Complaints on Autism Insurance Denials

LANSING  (October 18, 2012) -- The Michigan Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation (OFIR) will field complaints from consumers experiencing difficulty accessing benefits under the state's new autism insurance r... More...

UPDATED: New ABA Benefit for Federal Employees to be Offered in 2013

NEW YORK (October 26, 2012) -- A revised analysis by Autism Speaks of the new ABA coverage to be offered under the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program for 2013 has identified 67 participating health pla... More...

AETNA Hit With Record Fine for Denying Autism Coverage

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

New ABA Licensing Rules Finalized

RICHMOND (September 19, 2012) --The Virginia Board of Medicine has finalized emergency regulations for licensing ABA providers, removing a hurdle for Virginia families trying to access ABA care as a result of last year's autis... More...

Series of Workshops On New York Law Set Across the State

NEW YORK (Oct. 2, 2012) -- Judith Ursitti, Autism Speaks' director of state government affairs, will familiarize parents, caregivers and professionals with New York's new autism insurance reform law at a series of wor... More...

Wyoming Autism News

To date, meaningful autism insurance reform has passed in 36 states where it is changing the lives of children with autism by providing access to the treatments and therapies they need.

Wyoming has not yet completed this... More...

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