autism insurance reform

MO Agency: Autism Treatment Grows, Costs Stay 'Negligible'

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 overall claims cost remains "negligible&quo... More...

Autism Speaks Endorses 2014 Kansas Insurance Reform Bill

TOPEKA (January 29, 2014) -- Autism Speaks endorsed legislation introduced in Kansas to expand autism insurance benefits provided since 2010 to state employees to cover more families.

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2014 Hawai'i Insurance Bill Gets Off To Fast Start

HONOLULU (January 28, 2014) -- A 2014 Hawai'i autism insurance reform bill was voted out of two Senate committees yesterday with amendments sought by Autism Speaks to strengthen its provisions.

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Autism Speaks Endorses Bill For Oregon Public Employees

PORTLAND (January27, 2014) -- Autism Speaks has endorsed SB.1523 which would correct an oversight in Oregon's 2013 autism insurance reform l... More...

Atlanta Journal Constitution: 'Health Plans Should Cover Autism'

ATLANTA (January 25, 2014) -- The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today published an opinion piece by Sen. ... More...

MS Autism Insurance Bill Wins First Vote

JACKSON, MS (January 23, 2014) -- The Mississippi House Insurance Committee today unanimously approved autism insurance reform legislation that would require coverage of the screening, diagnosis and treatment, including ... More...

GA Governor Proposes ABA Coverage for State Employees

ATLANTA (January 16, 2014) --Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has proposed the introduction of autism insurance coverage throug... More...

Autism Speaks Endorses 2014 Hawaii Insurance Reform Bill

HONOLULU (January 15, 2014) -- Autism Speaks today endorsed SB.2054, the 2014 Hawaii autism insurance reform bill which, if enacted, would make Hawaii the 3... More...

KS Kickoff Scheduled For Jan.16 Event

OVERLAND PARK, KS (January 9, 2014) -- Kansas autism advoates will get a briefing on plans for 2014 to expand the state's autism insurance reform law to cover more families. Enacted as a pilot program in 2010 for state employe... More...

Oregon Suit Against Providence for ABA Denials Gets Boost

PORTLAND (January 3, 2014) -- A complaint filed in federal court here against Providence Health Plan for  denying claims for Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy for autism will move forward as a class action affectin... More...

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