autism insurance reform

Maine Expansion Bill Advances

AUGUSTA (February 5, 2014) -- The Maine Legislature's Joint Committee on Insurance and Financial Services yesterday voted 7-4 for a bill that would expand benefits under the state's 2010 autism insurance reform law.

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GA Advocates Converge On Capitol For Ava's Law

ATLANTA (February 4, 2014) -- More than 100 Georgia autism advocates converged on the state capitol today to urge lawmakers to pass Ava's Law in 2014 and make Georgia the 35th state to enact autism insurance reform.

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MS Insurance Reform Bill Heads To House Floor

JACKSON, MS (February 4, 2014) -- A pair of Mississippi legislative committees completed action on the 2014 autism insurance reform bill, clearing the way for a House floor vote. The votes marked the most progress ever for autism ... More...

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...

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