autism insurance reform

Autism Speaks Weighs In On Maryland Insurance Reform Plan

ANNAPOLIS (September 9, 2013) -- A Maryland proposal making clear that health insurers under existing state law must cover applied behavior analysis (ABA) and other autism therapies needs to be strengthened to maximize covera... More...

Oregon Governor, Advocates Celebrate Autism Insurance Reform

SALEM (Aug. 27, 2013) -- Governor John Kitzhaber conducted a bill-signing ceremony in his office today with the Oregon autism community to celebrate the enactment of legislation that made Oregon the 34th state to enact autism... More...

Welcome #34! Oregon Enacts Autism Insurance Reform

SALEM (August 14, 2013) -- Governor John Kitzhaber today signed SB.365 into law, making Oregon the 34th state to enact autism insurance reform by requiring coverage of applied behavior analysis (ABA).

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Kansas Parents Gear Up For Another Run at Insurance Reform

KANSAS CITY (Aug. 12, 2013) -- The Kansas City Star offers a portrait of life in Kansas, one of just 17 remaining states yet to require insurance coverage for autism, though the experience of a family left without coverag... More...

NY Clears Roadblock to ABA Insurance Coverage

ALBANY (July 31, 2013) -- After months of pressure from the state's autism community and Legislature, the Cuomo administration has dropped a regulatory requirement that has blocked families from gaining the insurance coverage ... More...

District of Columbia Signs On to Autism Insurance Reform

WASHINGTON, DC (July 24, 2013) -- District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has signed an insurance reform bill requiring ... More...

Utah ABA Pilot Program Draws Mixed Reviews

SALT LAKE CITY (July 21, 2013) -- In a series of interviews with Utah parents, The Salt Lake Tribune has found mixed reviews for the state's autism treatment pilot program. The Legislature created the Medicai... More...

Oregon Governor Gets Autism Insurance Reform Bill

SALEM (July 1, 2013) -- The Oregon House of Representatives voted 56-0 for autism insurance reform and sent the bill to Governor John Kitzhaber (below). If signed, the bill would make Oregon the 34th state to enact autism... More...

Ohio ABA Provider Issue Resolved

COLUMBUS (July 1, 2013) -- Gov. John Kasich has signed the state budget bill, which includes an amendment establishing a state certif... More...

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...

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