autism insurance reform

New Law Prompts Oregon Tech To Expand ABA Courses

KLAMATH FALLS, OR (September 13, 2013) -- The Oregon Institute of Technology is expanding its graduate course offerings in applied behavior analysis (ABA) to meet the expected demand for more practitioners as the st... More...

CA State Employees Gain ABA Coverage through Court Ruling

LOS ANGELES (September 11, 2013) -- A California policy that allowed unlicensed but nationally board-certified ABA practitioners to provide therapy under some health plans but declared this illegal for plans covering lower-income ... More...

CA Lawmakers Extend Autism Insurance Reform Through 2016

SACRAMENTO (September 6, 2013) -- The California Senate gave final legislative approval to a bill extending the state's autism insurance reform law, set to expire next summer, through 2016. The bill now goes to Governor Jerry ... More...

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...

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