autism insurance reform

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...

Kentucky Legislature Hears of Denials, Delays

FRANKFORT (June 27, 2013) -- A special legislative committee heard complaints of denials and delays under Kentucky's 2010 autism insurance reform law at a hearing here.

"I want to get fixed whatever is no... More...

Oregon Insurance Bills Head to Final Floor Votes

SALEM (June 27, 2013) -- The Oregon Legislature's Joint Ways and Means Committee has released the autism insurance reform bill, SB-365, to the Senate and House floors for final action. If signed by Gov. John Kitzhaber, Oregon ... More...

Mass. Moves on Autism Benefits for Medicaid

BOSTON (June 24, 2013) -- Massachusetts would expand benefits under its 2010 autism insurance reform law to the state's Medicaid program, under a bill before the Legislature.

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Oregon Insurance Reform Bill Teed Up for Final Action

SALEM (June 21, 2013) -- The Oregon autism insurance reform bill, SB.365-9A, has been voted out of a subcommittee and lined up for final action by the Legislature and Governor John Kitzhaber.

Sponsored by Sen. Alan Bates, t... More...

Utah Adds Another 35 Slots in ABA Lottery Program

SALT LAKE CITY (June 18, 2013) -- The state of Utah, which has the highest autism rate in the nation, will add 35 slots to a Medicaid-funded ABA program offered through a lottery, according to ... More...

NY Legislature Removes Hurdle to ABA Coverage

ALBANY (June 17, 2013) -- Autism Speaks and the New York State Association for Behavior Analysis (NYSABA) today commended the New York Legislature for voting to eliminate a hurdle that has kept families from accessing AB... More...

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