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Boeing Hit With Class Action Suit Over ABA Denials

(APRIL 20, 2014) -- Aerospace giant Boeing has been hit with a complaint in federal court by its Washington state employees who c... More...

Washington State Kids Win Again In Federal Court

SEATTLE (January 27, 2014) -- A U.S. District Court judge has ordered Regence BlueCross to stop denying claims for speech and occupational therapy for children with autism after the age of six.

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Toyota Worker Sues Over ABA Denial for 3 Kids with Autism

COVINGTON, KY (December 11, 2013) -- A Toyota worker has sued the car manufacturer for denying insurance claims for his children's hospital treatment for autism on the basis that it was "educational." The c... More...

Federal Judge Approves $2.4 Million Settlement Against Cigna

PHILADELPHIA (December 5, 2013) -- A U.S. District Court judge has given preliminary approval to a $2.4 million class action lawsuit brought against Cigna for improperly denying coverage for applied behavior analysis (ABA) fo... More...

CA Cites 3 Insurers Over Improper Speech, OT Denials

SACRAMENTO (November 19, 2013) -- The California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) has ordered three health insurers to stop denying claims filed for speech and occupational therapy for patients with developmental disa... More...

Federal Judge to Florida Medicaid: Cover ABA Now

MIAMI (November 10, 2013) -- A federal judge has ordered Florida's Medicaid program to immediately cover applied behavior analysis (ABA) for children with autism "to prevent irreversible harm to these ... More...

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Interacting With The Juvenile Justice System

The Ohio State Bar Foundation has produced a series of three videos to help guide parents, teachers and court personnel on cases involving children with developmental disabilities when they i... More...

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