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Summary of 2012 Vermont Autism Insurance Reform Expansion Bills

Expands the age cap by requiring state regulated private health insurance plans to provide coverage of the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders for individuals between the ages 6 and 22 (H.736). S.223 would eliminate any a... More...

VTDIGGER.ORG: '$10 million autism budget buster reduced to $500,000'

MONTPELIER (March 2, 2012) -- The online news site, VTDIGGER.org, reported that the state's 2010 autism insurance reform law had a $500,000 impact on Vermont's Medicaid program, a fraction of the $10 million that had been ... More...

Bill Raising Age Cap to 21 Voted Out of Senate, Heads to House

MONTPELIER (March 29, 2012) -- The Senate unanimously approved a bill, S.223, that would expand the state's 2010 autism insurance reform law to cover children above the age of 6 to age 21. The amended bill sets no annual cap o... More...

Gov. Jindal Signs Bill Expanding Louisiana Benefits

BATON ROUGE (JUNE 28, 2012) -- Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation today expanding Louisiana's 2008 autism insurance reform law by raising the age cap to 21 and eliminating the $144,000 cap on lifetime benefits.... More...

Autism Speaks Endorses Louisiana Bill Raising Age Cap to 21 on Autism Insurance Benefits

NEW YORK, NY (March 8, 2012) –  Autism Speaks, the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today endorsed HB.771, which would amend Louisiana’s 2008 autism... More...

Autism Speaks Endorses 2012 Iowa Bill Expanding Autism Insurance Coverage to More Families

NEW YORK, NY (February 10, 2012) --  Autism Speaks, the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today endorsed SF.2128 which would amend Iowa’s 2010 autism insurance reform law by expanding coverage t... More...

Autism Speaks Endorses 2012 Vermont Bills Lifting Age 6 Cap on Autism Insurance Benefits

NEW YORK, NY (February 1, 2012) --  Autism Speaks, the world’'s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today announced its support for H.736 and S.223, which would amend Vermont’'s 2010 autism insura... More...

Governor Perry Signs HB 451 into Law Expanding Autism Insurance Coverage Requirements

NEW YORK (June 22, 2009) -- Autism Speaks joins with the Texas autism community in applauding Governor Rick Perry for signing House Bill 451 - a bill expanding the age of mandatory insurance coverage for children ... More...

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