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Georgia Senate Approves Compromise Insurance Bill

ATLANTA (February 25, 2014) -- The Georgia Senate voted unanimously for a compromise autism insurance bill after hearing several lawmakers, some in tears and one quoting from the Gettysburg Address, argue for p... More...

Breakthrough In Georgia As New Bill Heads To Senate Floor

ATLANTA (February 20, 2014) -- The Georgia Senate Insurance Committee yesterday unanimously approved a new autism insurance reform bill that had been introduced just hours earlier. During the hearing, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle [below],... More...

GA Advocates Converge On Capitol For Ava's Law

ATLANTA (February 4, 2014) -- More than 100 Georgia autism advocates converged on the state capitol today to urge lawmakers to pass Ava's Law in 2014 and make Georgia the 35th state to enact autism insurance reform.

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Atlanta Journal Constitution: 'Health Plans Should Cover Autism'

ATLANTA (January 25, 2014) -- The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today published an opinion piece by Sen. ... More...

GA Governor Proposes ABA Coverage for State Employees

ATLANTA (January 16, 2014) --Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has proposed the introduction of autism insurance coverage throug... More...

Key GA Lawmakers Vow 2014 Push for 'Ava's Law'

ATLANTA (November 19, 2013) -- The Senate and House sponsors of Ava's Law said they will press forward for passage of the autism insurance reform bill when the Georgia Legislature reconvenes in 2014.

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Ava's Law Update: Fall Events Planned

ATLANTA (September 30, 2013) -- Autism Speaks is alerting Georgia advocates to a series of upcoming events to build support for Ava's Law, the autism insurance bill, when it comes before the legislature in early 2014.

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Six Flags Over Georgia hosts Autism Awareness Day

Autism Speaks and Six Flags Over Georgia hosted an ... More...

'Ava's Law' Introduced in Georgia Senate

ATLANTA (February 22, 2013) -- Autism Speaks today endorsed SB.191, the Senate version of 'Ava's Law," which would ... More...

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