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Bill Mandates That Private Insurers Provide Coverage for Early Intervention Services and Therapies for Individuals with Autism

Autism Speaks Co-founders Bob and Suzanne Wright, along with Executive Committee Member and Cure Autism Now founder Jon Shestack and ac

April 18, 2007

HARRISBURG, PA (April 18, 2007) -- Autism Speaks Co-founders Bob and Suzanne Wright, along with Executive Committee Member and Cure Autism Now founder Jon Shestack and actor and advocate Joe Pantoliano, today joined with leaders of the Pennsylvania legislature as they announced the introduction of landmark autism legislation. The bill, introduced by House Speaker Dennis O'Brien and co-sponsored by Senator Jane Orie, would create a new “Autism Spectrum Disorders Coverage” provision of the Pennsylvania insurance law.

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Autism Speaks, Press Updates, Autism Speaks Leadership Joins Pennsylvania House Speaker Dennis O'Brien in Announcing Introduction of Historic State Autism Legislation