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Order Directing Florida Medicaid to Cover ABA Upheld on Appeal

MIAMI (September 23, 2013) -- A federal appeals court has upheld an order directing Florida to cover applied behavior analysis (ABA) und... More...

NJ Stakeholders Address Disputes Over Insurance Law

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ (September 19, 2013) -- Autism Speaks, Autism New Jersey, health insurer... More...

UHC Agrees To Stop Denying Speech Therapy in California

SACRAMENTO (August 29, 2013) -- As a result of enforcement action brought by the state of California, United HealthCare of California (UHC) has agreed to stop routinely denying claims for speech therapy and to reimburse its subscr... More...

Autism Takes Center Stage in Housing Discrimination Case

RICHMOND (August 26, 2013) -- An aggressive prosecution by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) against a West Virginia landlord it accused of discriminating against a prospective tenant because of his&n... More...

State Publishes Final Version of ABA Licensing Rules

ALBANY (August 15, 2013) -- The state Department of Financial Services has published its final emergency rule regarding licensure of practitioners of applied behavior analysis (ABA). The agency earlier this year was requiring ABA ... More...

Kaiser to Reimburse CA Families $9.3 million for ABA, Speech

LOS ANGELES (Aug. 12, 2013) -- California families denied coverage by Kaiser Permanente for applied behavior analysis (ABA) and speech therapy for their children with autism between 2004 and 2012 can apply for up to... More...

NY Clears Roadblock to ABA Insurance Coverage

ALBANY (July 31, 2013) -- After months of pressure from the state's autism community and Legislature, the Cuomo administration has dropped a regulatory requirement that has blocked families from gaining the insurance coverage ... More...

Washington St. Employees Agree to $3.5 Million ABA Settlement

SEATTLE (July 9, 2013) -- Washington State employees whose insurance claims for applied behavior analysis (ABA) for their children with autism were wrongfully denied may soon be eligible for $3.5 million in reimbursement.

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