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Autism Speaks Intervenes For California State Workers

LOS ANGELES (July 1, 2013) -- Autism Speaks and Autism Deserves Equal Coverage have filed a friend-of-the-court ... More...

Oregon House Votes to Toughen Enforcement of Insurers

SALEM (June 28, 2013) -- The Oregon House has approved and sent Gov. John Kitzhaber a bill  which would empower the state Insurance Division to order health plans to pay restitution to consumers if they violate the law or the... More...

Kentucky Legislature Hears of Denials, Delays

FRANKFORT (June 27, 2013) -- A special legislative committee heard complaints of denials and delays under Kentucky's 2010 autism insurance reform law at a hearing here.

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Oregon Senate Approves Tougher Enforcement of Insurers

SALEM (June 21, 2013) -- The Oregon Senate has approved a bill, S.414A, that would strengthen the enforcement powers of the state Department of Consumer & Business Services over health insurers. The sponsor, Sen. Chip Shi... More...

Federal Judge Reverses Course on TRICARE ABA Ruling

WASHINGTON, DC (June 7, 2013) -- Autism Speaks expressed disappointment with a federal judge's unusual decision to partially reverse... More...

Autism Speaks Announces Launch of Legal Resource Center

NEW YORK (June 4, 2013) -- Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism advocacy and science organization, has formed the Autism Speaks Legal Resource Center (ASLRC) to help develop and protect the legal rights of people w... More...

Football Star With Autism Sues for Right To Keep Playing

BRICK, NJ (May 30, 2013) -- In a test of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the parents of a New Jersey high school placekicker with autism who kicked a game-winning field goal ... More...

Federal Class Action Filed Against Oregon Insurer for Denying ABA

PORTLAND (May 10, 2013) -- A federal class action lawsuit has been filed against Providence Health Plan claiming its denial of AB... More...

Kentucky Families Complain of Delays, Denials Despite Law

LEXINGTON (April 22, 2013) -- Nearly a year after the Kentucky Department of Insurance issued new rules designed to speed up claims for autism services, the delays and denials continue, according to reports by the Associated Press... More...

California Judge Approves Sweeping New Rules on ABA

SACRAMENTO (March 12, 2013) -- A state judge has given the California Department of Insurance the go-ahead to institute ... More...

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