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Autism Speaks Response to U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on the Affordable

NEW YORK (June 28, 2012) -- Autism Speaks issued the following statement today in response to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision upholding ... More...

Federal Judge Issues Key Ruling on Mental Health Parity

NEW YORK, NY (June 12, 2012) – – Autism Speaks hailed a federal court ruling that a Washington health plan’s refusal to cover Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), speech, occupational, physical and other neurodevelopmental therapie... More...

Federal Appeals Court Reaffirms Order on Autism, Mental Health Parity

SACRAMENTO (June 7, 2012) -- A federal appeals court has reaffirmed that California health plans must cover all medically necessary treatment for mental disorders as they do for physical illnesses under the state's Mental Heal... More...

Federal Agency Renders Landmark Decision on ABA Coverage

NEW YORK, NY (May 30, 2012) -- Autism Speaks hailed today'’s announcement by the federal government, the nation'’s largest employer, that Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), the most widely used behavioral interve... More...

State Order Directs Kentucky Insurers to Start Covering ABA Services

LEXINGTON (May 10, 2012) -- Autism Speaks praised the Kentucky Department of Insurance for issuing an advisory opinion di... More...

State Insurance Department Reaches Autism Settlements with Health Net,

SACRAMENTO (February 28, 2012) -- The California Department of Insurance announced that it has reached favorable settlements with two major health insurers, Health Net and Cigna, to cover behavioral therapy for autism when deemed ... More...

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