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Autism Speaks Endorses Bill For Oregon Public Employees

PORTLAND (January27, 2014) -- Autism Speaks has endorsed SB.1523 which would correct an oversight in Oregon's 2013 autism insurance reform l... More...

KS Kickoff Scheduled For Jan.16 Event

OVERLAND PARK, KS (January 9, 2014) -- Kansas autism advoates will get a briefing on plans for 2014 to expand the state's autism insurance reform law to cover more families. Enacted as a pilot program in 2010 for state employe... 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...

Utah ABA Pilot Program Draws Mixed Reviews

SALT LAKE CITY (July 21, 2013) -- In a series of interviews with Utah parents, The Salt Lake Tribune has found mixed reviews for the state's autism treatment pilot program. The Legislature created the Medicai... More...

Ohio ABA Provider Issue Resolved

COLUMBUS (July 1, 2013) -- Gov. John Kasich has signed the state budget bill, which includes an amendment establishing a state certif... 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...

Oregon Insurance Reform Bill Teed Up for Final Action

SALEM (June 21, 2013) -- The Oregon autism insurance reform bill, SB.365-9A, has been voted out of a subcommittee and lined up for final action by the Legislature and Governor John Kitzhaber.

Sponsored by Sen. Alan Bates, t... More...

California Legislature, Brown Fail on Medi-Cal Agreement

SACRAMENTO (June 18 , 2013) -- The California Legislature and Governor Brown were unable to reach a funding agreement to continue autism therapies for 900,000 children who transitioned out of the Healt... More...

Utah Adds Another 35 Slots in ABA Lottery Program

SALT LAKE CITY (June 18, 2013) -- The state of Utah, which has the highest autism rate in the nation, will add 35 slots to a Medicaid-funded ABA program offered through a lottery, according to ... More...

KS State Workers Gain Permanent Autism Benefits

TOPEKA (June 14, 2013) -- A pilot autism insurance benefit created for state employees under a 2010 law has been made permanent by the Kansas State Employee Health Care Commission.

The decision avoids the possibility o... More...

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