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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...

Autism Speaks Volunteer Named New State Prison Director

SALT LAKE CITY (June 12, 2013) -- Autism Speaks volunteer Rollin Cook has been named Utah's new director of the Department of Corrections. The oldest of his four children has autism.

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Malloy Signs DSM-V Bill

HARTFORD (June 5, 2013) -- Governor Dannel Malloy has signed a bill, SB.1029, that shields anyone diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder prior to ... More...

CT Legislature Passes DSM-V Bill

HARTFORD (May 31, 2013) -- The Connecticut Legislature has sent Gov. Dannel Malloy a bill guaranteeing that anyone diagnosed with an autism spect... More...

Five Autism Bills Head to Senate Floor

SACRAMENTO (May 24, 2013) -- Five bills designed to improve the operation of Regional Centers have been voted out of the state Senate Appropriations Committee and sent to the Senate floor.

The legislation is ... More...

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