Massachusetts

Mass. Lawmakers Approve Medicaid Expansion, Tax-Free Savings Plan

BOSTON (July 31, 2014) -- The Massachusetts Legislature has sent Gov. Deval Patrick an omnibus autism bill that would expand Medicaid coverage up to age 21 and create tax-free savings for people with disabilities.  ... More...

Advocates for Autism of Massachusetts Awareness Day at State House

BOSTON (April 16, 2014) - Yesterday, the Advocates for Autism of Massachusetts (AFAM) held their annual Autism Spectrum Awareness and Acceptance Day at the Massachusetts State House.  Members of the autism community and those... More...

Autism Speaks Weighs In On MA Adult Housing Bill

BOSTON (February 25, 2014) -- Autism Speaks joined with other autism advocates at a joint legislative hearing today in support a bill designed to address the shortage of affordable housing for individuals with intellectual di... More...

Above The Call Of Duty To Help Birthday Boy With Autism

Logan Pearson, a non-verbal boy with autism from Andover, Massachusetts, has gone 11 years without people celebrating... More...

FEHB and Massachusetts

The following participating health plans will provide coverage for autism benefits in 2014:

 

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FEHB and Massachusetts

The following participating health plans will provide coverage for autism benefits in 2014:

 

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Mass. Moves on Autism Benefits for Medicaid

BOSTON (June 24, 2013) -- Massachusetts would expand benefits under its 2010 autism insurance reform law to the state's Medicaid program, under a bill before the Legislature.

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Patrick Signs ABA Licensing Law

BOSTON (January 11, 2013) -- Governor Deval Patrick has signed legislation establishing a state process to license and regulate ... More...

Globe: 'Why can’t Harvard and BU employees get insurance coverage for autism therapies?'

BOSTON (December 22, 2012) -- Boston Globe health reporter Deborah Kotz notes how employers with self-funded health plans decline to offer ABA benefits because they are regulated under federal law, rather than ARICA.

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