Medicaid

Federal Judge to Florida Medicaid: Cover ABA Now

MIAMI (November 10, 2013) -- A federal judge has ordered Florida's Medicaid program to immediately cover applied behavior analysis (ABA) for children with autism "to prevent irreversible harm to these ... More...

Order Directing Florida Medicaid to Cover ABA Upheld on Appeal

MIAMI (September 23, 2013) -- A federal appeals court has upheld an order directing Florida to cover applied behavior analysis (ABA) und... More...

Rapper Performs in “I Am Abled” Celebrating Diversity and Acceptance

In this recently posted YouTube music video, rapper and day habilitation specialist Marquis Julien performs “I am Abled,” a song inspired by his brother Mariano who has autism as... More...

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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Court Accepts Autism Speaks' Brief in Florida Medicaid Case

 

MIAMI (February 1, 2013) -- A federal judge today granted Autism Speaks' request to file a supporting brief on behalf of the plainti... More...

Florida Appeals Federal Order to Cover ABA Under Medicaid

MIAMI (January 7, 2013) -- The state of Florida is appealing a 2012 federal court order that it cover ABA for children with autism under Medicaid, arguing it should have the right to make the determination on a case-by-ca... More...

Utah Ups Medicaid Pay for ABA Providers

SALT LAKE CITY (December 6, 2012) -- The Salt Lake Tribune reports that the state's Medicaid program will increase reimbursement rates for ABA providers serving children with autism because its initial offer was so lo... More...

Salt Lake Trib: Medicaid Program Designed to Fail?

SALT LAKE CITY (November 7, 2012) -- The Salt Lake Tribune reported that ABA providers are fearful the state's pilot... More...

Autism Speaks Hails Ruling by Federal Judge Ordering Medicaid Coverage

NEW YORK (March 26, 2012) --  Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization and the leading voice on autism insurance reform, today hailed Friday’s decision by U.S. District Court... More...

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