Michigan

FEHB and Michigan

The following participating health plans will provide coverage for autism benefits in 2014: Dark green depicts counties where only certain municipalities are covered.

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GM, Chrysler Start Offering ABA Benefits

DETROIT (July 11, 2013) -- GM and Chrysler have begun to voluntarily offer expanded health insurance benefits for autism, including applied behavior analysis (ABA), to their employees and efforts are underway to convince Ford ... More...

State Fielding Complaints on Autism Insurance Denials

LANSING  (October 18, 2012) -- The Michigan Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation (OFIR) will field complaints from consumers experiencing difficulty accessing benefits under the state's new autism insurance r... More...

A Stand Against Bullying

Students at Michigan's Linden High School recently voted Danny Leideker, an 18-year-old teenager with autism spectrum disorder, homecoming king. This seems to be part of a growing trend of students embracing those with differences, according t... More...

Detroit News: 'Romney-Ryan looks like Snyder-Calley'

DETROIT (August 31, 2012) -- In a comparison of the Romney/Ryan Republican ticket with Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, the ... More...

MSU Study Questions Ability of Public Schools to Serve Students with ASDs

LANSING  (September 19, 2011) -- The Michigan State University College of Education has published a study that identifies shortcomings in the level of training among Michigan public school professionals for educating students... More...

Detroit News Commentary: 'Adding autism coverage saves Michigan money'

DETROIT (October 27, 2011) - Paul Welday, the president of the Michigan Autism Insurance Reform Coalition, argued in an opinion piece published today in the Detroit News that providing behavioral treatment for children wi... More...

House Democrats Urge Action on Insurance Bills

LANSING (Dec. 7, 2011) -- House Democrats led by Rep. Lisa Brown held a Statehouse press conference to call on the Republican leadership to move HB.4604 and 4605, the two autism insurance reform bills. Read the ... More...

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