Missouri

MO Regulator: Autism Insurance Reform Works

(March 21, 2014) -- Missouri Department of Insurance Director John M. Huff said over 3,000 individuals accessed autism-related treatment in 2013 because of the state's autism insurance reform law, a 22 percent increase over 2012. ... More...

MO Agency: Autism Treatment Grows, Costs Stay 'Negligible'

JEFFERSON CITY (February 3, 2014) -- Over 3,000 Missourians with autism are accessing treatment through the state's 2010 autism insurance reform law, but the impact on overall claims cost remains "negligible&quo... More...

FEHB and Missouri

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

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Missouri Finds 'Negligible' Cost Impact for Autism Insurance Benefits

JEFFERSON CITY (February 5, 2013) -- A Missouri state agency has found that the state's 2010 autism insurance reform law fully ramped up in 2012, yet still produced "negligible" impact on the state's overall... More...

AETNA Hit With Record Fine for Denying Autism Coverage

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (September 27, 2012) -- The state of Missouri has ... More...

Autism Speaks Presents National Award to Missouri DIFP

SALT LAKE CITY (Oct. 22, 2011) -- Autism Speaks presented an award to the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions & Professional Registration for its successful implementation of the state's autism insuran... More...

Gov. Nixon Urges Legislature to Help Increase Licensed Providers

JEFFERSON CITY (January 17, 2012) -- Gov. Jay Nixon, in his 2012 State-of-the-State Address, called on the Missouri Legislature to take the next step in improving access to care for children with auti... More...

Autism Speaks: Missouri Report Latest Evidence of How Insurance Lobby Inflates Impact of Autism Coverage

NEW YORK, NY (February 2, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, today cited a new ... More...

Autism Speaks Applauds Missouri Governor Nixon for Enacting Autism Insurance Reform Bill

NEW YORK, NY (June 11, 2010) -- Autism Speaks joined Missouri families, the Missouri Autism Coalition, and other autism organizations yesterday in applauding Governor Jay Nixon for signing into law House Bill 1311, which requires ... More...

Missouri State Legislature Passes Autism Insurance Reform Legislation

NEW YORK, NY (May 12, 2010) -- Autism Speaks joined Missouri families, the Missouri Autism Coalition, and other autism organizations today in applauding the members of the State Legislature for their passage of House Bill 1311, wh... More...

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