New York

New York Includes Autism Benefits in Health Reform Plan

ALBANY (October 2, 2012) -- New York has included autism coverage as part of the "essential health benefits" package individual and small group health plans will have to begin offering in the state in 2014 as part o... More...

Series of Workshops On New York Law Set Across the State

NEW YORK (Oct. 2, 2012) -- Judith Ursitti, Autism Speaks' director of state government affairs, will familiarize parents, caregivers and professionals with New York's new autism insurance reform law at a series of wor... More...

Wrights Respond to Wall Street Journal Editorial Attacking Governor Cuomo

NEW YORK (November 6, 2011) -- The Wall Street Journal today published a letter from Au... More...

EBN: 'New York autism mandate follows national trend'

NEW YORK (NOVEMBER 7, 2011) -- Employee Benefit News today published an article on New York's new autism insurance reform la... More...

Cuomo Signs Proclamation Declaring April 'Autism Awareness Month'

ALBANY (April 14, 2012) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a proclamation declaring April Autism Awareness Month in New York. The proclamation notes the recent Centers for Disease Control study finding the prevalence of autism has ri... More...

Autism Speaks Issues Memo of Support for Justice Center Inititiative

NEW YORK (May 14, 2012) -- Autism Speaks today issued a Memo of Support for S.7400, the Protection of People with Special Needs Act." Sponsored by Sen. Roy McDonald, the bill incorporates an enforcement initiative proposed by... More...

'And Justice For All in N.Y.' Albany Times-Union

ALBANY (June 27, 2012) -- The Albany Times-Union published "And Justice For All in N.Y.," an opinion piece authored by Autism Speaks Co-founder Bob Wright and Clarence Sundram, a special advisor... More...

Autism Speaks Hails Gov. Cuomo, N.Y. Legislature for Reaching Agreement on Landmark Autism Insurance Reform Bill

NEW YORK, N.Y. (June 23, 2011) – Autism Speaks applauded Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York Legislature for reaching final agreement on a bill that will require insurance companies to provide coverage of critical autism thera... More...

Compromise New York Bill Gains Autism Speaks' Support

NEW YORK, NY (June 18, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the nation's leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced its support for the compromise worked out between New York Governo... More...

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