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FEHB and Ohio

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

 

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Ohio Teen Tackles Obstacles to Join Football Team

High school football player Jabari Wilson has tackled every obstacle in his path to get to where he is today. The Hilliard, Ohio student-athlete was diagnosed with autism as a young boy and since then he has worked tirelessly to pursue his dream o... More...

Feds Tell Ohio to Cover ABA Under 'Help Me Grow'

COLUMBUS (Sept. 13, 2013) -- The U.S. Department of Education has directed Ohio to provide ABA for children under age 3 through its federally supported "Help Me Grow" program, stepping into a dispute that is already... More...

Ohio ABA Provider Issue Resolved

COLUMBUS (July 1, 2013) -- Gov. John Kasich has signed the state budget bill, which includes an amendment establishing a state certif... More...

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Ohio State Workers Gain Autism Insurance Benefits

COLUMBUS (May 1, 2013) -- More than 40,000 Ohio children whose parents are covered under state employee health plans will begin receiving autism insurance benefits July 1 through agreements reached between their bargaining un... More...

Another Federal Court Victory for ABA

CINCINNATI (January 16, 2013) -- A U.S. District Court judge has ordered Ohio to use its federal IDEA funding to provide ABA therapy for a two-year-old boy with autism.

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Kasich Signs Order Creating Autism Insurance Benefits

COLUMBUS (January 9, 2013) -- Governor John Kasich conducted a ceremonial signing of his December order requiring coverage of autism benefits in the state's new health care exchange beginning in 2014. Th... More...

Kasich Adds Autism Benefits in Ohio EHB Plan

COLUMBUS, OH (December 21, 2012) – Ohio Governor John Kasich has included coverage for the treatment of autism in the state's Essential Health Benefits (EHB) benchmark plan, drawing immediate praise from Autism... More...

CBS10 Reports on Autism Insurance Reform Hearings

COLUMBUS (December 6, 2012) -- CBS10 reported on yesterday's packed hearings before House and Senate committees on Ohio's autism insurance reform bills. Read more ... More...

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