Pennsylvania

Founding Member Of Legal Resource Center Joins Federal Bench

WASHINGTON, DC (July 10, 2014) -- The Senate has confirmed Philadelphia attorney, Cheryl Krause, a founding member of the Autism Speaks Legal Resource Center, to... More...

Federal Judge Approves $2.4 Million Settlement Against Cigna

PHILADELPHIA (December 5, 2013) -- A U.S. District Court judge has given preliminary approval to a $2.4 million class action lawsuit brought against Cigna for improperly denying coverage for applied behavior analysis (ABA) fo... More...

FEHB and Pennsylvania

The following participating health plans will provide coverage for autism benefits in 2014: (Dark green depicts counties in which only some municipalities are covered.)

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Autism Speaks Intervenes for PA Child Denied ABA

HARRISBURG, PA (October 4, 2013) -- A Pennsylvania court's ruling that families have no right to appeal adverse decisions on insurance claims - but insurance companies do, is "absurd and intolerable" and should ... More...

U.S. House Passes Health Insurance Reform Bill Containing Provision for Autism Insurance Reform

 

The provision, introduced this past July by Congressman Mike Doyle (D-PA) and passed by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, will prohibit discrimination in benefits against people with autism by including behavioral health trea... More...

Autism Speaks Applauds Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell For Signing Into Law The Strongest Autism Insurance Reform Legislation In The Nation

NEW YORK, NY (July 9, 2008) -- Autism Speaks today commended Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell for signing into law the most comprehensive autism insurance bill in the nation. The new law provides $36,000 a year for Applied Behavio... More...

Autism Speaks Applauds Pennsylvania House Speaker Dennis O’brien and State Lawmakers For Passing Strongest Autism Insurance Mandate In The Nation

NEW YORK, NY (July 3, 2008) -- Autism Speaks today applauded Pennsylvania House Speaker Dennis O’Brien and state lawmakers for passing the strongest autism insurance reform legislation in the country.

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Pennsylvania Senate Banking & Insurance Committee Holds Hearing on HB 1150

(Harrisburg, PA - April 2, 2008) The most important day for autism insurance coverage in Pennsylvania took place yesterday, when the Pennsylvania Senate Banking & Insurance Committee, chaired by Senator Don White, held a ... More...

PA Autism Insurance Bill Senate Hearing Set for APRIL 1, 2008

 

(Harrisburg, PA - March 19, 2008) The most important day for autism insurance coverage in Pennsylvania is swiftly approaching in Pennsylvania!

On April 1, 2008 at 10 AM, Capitol Building Complex (Harrisbu... More...

Autism Speaks Applauds Speaker Dennis O'Brien and the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for Passage of Historic State Autism Legislation

(HARRISBURG, PA - July 17, 2007) Autism Speaks today lauded Speaker Dennis O'Brien and his colleagues in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for passing landmark autism legislation and called on the State Senate to follo... More...

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