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South Dakota

February 24, 2014

PIERRE, SD (February 24, 2014) -- The South Dakota House of Representatives yesterday approved an autism insurance reform bill 57-12 and sent the measure to the Senate. As amended by a House committeee, the bill, HB.1257, sets no dollar or visit caps on treatments, or age limits for receiving treatment, which includes applied behavior analysis (ABA).

February 20, 2014

PIERRE, SD (February 20, 2014) -- The South Dakota House Health and Human Services Committee today strengthened then unanimously approved HB.1257, the autism insurance reform bill, sending the measure to the House floor. The floor vote is expected early next week.

February 10, 2014

PIERRE, SD (Feb. 10, 2014) -- Autism Speaks today endorsed HB.1257, an autism insurance reform bill, as South Dakota joined the ranks of states working to make their insurance laws require coverage of medically necessary treatments for autism.