Vermont

Summary of 2012 Vermont Autism Insurance Reform Expansion Bills

Expands the age cap by requiring state regulated private health insurance plans to provide coverage of the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders for individuals between the ages 6 and 22 (H.736). S.223 would eliminate any a... More...

VTDIGGER.ORG: '$10 million autism budget buster reduced to $500,000'

MONTPELIER (March 2, 2012) -- The online news site, VTDIGGER.org, reported that the state's 2010 autism insurance reform law had a $500,000 impact on Vermont's Medicaid program, a fraction of the $10 million that had been ... More...

Bill Raising Age Cap to 21 Voted Out of Senate, Heads to House

MONTPELIER (March 29, 2012) -- The Senate unanimously approved a bill, S.223, that would expand the state's 2010 autism insurance reform law to cover children above the age of 6 to age 21. The amended bill sets no annual cap o... More...

Governor Shumlin Signs Vermont Expansion Bill

MONTPELIER, VT (May 16, 2012) –  Autism Speaks today praised Governor Peter Shumlin for signing S.223, a bill that will dramatically improve the coverage provided under the state’s 2010 autism insura... More...

Autism Speaks Endorses 2012 Vermont Bills Lifting Age 6 Cap on Autism Insurance Benefits

NEW YORK, NY (February 1, 2012) --  Autism Speaks, the world’'s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today announced its support for H.736 and S.223, which would amend Vermont’'s 2010 autism insura... More...

Vermont Governor Douglas Signs Autism Insurance Reform Bill Into Law

NEW YORK, NY (May 28, 2010) -- Autism Speaks yesterday joined Vermont families and other autism advocacy organizations in applauding Governor Jim Douglas for signing S. 262, the autism insurance reform bill, into law. S. 262 will ... More...

Autism Speaks Joins the Vermont Autism Community In Applauding State House Members For Passing Autism Insurance Legislation

NEW YORK, NY (May 7, 2010) -- Autism Speaks yesterday joined Vermont families and other autism advocacy organizations in applauding the members of the State House for amending and passing S. 262, the autism insurance reform bill, ... More...

Autism Speaks Endorses 2010 Vermont Autism Insurance Reform Bill

NEW YORK, NY (January 13, 2010) – Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism advocacy organization, today announced its support for S. 262, the Vermont autism insurance reform bill. The legislation would require private health i... More...

Syndicate content