Washington

Boeing Hit With Class Action Suit Over ABA Denials

(APRIL 20, 2014) -- Aerospace giant Boeing has been hit with a complaint in federal court by its Washington state employees who c... More...

Washington State Kids Win Again In Federal Court

SEATTLE (January 27, 2014) -- A U.S. District Court judge has ordered Regence BlueCross to stop denying claims for speech and occupational therapy for children with autism after the age of six.

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Washington St. Employees Agree to $3.5 Million ABA Settlement

SEATTLE (July 9, 2013) -- Washington State employees whose insurance claims for applied behavior analysis (ABA) for their children with autism were wrongfully denied may soon be eligible for $3.5 million in reimbursement.

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Seattle Times: Insurers Should Cover Autism Therapies

SEATTLE (August 27, 2012) -- The Seattle Times in an editorial 'Lawsuit victory for treatment of autism' praised a series of recent court settlements in class action lawsuits brought against Washington health insu... More...

Summary of 2011 Washington Autism Insurance Reform Bill

Would require health insurance companies to provide coverage of the screening, diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders A health care plan may not terminate coverage, or refuse to deliver, execute, issue, amend, ad... More...

Another Victory for ABA Coverage in Washington State

SEATTLE -- The Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) has settled with a group of state employees who sued for coverage of applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy to treat autism under the state'’s Uniform Medical Plan.... More...

Autism Speaks Commends Sen. Menendez for Insisting Autism Therapies Get Covered Under New Federal Health Care Law

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) pressed U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to insure that the states include behavioral health treatments for autism as they implement the Affordable C... More...

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