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Autism Insurance Reform Bill Introduced in Utah

January 22, 2009

Salt Lake City, UT (January 22, 2009) – Today, an autism insurance reform bill was introduced in the Utah State legislature. Senate Bill 43, "Clay's Law" sponsored by State Senator Howard A. Stephenson (R-11) will require private healthcare policies to provide coverage of the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders. Clay's Law will cover early intensive behavioral therapies and other medically necessary, evidence-based treatments prescribed by an insured's treating physician or psychologist.  
There are currently eight states that have passed similar bills across the country.