NEW YORK (Oct. 2, 2012) -- Judith Ursitti, Autism Speaks' director of state government affairs, will familiarize parents, caregivers and professionals with New York's new autism insurance reform law at a series of workshops conducted across the state through December. The new law takes effect November 1.
Among the issues covered will be:
- What is covered under the new law?
- How will the law impact your health plan?
- How will the healthcare benefits interface with benefits under an IFSP, IEP or ISP?
- What do you do if your plan is self-insured?
- How will potential changes in the DSM affect coverage?
For a Powerpoint copy of the presentation, go here.
The schedule is:
October 7: Long Island Walk
October 15: Manhattan Children's Center Workshop, 124 W 95th Street, New York City (5:30 pm)
October 24: NYSABA 23rd Annual Conference; Pre-Conference Workshop, Gideon Putnam Resort, Saratoga Springs
November 1: Westchester Workshop, Rockland Community College (6-8 pm) Rescheduled due to campus closure -- water main break
November 6: Family Resource Network Workshop, Binghamton (10 am - noon)
November 6: Family Resource Network Workshop, Oneonta (6 pm)
Watch here for locations
November 7: Buffalo-area Workshop, Summit Educational, 150 Stahl Road, Getzville
December 7, 8: Long Island Behavior Analysis Conference, Melville Marriott,1350 Old Walt Whitman Road, Melville