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The State of Alabama has yet to enact autism insurance reform.

Find your Alabama elected officials here.
Find autism resources for Alabama families here.

State Officials
Governor Robert Bentley (R)
Lt. Governor Kay Ivey (R)
Alabama Senate; Alabama House of Representatives

Federal Officials
U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R)
U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R)
U.S. House of Representatives Alabama delegation

Alabama News

Autism Speaks joins the Autism Society of Alabama in applauding Governor Kay Ivey for signing into law...

Montgomery, AL- The Alabama House unanimously approved SB 226, ABLE legislation, to allow...

Alabama has proposed changing its Medicaid waiver program for Home- and Community-Based Services (HCBS) in order to comply with a federal directive that prohibits services that "isolate...

MONTGOMERY (April 11, 2012) -- Birmingham News reporter Kim Chandler reported on yesterday's Senate vote on the substitute autism insurance bill, citing Autism Speaks...

MONTGOMERY (March 15, 2012) -- Supporters of autism insurance reform bills making their way through the Alabama Legislarture rallied in Montgomery during the Annual Autism...

NEW YORK, NY (February 15, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism advocacy organization, today announced its support for SB 283 and HB 345, which would bar...

The bills would:

  • require providers of state-regulated insurance plans to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of individuals with autism spectrum disorders ...

NEW YORK (April 10, 2012) -- Autism Speaks announced that it is withdrawing its endorsement of Alabama's autism insurance reform legislation, as a result of a newly introduced...

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Bill History

March 7, 2012: SB.283 voted out of the Senate Health Committee

February 16, 2012: HB.345 introduced in the House; referred to House Health Committee

February 9, 2012: SB 283 introduced in Senate; referred to Senate Health Committee