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State Officials
Governor Pat McCrory (R)
Lt. Governor Dan Forest (R)
North Carolina Senate; North Carolina House of Representatives

Federal Officials
U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R)
U.S. Senator Richard Burr (R)
U.S. House of Representatives North Carolina delegation

 

North carolina News

Raleigh, NC −  The North Carolina General Assembly has approved legislation to require certain health plans to cover the screening, diagnosis and treatment of autism...

Raleigh, N.C.—North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory was joined today by advocates from the disability community at a signing ceremony for...

North Carolina 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 "...

The ABLE Act was signed into law this month and it's already bringing hope to families across the country.  ...

RALEIGH, NC (July 15, 2014) -- With time running short in the current legislative session, families from around North Carolina rallied at the Capitol today to demand the state...

RALEIGH, NC (July 14, 2014) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the launch of newspaper advertisements...

Raleigh, NC (July 3, 2014) – North Carolinians overwhelmingly support insurance coverage for autism, according to a survey conducted by the conservative...

RALEIGH (June 28, 2013) -- WRAL-TV reported on the fight for HB.498 which has been voted out of the House of Representatives and supported by Governor McCrory, but can't get a...

RALEIGH (May 15, 2013) -- The North Carolina House of Representatives voted 105-7 for a bill that would require state-regulated health insurers to cover common autism therapies,...

RALEIGH (May 14, 2013) -- The North Carolina autism insurance reform bill cleared its first hurdle today, gaining approval 25-4 in the House Insurance Committee. North Carolina is...

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2013/14

Bill History

2013

May 15: House approves HB.498 105-7; bill moves to Senate

May 14: HB.498 voted out of House Insurance Committee 25-4 

April 2: Autism insurance reform bill, HB.498, introduced on World Autism Awareness Day

2011

April 6: Autism insurance reform legislation, HB 826, introduced in House; referred to Health and Human Services Committee

February 23: Autism insurance reform legislation, S. 115, introduced in Senate; referred to Senate Insurance Committee

2010...