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The State of Ohio has enacted autism insurance reform.

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State Officials
Governor Governor John Kasich (R)
Lt. Governor Mary Taylor (R)
Ohio Senate; Ohio House of Representatives

Federal Officials
U.S. Senator Robert Portman (R)
U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D) 
U.S. House of Representatives Ohio delegation

Ohio News

On the final night of a two-year session, the Ohio legislature passed HB 463, which included a provision that will bring autism insurance coverage to thousands of Ohio families impacted by autism...

 
On Wednesday, the Ohio House Committee on Government Affairs and Oversight passed HB 350 by a vote of 8-4.  The bill now moves to the House floor where it will be...

Earlier this month a federal lawsuit  was filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District  of Ohio against CareSource, one of the state’s largest Medicaid...

Columbus—Ohio Governor John Kasich has signed ...

An attempt to expand autism insurance coverage in Ohio in 2014 to include state-regulated plans was quashed by a committee chairman who said he would refuse to consider the measure.

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COLUMBUS (Sept. 13, 2013) -- The U.S. Department of Education has directed Ohio to provide ABA for children under age 3 through its federally supported "Help Me Grow...

COLUMBUS (July 1, 2013) -- Gov. John Kasich has signed the state budget bill, which includes an...

COLUMBUS (May 1, 2013) -- More than 40,000 Ohio children whose parents are covered under state employee health plans will begin receiving autism insurance benefits July 1...

CINCINNATI (January 16, 2013) -- A U.S. District Court judge has ordered Ohio to use its federal IDEA funding to provide ABA therapy for a two-year-old boy with autism.

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COLUMBUS (January 9, 2013) -- Governor John Kasich conducted a ceremonial signing of his December order requiring coverage of autism benefits in the state...

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Bill History

December 8, 2009: OH House amends and passes HB 8! Bill now heads to State Senate.

April 1, 2009: HB 8 amended and passed by House Healthcare Access and Affordability Committee.  Bill heads to House floor.

March 31, 2009: Fourth hearing held on HB 8 in the Ohio House Health Care Access & Affordability Committee. 

March 25, 2009: Third hearing held on HB 8 in the Ohio House Health Care Access & Affordability Committee. No vote is held.

March 18, 2009: Second hearing held on HB 8 in the Ohio House Health Care Access & Affordability Committee. No vote is held.

March 11, 2009: First hearing held on HB 8 in the Ohio House Health Care Access & Affordability...