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South Carolina became the 2nd state to enact autism insurance reform on June 7, 2007.

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State Officials
Governor Nikki Haley (R)
Lt. Governor Henry McMaster (R)

South Carolina Senate; South Carolina House of Representatives

Federal Officials
U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R)
U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R)
U.S. House of Representatives South Carolina delegation

South carolina News

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley signed H. 3768, ABLE legislation, which passed both chambers of the state...

South Carolina’s ABLE legislation, H. 3768, has passed both chambers of the state legislature and is now...

The following is a blog by self-advocate Brandon Arkland.

The 2016 cycle kicks off in...

COLUMBIA, SC -- A bill to improve coverage under South Carolina's landmark 2007 "Ryan's Law" has been introduced in the state Senate.


South Carolina is 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...

LAS VEGAS (November 30, 2012) -- Lorri Shealy Unumb, Autism Speaks' vice president for state government affairs, was named the winner of the NASCAR Foundation's...

GREENVILLE (May 1, 2012) -- Lorri Unumb, JD, Autism Speaks' vice president for state government affairs, spoke about autism insurance reform and the need for employers with...

1. What does Ryan’s Law do?
Broadly speaking, Ryan’s Law does the following:

Applies to children diagnosed with autistic spectrum disorder at age 8 or...

(SOUTH CAROLINA - June 7, 2007) The South Carolina House and Senate overrode Gov. Mark Sanford's 11th hour veto of a bill requiring health insurance coverage for individuals...

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