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December 10, 2015

Through December 14th, participants in the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program can make changes in their health insurance coverage for 2016. The Federal health benefits open season offers families affected by autism an opportunity to review their coverage.

September 15, 2015

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 managed care organizations, for refusing to cover medically necessary applied behavior Analysis (ABA) treatment for children with autism.

July 07, 2015

In a major legal victory for Nebraska families, a state court judge, John Colborn, has ruled that Nebraska is obligated to cover medically necessary treatments for children affected with autism. An estimated one-third of all children with autism receive primary coverage through Medicaid.

May 29, 2015

TRICARE, the Department of Defense healthcare program, announced improvements to its coverage of applied behavior analysis (ABA) for beneficiaries with autism. The improvements were announced as amendments to the TRICARE Comprehensive Autism Care Demonstration (ACD).