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autism insurance reform

May 06, 2015

The Hawaii legislature passed a landmark autism insurance reform bill during the 2015 legislative session. The legislation, which received overwhelming support, now heads to Governor David Ige for signature. If signed, Hawaii would join 41 other states guaranteeing insurance coverage for those with autism.

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April 29, 2015

Governor Nathan Deal signed autism insurance reform legislation, SB 1, better known as Ava’s Law today in a signing ceremony at the Capitol making Georgia the 41st state in the country to pass reforms that require coverage for autism related medical services.

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April 02, 2015

Georgia becomes the 41st state in the country to pass reforms that require coverage for autism related medical services after the both chambers voted unanimously in support of SB 1, better known as Ava’s Law. The bill now heads to Governor Nathan Deal for his signature.

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March 27, 2015

Governor Phil Bryant signed an autism insurance bill making Mississippi the 40th state to require autism-related coverage statewide after the legislature voted overwhelmingly to support reform. The measure, House Bill HB 885 was sponsored by Rep. Steve Massengill (R-Hickory Flat).

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March 26, 2015

Chairman Charlie Bethel and Richard Smith announced at a joint press conference at the Georgia State Capitol that a deal has been reached to pass autism insurance reform SB 1, better known as Ava’s Law, which had been held up in the House Insurance Commi

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March 19, 2015

PIERRE- South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed SB.190, a bill to require coverage for autism related medical care including Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) for children up to 18 years of age.

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March 11, 2015

HONOLULU- The Hawaii Senate approved an autism insurance bill, SB 791 sponsored by Senator Josh Green (D-Kohala/Kona) by a vote of 24-1. The legislation requires coverage for children with autism up to the age of 10.

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