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July 16, 2015

Hawaii Governor David Ige has signed a landmark autism insurance reform bill, making Hawaii the 42nd state to require certain health insurance plans to cover treatment for autism spectrum disorders.

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July 09, 2015

Governor Ige has signed the Hawaii ABLE savings program act, HB 119, to allow families the opportunity to set up tax-exempt 529A savings accounts for disability-related expenses.

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May 02, 2015

The Hawaii legislature passed the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, HB 119 to allows families the opportunity to set up tax-exempt 529A savings accounts for disability-related expenses. The bill now heads to Governor David Ige for his signature.

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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 17, 2015

Families and friends walk at the Los Angeles, Miami, Lehigh Valley and Hawaii Walks

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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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September 15, 2014

In response to federal directive, states adding ABA coverage, facing litigation

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May 07, 2014

Windward Oahu, an elementary school in Honolulu, Hawaii are receiving technology devices to help educate their students with autism

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