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Missouri

May 19, 2015

Gov. Jay Nixon today announced that the State of Missouri has reached a $4.5 million settlement with Aetna Life Insurance Company and Aetna Health Insurance Company, which failed to provide the required coverage for diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders.

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May 14, 2015

The Missouri legislature has approved the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, Senate Bill 174, to allow families the opportunity to set up tax-exempt 529A savings accounts for disability-related expenses. The legislation filed by Sen. Eric Schmitt, Senate District 15, now goes to the governor’s desk for his action.

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February 03, 2015

Missouri's annual Autism Report compiled by the Missouri Department of Insurance shows that children are benefiting from a law that requires insurance companies to cover treatment for autism-related conditions, KFVS12 reported.

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March 21, 2014

Thousands receiving treatments, cost impact is 0.2%

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February 03, 2014

Annual review of Missouri insurance law finds autism represents 0.2% of all claims

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February 05, 2013

Autism benefits total 0.16% of health care costs, insurance lobby had predicted 3% impact

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September 27, 2012

Insurer settles with Missouri for violating 2010 autism insurance reform law, to pay illegally denied claims with interest

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