Wyoming State-Regulated Insurance Coverage

Wyoming requires meaningful coverage for autism under state-regulated plans.

On April 19, 2019, the Wyoming Department of Insurance issued a bulletin requiring all plans that have mental health coverage to also cover evidence-based treatment for autism spectrum disorder. Health benefit plans were given until July 1, 2019 to come into compliance with the new requirements.

To which plan types does the state autism insurance law apply?

  • Full Insured Individual Plans - YES
  • Fully Insured Large Group Plans - YES
  • Fully Insured Small Group Plans - YES

What services are covered by the bulletin?

  • Behavioral health treatment, including applied behavior analysis
  • Pharmacy care
  • Psychiatric care
  • Psychological care
  • Therapeutic Care

Does Wyoming have caps on coverage?

No, there are no explicit caps on coverage.

If you have additional questions, please email advocacy@autismspeaks.org.

 

Last Updated: December 2019

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