Autism Speaks | VTDIGGER.ORG: ‘$10 million autism budget buster reduced to $500,000’ | March 2, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

VTDIGGER.ORG: '$10 million autism budget buster reduced to $500,000' March 02, 2012 MONTPELIER (March 2, 2012) -- The online news site, VTDIGGER.org, reported that the state's 2010 autism insurance reform law had a $500,000 impact on Vermont's Medicaid program, a fraction of the $10 million that had been predicted. Read more below. ORIGINAL $10 MILLION AUTISM COVERAGE …

Autism Speaks | Gov. Jindal Signs Bill Expanding Louisiana Benefits | June 28, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Gov. Jindal Signs Bill Expanding Louisiana Benefits June 28, 2012 BATON ROUGE (JUNE 28, 2012) -- Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation today expanding Louisiana's 2008 autism insurance reform law by raising the age cap to 21 and eliminating the $144,000 cap on lifetime benefits. Families paying thousands of dollars a year in insurance premiums will be able starting in …

Autism Speaks | Vermont Governor Douglas Signs Autism Insurance Reform Bill Into Law | May 28, 2010 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Vermont Governor Douglas Signs Autism Insurance Reform Bill Into Law May 28, 2010 NEW YORK, NY (May 28, 2010) -- Autism Speaks yesterday joined Vermont families and other autism advocacy organizations in applauding Governor Jim Douglas for signing S. 262, the autism insurance reform bill, into law. S. 262 will require insurance companies to provide coverage …

Autism Speaks Joins the Vermont Autism Community In Applauding State House Members For Passing Autism Insurance Legislation | May 7, 2010 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Joins the Vermont Autism Community In Applauding State House Members For Passing Autism Insurance Legislation May 07, 2010 NEW YORK, NY (May 7, 2010) -- Autism Speaks yesterday joined Vermont families and other autism advocacy organizations in applauding the members of the State House for amending and passing S. 262, the autism insurance reform …

Autism Speaks Endorses 2010 Vermont Autism Insurance Reform Bill  | Jan. 13, 2010 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Endorses 2010 Vermont Autism Insurance Reform Bill January 13, 2010 NEW YORK, NY (January 13, 2010) – Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism advocacy organization, today announced its support for S. 262, the Vermont autism insurance reform bill. The legislation would require private health insurance companies to cover the screening, diagnosis, testing and treatment …

Autism Speaks | Alaska Lawmakers, Advocates Celebrate Enactment of Autism Insurance Reform | June 27, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Alaska Lawmakers, Advocates Celebrate Enactment of Autism Insurance Reform June 27, 2012 ANCHORAGE (June 27, 2012)-- Advocates, families and lawmakers celebrated Alaska becoming the 31st state to enact autism insurance reform at an event here today. Senate Bill 74 prevents insurance companies from denying medically necessary speech and language therapies, occupational and physical therapies and behavioral …

Autism Speaks | And Justice For All in N.Y.’ Albany Times-Union | June 27, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

And Justice For All in N.Y.' Albany Times-Union June 27, 2012 ALBANY (June 27, 2012) -- The Albany Times-Union published "And Justice For All in N.Y.," an opinion piece authored by Autism Speaks Co-founder Bob Wright and Clarence Sundram, a special advisor to Governor Andrew Cuomo, lauding New York's Protection of People with Special Needs Act as a national model. …