Autism Speaks | Advocates, Lawmakers Urge Lame Duck Congress to Pass ABLE | Nov. 15, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Advocates, Lawmakers Urge Lame Duck Congress to Pass ABLE November 15, 2012 WASHINGTON, DC (November 15, 2012) – The nation's leading disability organizations, including Autism Speaks, joined today with Rep. Ander Crenshaw (R-FL) and Sen. Robert Casey (D-PA) at a Capitol Hill event to urge the lame duck Congress to approve the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act …

Autism Speaks | Buffalo Law Journal: ‘Autism Reform Law Reshapes Coverage’ | Nov. 15, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Buffalo Law Journal: 'Autism Reform Law Reshapes Coverage' November 15, 2012 BUFFALO (November 15, 2012) -- In an article in the Buffalo Law Journal, a pair of ABA providers explained how New York's 2011 autism insurance reform law is intended to work for families. Enacted in November 2011, the law took effect a year later on November 1, 2012. …

Autism Speaks Endorses Tennessee Insurance Reform Bills | Feb. 15, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Endorses Tennessee Insurance Reform Bills February 15, 2013 NEW YORK (February 15, 2013) -- Autism Speaks endorsed legislation introduced in the Tennessee Senate and House that would require state-regulated health plans to cover the diagnosis and treatment of autism. Tennessee is one of just 18 states yet to enact autism insurance reform. The Senate bill, SB.1286, is sponsored …

Autism Speaks | State Exchanges Yielding Mixed Results on Autism Benefits | Nov. 14, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

State Exchanges Yielding Mixed Results on Autism Benefits UPDATE: Massachusetts, Nevada Move on ABA Coverage; Deadline Extended to Dec. 14  November 14, 2012 NEW YORK (November 16, 2012) -- The states are creating a patchwork of available autism benefits as they begin implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) due to poor guidance from the federal government, according …

Autism Speaks | Summary of 2009 Tennessee Autism Insurance Reform Bill | April 30, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Summary of 2009 Tennessee Autism Insurance Reform Bill April 30, 2009 House Bill 2105 - Sponsored by Representative David Shepard (D-69)Requires private health insurance companies to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder Coverage will be provided to individuals under the age of 16 The bill requires that coverage for autism …

Autism Speaks Endorses 2009 Tennessee Autism Insurance Reform Bill | April 30, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Endorses 2009 Tennessee Autism Insurance Reform Bill April 30, 2009 Nashville, TN (April 30, 2009) – Autism Speaks, the nation'’s largest autism advocacy organization, today announced its support for House Bill 2105, the autism insurance reform bill. The legislation would require private health insurance companies to cover the medically necessary behavioral therapy services for …