Autism Speaks | SB.668 Clears First Hurdle in Senate (PDF Avail) | Jan. 31, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

sb668_testimony_hth-cpn_01-30-13.pdfDownload SB.668 Clears First Hurdle in Senate January 31, 2013 HONOLULU (January 30, 2013) -- Hawaii's new autism insurance reform bill, SB-668, cleared the Health, and Commerce and Consumer Protection committees today which met in joint session. The bill was passed by unanimous votes by each committee and moves next to the Senate Ways and Means Committee. …

Autism Speaks | Norton Reform Bill Clears First Hurdle in House | Jan. 30, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Norton Reform Bill Clears First Hurdle in House January 30, 2013 ST. PAUL (January 30, 2013) -- Autism insurance reform legislation (HF.181) sponsored by Rep. Kim Norton (DFL-Rochester) cleared the House Health and Human Services Policy Committee by voice vote today and moves next to the House Commerce Committee. The bill would require coverage for ABA as well …

Autism Speaks: New York ABA Rules ‘Ignore’ 2011 Reform Law | Jan. 28, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks: New York ABA Rules 'Ignore' 2011 Reform Law January 28, 2013 NEW YORK (January 28, 2013) -- Autism Speaks today issued the following statement in response to new emergency regulations issued by the New York Department of Financial Services regarding the licensure of ABA practitioners: "New emergency regulations issued today by the Department of Financial …

Autism Speaks | New Hawaii Insurance Reform Bills Endorsed | Jan. 28, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

New Hawaii Insurance Reform Bills Endorsed January 28, 2013 NEW YORK (January 28, 2013) -- Autism Speaks today endorsed SB.668 and HB.721, the new Hawaii autism insurance reform bills, which would require many health plans to cover the diagnosis and treatment of autism. Families paying thousands of dollars a year in insurance premiums would gain coverage for the screening, diagnosis, testing and …

Autism Speaks Endorses 2013 Nebraska Autism Insurance Reform Bill | Jan. 23, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Endorses 2013 Nebraska Autism Insurance Reform Bill January 23, 2013 NEW YORK (January 24, 2013) --– Autism Speaks today endorsed LB-505, a new autism insurance reform bill, which would bar state-regulated health plans in Nebraska from refusing to cover the diagnosis and treatment of treatment of autism. Nebraska is now just one of 18 states that has …

Autism Speaks | Steinberg Proposes Five-Year Extension on ABA Coverage | Jan. 23, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Steinberg Proposes Five-Year Extension on ABA Coverage January 23, 2013 SACRAMENTO (Jan. 23, 2013) -- Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg has introduced a bill (S-126) to extend California's autism insurance reform law another five years to July 2019. The current law, which Steinberg also sponsored, stops taking effect July 1, 2014. The law requires state-regulated health plans …

Autism Speaks | Minnesota Task Force Recommends ABA Coverage | Jan. 20, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Minnesota Task Force Recommends ABA Coverage January 20, 2013 ROCHESTER (January 20, 2013) The Post-Bulletin reported on advocate Brad Trahan, the chair of a bipartisan state task force, and the effort to legislate autism insurance reform this year. The Autism Spectrum Disorder Task Force has just submitted recommendations to Gov. Mark Dayton urging ABA coverage in all state-regulated health plans. …