Autism Speaks | FAQs on Arizona’s Autism Insurance Reform Law | July 1, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

FAQs on Arizona's Autism Insurance Reform Law: 1. What does Arizona’s autism insurance bill (“Steven’s Law”) do? Broadly speaking, the act requires many private insurers to begin covering the costs of diagnostic assessments for autism and services for individuals with autism who are under the age of 16. Insurance providers can limit the coverage for behavioral therapy …

Autism Speaks Urges Governor Brown To Halt Further DMHC Insurance Agreements On Autism Coverage | July 20, 2011 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

AUTISM SPEAKS URGES GOVERNOR BROWN TO HALT FURTHER DMHC INSURANCE AGREEMENTS ON AUTISM COVERAGE Settlements with Health Plans Do Not Require Coverage forMainstream Treatment Recognized by Law in 27 Other States WASHINGTON, DC (July 20, 2011) – Autism Speaks today urged Governor Jerry Brown to stop the California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) from entering …

Autism Speaks | Letter To California Governor from Lorri Unumb (PDF avail.) | July 20, 2011 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

ca_as-ltr-to-gov-brown_7.20.11Download July 20, 2011The Honorable Jerry Brown GovernorState of CaliforniaCapitol Building Sacramento, CA 95814 RE: Autism & the DMHC settlement agreements Dear Governor Brown: I write to express concern over the autism settlement agreements that the California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) has entered into with several health plans over the last 10 days. …

Autism Speaks Urges California Legislature to Follow Lead of 27 Other States, Act Quickly on Autism Insurance Reform Bill  | July 15, 2011 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Urges California Legislature to Follow Lead of 27 Other States, Act Quickly on Autism Insurance Reform Bill  DMHC Settlement with Blue Shield is ‘Not the Answer’ for Families Paying Thousands of Dollars a Year in Out-of-Pocket Expenses NEW YORK, NY (July 15, 2011) – Action on an autism insurance reform bill before the California Legislature is more urgent …

Autism Speaks Joins the New Hampshire Autism Community in Applauding Governor Lynch for Signing Connor’s Law  | July 27, 2010 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Joins the New Hampshire Autism Community in Applauding Governor Lynch for Signing Connor’s Law New Hampshire Becomes 22nd State to Enact Autism Insurance Reform Legislation NEW YORK, NY (July 27, 2010) -- Autism Speaks joined New Hampshire families, the New Hampshire Council on Autism Spectrum Disorders, the Autism Society of New Hampshire, and other …

AFAA Introduces National Public Policy Agenda to Improve the Quality and Availability of Services for Adults with Autism   | July 15, 2010 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

AFAA Introduces National Public Policy Agenda to Improve the Quality and Availability of Services for Adults with Autism  Washington, D.C. (July 15, 2010) –Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism (AFAA), a consortium of leading autism advocacy organizations and service providers, today unveiled a National Public Policy Agenda with the goal of inspiring legislative action to …

House Energy and Commerce Committee Passes Autism Insurance Reform Amendment to “America’s Affordable Health Choices Act Of 2009” | July 31, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

House Energy and Commerce Committee Passes Autism Insurance Reform Amendment to “America’s Affordable Health Choices Act Of 2009” Key House Committee Stands Up for Families’ Access to Insurance Coverage of Autism Therapies NEW YORK, NY (July 31, 2009) -- Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today applauds the members of the U.S. …