Autism Speaks | UHC Agrees To Stop Denying Speech Therapy in California | Aug. 29, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

UHC Agrees To Stop Denying Speech Therapy in California August 29, 2013 SACRAMENTO (August 29, 2013) -- As a result of enforcement action brought by the state of California, United HealthCare of California (UHC) has agreed to stop routinely denying claims for speech therapy and to reimburse its subscribers for out-of-pocket expenses. UHC reached the agreement …

Autism Speaks | Kaiser to Reimburse CA Families $9.3 million for ABA, Speech (PDF Avail.) | Aug. 12, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Kaiser to Reimburse CA Families $9.3 million for ABA, Speech August 12, 2013 LOS ANGELES (Aug. 12, 2013) -- California families denied coverage by Kaiser Permanente for applied behavior analysis (ABA) and speech therapy for their children with autism between 2004 and 2012 can apply for up to $9.3 million reimbursement for their out-of-pocket expenses and debts, under a …

Autism Speaks Endorses Bill For Oregon Public Employees  (PDF Avail) | Jan. 27, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

sb1523Download Autism Speaks Endorses Bill For Oregon Public Employees       January 27, 2014 PORTLAND (January27, 2014) -- Autism Speaks has endorsed SB.1 Autism Speaks Endorses Bill For Oregon Public Employees 523 which would correct an oversight in Oregon's 2013 autism insurance reform law by assuring that state employees, teachers and employees of the Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) gain coverage for …

Autism Speaks | ‘Lawmakers Push To Mandate Insurance Coverage For Autism:’ Honolulu Star-Advertiser | Feb. 12, 2012 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

'Lawmakers Push To Mandate Insurance Coverage For Autism:' Honolulu Star-Advertiser       February 12, 2012 HONOLULU (Feb. 12, 2012)I –  "A bill that would require health insurance companies to cover diagnosis and treatment for autism is poised for passage next week by two Senate committees, a move intended to help youngsters get vital early therapy." Lorri Unumb, Esq., …

Who pays for autism treatment? | July 6, 2008 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Who pays for autism treatment? An explosion in the number of children diagnosed has parents, insurers and state and private institutions battling over coverage. The case of Andrew Arce is a window into the conflict. By Lisa Girion, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer  July 6, 2008 By the time Andrew Arce was 15 months old, …

Autism Speaks Announces $5 Million to Fund Studies on Genetic and Environmental Risk Factors for Autism  | Feb. 26, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Not An Autistic Ally Autism Speaks Announces $5 Million to Fund Studies on Genetic and Environmental Risk Factors for Autism  Combines Two Projects to Research Risk from Pre-Natal Development Through Early Childhood NEW YORK, NY (February 26, 2009) – Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, today announced that it has committed …

NIH Autism Center of Excellence Network and Autism Speaks Announce Launch of Most Comprehensive Study of Earliest Possible Causes of Autism | June 9, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

NIH Autism Center of Excellence Network and Autism Speaks Announce Launch of Most Comprehensive Study of Earliest Possible Causes of Autism Leading Researchers Nationwide to Participate in EARLI Study  PHILADELPHIA, PENN. (June 9, 2009) – A network of leading autism researchers from three regions across the country today launched one of the largest research studies …