Autism Speaks Applauds Florida Governor Charlie Crist and State Legislators for Passing Autism Insurance Legislation | May 2, 2008 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Ban aba Autism Speaks Applauds Florida Governor Charlie Crist and State Legislators for Passing Autism Insurance Legislation (Tallahassee, FL - May 2, 2008)  Autism Speaks today joined Florida families in applauding Governor Charlie Crist and the state's legislators for passing Senate Bill 2654, which will ultimately require insurance carriers to provide coverage of evidence-based, medically …

Autism Speaks Analysis of Florida Senate Bill Number 2654 (PDF Avail.) | May 2, 2008 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

#BanABA florida_legislationDownload Autism Speaks Analysis of Florida Senate Bill Number 2654 – Passed on May 2, 2008OVERVIEW Authorizes the Agency for Health Care Administration to seek federal approval for Medicaid coverage of applied behavior analysis and other therapies for children with autism and other developmental disabilities.Requires the Office of Insurance Regulation to convene a workgroup …

Autism Speaks | Autism Insurance Bills PASS First Round of Committee Meetings!! | March 18, 2008 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

#BanABA Autism Insurance Bills PASS First Round of Committee Meetings!! (Tallahassee, FL - March 18, 2008)  Both SB 2654 and HB 1291 passed in the State House and Senate Committee meetings today!! These bills will reform Florida state law to provide appropriate insurance coverage for children with autism for treatments and therapies including applied behavioral analysis therapy.  …

Autism Speaks | Florida State Legislature to Hold Committee Hearings on Autism Insurance Bills! | March 17, 2008 #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism #BanABA

#BanABA Florida State Legislature to Hold Committee Hearings on Autism Insurance Bills! (Tallahassee, FL - March 17, 2008)  Tomorrow, both the Florida State House and State Senate will be holding hearings on autism insurance reform legislation, House Bill 1291 and Senate Bill 2654.  The hearings will be held by the House Health Innovation Committee and Senate Banking …

Autism Speaks | Autism Insurance Bill Introduced in Florida State Legislature (PDF avail.) | March 7, 2007 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

#BanABA Autism Insurance Bill Introduced in Florida State Legislature (Florida - March 7, 2007) Legislation has been introduced in Florida to require insurance coverage for autism spectrum disorders. Bills have been introduced by State Representative Ari Porth (D-96), House Bill 1291, and Senator Steven Geller (D-31), Senate Bill 2654. The bills would require Florida healthcare policies …

Archived | e-speaks Autism Speaks Newsletter | Circa May 9, 2008

e-Speaks || May 9, 2008 Florida Passes Autism Insurance Legislation On May 2, the Florida Legislature passed Senate Bill 2654, an important first step in requiring insurance carriers to provide coverage of evidence-based, medically necessary autism therapies. Senate Bill 2654 – passed by the House in the very last minutes of the legislative session -- …