Idaho becomes the 47th state to require autism insurance coverage | April 3, 2018 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

Idaho becomes the 47th state to require autism insurance coverage! April 3, 2018  For most locations across the globe, April 2nd, 2018 was a celebration of World Autism Awareness Day proclamations and “Light It Up Blue” recognitions. However, Idaho constituents had another reason to celebrate as Idaho became the 47th state to require autism insurance coverage! The …

Autism Speaks | New Mexico passes landmark legislation for autism insurance coverage | April 2, 2019 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

New Mexico passes landmark legislation for autism insurance coverage April 2, 2019  In celebration of World Autism Awareness Day, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed landmark autism insurance legislation.  Joined by members of the autism community, Governor Lujan Grisham signed House Bill 322 which expands coverage for autism therapies to transition-age youth and adults with autism …

Autism Speaks | Experts and advocates gather for 2016 Autism Law Summit | Oct. 19, 2016 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Experts and advocates gather for 2016 Autism Law Summit October 19, 2016 The Autism Law Summit is a gathering of parent advocates, individuals with autism, autism service providers, lawyers, lobbyists and legislators from across the United States who are interested in the politics and policy of autism spectrum disorders related to health insurance, Medicaid and …

Autism Speaks | Alabama Governor signs autism insurance reform bill | May 23, 2016 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Alabama Governor signs autism insurance reform bill May 23, 2017 Autism Speaks joins the Autism Society of Alabama in applauding Governor Kay Ivey for signing into law House Bill 284, which requires certain health benefit plans to cover medically necessary treatment for autism, including applied behavior analysis (ABA).  Governor Ivey signed HB 284 on Friday, May …

Autism Speaks | Wyoming becomes 49th state to require coverage of autism | April 25, 2019 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Wyoming becomes 49th state to require coverage of autism April 25, 2019  On April 19, 2019, Wyoming became the 49th state to address autism insurance coverage in state-regulated plans. Wyoming Insurance Commissioner Tom Glause announced that all plans that have mental health coverage -- including large group, small group, and individual plans -- will be …

Autism Speaks | Colorado Governor Signs Autism Insurance Expansion | April 16, 2015 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

Colorado Governor Signs Autism Insurance Expansion April 16, 2015 DENVER- Governor John Hickenlooper signed an autism insurance coverage expansion bill, SB15-015, to eliminate all visit and dollar limits on coverage for autism-related health expenses. The landmark achievement for the Colorado autism community also clarifies autism as a mental health condition entitled to the protections of state and federal mental …

Autism Speaks | On the road to autism insurance reform: The Autism Law Summit | May 26, 2016 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

On the road to autism insurance reform: The Autism Law Summit May 26, 2016 As a full-time autism advocate, the highlight of my professional year is the annual Autism Law Summit. The Autism Law Summit is a national gathering of self-selected advocates who want to change autism law and policy for the better. I started …