Archived | Autism Speaks Announces Multi-State Insurance Legislation Campaign  | Circa December 27, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #LegislationWithoutRepresentation

State Issues Autism Speaks Announces Multi-State Insurance Legislation Campaign  Florida, California, Michigan and Pennsylvania are Key Battlegrounds in Effort to Change Insurance Laws and Require Coverage of Medically Necessary Services PALM BEACH, FL (December 27, 2007) – Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism advocacy organization, will undertake a multi-state initiative to pass insurance coverage provisions for …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Critical Vote Approaches On Key Pennsylvania Insurance Bill | Circa June 29, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

The Next 48 Hours Are Crucial to Getting Measure Passed  June 29, 2007 – The Pennsylvania legislature will vote soon on the Autism Benefit Insurance Restoration Bill, introduced in the House by Speaker Dennis O'Brien and in the Senate by Senator Jane Orie. The bill will require private insurance companies to offer coverage for autism-related …

Archived | The General Assembly Of Pennsylvania: House Bill No. 1150 Session of 2007 | Circa July 13, 2007 #LegislationWithoutRepresentation #NotAnAutisticAlly

PRIOR PRINTER'S NOS. 1448, 2237 PRINTER'S NO. 2326 THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA HOUSE BILL No. 1150 Session of 2007 INTRODUCED BY D. O'BRIEN, DeWEESE, PALLONE, PHILLIPS, RAPP, SCAVELLO, STURLA, BAKER, BASTIAN, BOYD, BROOKS, CALTAGIRONE, CARROLL, CLYMER, COHEN, CONKLIN, DALEY, DALLY, DeLUCA, DePASQUALE, DONATUCCI, EVERETT, FREEMAN, GEIST, GEORGE, GIBBONS, GINGRICH, GOODMAN, GRUCELA, HALUSKA, HARKINS, HENNESSEY, HERSHEY, JAMES, …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Senate Subcommittee Approves Funding for CAA | Circa June 21, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Senate Subcommittee Approves Funding for CAA  Bill now moves to full Senate Appropriations Committee  The Senate Labor Health and Human Services and Education Appropriation Committee today approved full funding for the Combating Autism Act as part of its fiscal 2008 spending bill. Specifically, the bill provides $53.5 million for programs at the Centers for Disease …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Texas Governor Signs Autism Insurance Bill Into Law | Circa June 15, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #LegislationWithoutRepresentation

June 15, 2007 Texas Governor Signs Autism Insurance Bill Into Law On June 15, 2007, Texas Governor Rick Perry signed legislation mandating improved insurance coverage for children with autism. This marks the second state insurance bill enacted this month, following the signing of similar legislation in South Carolina.  The bill, passed by the Texas legislature …

Archived | Autism Speaks: South Carolina Autism Insurance Bill Passed | Circa June 7, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #LegislationWithoutRepresentation

June 7, 2007 South Carolina Autism Insurance Bill Passed Legislature Overrides Governor's Veto to Pass Comprehensive Insurance Mandate The South Carolina House and Senate overrode Gov. Mark Sanford's 11th hour veto of a bill requiring health insurance coverage for individuals with autism spectrum disorder. The bill, “Ryan's Law”, previously passed by both the House and …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Questions Submited by Senator Daniel Inouye & Thad Cochran | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Questions Submited by Senator Daniel K. Inouye AUSTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER Question. I would like to thank the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for their attention to accurate reporting of autism spectrum disorders by each State. The startling rise in the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders presents many challenges to society. The uniqueness of …