Archived | Autism Speaks: Subcommittee Holds Hearing on the Role of Medicaid for Americans with Disabilities | Circa January 16, 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Washington, DC (January 16, 2008) – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Congressman Frank J. Pallone (NJ), held a hearing on Wednesday, January 16, 2008, investigating Medicaid's role in the lives of individuals with disabilities. The hearing, entitled “Helping Families with Needed Care: Medicaid's Critical Role for Americans …

Archived | Dingell, Pallone Highlight Committee’s Commitment to Disabled Americans | Circa January 16, 2008

For Immediate Release: January 16, 2008Contact: Jodi Seth or Brin Frazier, 202-225-5735 Dingell, Pallone Highlight Committee’s Commitment to Disabled Americans Washington, DC –The Committee on Energy and Commerce held its first hearing of the year today to examine Medicaid coverage for people with disabilities. The Subcommittee on Health hearing, entitled “Helping Families with Needed Care: Medicaid’s Critical …

Archived | Autism Speaks: US House of Representatives Approves Funding for Combating Autism Act  | Circa December 19, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

US House of Representatives Approves Funding for Combating Autism Act  $162 million appropriated to fund autism research, services and treatment WASHINGTON DC (December 19, 2007) Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism advocacy organization, today applauded the US House of Representatives for passing the Fiscal 2008 Omnibus Appropriations Act. The bill contains appropriations for the Combating …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee Holds First Meeting | Circa December 3, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee Holds First Meeting The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) met on November 30 at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC for the first time since being reconstituted as part of the Combating Autism Act of 2006 (CAA), P.L. 109-416. The CAA specifies that an Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee be established …

Archived | Autism Speaks: HHS Secretary Leavitt Announces Members of the New Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee | Circa November 27, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

HHS Secretary Leavitt Announces Members of the New Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee On Nov. 27, Secretary Mike Leavitt announced the members appointed to the Department of Health and Human Services' new Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee. This committee coordinates efforts within the department to combat autism spectrum disorders through research, screening, intervention, and education. The committee …