Proposed autism therapy insurance bill unsucessful

Tennessee – Democratic State Senator Sara Kyle has revealed her disappointment in the Senate Committee for deciding against a proposed autism behavioral therapy bill. The proposed legislation  would have cost over $200 million dollars by requiring insurance companies to provide applied behavioral analysis (ABA) to children and adolescents on the spectrum. Ultimately ABA is considered […]

Maine State vote to override veto on autism health insurance coverage – Update

Augusta, Maine –  In a landslide vote, Maine senate governors have voted against a veto on blanket health insurance coverage for autism treatment. The vote which went 30-5 in the favour of providing insurance for diagnosis and treatment overturned Republican Gov Paul LePage’s  rejection of the measure for the state on Thursday May 1. Current Maine […]