It's time for Medical Insurance Companies in Oregon to cover Autism Treatment

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Senate Health Care, Human Services and Rural Health Committee Hearing on 2/16/2011

Senate Health Care, Human Services and Rural Health Committee Hearing on Wednesday, February 16th, at 3:00 PM The hearing will be more critical because our strategy from the beginning has been to move through the Senate first if possible – which means we really need to get at least 3 of the 5 committee members to vote with us. Continue reading

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First hearing on the Autism Health Insurance Reform – SB 555 and HB 2214

The first hearing on the Autism Health Insurance Reform bills will be NEXT MONDAY, February 7th, at 3:00 PM, by the House Health Care committee. Paul Terdal will help our sponsors formally introduce and explain the bill to the House … Continue reading

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Autism Health Insurance Reform Meeting : 4 February 2011

Our next Autism Health Insurance Reform meeting will be Friday, February 4th, 2011 at 7:00 PM. Senate Bill 555 and House Bill 2214 Continue reading

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Autism Health Insurance: progress update; announcing insurance workshop on 11/6/10

On September 28th, a federal court judge in Portland ruled in favor of the McHenry family in their suit against PacificSource, ordering the insurance company to cover the cost of ABA treatment for their 6-year old son with autism. The ruling was based in large part on Oregon’s existing Mental Health Parity law, and included many critical decisions Continue reading

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