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Autism Health Insurance Reform: Update on autism health insurance reform in Oregon

Contents: Update on autism health insurance reform in Oregon Two great special education bills in Oregon’s legislature (HB2673 and HB2597) Other upcoming legislation ACTION: ask your legislators to support HB2673 and HB2597 Update on autism health insurance reform in Oregon … Continue reading

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Autism Health Insurance Reform: UPDATE: Washington, Oregon Insurance Division enforcement of autism health insurance laws

Contents: Update on Oregon Insurance Division enforcement of autism health insurance laws Washington Supreme Court ruling on Regence, and Regence settlement agreement Washington’s Insurance Division orders all insurers to retroactively reprocess all mental health denials – including autism – to … Continue reading

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Autism Health Insurance Reform: ACTION: Support the Insurance Division’s enforcement of autism health insurance laws

Contents: Update on Insurance Division’s bulletin on enforcement of autism health insurance laws ACTION: Tell the Insurance Division you support their bulletins with the Consumer Advocate Organizations’ feedback Request coverage and reimbursement — now Update on Insurance Division’s bulletin on … Continue reading

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Autism Health Insurance Reform: Meet autism champion Sen. Bates; learn how to get reimbursed for autism care NOW

Contents: Reception for Sen. Bates – autism health insurance reform champion – Wednesday 9/24 in PDX LOTS of progress since August – the world has changed Request coverage and reimbursement — now Summary of press coverage Reception for Sen. Bates … Continue reading

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Autism Health Insurance Reform: Judge declares Providence violated state and federal law in denying autism treatment

Contents: U.S. District Court finds Providence has violated Oregon and Federal Law State of Oregon renounces Mental Health Parity for Public Employees Action Alert:  ask your legislators to tell Governor Kitzhaber to comply with Mental Health Parity – and stop … Continue reading

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Autism Health Insurance Reform: Action Alert – Class action filed against PEBB; Ask Governor Kitzhaber to comply with Mental Health Parity

Contents: Oregon Public Employees Benefits Board Sued in Class Action for Illegal Discrimination; Refuses to Cover Therapy for Autism HERC EbGS agrees that ABA is evidence based, strongly recommends coverage in OHP Action Alert:  ask Governor Kitzhaber to comply with … Continue reading

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Autism Health Insurance Reform: Introducing SB1523 and updates on implementation and enforcement of autism insurance reform

Contents: Support SB1523 – Autism and Mental Health Parity coverage for Public Employees Update on HERC review of ABA coverage in OHP (Medicaid) Providence class action certified and moving forward Review of autism coverage by Oregon insurers New Oregon rules … Continue reading

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Autism Health Insurance Reform: HERC Public Comment on ABA in OHP Due 12/15/2013

Contents: Provide public comment to HERC on ABA coverage in OHP Access to autism coverage under current law and in Cover Oregon Provide public comment to HERC on ABA coverage in OHP As I wrote in October, the Health Evidence … Continue reading

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Autism Health Insurance Reform: Update on implementation

Contents: Update on progress with implementation of Autism Health Insurance Reform in Oregon Washington Insurance Commissioners Hearing on Mental Health Parity – October 22nd, 2013 Autumn Fest for Autism – October 19th, 2013 Update on progress with implementation of Autism … Continue reading

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Autism Health Insurance Reform: SB365 Signed by Governor!

Contents: Update on SB365 – Governor signs SB365! Update on SB414 – Governor signs SB414! HERC begins review of ABA for coverage in Oregon Health Plan Kaiser class action settlement in California Update on SB365 – Governor signs SB365! Governor … Continue reading

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