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Autism Health Insurance Reform: SB365 hearing Wednesday 6/12/2013 – ask your legislators for their support!

Contents: SB365 Hearing – Wednesday, 6/12/2013 ACTION:  Ask your legislators to support SB365A! SB365 Hearing – Wednesday, 6/12/2013 The Autism Health Insurance Reform bill, SB365, has been scheduled for a hearing tomorrow, Wednesday 6/12/2013, in the Joint Committee On Ways … Continue reading

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Autism Health Insurance Reform: Update on SB365; ask your Senator to support HB3160

Contents: Update on SB365 – Changes to Medicaid Coverage; Hearing Expected Next Week ACTION:  Ask your State Senator to support HB3160 – Unlawful Trade Practices Act Reform Update on SB365 – Changes to Medicaid Coverage; Hearing Expected Next Week Progress … Continue reading

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Autism Health Insurance Reform: SB365 approved UNANIMOUSLY by Senate Health Care; On to Ways and Means

Contents: Update – SB365 Approved by Senate Health Care committee ACTION:  Please come to the Joint Ways and Means committee hearings around Oregon from 4/12 to 4/25 to support SB365 and HB2897! Update – SB365 Approved Unanimously by Senate Health … Continue reading

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Autism Health Insurance Reform: Action Alert – Hearing on SB365 Next Thursday 4/4/2013

Action Item Summary: Please come to the Senate Health Care committee hearing on Thursday, April 4th at 3:00 PM to show your support for SB365, the Autism Health Insurance Reform bill Please e-mail the Senate Health Care committee today – … Continue reading

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Autism Health Insurance Reform: SB555 approved in Senate Health Care committee – on to Ways and Means 4/21/11

Five out of five. That was the vote yesterday on SB555, Autism Health Insurance Reform in the Senate Health Care committee – every member agreed to send the bill to back to the full Senate with a “do pass” recommendation, and referral to the Ways and Means committee. Continue reading

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Autism Health Insurance Reform: Update from Senate Hearing on SB555 2/28/11

The February 28, 2011 Oregon Senate Hearing on SB555 (Autism Health Insurance Reform) primarily featured invited testimony from the Insurance Industry. Three insurance industry representatives came to testify in person: Dr. Steve Marks of PacificSource; John Powell, apparently of Regence; and the medical director from Providence. Kaiser also submitted written testimony, and had met with Chair Monnes Anderson in advance. Continue reading

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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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