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Autism Health Insurance Reform: Update – PEBB settlement, 2015 legislative results

Autism Health Insurance Reform: Update – PEBB settlement, 2015 legislative results Dear readers, this is a somewhat overdue summary of ongoing success in Autism Health Insurance Reform in Oregon from 2015. Contents: PS v PEBB settlement – Oregon compensates public … Continue reading

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Autism Health Insurance Reform: Action Alert — support Special Ed bills HB2673 and HB2597

Contents: ACTION: ask the House Education Committee to support HB2673 and HB2597 Proposed Insurance Division Rules on Mental Health Parity Final Insurance Division Rules on Discretionary Clauses ACTION: ask the House Education Committee to support HB2673 and HB2597 Last month, … 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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Autism Health Insurance Reform: SB365 moving forward for a vote on Thursday

Contents: Update on SB365 – Issues resolved, vote in Ways and Means expected Thursday Update on SB414 – Senate floor vote tomorrow, approval in House expected Next Steps Update on SB365 – Issues resolved, vote in Ways and Means expected … Continue reading

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Autism Health Insurance Reform: ACTION Alert – Ask Governor Kitzhaber to support SB365!

Contents: Update on SB365 – Insurers want a subsidy; threaten to sue Oregon if it enforces existing law ACTION #1:  Call Governor Kitzhaber ACTION #2:  Send an E-mail to Governor Kitzhaber ACTION #3:  Send an E-mail the Ways and Means … Continue reading

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Autism Health Insurance Reform: URGENT Action Alert – Call your legislators to support SB365 and HB2897 + Hearing Thursday 4/4/2013

Action Item Summary: Update on SB365; Great News on HB2897 – last year’s autism bill just passed the House Health Care committee – unanimously URGENT:  Call and write your legislators to ask them to support SB365 and HB2897 Please come … Continue reading

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