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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: Action Alert – Autism Awareness Day 3/22 – rally schedule update

Come out and support Autism Health Insurance Reform!  AUTISM AWARENESS DAY, FRIDAY, MARCH 22nd, at the CAPITOL BUILDING, 900 NE COURT STREET, SALEM We need your support NOW if we are going to make autism health insurance reform happen THIS … Continue reading

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Autism Health Insurance Reform: Action Alert – ask your legislators to support Autism Health Insurance Reform in 2013

Action Alert: Please ask your legislators to support Autism Health Insurance Reform in 2013 Come testify at a public hearing on Insurance on Wednesday 12/12/2012 Please ask your legislators to support Autism Health Insurance Reform in 2013 In February, the … Continue reading

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Autism Health Insurance Reform: Kaiser Permanente now officially covers Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy

Summary: Kaiser Permanente is now officially covering Applied Behavior Analysis Extended Coverage of Rehabilitative Therapy ABA Coverage by Oregon’s Other Insurers What You Can Do to Help Kaiser Permanente is now officially covering Applied Behavior Analysis I am very pleased … Continue reading

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Autism Health Insurance Reform: Update on draft 2013 Autism Legislation; community meeting 10/26/12

Summary: Review of Existing Oregon Laws Mandating Autism Coverage Draft Autism Health Insurance Legislation for 2013 Public Meeting – Friday, October 26th, 7:00 PM It’s been a long time since I’ve written; we’ve done a lot over the last few … Continue reading

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Autism Health Insurance Reform: OPB Think Out Loud Tomorrow + Updates on City of Portland, Enforcement, and Legislation

Summary: OPB’s Think Out Loud will talk about Insurance Coverage for Autism tomorrow 6/21/12 More press coverage in the Oregonian and the Lund Report Continued Success with Appeals to Obtain Coverage for ABA Progress on Autism Health Insurance Reform Legislation … Continue reading

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Autism Health Insurance Reform: Vote Scheduled in Senate Health Care Committee 4/18

SB555, the Senate version of the Autism Health Insurance Reform bill, has been scheduled for a vote in the Senate Health Care, Human Services and Rural Health committee on Monday, April 18th, at 3:00 PM. This meeting will be a “work session” (vote) only – there will be no public testimony. We believe that the bill will pass, and that it will move on to the Joint Ways and Means committee. Continue reading

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Autism Health Insurance Reform: Down to the Wire 3/22/11

We can do this – we CAN get Autism Health Insurance Reform in Oregon. It isn’t at all clear that we’ll get our bills passed this year, however. The problem is time: we’re rapidly running out of it. We have two key deadlines coming up. Continue reading

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Insurance Industry Feedback from Meeting on 3/15/11, and Next Steps

On Tuesday, March 15, 2011, Sen. Edwards led a roundtable discussion about Autism Health Insurance Reform with representatives from the Insurance Industry. All of the major Oregon insurance companies were represented, including Health Net, Kaiser, Lifewise, ODS, PacificSource, Providence, and Regence. Continue reading

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