Idaho autism insurance reform in spotlight from advocate group

Idaho autism insurance

This is one of only four states in the country without a mandate requiring coverage for those on the spectrum. A new Idaho insurance reform effort is underway as a result of an advocate group that wants to bring the state up to the national standard. There are only four states left in the country that do not require private insurance companies to provide autism treatment coverage. The new movement is designed to encourage reform in autism health insurance coverage. Over the weekend, advocates for Idaho autism insurance met in…

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New UnitedHealthcare settlement by Commissioner Dave Jones makes California insurance news

Dave Jones California insurance commissioner insurance industry rates

The California Department of Insurance has just issued an insurance news release… A new report explains the details of a settlement that was made between UnitedHealthcare Insurance company and Commissioner Dave Jones which requires that, beginning immediately, behavioral therapy will be covered as a medical benefit for the treatment of autism. This new deal is only the most recent among industry wide changes that have been made to comply with the initiative that was created by Insurance Commissioner Jones. Three settlements have already been reached with other insurers earlier this…

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