Georgia governor likely to sign autism insurance bill

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Before April is through, it is expected that Nathan Deal will be adding his signature to the legislation. Senate Bill 1, an autism insurance bill, is among the hundreds of bills that are currently sitting on the desk of Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, and is among those that are expected to be signed before the end of the month. In this case, the insurance legislation will be called Ava’s Law, should it be passed, named after Ava Bullard. If it does become a part of the autism insurance law in…

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New UnitedHealthcare settlement by Commissioner Dave Jones makes California insurance news

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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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