Monday, October 30, 2017

Autism Insurance Mandates Boost Access To Care, Study Says

Kids with autism who live in states that require insurers to cover treatment for the developmental disorder are receiving significantly more services, researchers say.
Laws in 46 states and Washington, D.C. require private health insurers to pay for autism treatment. While the particulars of the mandates vary somewhat from state to state, a new study finds that having such laws in place makes a big difference for those on the spectrum.