HB 4476 : insurance; health care corporations; coverage for certain treatments related to autism; provide for. Amends 1980 PA 350 (MCL 550.1101 - 550.1704) by adding sec. 416e.that proposed to cover ABA and other evidenced treatments, the bills have subsequently stalled in the Senate's Economic Development and Regulatory Reform Committee. Autism Votes states that these meetings represent the Michigan Senate's effort to determine what would best meet the needs of Michigan's families and children impacted by autism spectrum disorder.
HB 4183: Insurance; health; coverage for certain treatments related to autism; provide for. Amends 1956 PA 218 (MCL 500.100 - 500.8302) by adding sec. 3406s.
Monday, May 24, 2010, 2:30-4:30 pm. EDTAmong those stated to be speaking will be
Autism Collaborative Center
Eastern Michigan University
1055 Cornell Road, Fletcher School Building, Ypsilanti, Michigan
- Lorri Unumb, Senior Policy Advisor for Autism Speaks
- Catherine Lord, Ph.D., Director of the University of Michigan Autism & Communication Disorders Centers;
- Pamela Lemerand, Ph.D, Project Director for EMU's Autism Collaborative Center;
- Eileen Weiser, former State Board of Education member and Civic Leader,
- Brooke Ingersoll, Ph. D, Michigan State University Autism Laboratory.
The second in the series of task force meetings has been set for Friday, June 4, from 12:00 - 2:00 pm EDT at the Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI.
For further reading
Autism Votes Michigan
Autism Insurance Michigan Blog
Draft Position Statement on Autism Insurance
Behavior Analysis Association of Michigan(BAAM)
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