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Neurodevelopmental and Behavioral therapies’ exclusions in the Self-Funded plans

If your child or children are: insured through a large employer that is self-insured (i.e. coverage through private (for-profit or nonprofit) employer including cities or counties), and they have been denied medically necessary neurodevelopmental therapies (i.e. Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy) … Continue reading

Court Certifies National Class Action for all CIGNA Insureds

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 22, 2012 –/PRNewswire/ — A federal court in Philadelphia yesterday granted class action status to a lawsuit brought by the parents of an autistic child against CIGNA Corporation and related CIGNA entities for their policy of denying insurance coverage for … Continue reading

“Essential Health Benefits” Bulletin – Good news for autism! Will Washington state go green?

Late last week U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) indicated they will be permitting states to maintain coverage for autism behavior therapies, such as Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), as part of their essential health benefits package when provisions of … Continue reading