Tag Archives: autism coverage

Dental hygienists’ bill could make clean sweep this year

Legislation to make rudimentary dental services more widely accessible is moving through both the House and Senate; a Senate bill is introduced to expand insurance coverage of autism . . .

Tags: autism coverage , dental hygienists , Lee Hawkins , Renee Unterman

Senate passes autism bill, dares House to do the same

The Senate votes unanimously for legislation requiring health insurers to cover the costs of autism treatments for young children . . .

Tags: autism coverage , Casey Cagle , Charlie Bethel , David Ralston , Fran Millar , Georgia Senate

Senate will try again on autism coverage bill

An autism coverage bill passed by the Georgia Senate — but not the House — last year resurfaces in the Senate for this year’s legislative session . . .

Tags: autism coverage , Casey Cagle , Charlie Bethel , David Ralston

Cagle to DA’s: Don’t prosecute parents over medical marijuana

After the Legislature was unable to agree on a medical marijuana bill, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle asked prosecuting attorneys not to go after parents who try to get the substance to treat their kids . . .

Tags: autism coverage , Casey Cagle , John Albers , medical marijuana , Renee Unterman

Marijuana bill moves erratically through the Senate

Medical marijuana legislation is still moving through the state Senate, in fits and starts . . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , autism coverage , medical marijuana , Renee Unterman , Tim Golden