Tag Archives: autism

Deal signs autism insurance coverage bill

Gov. Nathan Deal signs legislation mandating insurance coverage of autism treatments for young children . . .

Tags: autism , Charlie Bethel , Nathan Deal , Tommie Williams

The big story in healthcare legislation turned out to be not so big

Georgia’s certificate of need law seemed like a major healthcare issue coming into the session, but bills involving this issue didn’t go very far . . .

Tags: autism , certificate of need , healthcare issues , medical marijuana , pharmacists

Senate passes autism bill, sends measure to House

Historic legislation requiring health insurers to cover autism treatments for children up to the age of six clears the state Senate . . .

Tags: autism , Charlie Bethel , insurance coverage

House, Senate agree on autism bill

The House and Senate have worked out an agreement for proceeding with legislation that would provide insurance coverage for autism treatments . . .

Tags: autism , Charlie Bethel , insurance coverage , Richard Smith

Political Notes: House committee to vote on ‘Little Budget’ Wednesday

The House Appropriations Committee will vote out the amended state budget on Wednesday, with a floor vote possible by Thursday . . .

Tags: autism , Bryan Long , David Ralston , Josh McKoon , Nathan Deal , religious freedom , Sam Teasley , state budget , Terry England

Senate passes bill mandating autism coverage

Health insurers would be required to cover autism under a bill adopted unanimously by the Georgia Senate . . .

Tags: autism , Casey Cagle , insurance coverage , Renee Unterman , Tim Golden