Autism coverage bill sent to governor

Ponca City Now - April 28, 2016 12:38 pm

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Legislation that requires health insurers to cover the treatment of children with autism has received final legislative approval in the Oklahoma House.

The House on Wednesday voted 65-26 for the bill and sent it to Gov. Mary Fallin to be signed into law.

The legislation requires coverage for the screening, diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder in individuals younger than 9 years old.


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