Autism insurance in california
Background: On July 1st, 2012, the Autism Insurance Law (SB946 Steinberg) signed by California Governor Jerry Brown went into effect requiring health plans governed by California, to include coverage for autism as a medical benefit.
This law affects California regulated plans (also known as fully funded or fully insured plans) fall under the guidance of the new Autism Health Insurance Law. As of August 27, 2012, the Department of Managed Health issues a draft emergency regulation saying that Healthy Families and CalPERS funded plans are covered under this new law.
ASC FAQ Handout on the California Autism Insurance Law.
Please learn the latest about autism health insurance in California at the Autism Health Insurance Project: http://www.autismhealthinsurance.org/
Autism Society of California Insurance Surveys and Reports
Impact of California’s Autism Insurance Legislation – 2014 Survey
Executive Summary Impact of California’s Autism Insurance Mandate Coverage Legislation- Revised March 2014
2013 ASC California Autism Insurance Law Survey Highlights
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