5th Annual Legal Training Conference for Parents, Attorneys, Professionals & Advocates

Insurance Law

5th Annual Legal Training Conference for Parents, Attorneys, Professionals & Advocates

We are looking towards our fifth annual conference in Chicago during Autism One which will be held May 22-27, 2013 EBCALA is sponsoring several legal education sessions.

Posted on: February 24, 2013

Help Needed to Collect Data on the New DSM-5 ASD Criteria

Please support this data collection effort by SafeMinds and The Holland Center. EBCALA is very concerned about the proposed DSM 5 redefinition of autism. The ramifications of a new autism definition are far reaching and could be devastating. Everything from epidemiology to services could be affected for individuals with autism. Those dealing with autism need […]

Posted on: September 12, 2012

Transcript of Redefinition of Autism on FOX & Friends

Jodi Bouer discusses the impact of the proposed constriction of the autism diagnosis under DSM-5 on insurance coverage for individuals currently diagnosed with autism.

Posted on: February 01, 2012

Redefinition of Autism on FOX & Friends

Jodi Bouer discusses the impact of the proposed constriction of the autism diagnosis under DSM-5 on insurance coverage for individuals currently diagnosed with autism.

Posted on: January 31, 2012

In Support of Assembly Bill A6888B Expanding Insurance Coverage for ASD And In Opposition to S7000/A10372A

We urge enactment of legislation that will prohibit discrimination in insurance coverage for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (“ASD”). We urge the legislature to stop unfair insurance coverage practices that deprive necessary health care for individuals with ASD. As legal practitioners who work closely with families affected by autism – or have affected children – we have all too often observed that insurers have worked to deny coverage for basic interventions that would make a real difference for individuals with autism. We applaud legislators in New York for taking a close look at the autism insurance coverage issue.

Posted on: June 21, 2010