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Autism: Blue Shield agrees to cover ABA! But there’s a catch…
San Francisco Chronicle

I was encouraged when I read the following press release, last Friday:

(SACRAMENTO)- Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg said he’s pleased with what may be significant progress in the fair insurance coverage of therapy for people with autism, after the Department of Managed Health Care revealed a new insurance settlement agreement with one of the state’s largest HMOs during a hearing of the Senate Select Committee on Autism and Related Disorders.