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Blue Shield of California agrees to cover autism treatment
ABC News

Blue Shield of California will provide coverage of an expensive autism treatment after reaching an agreement with the state. The state insurance commission said a new law about mental health coverage requires the insurer to provide certain behavioral therapies, including applied behavioral analysis therapy. Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones said his department took action against the insurer in July to get Tuesday’s settlement that promises the insurer will comply with the state’s Mental Health Parity law.