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For Californians Who Can Afford It, Autism Coverage Should Improve Under ACA
California Healthline

Some California families dealing with autism are “relatively lucky,” according to advocates. California is one of 24 states, along with Washington, D.C., requiring autism coverage on the list of essential benefits in policies sold through new Affordable Care Act health insurance exchanges.

However, for low-income families the pathway to autism coverage is full of obstacles in California, according to officials at Autism Health Insurance Project, a not-for-profit helping families find coverage and lobbying for policy changes.