Under current law, GS 58-3-192 prohibits an insurer from terminating coverage or refusing to issue, amend, or renew coverage to an individual solely because the individual is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder or has received treatment for autism spectrum disorder. This act amends the definition of adaptive behavior treatment to include treatment provided or supervised by a board certified behavior analyst. Makes conforming changes.
Effective July 1, 2017, and applies to insurance contracts issued, renewed, or amended on or after that date.
Bill H 307 (2017-2018)Summary date: Mar 9 2017 - View summary