BOARD CERT. BEHAVIOR ANALYST/AUTISM COVERAGE.

View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
House Bill 307 (Public) Filed Thursday, March 9, 2017
AN ACT TO ALLOW ADAPTIVE BEHAVIOR TREATMENT COVERED BY A HEALTH BENEFIT PLAN TO BE PROVIDED OR SUPERVISED BY A BOARD CERTIFIED BEHAVIOR ANALYST.
Intro. by McGrady, Shepard, Jackson, Murphy.

Status: Re-ref to Appropriations/Base Budget. If fav, re-ref to Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate Action) (Oct 4 2017)
H 307

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 9 2017 - More information

    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. 


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