11 February, 2009
By Cory Williams
An open letter to Rep. Daniel Sullivan.
Photo by Brian Alexander”The autism mandate – we are finished for two years,” Sullivan said. (Quoted in the Tulsa World).
Currently, states mandate coverage for the treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Nick’s Law (named after an Edmond child that suffers from Autism) would mandate that all insurance companies in Oklahoma cover treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorders. Last session this bill passed the Senate with bi-partisan support but when it reached the house, families were locked out of a committee hearing for this legislation and it was killed by the Republican majority.
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