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- Published: 03 July 2017 03 July 2017
- Last Updated: 05 July 2017 05 July 2017
Effective January 1, 2011, requires insurance coverage for autism. Treatment includes the following care prescribed, provided or ordered for an individual diagnosed with 1 of the autism spectrum disorders by a licensed physician or a licensed psychologist who determines the care to be medically necessary: habilitative or rehabilitative care; pharmacy care; psychiatric care; psychological care; and therapeutic care, including speech therapy services. Certain insurers may be exempt from requirements for 3 years.
|Source: Mass. Gen. Laws. ch. 32A §25; ch. 175 §47AA; ch. 176A §8DD ch. 176B §4DD; ch. 176G §4V|