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- Published: 03 July 2017 03 July 2017
- Last Updated: 05 July 2017 05 July 2017
Requires each group health insurance policy to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders. Treatments include: behavioral therapy; prescription drugs; direct psychiatric or consultative services provided by a licensed psychiatrist; direct psychological or consultative services provided by a licensed psychologist; physical therapy provided by a licensed physical therapist; speech and language pathology services provided by a licensed speech and language pathologist; and occupational therapy provided by a licensed occupational therapist, provided such treatments are (1) medically necessary, and (2) identified and ordered by a licensed physician, licensed psychologist or licensed clinical social worker for an insured who is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.
|Source: Conn. Gen. Stat. §38a-514b (as amended by S.B. 301 (2009)|