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Requires health insurance plans to provide coverage to an eligible individual for:

  1. Well-baby and well-child screening for diagnosing the presence of autism spectrum disorder.
  2. Treatment of autism spectrum disorder through speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and applied behavior analysis.

Coverage for the services shall be limited to $36,000 annually and may not exceed $200,000 in total lifetime benefits for an individual under 18 years of age or an individual 18 years of age or older who is in high school who has been diagnosed as having a developmental disability at 8 years of age or younger.

Source: Fla. Stat. Ann. §627.6686