- Written by Paul Smith Paul Smith
- Published: 03 July 2017 03 July 2017
Requires all group health benefit plans that are delivered, issued for delivery, continued, or renewed on or after January 1, 2011, to provide coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders to the extent that such diagnosis and treatment is not already covered by the health benefit plan. Treatment for autism spectrum disorders, care prescribed or ordered for an individual diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder by a licensed physician or licensed psychologist, include: psychiatric care; psychological care; habilitative or rehabilitative care, including applied behavior analysis therapy; therapeutic care (including services provided by licensed speech therapists, occupational therapists, or physical therapists); and pharmacy care.
|Source: Mo. Rev. Stat. §376.1224|