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Requires specified health insurance policy, health care plan or certificate of health insurance shall provide coverage to an eligible individual who is nineteen years of age or younger, or an eligible individual who is twenty-two years of age or younger and is enrolled in high school, for:

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

Coverage shall be limited to $36,000 annually and shall not exceed $200,000 in total lifetime benefits.

Source: N.M. Stat. Ann §59A-22-49; §59A-23-7.9; §59A-46-50; §59A-47-45