Pennsylvania Governor’s Administration Requires Autism Coverage

This month, Pennsylvania Gov. Shapiro announced a new requirement that all commercial insurers in Pennsylvania provide coverage for autism benefits starting on Jan. 1, 2024, in compliance with mental health parity laws. This follows a notice issued by the Pennsylvania Insurance Department in the PA Bulletin last week. While most commercial carriers operating in Pennsylvania already treat autism as a mental health condition, this action seeks to make that standard universal.

Read the full article here: Shapiro Administration Directs Insurers to Meet Obligations for Autism Coverage Under Mental Health Parity Laws, Removing Barriers to Care and Expanding Access to Services for Pennsylvanians