HB 23: Autism
GENERAL BILL by Cruz
Autism; Requires physician to refer minor to appropriate specialist for screening for autism spectrum disorder under certain circumstances; requires certain insurers & HMOs to provide direct patient access to specialist for screening for, or evaluation or diagnosis of, autism spectrum disorder.
Last Action: 4/28/2015 House - Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Health Innovation Subcommittee; Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 8
• Introduced -HJ 8
• Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
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