2013 Regular Session
SB 365 B
Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Senator Bates , Senator Edwards
Regular Sponsors: Representative Conger , Senator Devlin , Representative Mclane , Representative Parrish , Senator Hass , Senator Johnson (Presession Filed)
Bill Title: Relating to treatment for autism spectrum disorders; and declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Establishes requirements for coverage of applied behavior analysis for treatment of autism spectrum disorders by health benefit plans, health care service contractors, Public Employees' Benefit Board and Oregon Educators Benefit Board.
Establishes requirements for coverage of applied behavior analysis for treatment of autism spectrum disorders by health benefit plans, health care service contractors, <i>state medical assistance program,</i>] Public Employees' Benefit Board and Oregon Educators Benefit Board. Creates Behavior Analysis Regulatory Board to license providers of applied behavior analysis. Requires individual seeking reimbursement for applied behavior analysis from health benefit plan, health care service contractor, <i>state medical assistance program,</i>] Public Employees' Benefit Board or Oregon Educators Benefit Board to be licensed by Behavior Analysis Regulatory Board. Grandfathers applied behavior analysis practitioners until January 1, 2016. Specifies operative date of January 1, 2015<b>, for coverage offered by Public Employees' Benefit Board and Oregon Educators Benefit Board and January 1, 2016, for coverage otherwise offered</b>. Sunsets requirements for coverage of applied behavior analysis on January 2, 2022. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
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