Health Care Insurance for Autistic Children

American Association on Mental Retardation Publications Center. 
Health Care Financing for Severe Developmental Disabilities.
444 N. Capitol St. NW, Suite 846, Washington, DC 20001-1512,
            (202) 387-1968       or             (800) 424-3688      , 
Fax (202)-387-1968,
ASA Health Insurance Search State agencies that should be able to answer your questions regarding insurance coverage issues.Beckett, Julie. Health Care Financing: A Guide for Families. Iowa City, IA: National Maternal and Child Health Resource Center. 
This overview of the health care financing system includes advocacy 
strategies for families, and information about public health insurance in the 
U.S. University of Iowa, 
Iowa City, IA 52242,             (319) 335-9073      . 

Neville, Kathy. Strategic Insurance Negotiation: An Introduction to Basic 
Skills for Families and Community Mental Health Workers.
Boston, MA: Federation for Children with Special Needs. 
Single copies of this pamphlet are available at no cost.
CAPP/NPRC Project, 95 Berkeley Street, Suite 104, Boston, MA 02116.

Oreck, Stephen. How to Get the Most Money Out of Your Health Insurance
Redmond, WA: Medic Publishing Co., P.O. Box 89, Redmond, WA 98073, 
            (206) 881-2883       

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP)
1350 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 803
Washington, D.C. 20036
            (202) 775-0436      
Call AMCHP to locate your state’s Children with Special Health Care 
Needs Program (CSHCN).

National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)
444 National Capitol Street, N.W., Suite 309
Washington, D.C. 20001
            (202) 624-7790      
Call NAIC to locate your state insurance commissioner, who can tell you
about health insurance regulations in your state regarding PDDs.

Visit these sites for more information
Early Origins of AutismAsk an Expert on AutismHealth FinderTalk to Autism ExpertNational Institutes of Mental HealthCombined Health Information DatabaseAbstracts on Autism

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