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2016 Regular Session



Early Identification of Autism Act

Sponsored by:

Senator King


In the Senate - Hearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene to require health care practitioners, when providing a well-child examination at the ages of 18 months and 24 months, to administer a specified screening tool for autism; requiring the Secretary to require a child to be referred for specified services if the child has a positive result on the screening tool; requiring health insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for the administration of the screening tool; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator King
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0715
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
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Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Insurance - Health
Health Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Audiologists and Speech Pathologists
Health -see also- Mental Health
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Health Planning and Cost Review
Mental Health
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(13-2801, 13-2802)
Article - Insurance

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October 24, 2017 5:10 P.M.