Times: Insurance to cover autism therapy for kids of public workers

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by Carol M. Ostrom / Seattle Times

KING5.com

Posted on July 18, 2012 at 11:19 AM

Updated Friday, Jan 4 at 10:44 AM

Children with autism whose parents have health insurance through the state's Uniform Medical Plan may be covered for an intensive type of therapy, under a settlement announced Monday.

A class-action lawsuit was filed in King County Superior Court in 2010 against the state's Health Care Authority (HCA) on behalf of several children with autism and autism-spectrum disorders.

There are more than 860 members of the class, according to the lawsuit.

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