Autism Insurance Bill Rebuffed in House

Source: Richmond Times DispatchWritten by STAFF REPORTS Written March 5

This is an except from the Richmond Times Dispatch, General Assembly Brief, March 5. Another attempt to mandate health insurance for autistic children was turned aside on the House of Delegates floor yesterday.

Del. Robert G. Marshall, R-Prince William, sought to amend a bill that would allow health maintenance organizations to offer to small businesses health insurance that does not mandate insurance coverage, but Speaker of the House William J. Howell, R-Stafford, ruled the amendment was not germane.

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