Lisa Grost

Health
10:53 am
Mon March 18, 2013

Michigan rolls out plan to address autism needs

Fifty thousand Michiganders face challenges with Autism.
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Last year, Michigan enacted a law that requires insurance companies to cover childhood autism treatments.

Today, the Michigan Department of Community Health will roll out its autism coverage plan.

There are about 50,000 people in Michigan with autism.  It’s a disorder that effects communication and social skills.

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