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Parents of Autistic Children Fight Back - Warn HMO Regulator Against Changing Rules to Favor Insurers That Deny Access to Medical Treatment
Date:2/24/2009

Kaiser, Blue Cross and Other Health Insurers Are Illegally Denying Treatment to Autistic Children

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Consumer Watchdog:

Who: Guillermo Arce, father of Andrew Arce

John Nagle, father of Frank Nagle

Harvey Rosenfield, founder of Consumer Watchdog and author of landmark insurance reform initiative, Proposition 103

Scott Glovsky, attorney representing the Arces and Nagles

When: Wednesday, February 25, 2009 @ 10:30 am (PST)

Where: Offices of Consumer Watchdog

1750 Ocean Park Blvd. Suite 200

Santa Monica, CA

What: Parents of autistic children and their families will join Consumer Watchdog to warn regulators against siding with health insurance companies' attempts to refuse payment for autism treatment.

Consumer Watchdog will release a letter to the California Department of Managed Health Care warning that any action to limit coverage will be met with a court challenge. Regulators must abide by the clear provisions of California law, which require insurers to cover all medically necessary treatments.

A recent report from the U.S. Surgeon General concluded that "thirty years of research demonstrated the efficacy" of certain treatments for autistic children. Until now, California regulators have ordered insurers to provide the proven treatments.

The Arces and the Nagles have both successfully challenged their insurers' refusal to provide treatment for their autistic children. The state regulators' contemplated action to dilute the insurance requirement is apparently in response to pressure from health plans that want to avoid the expense of autism treatment.

Consumer Watchdog, formerly the Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights, is a
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