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Connecting Families – Demystifying Insurance Coverage for Autism and Behavioral Health
February 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmFree
Conectando famílias Conectando famílias 连接家庭 Konekte Fanmi yo Kết nối gia đình
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Amy Weinstock, Director of the Insurance Resource Center for Autism and Behavioral Health at UMASS Medical School’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center will provide an overview of insurance coverage for people with Autism and developmental disabilities and discuss how to access treatment under both private and public insurance
Amy Weinstock, Director of the Insurance Resource Center for Autism and Behavioral Health
Amy Weinstock is the Director of the Insurance Resource Center for Autism and Behavioral Health at the UMass Chan Medical School’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, and an instructor in the medical school’s Department of Psychiatry. She has an extensive background on insurance issues related to autism and has played a key role in passing several significant pieces of autism insurance legislation in Massachusetts, including the groundbreaking 2010 law requiring health insurance to cover medically necessary treatment for autism. Amy also serves as a trustee of the Riverview School, Living Independently Forever (LIFE), and as a Commissioner on the State’s Autism Commission. Read more →