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Connecting Families – Demystifying Insurance Coverage for Autism and Behavioral Health

February 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Free

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Description

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

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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

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Date:
February 1
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Online Event

Organizer

Federation for Children with Special Needs
Phone
6172367210
Email
info@fcsn.org
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