Brian Shiozawa

Health Care
9:34 am
Fri February 8, 2013

Autism Insurance Mandate to be Considered by State Senate

Senator Brian Shiozawa talks to autism advocates before a meeting of the Senate Business and Labor Committee. (February 7, 2013)
Andrea Smardon

A bill that would mandate insurance coverage of autism testing and treatment in Utah will advance to the floor of the state Senate.  The Senate Business and Labor Committee approved the bill 5-2 Thursday, despite lawmakers concerns that the bill would not only cost taxpayer money, but would also drive up health insurance premiums. 

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