Legislative committee tables Virginia autism-insurance bill

02/25/2010 | Richmond Times-Dispatch (Va.)

Members of a Virginia state House subcommittee voted to table a bill that would have required insurance companies to provide coverage for children's autism treatment. The measure, which had passed in the state Senate, drew opposition from members of the business community who said the proposal was too costly. Supporters of the measure criticized lawmakers for answering to business lobbyists rather than serving the needs of the state's children.

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