Tuesday, August 23, 2011

California lawmakers, insurers battle over coverage for autism

From The Bay Citizen in Calif.:When Elliott Epstein (pictured) was diagnosed with autism three years ago, his parents' biggest challenge wasn't finding treatment. It was finding a way to pay for the hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical bills.“We call Elliott our ‘little house,’” Elliott's father, Kevin Epstein, said with a laugh, explaining that he and his wife paid out of pocket for their