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If you previously signed this petition on The Child Health Site, your signature has been sent to Governor Jan Brewer. If you know someone who is interested in this cause, please direct them to sign the petition! Thank you!
Goal: 20,000 Progress: 1,658
Sponsored by: The Autism Site

Families living and dealing with autism are facing yet another threat against their insurance coverage. A bill was recently passed in Arizona that would now require families to pay for autism treatments and care largely out of pocket. SB 1593 would nullify previous legislation that allowed families to be reimbursed for autism therapies.

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has the power to stand up for families living with autism by vetoing this legislation. If she doesn't, many families will be left with few options as to how to cover their autism therapy costs.

Ask Governor Brewer to do the right thing and fight for families living with autism.

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Dear Governor Brewer:

I am writing to request that you oppose a discriminatory piece of legislation that was recently passed in Arizona. SB 1593, if enacted into law, would make it so that many families who are now receiving insurance coverage for autism therapies will now have to pay largely out of pocket for the same treatments.

This is completely unfair. Those with autism are continuously discriminated against by the insurance industry, which often claims insuring autism treatment is simply "too expensive." But putting the burden of these costs on families is no way to handle the problem.

Please use your legislative power to oppose SB 1593 and fight for families who are struggling with autism today.

Sincerely,

Petition Signatures


Apr 23, 2014 Rachel Nordine
Apr 20, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Apr 20, 2014 silvia hall
Apr 20, 2014 Manuela Gattasse
Apr 20, 2014 Matt Livingston
Apr 20, 2014 Rorie VanVliet
Apr 20, 2014 Diana Carlos
Apr 20, 2014 Crystal Floyd
Apr 20, 2014 Heather McBryde
Apr 20, 2014 Patricia Correa
Apr 20, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Apr 20, 2014 Shirley Livingston
Apr 20, 2014 Brenda Cutlip
Apr 20, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Apr 20, 2014 Cassandra Simonton
Apr 19, 2014 Paul Hammer
Apr 19, 2014 Robert Walsh My son has been diagnosed w/Autism for just over a year now. We have the greatest caregiver team in the world. From G'Ma & G'Pa & Therapists to Mom & Dad @ Home, to our son. We've all worked hard and he's showing Huge improvements. Help is a NECESSITY.
Apr 19, 2014 Jennifer Untalan
Apr 19, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Apr 19, 2014 Kimberly Goshorn
Apr 19, 2014 Jolie Tripoli
Apr 19, 2014 Diana wright
Apr 19, 2014 Heather Diamond
Apr 19, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Apr 19, 2014 tharsini paramasivan
Apr 19, 2014 Sanjuanita H. Vicencio
Apr 19, 2014 Elizabeth Escarcega
Apr 19, 2014 Jennifer St. Clair
Apr 19, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Apr 19, 2014 Sheryl Marmie
Apr 19, 2014 (Name not displayed) Please don't let this pass!
Apr 19, 2014 (Name not displayed) Do the right thing! Support adults and children with autism!
Apr 19, 2014 james keho
Apr 19, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Apr 19, 2014 Mitchell Rosenbloom
Apr 19, 2014 Flora Carl
Apr 19, 2014 Julie Gadbois
Apr 19, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Apr 19, 2014 Shannon Dobyns People with autism are people to and deserve every right that anyone else does. Stop the discriminations.
Apr 19, 2014 David Coffey
Apr 19, 2014 Megan Gutierrez
Apr 19, 2014 Mike Hinkle
Apr 19, 2014 Cheryl Brown This is discrimination. Do the right thing.
Apr 19, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Apr 19, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Apr 19, 2014 Valerie Magrino
Apr 19, 2014 Jacquelynn Allen
Apr 19, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Apr 19, 2014 Ilene Graebner
Apr 19, 2014 Jacqueline Hernandez

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