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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: 1,919
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


Oct 24, 2014 tina palmer
Oct 24, 2014 Pilar Danisi
Oct 24, 2014 vickie kage
Oct 24, 2014 Haley Holder
Oct 23, 2014 Chelsea Einspahr mental health is most important
Oct 23, 2014 Latonia Green We all need a helping hand.
Oct 23, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Oct 23, 2014 Cheri Kilgour
Oct 23, 2014 Lisa Miguel
Oct 23, 2014 davena sigler
Oct 23, 2014 Debbie Dougherty
Oct 19, 2014 Heather Young
Oct 18, 2014 Richard Bosboom
Oct 18, 2014 april cortinas my son has autism and we had to pay out of pocket because the phychologist who diagnosed him wouldn't take his insurance from the VA
Oct 16, 2014 Stephanie fredericks Let all states and insurance companies be equal in coverage and reimbursement of any and all therapies involving autism and all effects and symptoms of autism.
Oct 9, 2014 Cindy Acosta
Oct 7, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Oct 6, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Oct 2, 2014 Sarah Batton
Oct 2, 2014 becky miller it would be completely unjust to take away a benefit that is so greatly needed.
Sep 27, 2014 Marla Armstrong
Sep 26, 2014 jan lanham
Sep 26, 2014 laura manns
Sep 26, 2014 Michelle Greer
Sep 26, 2014 Brittany Paolucci
Sep 26, 2014 Oliver deVega
Sep 25, 2014 Varlencia Williams
Sep 25, 2014 Emily Harris
Sep 25, 2014 Ana Bryant
Sep 25, 2014 Sheryl Davis Insurance Discromination
Sep 24, 2014 Noel Luna
Sep 24, 2014 Gloria Baptiste my son lost his medical insurance in March and it is hard finding any more insurance for him. He hasn't been on his medication since that time and I am very worried.
Sep 23, 2014 ANGELA HENRY
Sep 21, 2014 Beth Wright
Sep 21, 2014 Adrian Lopez
Sep 16, 2014 Holly Rutledge
Sep 16, 2014 Haley Haas
Sep 15, 2014 Elissa Nelson
Sep 14, 2014 Adriana Taylor
Sep 12, 2014 jessica hoover
Sep 12, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 11, 2014 kaitlin kennedy
Sep 2, 2014 (Name not displayed) Protect our special needs children, do the right thing!!
Sep 2, 2014 Susan Wach Please help these families dealing with autism. It is such a difficult road they travel and they need your help!
Sep 2, 2014 Holly Utz
Sep 2, 2014 BrendaKay Wylie
Sep 2, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 2, 2014 (Name not displayed) ALL OUR CHILDREN ARE EQUAL.
Sep 1, 2014 Lindsey moore
Sep 1, 2014 Carris Crowe

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