HOUSE INSURANCE COMMITTEE PASSES AUTISM INSURANCE BILL
The House Insurance Committee passed Senate Bill 676 – Autism Insurance – out of committee on Tuesday, June 30 by a unanimous vote. The bill now goes to the House floor.
NCPA has been a leader in the North Carolina Coalition to get an autism insurance bill passed. Click here for the coalition’s statement on S676. Thanks are extended to Senators Apodaca and Krawiec for sponsoring the bill and to Rep. McGrady for presenting the bill in the House Insurance Committee. For a copy of the bill click here: http://ncleg.net/Sessions/2015/Bills/Senate/PDF/S676v2.pdf
NCPA/APA AT THE NATIONAL PTA CONFERENCE
NCPA partners with APA as well as the Maryland and Florida Psychological Associations to have a booth at the 2015 National PTA Conference held in Charlotte June 26-28. Over 1,000 people from around the country attended the event in Charlotte.
Pictured on the slider are, l-r: Luana Bossolo, head of the APAPO Public Education Office, NCPA President-Elect Dr. Glen Martin, and NCPA’s Public Education Co-Chairs Drs. Chuck Burnett and Susan Hill. Thanks to the NCPA members who helped staff the booth:
Drs. Kim Ferguson, Nicole French, John Simpson, Bryan Connell, Cris Saffo, John Magee and Mr. Allen Sendler. APA is developing a partnership with the PTA around behavioral health issues – watch for future information in E-News and other communications.