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Governor's Budget Includes Funds for People Living with Autism

Legislation and Healthcare Autism Treatment News News By State North Carolina Autism News

April 14, 2016- "Governor's Budget Includes Funds for People Living with Autism"- Recently, Governor Pat McCrory announced an expansion of funds for Medicaid Innovations Waivers that will create an additional 250 slots for people with developmental disabilities in North Carolina. There are as many as 12,000 people on the Innovations Waiver waiting list, with some waiting as long as 10 years. In addition, the governor announced that the state will submit a plan to the federal government by fall to include evidence-based therapies for people on the autism spectrum.