National surveys show consumers’ mood is brightening, and it’s not just holiday cheer. The more positive outlook has a lot to do with the steep drop in gasoline prices since last summer. 2015 holds the promise of more price relief not only at the gas pump but also at grocery stores.
State Moves To Require Coverage For Autism Treatment
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Ohio lawmakers have long debated but never passed a bill to require insurance companies to cover autism treatment for children. Now Governor John Kasich has filed paperwork with the federal government that basically means Ohio insurers will have to cover autism.
Kasich says the mandate will ease the heavy financial burden on families with an autistic child.
But lobbiest Roger Geiger says the mandate will be a burden for Ohio companies, especially small businesses.
The coverage mandate begins next year.
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