The Autism ERA Act

November 07, 2019

The purpose of the proposed Autism Effectiveness, Responsiveness, and Accountability (ERA) Act of 2019 is to improve the health status and quality of life for people living with autism and their caregivers, while reducing the associated costs for individuals with autism, their caregivers, and the U.S. Government.

The Autism ERA Act provides for:

The bill is patterned after similar, successful efforts, such as:

This bill will increase accountability, actively involve the autism community in the development and evaluation of the NASDS, and focus on measurable outcomes that will improve the lives of people with autism and those who care for them. It will also serve as a mechanism for reducing the costs to the U.S. taxpayers by ultimately reducing Social Security and Medicaid expenditures when those affected by autism are more healthy, independent, and productive.

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