Working to transform the child welfare system.

House: Funding is provided to implement the developmental and autism screening guidelines recommended by the national Bright Futures initiative. In additional to the current developmental screening covered at 18 months of age, the Health Care Authority will provide coverage for developmental screenings at 9 and 24 months of age. The Health Care Authority will also provide autism screenings at 18 and 24 months of age.
Senate: Funding is provided under Substitute Senate Bill 5317 (autism and developmental delays) to implement additional developmental and autism screenings under the Bright Futures guidelines.