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Bill C-218

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1st Session, 41st Parliament,
60 Elizabeth II, 2011
house of commons of canada
BILL C-218
An Act to amend the Canada Health Act (Autism Spectrum Disorders)
R.S., c. C-6
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
1. Section 2 of the Canada Health Act is renumbered as subsection 2(1) and is amended by adding the following:
Autism Spectrum Disorders
(2) For the purposes of this Act, services that are medically necessary or required under this Act include Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) and Intensive Behavioural Intervention (IBI) for persons suffering from Autism Spectrum Disorders.
2. Paragraph 22(1)(a) of the Act is replaced by the following:
(a) defining the services referred to in paragraphs (a) to (d) of the definition “extended health care services” in subsection 2(1);
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