1st Cog-Rehab Bill Hearing – Nov 5, 1pm – State House

mass state houseThe 1st Cog-Rehab Bill Hearing will be at the Massachusetts State House on Nov 5, 2015 at 1pm.  Please help us get this bill passed!

Did you have a NIGHTMARE experience having or not having your cognitive rehabilitation covered by your commercial health insurance company?  Do you feel worse off today because of lack of or limited coverage for cognitive rehabilitation?  Were there financial implications, emotional, or employment implications?

How can you help:  Please come to the Cognitive Rehabilitation Bill (Cog-Rehab) Hearing and share your experiences at the State House. The hearing for the Cog-Rehab bill is tentatively scheduled to happen on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the State House in Room A2.   Following the hearing, you will have the opportunity to meet with your State Senator and Representatives.

The Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts (BIA-MA) urges all brain injury professionals, survivors, caregivers and family members to come and testify in support of the bill.  This bill will ensure that commercial health insurance plans include of cognitive rehabilitation service for individuals with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).   Contact Kelly Buttiglieri at Kbuttiglieri@biama.org if you are planning to attend.

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