Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.'s posts related to Health

SENATOR FUSCHILLO CALLS ON GOVERNOR PATERSON TO SIGN AUTISM INSURANCE REFORM BILL

Above is a letter Senator Fuschillo sent to Governor David Paterson urging him to sign autism insurance reform legislation which is currently before him for consideration. The legislation (S7000B), which Senator Fuschillo sponsored, would ensure that individuals with autism have access to important treatment and care.

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO ATTENDS AUTISM WALK AT JONES BEACH

Urges Walkers to Call on Governor Paterson to Sign Autism Insurance Reform Legislation

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO, COUNTY EXECUTIVE MANGANO, AND CCMAC TEAM UP TO OFFER FREE SKIN CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM

New York State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) is partnering with Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and the Colette Coyne Melanoma Awareness Campaign (CCMAC) to help protect residents from skin cancer after a summer in the sun. 

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO, COUNTY EXECUTIVE MANGANO, AND CCMAC TEAM UP TO PROVIDE FREE SKIN CANCER SCREENING PROGRAM

            Photo caption: Senator Fuschillo (right), County Executive Mangano (second right), Assemblyman Dave McDonough (second left), and CCMAC Co-founder Colette Coyne (left) watch a demonstration of a derma scan machine, which shows the user damage to the skin on their face caused by the sun which is not visible to the naked eye.

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FUSCHILLO BILL ASSISTING PEOPLE WITH LYMPHEDEMA SIGNED INTO LAW


Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) announced that Governor David Paterson has approved legislation he sponsors that will make information about lymphatic diseases more readily available to New Yorkers suffering from these diseases.  

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO OFFERS PROTECTIVE TIPS TO COMBAT WEST NILE VIRUS

Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. (R-Merrick) today offered information to residents about how to protect themselves from West Nile virus. West Nile virus, a mosquito-borne infection that can cause serious illness or death in some cases, has been detected in several mosquito pools in Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

“Although the chances of becoming ill from West Nile virus are small, residents should still take steps to safeguard themselves,” said Senator Fuschillo. “Taking a few simple steps will help reduce the risk of West Nile virus and help protect your family.”

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO’S AUTISM INSURANCE REFORM LEGISLATION APPROVED BY STATE ASSEMBLY

Individuals With Autism Would No Longer Be Forced to Spend Tens of Thousands of Dollars Out of Pocket on Diagnosis and Treatment Under Proposed Law

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SENATOR FUSCHILLO APPLAUDS SENATE PASSAGE OF LANDMARK AUTISM HEALTH INSURANCE BILL

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. today announced that the New York State Senate has approved landmark legislation that he sponsors to provide insurance coverage for autism screening, diagnosis and treatment in New York State. Currently, individuals with autism are routinely denied insurance benefits for treatment of their disorder. Senator Fuschillo (R-Merrick) said, “Many families who have a child with autism are literally facing financial ruin just to get care for their child, because their health insurance company does not cover the treatment costs.

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