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Great work, advocates! HB 490 has been signed by the Governor!

​Coverage applies to a health benefit plan delivered, issued for delivery, or renewed on or after January 1, 2018

​http://www.legis.state.tx.us/tlodocs/85R/billtext/html/HB00490F.htm



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(Sample email)

Dear Governor Abbott,

I am writing to urge you to support HB490. This legislation is critical for Texas families and children who are diagnosed with hearing loss.

A lack of early intervention and amplification in young children can severely impact speech, language, and brain development; academic achievement; and social and emotional development. Furthermore, without early intervention, special education costs for deaf or hard of hearing students can total $420,000 per child with a lifetime cost of approx. $1 million in special education, lost wages and health complications.

Please give Texas children a chance to hear.

Sincerely,