California Implements Medi-Cal Coverage for Autism Treatment

RELATED TOPICS: Children’s Health Coverage Beginning September 2014, children enrolled in Medi-Cal will be eligible to receive the clinical standard-of-care treatment for autism spectrum disorders, including applied behavior analysis or ABA therapy, theKaiser Health News/Los Angeles Daily News reports. Medi-Cal is California’s Medicaid program. Background Under a recent rule, CMS said that ABA therapy and…