ABA Therapy

A View into Insurance and ABA Therapy

The parents of a 12-year-old boy with severe autism recently filed a class action lawsuit against insurance company Anthem for refusing to cover the level of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy prescribed by a doctor for their son.  In…

Statement from The Arc on Anthem Class Action Lawsuit

The Arc of Indiana, along with other autism advocacy organizations and autism treatment providers, has made various efforts to work directly with representatives from Anthem to address serious concerns that parents, physicians and ABA providers have about the way the company handles medical necessity determinations for autism treatment, specifically for Applied Behavior Analysis therapy (commonly…

ABA Therapy Coverage, Medicaid and the “1634 Transition”

To: Parents of Children with Autism Receiving Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy Services From: Your Indiana Family Advocacy Organizations – About Special Kids (ASK), The Autism Society of Indiana (ASI), The Arc of Indiana, Covering Kids and Families (CKF), Family Voices, The Indiana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (INAAP), and The Indiana Resource Center…