Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has issued an emergency regulation requiring health insurance companies to cover the therapy as “medically necessary treatment” for children with autism.
Posts related to coverage for autism services covered benefit within health insurance in California.
Most individual and family PPO plans don’t consider applied behavioral treatment (ABT) for autism to be similar to an office visit at a doctor’s office.
The PCIP would not let me navigate the bureaucracy on his behalf to resolve the billing issue. They insisted they could only talk to the policy holder.
I guess you could say that the lunatics and liberals have created health insurance options for normal people in California and the United States.
With the introduction of the new Blue Shield plans, we are getting closer to consumers being able to compare apples with apples.
SB946: This bill requires that all health plans and policies provide coverage for behavioral health treatment for pervasive developmental disorder, applied behavioral analysis (ABA) or autism.