Medicaid of Indiana does cover Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). ABA therapy is a widely recognized and effective treatment for ASD, and it involves using positive reinforcement to teach new skills and behaviors while reducing challenging behaviors.
To qualify for ABA therapy coverage under Medicaid of Indiana, the child must have a diagnosis of ASD and a recommendation from a licensed healthcare provider. The therapy must also be provided by a licensed and certified ABA provider.
It's important to note that Medicaid of Indiana has some limitations on ABA therapy coverage. For example, there may be limits on the number of therapy sessions per year or the age of the child. It's important to check with your Medicaid provider to understand the specifics of your coverage.
Overall, if your child has ASD and you're covered by Medicaid of Indiana, ABA therapy may be a covered benefit. It's an effective treatment that can help your child learn new skills and behaviors, and reduce challenging behaviors.