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Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy (ABA Therapy)

Does your pediatric patient have autism?

Pediatric patients with autism can be referred for Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy (ABA Therapy) as part of their treatment plan. ABA Therapy may help improve your patient’s health and quality of life.

What is ABA Therapy?

ABA Therapy is a treatment that may help children who have autism. It may improve your patient’s behavior and skills. It teaches positive behaviors and helps decrease negative ones. It’s used in schools and medical clinics.

ABA Therapy may help your patient:

  • Improve language and communication skills (For example: repeat sounds or talk to others)
  • Improve attention, focus, and memory (For example: make eye contact or do puzzles)
  • Decrease problem behaviors (For example: cope with outbursts or decrease aggression)

Is ABA Therapy covered by Culinary insurance?

Yes. ABA Therapy is covered for pediatric patients from age 2 up to age 6 when provided by an in-network ABA Therapy provider.

What is my patient’s copay for ABA Therapy?

  • $10 copay per day of treatment (visit).

Is there a maximum benefit?

  • We cover up to 30 hours of ABA Therapy each week.

How can my patient get ABA Therapy?

  1. Have your pediatric patient screened for autism.
  2. If your pediatric patient is diagnosed with autism, simply refer them to an ABA Therapy provider. The therapy must be ordered by an in-network pediatrician, child psychiatrist, or another type of in-network provider operating within the scope of their state license.

Where can I refer patients for ABA Therapy?

You can find an in-network ABA Therapy location in our provider directory.