Yes, Blue Cross Blue Shield covers Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy for children under 18. Read on to learn about the provider's autism therapy coverage.
Yes, Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance covers the costs of ABA therapy. Most Blue Cross Blue Shield plans cover the costs of services which treat autism for children under the age of 18. These plans include:
Here are some common autism benefits covered by Blue Cross:
Some treatment for autism could be fully or partially covered by Blue Cross depending on your individual plan.
Some employers are able to personalize the programs they provide, and they could alter which benefits are included in your insurance plan.
The most important thing your family could do before receiving treatment services is to check your insurance coverage.
ABA therapy is costly if paid out-of-pocket, so make sure to confirm with your insurance provider that they can cover costs either partially or fully.
Blue Cross needs to receive a request from members which is sent by the ABA therapy provider. In the pre-authorization procedure, the first step will be to confirm if:
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