Aug 16, 2021

‘A new low’: TRICARE cuts services for children with autism, concerning military families

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In March, the Defense Health Agency, which oversees TRICARE, announced that by May, advanced behavioral analysis services outside of clinical settings will no longer be covered by the military insurance.

Registered behavior technicians help implement treatment and behavior plans that teach behaviors and skills universally used.

From April: Autism services for military families could be cut under DoD plan

Prior to the TRICARE changes, technicians could accompany children with autism to school and help facilitate the child’s learning.

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