On July 7, 2014, Medicaid agencies were instructed to cover autism treatment services for children under age 21. The Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) released draft rule language for a new Medicaid state plan, medical therapy service covering treatment interventions such as applied behavior analysis in Draft Rule: 5160-34-01 Intensive Behavioral Services for Children with Autism (CIBS).
On May 15, 2017, The Coalition submitted public testimony on this rule. Public Testimony 5160-24-01 Ohio Autism Insurance Coalition
On April 12, 2017, The Coalition submitted public comments on draft rule 5160-34-01 to the ODM. Public Comment 5160-24-01 Ohio Autism Insurance CoalitionThe May 15, 2017
Public Hearing Details for this new service
The hearing will take place on May 15, 2017 at 11am at the Multi-purpose room, Rhodes State Office Tower 30 E Broad St., Columbus, Ohio 43215. The Coalition will be attending and be submitting testimony. The link below is the hearing notice. http://www.registerofohio.state.oh.us/pdfs/phn/5160_NO_314119_20170414_1323.pdf
- Rule Language: