Family Voices shares the following bulletin from the Center for Medicaid. It is important to note that ALL children with Medicaid are covered by EPSDT benefits, not just those with ASD. If you have questions, feel free to contact us. DATE: July 7, 2014 FROM: Cindy Mann, Director Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services SUBJECT: Clarification of Medicaid Coverage of Services to Children with Autism In response to increased interest and activity with respect to services available to children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), CMS is providing information on approaches available under the federal Medicaid program for providing services to eligible individuals with ASD. EPSDT Benefit Requirements Section 1905(r) of the Act defines the EPSDT benefit to include a comprehensive array of preventive, diagnostic, and treatment services for low-income infants, children and adolescents under age 21. States are required to arrange for and cover
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