IHCP amends the rules for applied behavior analysis therapy services Effective March 1, 2019, the Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) amended Indiana Administrative Code 405 IAC 5-22-12 Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy Services to implement current best practices, modify the time limits and length of applied behavioral analysis (ABA) therapy services, and amend standards and criteria for ABA therapy services. The following changes were made: 405 IAC 5-22-12(a)(3) was amended to include that when completing a diagnostic evaluation, a qualified provider must use the most recent version of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) at the time of the evaluation and include a recommended treatment referral for ABA therapy services. 405 IAC 5-22-12(e) was amended to clarify that treatment plans must be focused on addressing specific behavioral issues and community integration. All treatment plans must include a pro
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