Should Insurance cover treatment for Autism?

Should Insurance cover treatment for Autism?

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  • Since 1 in 88 children will be diagnosed with autism, it is the responsibility of the insurance companies to pay for treatment.
  • But many of the treatment options are expensive, who will be required to pay for these high costs?
  • ABA has become widely accepted as effective treatment.
  • Should autism be considered mental health of habilitative services?
  • Autism is an individual disorder so there is no clear standard of care. 
  • The government has endorsed ABA therapy. 
  • Autism is an individualized disorder, there is no one size fits all therapy. 
  • Government and scientific organizations have endorsed ABA .
  • Treatment is often out of reach financially  for parents. 
  • Since scientists don't know what causes autism so states differ on how they interpret the laws to cover austism.
  • Coverage for autism will drive up costs for everyone. 
  • Only 1% but this will bring treatment options within reach of more children. 
  • Long term cost benefits will be found by passing laws requiring insurance companies to cover autism. 
  • The government should create programs to meet these needs outside of insurance companies
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