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CMS Guidance Says Autism Therapy Covered as Medicaid Benefit for Kids
California Healthline

Yesterday, CMS officials released federal guidance for states on Medicaid coverage of autism therapy, and that guidance indicates it is covered for beneficiaries under age 21.

“It’s a good day. It’s such a good day,” said Julie Kornack, senior public policy analyst at the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, an advocacy group based in Tarzana. “Whenever you get a decision that we’ve been seeking for years, that is a good day.”

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