Applied Behavior Analysis
Effective January 1, 2017, the Maryland Department of Health covers medically necessary Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy services for Medical Assistance Program enrolled members under the age of 21.
administers the Maryland ABA program and provides clinical, operational and provider assistance and expertise.
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is an evidence-based treatment for individuals with ASD that includes many different techniques to:
- Increase useful or desired behaviors such as communication and social skills, and
- Reduce behaviors that may interfere with learning or behaviors that may be harmful.
Below are listed some of the resources that ABA providers may find useful when enrolling or providing services under the ABA program. To open a document, click on the "X" sign.