TITLE

PA first state to use Medicaid for autism

PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
State Health Watch;Jul2008, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Pennsylvania is the first state to use Medicaid for autism in 2008. As reported, the decision was issued following the approval of the federal government to spend federal Medicaid dollars on services that will help autistic adults to live by themselves. It expects the program to serve 200 autistic adults who will meet the eligibility requirements based on income and on the severity of their disability.
ACCESSION #
32632797

 

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