Autism Speaks | Pentagon Delays Proposed Rate Cuts For ABA | Oct. 9, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

Pentagon Delays Proposed Rate Cuts For ABA October 09, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC (October 9, 2014) -- The Department of Defense has announced it will delay a planned cut in what it pays providers through TRICARE to deliver applied behavior analysis (ABA) treatment to military kids with autism. The new demonstration program allows coverage of BCBA/BCBA-D direct services and the …

Autism Speaks | TRICARE Launches New Consolidated ABA Demo Program (PDF Avail.) | Sept. 22, 2014 #AutisticHistory #EndAutismSpeaks #BanABA

TRICARE Launches New Consolidated ABA Demo Program September 22, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC (September 22, 2014) -- The Department of Defense has issued a new Comprehensive Autism Care Demonstration program, which consolidates the current three TRICARE programs covering ABA for beneficiaries with autism. Autism Speaks is analyzing the new program and has requested input from TRICARE beneficiaries …

Autism Speaks | TRICARE Rolls Out New ABA Program For Military Kids (PDF Avail.) | June 16, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA #EndAutismSpeaks

TRICARE Rolls Out New ABA Program For Military Kids June 16, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC (June 16, 2014) -- The Department of Defense has announced plans to consolidate its three different ABA programs under TRICARE with a new "Autism Care Demonstration" for all TRICARE beneficiaries with autism spectrum disorders. The announcement was made in the Federal Register, but …

Autism Speaks | New Defense Budget Bill Continues Autism Research Funding | Jan. 21, 2014 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

New Defense Budget Bill Continues Autism Research Funding January 21, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC (January 21, 2014) -- House and Senate budget negotiators have agreed to continue funding the Department of Defense Autism Research Program (DoDARP) at $6 million in the next defense budget. Congress has included funding for peer-reviewed autism research through the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) since 2007. …

Autism Speaks | Deal on Defense Bill Drops Kids With Autism (PDF Avail.) | Dec. 13, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Deal on Defense Bill Drops Kids With Autism December 13, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC (December 13, 2013) -- An 11th-hour agreement on a new Defense bill hammered out by the Senate and the House dropped dozens of proposed amendments, including a provision to improve TRICARE coverage for ABA treatment for military dependents with developmental disabilities, including autism. Agreement tricare.fy14_ndaa_-_joint_explanatory_statementDownload Approved …

Autism Speaks | Major Overhaul Urged for Medical Care for Military Kids (PDFs Avail.) | Oct. 5, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Major Overhaul Urged for Medical Care for Military Kids October 05, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC (October 5, 2013) -- Autism Speaks has joined the American Academy of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Association, Easter Seals and other major advocacy groups in their appeal for TRICARE to overhaul its pediatric care for military kids, including the delivery of applied behavior analysis …

Autism Speaks | TRICARE Retreats On Planned ABA Cuts for Military Kids | July 18, 2013 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

TRICARE Retreats On Planned ABA Cuts for Military Kids July 18, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC (July 18, 2013) -- The Department of Defense announced today its new restrictions on applied behavior analysis (ABA) for the nation's 23,000 military kids with autism will not be applied to active duty members covered under the ECHO program or TRICARE Basic. The …