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Texas Medicaid 

For the latest information on flexibilities and extensions due to COVID-19, refer to the Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership and Texas Health and Human Services Commission websites.

Plan-specific information

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas

Dell Children's Health Plan

 Program information

Autism services/applied behavior analysis

The Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual (PDF) includes Autism Services Policy language, see page 19. Magellan follows this policy from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission when making determinations for STAR and STAR Kids members.

Find answers to questions about Texas Medicaid ABA services in our FAQ. 

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission offers informational Family Flyers about ABA services to be shared with members. Flyers are available in English (PDF) and Spanish (PDF).

For Texas Medicaid specific ABA resources, sign in to this website. 

From the Resources section, select State & Plan Information, then under State-Specific, click the Texas Medicaid link to access to access the following materials:

  • Texas Medicaid ABA Provider Orientation 
  • Texas Medicaid ABA Initial Authorization Form
  • Texas Medicaid ABA Treatment Plan/Concurrent Review Form