Tricare ordered to cover ABA therapy for military families

Tricare has been ordered by a federal judge to cover autism therapy for children of military families.  Unfortunately the reimbursement for applied behavior analysis (ABA) treatment could take years as the issue is still tied up in court.

Judge Reggie Walton, of U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia who made the ruling, could also extend ABA coverage for active-duty dependents, considering it a medical treatment that would fall under Tricare’s basic program. Continue reading