Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Effective January 1, 2015, the Department of Social Services expanded its coverage of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) evaluation and treatment services for Medicaid enrolled members (HUSKY A, C, or D) under the age of 21 for whom ASD services are medically necessary.


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Member Resources

Carelon Behavioral Health can provide Peer Support Services to the families of any Medicaid member with ASD, regardless of age or benefit package. Our family-centered approach features dedicated ASD peers and care coordinators who provide the tools, information, and resources to make living with ASD more manageable.

For more information on Medicaid/HUSKY Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Services, call the Connecticut Behavioral Health Partnership at 877-552-8247 (for hearing-impaired individuals, dial 711 Relay Services).

Upcoming Events

ASD Learning Collaborative: Becoming an ASD Medicaid Enrolled Provider

The Connecticut Behavioral Health Partnership (CT BHP) in collaboration with the The Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) team at Carelon Behavioral Health CT (Carelon BH CT) is pleased to announce an ASD Provider Learning Collaborative. This learning collaborative will focus on becoming an ASD Enrolled Provider, including steps toward qualification, enrollment, and affiliation. The presentation will also include guidance on re-enrollment. This Learning Collaborative will include representation from the Department of Children & Families (DCF), the Department of Social Services (DSS), the Department of Developmental Services (DDS), Gainwell Technologies, and Carelon BH CT.

Please select a date below to register for either forum

Tuesday, March 19, 2024, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EST

Thursday, March 21, 2024, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EST

Previous Events


Friday, December 8, 2023

This virtual professional forum explores the integration of treatment for neurodiverse youth and young adults. This presentation will examine neurodiversity, the diagnoses of intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorder, and eligibility criteria for services provided by the Connecticut Department of Developmental Services (DDS). It will also review inclusive and sensitive treatment approaches for this population and present a personal story touching on mental health,
autism, and a life of advocacy. 






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