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This program provides coverage for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) services for individuals under the age of 21. ASD coverage is provided for assessment and treatment services according to severity and is based on medical necessity.
In 2010, the Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) implemented the country’s first CHIPRA Premium Assistance Program.
Georgia Families® is a program that delivers health care services to members of Medicaid and PeachCare for Kids®
Georgia Families 360° Managed Care for Foster Care, Adoption Assistance and Juvenile Justice Members
Dyadic treatment is family therapy. These treatment models include both the child and their caregiver(s), called the dyad, and their focus is strengthening the caregiver-child relationship. Dyadic models achieve this by improving positive parenting skills through observation, coaching and treatment. This guide is intended to support behavioral health practitioners in billing for services when providing dyadic models of therapy to young children and their families. It describes what dyadic models are, the services that make up dyadic models of therapy and billing codes available for these services.
Information on Infant and Early Childhood Behavioral Health Services, including
Funded Behavioral Health Services, Ages 0-6
Crosswalk & Case Studies
In Georgia, PeachCare for Kids® began covering children in 1998 and provides comprehensive coverage to uninsured children.
Provides Medicaid benefits to eligible children through the TEFRA/ Katie Beckett Medicaid program under §134 of the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) of 1982