MMC Benefits Handbook
Mental Health/Substance Use
Does the Plan cover mental health/substance use services?
The Plan covers medically necessary inpatient and outpatient mental health/substance use treatment services, including residential treatment.
Does the Plan cover services in connection with autism?
The Plan covers medically necessary inpatient and outpatient treatment services for autism. The Plan will cover certain early intensive behavioral interventions such as applied behavioral analysis (ABA) where the intervention is applied to systematically change behavior and the intervention is responsible for observable improvements in behavior. ABA requires prior authorization.