Texas denies Medicaid coverage for autism therapy for kids

Braulio De La Cruz and his son, 3-year-old Noah Leonardo (Photo by Braulio De La Cruz/Texas Tribune)
Like many parents of children with autism, Braulio De La Cruz sought an expensive therapy called applied behavioral analysis — or ABA – when his son Noah Leonardo was diagnosed last year.
Noah, now 3 years old, qualifies for Medicaid coverage because he had been approved for Social …
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