California Insurance Coverage for Autism Treatment

April 5, 2012, TBH Blog
TBH Blog

Parents in California, did you know: Trumpet Behavioral Health is helping families learn how to receive much-needed insurance coverage for autism treatment when the California insurance reform takes effect on July 1, 2012.

Trumpet Behavioral Health’s expert Insurance Specialists are available to assist families with their individual questions about insurance coverage for autism treatment and therapy for related disorders.

About Our Insurance Team

  • Trumpet Behavioral Health (TBH) has a dedicated insurance division with directors and employees that have been doing managed care contracting, coding, authorizations and billing for over 25 years.
  • TBH will take all of your insurance information and make the calls to the insurance company for you to determine the details of your benefits and eligibility for Applied Behavior Analysis treatment (ABA).
  • We have relationships with the right contacts at the insurance companies, which allows us to serve families more efficiently.
  • Our team knows the right questions to ask and will get the most accurate information specific to ABA treatment.
  • Our Insurance Team will work with you to gather the information we need to help determine the estimated maximum benefits available to you from your insurance company.
  • We also will find out what is required for authorizations. And we will determine the correct copay/deductible information for you.

Major Insurances We Accept
We accept the following major insurance plans: Aetna, Anthem, Blue Shield of California, Cigna, LifeSynch/Humana, Magellan, Tricare, and United Behavioral Health.
(If you do not see your plan listed, please talk with us)

  • Trumpet Behavioral Health’s Insurance Specialists are available to answer individual family benefits questions about California’s health insurance coverage for autism treatment.

  • Families can request a free-20-minute consultation by visiting: or by calling Tammy Pedersen toll-free at 1-855-824-5669.

(Trumpet Behavioral Health includes its California divisions: QBO, BCRC and I Can Too Learning Centers LLC and ABT.)

NOTE: It is in your best interest to know and understand what your insurance plan benefits are and determine what your financial responsibility is prior to receiving services. Information we obtain from your insurance company is not a guarantee of benefits.

3 Responses to “California Insurance Coverage for Autism Treatment”

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#421 | May 3rd, 2012 | Ana Mckee

would like to know if Kaiser is one of the insurance companaies you help parents with.

thank you,

#423 | May 4th, 2012 | Tammy Pedersen

we do not currently have a group contract to participate with Kaiser-however we do have many Kaiser families that participate with us on an individual case basis- we would be happy to check into this for you- please fill out the insurance eligibility form under “our services” or email me at and I can help you.
thank you
Tammy Pedersen
director of insurance services

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