Behavioral Health Treatment ABA Provider Resources

Behavioral Health Treatment (BHT) are behavioral interventions and include modalities services such as Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).  

CenCal Health provides coverage of all medically necessary BHT services for eligible beneficiaries under 21 years of age for which a licensed physician, surgeon, or psychologist deems that BHT services are medically necessary.

For more details or to consult with the Behavioral Health Department, please call (805) 562-1600


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When is the BHT Social Skills Assessment Report required? 

A: Please submit the document when submitting a TAR (50-1 Form) for social skills group services only.  This can be managed via the Provider Portal Authorization module or via a paper authorization form.

Q: Are ABA providers required to use CenCal Health Templates? 

A: Yes, you must complete all templates as required and upload it with the TAR 50-1 authorization request.