Over the past decade, the autism therapy sector has solidified itself as one of the fastest growing healthcare sectors. Federal and state mandates have driven broad coverage across payor types as the prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) continues to increase, now 1 in 36 children (up from the previous rate of 1 in 44). Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is still considered one of the only evidence based treatments for children with ASD and continues to be the therapy modality most often covered by payors. Herein we address the history of the sector, some of the major challenges facing providers today, and opportunities providers will have to be successful over the next 5–10 years.

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