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South Carolina Publishes Bulletin Regarding Minimum Coverage Amount for Behavioral Health Therapy

December 29, 2022

The bulletin describes the annual adjustment of the maximum benefit for behavioral therapy coverage. This is an amount that some health benefit plans apply to services related to treatment of conditions considered autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

The South Carolina Department of Insurance reviews the current Consumer Price Index annually and determines the appropriate maximum benefit for coverage for behavioral therapy. This year it increases to $67,300 for the calendar year beginning Jan. 1, 2023.