CalOptima Guidance for Behavioral Health Treatment (BHT) in response to COVID-19 pandemic, March 23, 2020

All ABA services can be delivered via telehealth, as clinically appropriate, taking into consideration the members functioning level and attending skills
Paraprofessionals and Behavioral Management Assistant (BMA) can provide ABA services via telehealth
ABA services provided via telehealth must be consistent with the current treatment plan
Providers must maintain necessary records and documentation for all ABA services
ABA providers must document in writing any barriers to service provision and steps taken for each client