ABA and Medicaid are not always the best of friends, and steps are being taken to improve the relationship in the future. In the meantime, there is a way – a great need, actually – for LBAs to work with persons who qualify for Medicaid. It’s called Therapeutic Consult. It is actually pretty easy to be approved to do Therapeutic Consult through ID (still called MR in this system) waiver and the DD waiver. The catch is that LBAs must be consultants rather than creating and running a program for the individual. For more information, please see Theraputic Consultation info for LBAs. To sign up, you’ll need to use Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox, as the system does not work with Google Chrome. You will apply under both the MR waiver and the DD waiver. It takes about 10 business days to hear back.