Navigating the Military Funding System
Did your Primary CarePhysician (PCP) assignthe diagnosis?YesSee your child’s PCP toensure that thediagnosis of an ASD isaccurately and fullydocumented in theTRICARE system. Also,request a consult toCase Management.NoAsk your PCP for a consult to
. Youcan also seek on your own- see notes (FS1) on nextpage.
Exceptional Family MembersProgram (EFMP)
. See notes (FS2) onnext page.
Register your child in the
Extended Care HealthOption (ECHO)
. Your child must be 18 months old orolder. See notes (FS3) on next page.
Do you plan to seekABA intervention?Complete:Remember tokeepdocumentationBegin Process to enroll your child in the
TRICAREAutism Demonstration Project
. There are severalsteps to this process- see notes (FS4) on next page.1.
Enrollment in EFMP and registration withECHO are required to enrollment with theAutism Demonstration Project.2.
Submit your child’s IEP or IFSP documentationto the Managed Care Support Contractor(MCSC) OR if unavailable, see notes (FS4).3.
Make sure that your child’s behavioral plan,developed by the Educational Interventions forAutism Spectrum Disorders (EIA) supervisor,has been sent to the medical provider who willoversee your child’s autism care.4.
Your PCP should submit verification and dateof a diagnosis of autism or ASD to the MCSC.
Either during or afterthe completion of thesteps listed here, youcould also seekalternative andsupplemental means of funding. Please seenotes (FS5)
T i m eP a s s i n g
( P l e a s er em em b er t o s t a r t t h e o t h er a l g or i t h m s wh en y o u b e g i n t h i s . )