eQHealth Solutions, the QIO-like organization for the Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS), provides utilization and quality control peer review for Applied Behavioral Health Analysis (ABA) through the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program services to qualifying Arkansas Medicaid beneficiaries.

 

eQ Health will review and process Applied Behavioral Health Analysis (ABA) through the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program requests as follows:

 1. eQ Health will perform medical necessity determinations for those seeking ABA services through the EPSDT program.

 2. eQ Health will perform medical necessity determinations for ABA initial behavioral assessments. These reviews must be completed within nine (9) calendar days of receipt of the necessary information to process the request