Autism/Applied Behavior Analysis

Optum is recruiting Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) in solo private practice and qualified agencies that provide intensive ABA services in the treatment of ASD, for our Autism/ABA provider network.

If you are a master's or doctoral level BCBA providing intensive ABA in private practice, or are employed by an ABA agency that treats ASD clients, you may qualify for this unique network.

To learn more about the process for applying to the network and the clinical protocols your participation in this network would require you to follow, please review the materials below.

Please contact your assigned Network Manager with any questions regarding your participation and group model verses facility model.

DSM-5 Transition

ABA Phone Review Process

ABA Assessment Portal

ABA Treatment Request Documents (forms to coordinate the approval process with an Autism Care Advocate)

Guidelines/Manual

ABA Agency Site Audit and Record Review Tools (sample forms that are utilized during the ABA Agency credentialing/site audit review)

Join Our Autism/ABA Network

In recent years, we have seen a tremendous growth in our ABA provider network. As a result, we are not accepting network participation requests in the following states in certain counties:

Please click the link to see the counties we are currently accepting network participation requests:


For all other states (not listed above), please Contact Us and outreach to the appropriate Network Manager by email to request participation. Please include basic demographic information about your group (i.e. name of group, address with city and state, and service area). Please note that there could be areas within each state where we do not have geographical needs and you will be notified upon receipt of your request for participation.

Contact Us

ABA Contact Map