Autism Legal Resource Center
The Autism Legal Resource Center is a national law and consulting firm serving health care providers, associations and families and individuals with autism seeking assistance with insurance and Medicaid funded services and related business and professional issues. The ALRC provides trainings and workshops to professionals and community groups seeking to navigate insurance and Medicaid reimbursement. The ALRC also provides technical assistance for legislative and public policy initiatives.
- Assisted provider in resolving credentialing issue that resulted in reimbursement of over half a million dollars of previously unreimbursed claims.
- Assisted provider in resolving documentation issue that resulted in recovery of approximately one million dollars in previously unprocessed claims.
- Achieved removal of caps on ST, OT and ABA in major self-funded healthcare plans.
- Obtained authorization for coverage of ABA services in previously unapproved settings including school and clinic.
- Worked with Medicaid officials on billing codes on behalf of provider to increase reimbursement rate and scope of reimbursable work.
Fee arrangements: engagements may be on an hourly or monthly retainer basis depending on the nature and scope of the work.
About Dan Unumb
Dan Unumb is an attorney and founder of the Autism Legal Resource Center. Mr. Unumb previously served as the founding Executive Director of the Autism Speaks Legal Resource Center, where he worked to secure improved insurance and Medicaid coverage for individuals with autism in over 40 states.
He has worked with federal and state regulators to secure improved guidance and enforcement on autism-related issues and has filed amicus briefs on autism legal issues in state and federal appeals courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. He is co-author of the law school casebook “Autism and the Law” and has presented on legal topics pertaining to autism at numerous national conferences and trainings. Mr. Unumb is also co-founder of the Autism Academy of South Carolina, a treatment facility providing state-of-the-art care to children on the autism spectrum. He has served on the supporting board for the Greenwood Genetics Center and is a board member of Ascendigo, in Aspen, Colorado, which provides challenging recreational activities to children and adults with autism as well as community living support. Mr. Unumb has litigated cases in federal and state courts across the country in private practice in Boston, Washington, D.C., and Charleston and as an attorney with the United States Department of Justice.