Autism and health care utilization

Optum study identifies cost and utilization impacts of ASD.

With the number of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) increasing, there has been growing concern over the lack of data on the use of health care services within this population.

Optum launches pivotal study

Optum® helped The Lewin Group deliver a compelling study, offering critical insight into understanding health conditions and health care utilization among children with autism. The study utilized enrollment information and de-identified medical and pharmacy claims data.

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