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What should be included in ABA intake paperwork?

Initiating ABA services can be a cumbersome and time-consuming process for both the patient and the provider. Documenting medical necessity and the need for services andthe proper consents, are a critical part of a patient’s medical record. Most of this information is gathered during the intake process, which starts before the patient’s first appointment.

The Difference Between Rejected & Denied Claims

Submitting healthcare claims is a complex and ever-changing process as new technology and regulations bring changes that make understanding claims processing sometimes feel like a moving target. Understanding claims processing is an evolving skill, but learning the basic language is the first step to successfully navigating this landscape. One of the keys is knowing the […]

ABA Therapy Documentation Best Practices

Medical records are a critical service piece for both patients and providers. These records document the health, well-being, medical needs, plan of care, medical necessity and treatment(s) rendered for a patient during their time with a clinician or therapist. This information is frequently reviewed by internal and external medical professionals, patients, and third-party payers. Failure to document information correctly can not only be detrimental to a patient’s care, but it can greatly impact payment for services.