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How To Reduce The BCBA Insurance Billing Burden

Board-certified behavior analysts (BCBAs) provide guidance and structure to people with conditions such as autism spectrum disorder — often spending a significant amount of time and effort working closely with patients. Adding administrative burdens to their day-to-day work, such as BCBA insurance billing, is not the best use of their time, talent, energy, or focus. The […]

ABA Therapy Billing Codes

Applied Behavioral Analysis “ABA” billing and coding has changed significantly in the last ten years. The initial billing codes were undefined, leading to unreliable coverage and reimbursement. To create a standardized set of ABA CPT codes, the American Medical Association (AMA) established temporary Category III codes that were effective mid-2014. The Steering Committee for the […]

ABA Audits: Is Your Practice Ready?

For an ABA practice, an audit from a health insurance company can seem intimidating, especially for smaller practices without the manpower or technology to handle bigger claims. Being audited by a health insurance company isn’t just a possibility — it’s a certainty. Health insurance companies use audits as a common strategy to ensure operations and claims are […]