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Relative Value Based Reimbursement

The Resource-Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS) represents the foundational payment model utilized by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the majority of other payers. While still new to ABA therapy services, this system is rooted in the philosophy that reimbursement should align with the underlying costs of providing such services. The RBRVS […]

How-To Guide for Processing ABA Insurance Claims

Despite recent developments in the healthcare industry that now ensure that ABA therapy is covered by medical insurance, it can still be challenging for ABA practitioners to claim for their services. It’s crucial to bill the correct ABA codes based on the delivered service and use the correct modifiers to ensure a one-to-one match with […]

Tips When Starting an ABA Therapy Practice

If you’re a certified ABA therapy practitioner wondering how to start an ABA therapy practice, it’s important to know that setting up your practice is a complex process. However, as overwhelming as it may seem at first, running your own ABA therapy practice can be incredibly rewarding, both socially and financially.  To help you start […]

How to Grow Your ABA Therapy Practice

Whether you’ve just opened your doors or you’ve been offering ABA therapy for a while, there’s no doubt that it’s not easy to grow your ABA therapy practice. Many brilliant ABA practitioners aren’t sure of where to begin and are left wondering how to grow their private ABA therapy practice to the size that suits […]

Using Technology to Boost Efficiency & Profitability of your Behavioral Health Practice

Technology continues to make advancements that affect many different aspects of our lives, including how healthcare practitioners run their behavioral health practices. There are many different ways practitioners can use technology to improve business efficiency and profitability, which in turn allows them to reinvest in their practice and help it grow. Learn more about how […]

Best Social Media Platforms for Your ABA Therapy Business

ABA therapy practitioners might consider word of mouth or another form of advertising as the main ways to help grow their practice. However, social media platforms are another way of helping you reach new clients and expand the reach of your ABA business. Learn more about social media platforms, why you should use them for […]

Billing Tips for Smaller ABA Practices

As a smaller Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) practice, managing finances and billing processes can be a daunting task. However, proper billing practices are crucial to the success of any healthcare business, and this holds true for ABA practices as well. Today, we’ll take a look at some tips and best practices that can help smaller […]

Things You Should Know Before Starting an ABA Practice

No matter how good your intentions are, it’s important to remember that running an ABA practice is, first and foremost, a business. Before you take any of the other steps we’ve outlined, you’ll need to understand the state of the ABA therapy market in your region.  Begin by doing your research on potential competitors. Check […]

2024 ABA Therapy CPT Codes

Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes undergo regular changes so that all healthcare professionals, including ABA practitioners, have a standardized system to work from. However, staying up-to-date on all the latest coding changes can be difficult, which can negatively impact an ABA practitioner’s billing if they accidentally use a wrong or outdated CPT code for ABA […]

Selecting the Best ABA Therapy-Based Medical Billing Company

As an ABA therapy practitioner, many aspects of your practice require your attention that ultimately affect your ability to deliver the best care to your patients. One of these elements is ABA therapy billing. Thankfully, outsourcing to companies and third-party providers is an option when it comes to ABA therapy and other medical billing.  However, […]