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Is My Practice Streamlined to Focus on Patient Care?

Whether you’re running an ABA therapy practice, speech therapy practice, or any other type of healthcare practice, there are many different tasks that can and do take up your time. This includes taking calls, replying to emails, completing data entry, managing your staff, and making sure equipment is maintained. This doesn’t yet include the time […]

History of ABA Practices in the United States

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) has emerged as an evidence-based therapy for individuals with behavioral and developmental challenges experienced by those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This article explores the history of ABA therapy in the United States, tracing its fascinating origins and development, early applications in behavior modification, important milestones, and the evolving nature of […]

Reasons Your Behavioral Health Organization Is Losing Money

In the fast-paced world of behavioral health services, financial stability is crucial for the success and sustainability of every type of behavioral health provider. However, many behavioral health organizations find themselves facing financial challenges that hinder their growth and impact. Few practices, however, consider that there might be internal missteps causing these revenue losses. By […]

The Best ABA Podcasts

Podcasts have become a valuable medium for learning and staying updated on the latest trends and research in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). In this blog post, we will explore the top ABA podcasts that bring together industry experts, researchers, and practitioners to share their knowledge and experiences. Whether you’re a student, professional, […]

CEUs for ABA Therapists

In the ever-evolving field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), staying updated with the latest research, techniques, and best practices is essential for providing high-quality care to clients. ABA therapists play a crucial role in the lives of their clients, and their commitment to ongoing learning is vital. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) provide a structured and […]

Common Misconceptions About ABA Therapy Billing

As an ABA practitioner, you probably don’t have the time to handle all the responsibilities on your plate. But ABA therapy billing is simple enough for you to handle on top of everything else. Right? Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions about ABA therapy billing that can lead to problems for many ABA practitioners. We unpack […]

ABA Claim Submission Do’s & Don’ts

Before 2019, ABA therapy providers faced numerous challenges with billing as they were forced to use generic billing codes to process ABA claims. As a result, ABA practitioners and anyone else involved in ABA claims processing faced numerous problems. Despite the introduction in 2019 of ABA billing specific CPT I and CPT III codes, ABA […]

Bots and Automation: The Future of Medical Billing

Medical billing is a necessary but often time-consuming task for healthcare providers. As technology continues to advance, the use of bots and automation could revolutionize medical billing services and provide an efficient, cost-effective solution.  Today, we will be exploring the current state of medical billing, the challenges it presents, and how bots and automation could […]

ABA Business Best Practices and KPIs You Need to Know About

Running a successful ABA business requires more than just providing quality services to your clients; it requires a thoughtful approach to healthcare revenue cycle management. Best practices and key performance indicators (KPIs) are essential for any ABA business that wants to maximize profits and optimize operations. The importance of best practices & KPIs in ABA […]

What Navigating Credentialing Means For Your Business

For many care providers, navigating credentialing is one of the more complex aspects of establishing and growing your practice. Credentialing is the process that the payer uses to verify that the practice or provider meets specific standards. The payer establishes those standards, which typically involves verifying that the provider has proper licensing and certification, along […]