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“Helper’s Heart” Blog

We provide ABA Therapy insurance billing blogs for ABA Therapy providers, ABA Therapists, BCBAs, and provider administrators offering tips and advice to keep you on top of your game, insights into changes in processes, and much more.

 

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Credentialing: 5 Tips for Navigating the Process

Credentialing: 5 Tips for Navigating the Process

written by consultant Emily Roche   The credentialing process with insurance companies can be difficult to navigate. While each insurance company has differences in the process, some common knowledge will help your organization be successful. 1. Contracting vs. Credentialing When becoming an in-network provider with insurance companies, the contracting

Provider Portals: What are they? Are they worth the effort?

Provider Portals: What are they? Are they worth the effort?

By Megan Lawhon Provider portals are a useful tool that insurances companies use to give you information on the spot regarding a client’s insurance claims and benefits. However, sometimes working with them can be discouraging because they are each different and can feel overwhelming. In this

Slaying the Dragon: Tips for Working Denied and Unpaid Claims

Slaying the Dragon: Tips for Working Denied and Unpaid Claims

By Megan Lawhon In a small village, a knight sits lazily enjoying a tankard of ale. All at once, the village bells start ringing signaling that the village is in some kind or peril. Immediately, the knight goes to his room. He reviews his armor and

Webinar: Practical Application of Category I CPT® Codes

Webinar: Practical Application of Category I CPT® Codes

Presented by: Michele Silcox, CMRS—Owner of ABA Therapy Billing and Insurance Services and MS Consulting, LLC Now that the first month has passed, let’s review the results of authorizations and communication with the health plans and how to use the ABA Steering Committee Supplemental Guidance

Webinar: Navigating Contract Terms and Negotiations

Roundtable Presented by: Emily Roche—Consultant and prior Director of Services for ABA Therapy Billing and Insurance Services Sara Gershfeld Litvak, MA, BCBA—CEO, Behavioral Health Center of Excellence Diana Wolf, MA, BCBA, LBA—Co-CEO of Verbal Beginnings Michele Silcox, CMRS—Owner of ABA Therapy Billing and Insurance Services and MS Consulting, LLC Join

Webinar: TRICARE Review

Presented by Michele Silcox, CMRS CEO, ABA Therapy Billing and Insurance Services If you were unable to attend the DHA Conference calls or may just be learning that TRICARE has changed to the Category I codes as of 1/1/19, Michele Silcox, CMRS does a brief review of the PowerPoint