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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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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

Webinar: New CPT Code Implementation

Presented by Michele Silcox CEO, ABA Therapy Billing and Insurance Services This webinar will cover how to use the crosswalk from the Steering Committee to interpret information that is being sent to you by each of the health plans. Also, how to ensure that you are prepared to receive

3 Pie Squared Presents: Essentials for Successful ABA Professionals and Best Practices

Webinar: Essentials For Successful ABA Professionals And Best Practices

Presented by Stephen Smith Owner, 3 Pie Squared   In this webinar, Stephen Smith provides critical industry insight for ABA professionals and healthcare organizations. “Essentials for Successful ABA Professionals and Best Practices” has been designed to assist in navigating HIPAA administration, and understanding its impact on every healthcare organization.

Webinar: Let’s Talk Accounting

Presented by Michele Silcox CEO, ABA Therapy Billing and Insurance Services   How to run reports or prepare information for your tax accountant, management or for your own statistical review. We will cover the difference between cash and accrual basis accounting and what information will support a month end close