Webinar: Navigating Contract Terms and Negotiations


Join us for a roundtable discussion related to navigating contract terms and negotiations. Four leading industry professionals will discuss a task list of what to pay attention to during contract negotiations, the impact for evaluation of the quality of your services, examples of steps taken to navigate the preparation process for rate discussions, what to consider when understanding intent and implementation of new Category I codes, and submitting claims with your agency fee schedule.

  • 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

About Our Presenters

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Michele Silcox, CMRS


With her 25+ year Accounting career, she quickly learned that the basic principles of Accounting apply across all industries. She developed a keen sense of controls and successfully managed teams of accounting staff in exceeding goals for all levels of back-office functions. With her experience and desire to help others, she is a seasoned, natural leader and trainer for employees, executives, and colleagues. Learn more.

Emily Roche

Guest Presenter

Emily is the current Director of Contracting and Revenue Cycle Management at Bierman ABA Autism Centers. Previously the Director of Services for ABA Therapy Billing, Emily has been working in ABA contracting and operations since 2012. With a background in contract, credentialing, authorizations, and appeals, she has often provided training throughout the ABA industry on these topics. Emily has presented at conferences such as the Autism Law Summit and the Association of Professional Behavior Analysts. After pursuing a bachelor’s in business administration from Gonzaga University, Emily completed a master’s in health administration at the University of Colorado.