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Behavioral Modification Intervention, including Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

Issue: #407 MAR2019

Topic: Coding/Billing


Behavioral Modification Intervention, including Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), teaches a wide rangeof skills that are applicable across multiple environments. Behavioral Modification Intervention, including ABA, is eligible with place of service home, office and school. Evidence of ongoing collaboration to promote generalization of these skills across environments must be documented. Documentation must support all requirements for each code submitted on a claim. For example, time-based codes must include documentation that supports the number of minutes spent face-to-face unless otherwise specified in the CPT® Professional Book