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What is CPT Code 97151 for ABA Therapy?

After August 1st, 2021 all authorizations requested on or CPT code 97151, for assessment and treatment plan development, need to be authorized for up to 32 units. This translates into a total of 8 hours for an initial assessment, which is broken down into 24 units, comprising up to 6 hours for all subsequent authorization periods. Though it’s also worth noting that CPT code 97151 still needs to be conducted over 14 calendar days or less. This means that [...]

By |March 5th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Using ICD-10 Code For ADHD

In recent decades, a growing body of research has indicated that ADHA (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is more common in children than previously realized. Today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that roughly one in three children in the United States is diagnosed with ADHD before the age of 6. This makes ADHD is one of the more commonly diagnosed childhood behavioral and emotional disorders. Left unaddressed it can easily continue into adulthood. It’s also estimated that [...]

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