Homeostasis: Ethical Guidance for Navigating Payer Policy Adjustments
Original Webinar Date: December 2018
CEU offered: 2.0 Ethics CEU
Short Title: Homeostasis: Navigating Payer Policy Adjustments
Webinar Duration: 1 hour 52 minutes
- Rebecca Womack, BCBA
- Michele Silcox
This recorded webinar was originally presented by the Behavior Analysis Advocacy Network (BAAN). Upon BAAN's dissolution in June 2020, its CEU course library was transferred to CASP.
The Defense Health Agency, providing oversight of the TRICARE military benefit, released information on changes to the Autism Care Demonstration program. The modifications will require providers to make significant adjustments across the landscape of service delivery with clinical integrity. The Behavior Analysis Advocacy Network (BAAN) will share ways to ethically address concerns with funding sources, and effective processes to support this transition. Guidance will be given on methods for implementing practices associated with Category I CPT codes pertaining to applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy. Recommendations will be aligned with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) Compliance Code standards. Attendees will be equipped with ways to address concerns with this funding source, strategies for aligning business practices with the new requirements, and suggestions for maintaining the necessary supervision associated with the Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certification.
Participants will receive:
- A review of challenges being posed by the implementation of policy changes
- Ethical guidance for conflict resolution with funding sources
- Attendees will learn ways to apply TRICARE Operation Manual requirements to their session content and subsequent documentation
- Examples and discussion about how to implement the recommendations