Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

  • 2

    Background: Autism and Insurance; How Insurance Defines ABA

    • Video #1

    • Test your learning

  • 3

    Medical Necessity, Medi Cal Plans and Commercial Plans, and Case Example

    • Video #2

    • Test your learning

  • 4

    Tips for dealing with funders, Denials- How to deal with them

    • Video #3

    • Test your learning

  • 5

    Next steps

    • Completion Survey


Users of this course will learn:

  • Learn about the different kind of funders and how they conceptualize ABA

  • Describe who is behind the approvals and tips for satisfying them to access funding

  • Describe the process for appeals of denials and filing a greivance


Dana Crucil MA BCBA

Dana is a star BCBA who presently teaches at Arizona State University. Dana worked for Magellan Health as a Senior Care Manager and BCBA and for Beacon Health Options as a Senior Care Manager before that. Dana knows insurance and ABA from the inside out and has a dynamic manner of presenting her hard-earned knowledge. Dana can be found on LinkedIn and Instagram as @theholistic_bcba

Who needs this course?

BCBAs who bill through insurance or would like to learn how!

Insurance as a funder for ABA services can be lucrative and necessary for providing great services. There are many details involved that can result in denials! Learn how to avoid denials and get paid every time.

Social proof: reviews

5 star rating

This course was very informative, beyond what I thought the course would entail (e.g., denial, grievance).

Jennifer Corrigan

5 star rating

excellent info

Alexis Daniels

5 star rating

ABA and insurance

Samantha Edwards

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