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May 2024

Filing Claims for Applied Behavior Analysis Services – Use the Correct Place of Service Code

It’s important that you use the correct Place of Service code when filing professional claims for Applied Behavior Analysis and other services that may be eligible for delivery in multiple locations. POS codes designate where the patient was located when they received services from you.

Remember: If you use the wrong POS code your claim may be denied, or payment may be delayed.

Familiarize yourself with using POS codes with guidance from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

When filing claims, follow these examples of POS code guidance from CMS:

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Also refer to our Clinical Payment and Coding Policies page to review CPCP011 Applied Behavior Analysis and CPCP022 Telemedicine and Telehealth.

Note: Claims are subject to the terms of a member’s coverage and medical necessity review.

Any samples in this article are for illustrative and/or educational purposes only and should not be relied on in determining how a specific provider will be reimbursed. In the event of a conflict between the information in this article and your contract, your contract will control.

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