Reminder: Michigan board-certified behavior analysts must be licensed starting Jan. 7, 2020, to be reimbursed by BCN and Blue Cross

Starting Jan. 7, 2020, board-certified behavior analysts practicing in Michigan must be licensed by the state of Michigan to be eligible for reimbursement from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network. BCBAs who aren't licensed aren't eligible for reimbursement for services provided on or after Jan. 7, 2020.

For information on the licensing process, refer to the Behavior Analysts webpage of the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs website.

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Posted: December 2019
Lines of business: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network