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Provider Notice Issued 01/26/2022

Date:   January 26, 2022

To:       All Medical Assistance Program Providers

Re:      Adaptive Behavior Support (ABS) Service Rate Update Effective January 15, 2022


 This notice informs providers of an increase to Adaptive Behavior Support (ABS) service reimbursement rates effective January 15, 2022. This increase affects reimbursement rates for Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) services under both Medicaid fee-for-service (FFS) and the HealthChoice Illinois managed care plans for dates of service beginning January 15, 2022. 

The Department is increasing the base rate for RBT services to $13.00 per ¼ hour unit. This rate increase will impact all services involving an RBT.

The Department's updated ABS Fee Schedule is on the Department's Medicaid Reimbursements webpage.

Questions regarding this notice may be directed to a billing consultant in the Bureau of Professional and Ancillary Services at 877-782-5565 or the applicable managed care plan.


Kelly Cunningham, Administrator
Division of Medical Programs 


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