Year: 2015

Public Comment Needed – Regarding ID Waiver

Public comment is being requested for Exceptional Rate for ID Individuals.  This regulatory action actually refers to residence homes and is not for behavior analysts, however, the profession is described in the definitions, and we are incorrectly represented. Please make comment similar to the following, or develop your own content. Regarding the Exceptional Rate for […]

Early Intervention Services – Be a Provider!

In December of 2014, LBAs and LABAs were authorized to provide Early Intervention Services through the Commonwealth. Please see this presentation for basic information about the change. To apply to be a provider, see this information sheet. Click here for reimbursement and billing information. Megan Sullivan Kirby, BCBA, LBA and Leigh Martinez, SLP, BCBA, LBA […]

Public Comment Needed – Change in VA Regs Regarding CEUs

Attention Behavior Analysts! When the Regulations Governing the Practice of Behavior Analysis were written, they paralleled the BACB requirements for continuing education. Those requirements changed on December 31, 2014 and the Virginia Board of Medicine is adjusting the regulations to match. Please see the information at this link and be prepared to make public comment, […]

Attention: VABA Bylaws Change

Please note that the Board of Directors has voted to change the fiscal year from January-December to July-June to better reflect how the organization operates with respect to our largest expense, our annual conference.  If you have any questions or comments, please email

Calling All Behavior Analysts! Be Involved!

Did you know that the governor regularly appoints citizens to various boards?  There are many boards where the behavior analysis community could bring a lot to the table.  Check out this link and apply or nominate someone today.  

Become a provider through EPSDT (Medicaid)

Attention all LBAs and LABAs: Changes from DMAS in the EPSDT manual now make it possible for Licensed Behavior Analysts and Licensed Assistant Behavior Analysts to be providers (through Medicaid) without having to go through DBHDS licensing. Create a login through DMAS.  From there you can find more information, such as the provider manual (Provider […]

Become a Therapeutic Consult Provider through the Waivers

Want to help the many individuals who are currently have DD and ID Waivers? First, create a login at  Note that you should use one of the following browsers: Internet Explorer 8, Firefox 3.6, Safari 4 (Mac) Click on the Provider Enrollment tab (upper right) and begin an application. Ultimately you will create 2 new applications – […]

APA to Publish Behavior Analysis: Research and Practice(R)

See this flyer for more details.