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Configuring the PRO-Occupational Therapy benefit

Updated on September 10, 2021

The PRO-Occupational Therapy benefit covers rehabilitation services that are needed for daily living and working. For example, if you were hospitalized for a period of time and needed help in climbing the stairs as the result of the hospitalization, you might schedule sessions with an occupational therapist.

Before you begin

Before you configure this benefit, read the description and perform the required tasks that are listed in Benefits.


  1. In the header of Dev Studio, click Launch web interface > Product Development.
  2. In the left navigation panel of your work space, click New > Benefit.
  3. Click New.
  4. In the Name field, enter PRO-Occupational Therapy.
  5. In the Effective date field, enter 1/1/2019, and in the End date field, enter 12/31/9999.
    This end date means that the benefit might be in use indefinitely. By manually entering 9999 for the year, you do not have to continually update the end date.
  6. In the Insurance line list, select Medical.
  7. In the Benefit category list, select Rehabilitation-Services.
  8. Click Add Purpose and Alias names. In the Purpose field, click Sales and in the Name field, enter a meaningful name for the benefit that individuals in the business area understand, for example, PRO-Occupational Therapy.
    These fields are optional.
  9. For this tutorial, ignore the optional Client benefit id and Description fields.
  10. Ensure that the Is wellness benefit check box is not selected because this benefit is not a wellness benefit.
    PRO-Occupational Therapy benefit
  11. Click Continue.
  12. In the Define Mapping step of the wizard, define the conditions (codes) to describe the benefit which then is understood by a claims adjudication system.
    1. In the Definition list, select Service group and click Add definition.
    2. Click Add Service Group.
    3. In the Code group field, enter H1198 and select it from the list.
      The Description field displays Therapy, occupational.
  13. For this tutorial, ignore the Override section because it does not apply.
    If you are integrated with a downstream processing claim system that requires an indicator to advise when one benefit precedes or overrides another, you select this check box. The systems uses this benefit on all claim lines so that the member pays only for the cost shares associated with this benefit.
  14. Click Generate Description to list the benefit description based on the codes that you selected.
    Service group for the PRO-Occupational Therapy benefit

    You can click the Show Detail icon next to the Description field to view the details of the code group.

  15. Click Continue.
  16. In the Enter notes step of the wizard, click the SBC Benefits Description tab, and enter PRO-Occupational Therapy benefit is required. Then click Continue.
  17. In the Review benefit step, review the benefit and then click Finish.
  18. Because you have manager credentials, approve the benefit entity by following these steps:
    1. Click Actions > Approve and hold at the top right.
      By selecting Approve and hold instead of Approve, the entity remains in the current stage, but is available for use in other tasks. To advance the entity to the next stage, click Approve.
    2. In the Approve section, click Submit.

What to do next

Configure the PRO-Speech Therapy benefit. See Configuring the PRO-Speech Therapy benefit.

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