Becker's ASC Review: Tips for Using a CMS Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage

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  • November 21, 2012
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With the recent release of an updated Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN) form, and especially given the fact that previous versions of the form will no longer be accepted, Becker’s ASC Review published a review of basic tips for ABN use, as compiled by AAPC. Tips and best practices include reproducing the ABN directly from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services website, not using an ABN to bill a patient for additional fees beyond what Medicare reimburses, and knowing that these forms are never required in an emergency or urgent care situation.
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