Do you know how to use an Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN)?
CMS requires a non-covered form to be completed as a protection for their beneficiaries. But, the form also benefits you to ensure you are paid for services that Medicare does not cover.
Here are six ABN facts that you need to know, which includes:
Understanding non-covered services and ABNs will play a role in building an effective compliance program. You don’t want to risk patient complaints to the OIG. Use CMS guidelines and the information above when creating ABN policies and procedures for your practice.
**The opinions and observations from the group/author are not a promise to exempt your practice from fines and penalties. Research, modify, and tailor the advice to fit your specialty.