Incorporate New ABN To Collect For Non-Covered Services Going Forward

January 2012
Health Information Compliance Alert;Jan2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p1
The article presents an overview of incorporating new advanced beneficiary notice (ABN) in collecting non-covered medical services in the U.S. It notes that the mandatory use of the new version will take effect on November 1, 2 011. The importance of ABNs in helping patients to decide whether they want to proceed a service without guarantee that the Medicare will shoulder its payment is also emphasized.


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