What coders and billers must know before March 1, 2009.
Almost a year ago — March 3, 2008 — CMS implemented its revised Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN) (CMS-R-131). Providers and suppliers could choose whether to use the new form or continue filing the familiar ABN-G, ABN-L, or NEMB forms, but those days are numbered. Although your office should have made the change during the six-month transition period, the ABN-G and ABN-L forms will no longer be valid beginning … More …
Deb Grider Gets You Up to Speed on the New ABN & Medical Necessity Rules.
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