Advance Beneficiary Notice and Notice from Exclusion of Medicare Benefits

September 2009
Audiology Today;Sep2009, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p60
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) which is used to examine if a typically covered procedure will be covered or reimbursed by Medicare in the U.S. It notes that a beneficiary notice is needed to give to a Medicare patient prior the procedure in order to appraise the financial obligation of a patient. The Medicare contractor is not allowed to bill a patient without the ABN and should provide services with reimbursement.


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