You Must Use New Form by Nov. 1, CMS Says

September 2011
Dermatology Coding Alert;Sep2011, Vol. 7 Issue 9, p59
The article reports that the mandatory use of the new version of the Advance Beneficiary Notification (ABN)/ Notice of Exclusion of Medicare Benefits (NEMB) will begin on November 1, 2011 according to the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Stewart Streimer of CMS states that the form was updated since it had an expiration date. It mentions that the most puzzling aspects of an ABN is how to determine the estimated cost of a service.


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