TITLE

Don't Skip the ABN, or You Could Be Stuck With the Therapy Bill

PUB. DATE
July 2013
SOURCE
Outpatient Facility Coding Alert;Jul2013, Vol. 2 Issue 7, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the change in the Advance Beneficiary Notices (ABN) under the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 wherein Medicare beneficiaries were given limitation of liability protections for therapy services that do not qualify for an exception to the therapy caps starting January 1, 2013. It notes that the provider will be financially liable if Medicare denies a claim without a signed ABN. It also stresses the importance of solid documentation supporting medical necessit
ACCESSION #
89524541

 

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