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Neurology & Pain Management Coding Alert

Get Patient to Sign ABN When Medicare Might Not Pay

Bonus: ABNs can also help patient relations; here's how. If your practice doesn't obtain signed advance beneficiary notices (ABNs) when necessary, it could be letting deserved reimbursement fly out the window. Reason: Whenever your practice provides a service that Medicare might not cover, or might not cover completely, the ABN notifies the patient of that fact. Having a signed ABN [...]