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Compliance: Give Patient a Heads Up With ABN If Medicare Might Not Pay

- Published on Wed, Mar 30, 2016
Also, check out how ABNs can lead to healthier patient relations. When patients report to your practice for a procedure that Medicare might not cover completely— or at all — get the patient to sign an advance beneficiary notice (ABN). Rationale: ABNs notify your Medicare patients that the payer might not cover the bill. Having a signed ABN prior to [...]

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