Pulmonology Coding Alert

Compliance Matters: Count on ABNs to Salvage Your Reimbursement for Uncovered Services


- Published on Tue, Apr 05, 2016
Keep records of unsigned ABN on file even if patient does not sign and return the ABN before the procedure. If you don’t want to lose out on getting deserved pay for potentially uncovered services, it is better to safeguard your practice’s interests by obtaining an advance beneficiary notice (ABN) from patients when it is appropriate. Medicare isn’t the only [...]


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