Corporate Compliance

New ABN form means more options and more questions

Strategies for Health Care Compliance, August 1, 2008

Editor's note: The new advance beneficiary notice (ABN) has three options for patients: obtaining the item or service and requiring submission of a Medicare claim, obtaining the item or service but agreeing not to submit a Medicare claim or expect payment (this is the new option), and refusing the item or service. Below are some clarifications from our experts that will ensure that your organization and staff members are compliant.

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