The Hidden Complexities of Credentialing New Doctors

The Hidden Complexities of Credentialing a New Doctor

By Christine Schneider, VP of Operations Credentialing seems simple. But even practices that pride themselves in being on top of credentialing can find themselves floundering with one small oversight. One area practices often get tangled up in is credentialing a new doc who recently graduated. Take, for example, an established community optometry practice in Kansas that signed on a new …

ABN Update

Details on the 2021 ABN Update

By Melissa Jacobson, Director of Insurance Billing Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Non-coverage (ABN) Form In January 2021, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) revised the Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Non-coverage (ABN) Form. The ABN Form CMS-R-131 is issued to the patient or client by providers, physicians, practitioners, and suppliers in situations where Medicare payment is expected to be …