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 …

Changes to Medicare in 2020

What you need to know about member IDs, deductibles, and Medigap plans. by Christine Schneider Billing Medicare can be dizzying work because of the multiple updates to policies from year to year, and sometimes even from month to month. In 2020, there are changes to Medicare in 2020 that will affect your billing if not handled correctly. Below are three …