Helpful References and Resources Related to the ABN
CMS Instructions and Form for ABN and ABN Manual
Choose the CMS R-131 zip file ink which contains the up to date ABN instructions and the ABN form in English and Spanish. The ABN form is available in both PDF and DOC format. The DOC format can be individualized for your practice according to CMS instructions.
CMS Audiology Policies
CMS National Coverage Policies for Audiology Services
CMS ABN Advance Notice of Non-Coverage (ABN) Policies
Articles and Items of Interest
ABN Decision Matrix—A systematic approach for determining the correct use of the ABN for audiologists
Audiology Today, July/August 2012
Advanced Beneficiary Notices (ABN) and Usage for Voluntary (Non-Covered) Services for Medicare Only
Audiology Today, May/June 2010
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