Understanding the NEW Updates to the ABN Form

Oct 26, 2021

Understanding the NEW Updates to the ABN Form


Mario Fucinari, DC, CCSP, APMP, CPCO, MCS-P


Tue 10/26/2021    
2:15 pm

The Advance Beneficiary Notice of Non-coverage (ABN) Form CMS-R-131 instructions have significantly changed as of mid-October 2021. The ABN helps Medicare patients make informed decisions about items and services Medicare usually covers. Still, the ABN protects the physician from allegations of non-compliance and recoupment. Listen to Dr. Mario Fucinari, Medicare expert and Carrier Advisory Committee to Medicare member, explain the new regulations, and learn the purpose and practical usage of the Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN).​​​​​​​

  • Learn who can issue the ABN form and why it is used.
  • Understand how to use the ABN form for covered services and options for non-covered services
  • Discover the NEW changes for the QMB Medicare patient
  • Learn how to fill out and deliver the ABN form properly