Good morning, ProviderNation.
Providers will have to caveat their emptori from now. The good people over at CMS have issued a memo that they hope will clarify the Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABNs) requirements of the American Taxpayer Relief Act.
Were we ever that young?
“Now the provider/supplier must issue a valid, mandatory ABN to the beneficiary before providing services above the cap when the therapy coverage exceptions process isn’t applicable,” CMS says in the memo.
We’ve got a scintillating write-up with more specifics here.