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January 3rd Marked the One Year Milestone for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs

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January 3rd was the one year anniversary of the start of registration for the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs. Over the past year, there has been a tremendous amount of interest in the incentive programs as providers across the country have implemented EHRs. Year one highlights include: 43 states have started… Read more »

FFS Revised ABN (as stated by CMS.gov)

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The revised Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN), Form CMS-R-131, is issued by providers (including independent laboratories), physicians, practitioners, and suppliers in situations where Medicare payment is expected to be denied. The revised ABN replaces the ABN-G (Form CMS-R-131G), ABN-L (form CMS-R-131L), and NEMB (Form CMS-20007). See the revised ABN manual instructions below for detailed… Read more »