Core Knowledge: Medicare Regulations ~ The Advanced Beneficiary Notice


Core Knowledge courses build a foundation of knowledge for current or prospective patient access professionals.  On-line, self-paced courses are fully narrated, include interactive practice exercises and questions along with a scored competency assessment to assure comprehension.


The series of CORE KNOWLEDGE courses provide the foundational knowledge to enhance or launch a successful career as a patient access professional.

This course will explain current Medicare ABN regulations that impact patient access functions. We will start with a review of the form itself. We’ll move on to a discussion of how and when ABN’s should be delivered. We will explain NCDs and LCDs. We will present case studies to help explain common scenarios and challenges and possible solutions.

Target Audience:
• Patient Access Professionals
• Schedulers
• Business Services Professionals
• Ancillary Departments

The Details:
Subscription: Upon purchase, you will have a 6-month subscription to this module. This will allow you the opportunity to complete and review as often as you like for 6 months.
• Course Access: Courses are accessed at Haugen Academy. You will receive an e-mail from Haugen Academy within 30 minutes after purchase with an introduction to Haugen Academy and your log-in credentials. If you don’t see an e-mail, check your Junk mailbox and if indicated, set-up emails from as safe sender. If you do not receive an email from Haugen Academy, please contact us at 720-476-6301 or
• Canceling: Review our terms of use for full details on cancellations and refunds.
• Contacting us: 720-476-6301 or email

Learning Objectives

• Can explain what an ABN is
• Identify situations when an ABN is required
• Know the meaning of an NCD and a LCD
• Identify which Medicare beneficiaries need to sign an ABN
• Become familiar with the items on the ABN form
• Know the three options available to beneficiaries and the implications of each

CE Credits:
Courses may be used to apply toward NAHAM and other certification CEU requirements

Technical Requirements

Recommended operating systems:
Window 7 or higher
Mac OS 10.7 or higher

Supported Browsers:
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 or greater
Google Chrome 2.0 or greater
Mozilla Firefox 2.0 or greater
Apple Safari 2.0 or greater

DSL or better
Recommended internet connection speed 500 or higher kbps

Additional Software:
Adobe Acrobat Reader
Adobe Flash Player
Current version of Java

Sound: courses are fully narrated, so you’ll want speakers, earbuds, or a headset

Printer: Only needed if you’d like to print your certificate of completion

Group Purchases

If you are interested in using the CORE KNOWLEDGE courses as part of your patient access onboarding or training program, contact us.

The courses are a great way to build a solid foundation of knowledge for patient access staff with limited or no prior healthcare experience.

In addition, the courses allow managers to consistently and objectively assess competency within the new hire probationary or introductory period.


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