Patient Access Services: Advanced Beneficiary Notice



This course will explain current Medicare ABN regulations that impact patient access functions. We start with a review of the form itself, moving 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.


  • Know what an ABN is
  • Identify when an ABN is required
  • Define a NCD and 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 option

Target Audience

  • Patient Access Services
  • Schedulers
  • Business Services
  • Ancillary Departments with Registration Responsibility

CE Credits

Courses may be used to apply toward NAHAM and other certification CEU requirements.

Purchasing Details

  • Upon purchase, you will have a 6-month subscription to this course. This will allow you the opportunity to complete and review as often as you like for 6 months.
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