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Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN)
An Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN) is a form given to the Medicare patient before performing healthcare services that the provider knows are not covered or that the provider thinks may not be covered by the Medicare program. The form is used to serve as notice to the patient that 1) the service is not covered and 2) that they will be liable to pay for the service.
Triggering Events (When to give the patient the ABN)