Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Posted by: Kyle Simon
Due to COVID-19 concerns, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today that it is going to expand the deadline for use of the renewed Advance Beneficiary Note (ABN), Form CMS-R-131 (expires June 30, 2023).
At this time, the renewed ABN will be mandatory for use on January 1, 2021. The renewed form may be implemented prior to the mandatory deadline. The ABN form and instructions may be found here.