ABN (Form CMS-R-131) for Part B SNF Services - UPDATED (4/17)

By CMS - April 06, 2017

The Advanced Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN), Form CMS-R-131, is issued by SNFs for items/services expected to be denied under Medicare Part B only. In March 2017 CMS issued an updated form for providers to use effective June 21, 2017. Even though there are no changes to the form itself, there is a new expiration date, requiring use of the updated form.