Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN)

Definition of "Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN)"
  1. A notice provided by a doctor or supplier to a Medicare beneficiary foreseeing that Medicare will likely refuse payment for a given service or item, indicating consequently the beneficiary's responsibility for the cost
How to use "Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN)" in a sentence
  1. If you're on the Original Medicare Plan, your doctor might give you an Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) in case Medicare doesn't cover the service.
  2. To avoid unanticipated expenses, John was glad that his supplier provided him an Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) before his new treatment started.
  3. Without receiving an Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) first, Sarah wasn't required to pay for the service that Medicare didn't cover.

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