ABN, Form CMS-R-131 Renewal The Advance Beneficiary Notice of Non-coverage

(ABN), Form CMS-R-131, and form instructions have been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal. While there are no changes to the form itself, providers should take note of the newly incorporated expiration date. The effective date for use of this ABN form is 60 days from this announcement. More information on the ABN and the ABN form instructions can be found at: FFS ABN – Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

As your Rehabilitation Partner, Preferred Therapy Solutions continues to collaborate with your facility and Interdisciplinary Team to support and coordinate ADR and appeals activity. If you have any questions, please contact Barbara Blatt, PT Appeals Management Coordinator bblatt@preftherapy.com