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American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

Understand the What & Why's of ABNs

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Overview / Abstract:

Is your practice losing money due to improper use of an ABN or having no ABN on file? This presentation will not only explain the basics of ABNs, but also the more important “how and why” ABNs are used. We will address loss of revenue to physicians, who is responsible for ABNs signatures, and how to bill appropriately for ABNs. One of the most crucial aspects you’ll learn is how to overcome the common problem of incomplete ABNs.

You Will Learn:
What information is needed on the ABN
When to have ABNs signed
Who is responsible for ABNs
Proper billing of ABNs


Sep 02, 2020


Informatics / Coding / Billing CE





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Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Melody has over 30 years of experience in the medical profession. She is employed as a consultant with IMA Consulting and is the CEO and founder of Career Coders Online Medical Billing and Coding School. She specializes in physician auditing, education, curriculum development and consulting services, and is an approved PMCC Instructor with AAPC. She is the co-author of the AAPC CPMA study guide and will soon be publishing a Basic Physician Auditing book and guideline. Her extensive background includes Director of Coding/Auditing/Compliance, and Urgent Care for a forty-eight multi-specialty physician practice. She also performs payer audits throughout the United States. Melody is the founder and past President of her local AAPC Chapter in Loveland, Colorado and past member/officer of the AAPC National Advisory Board. Her true passion is teaching and is motivated by career challenges. She resides in Loveland, Colorado.

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American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

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