CMS: Implementation of new ABN Form
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved the ABN, Form CMS-R-131. The deadline for using the new ABM has been extended by CMS.
The ABN, Form CMS-R-131, and instructions have been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal. Due to COVID-19 concerns, CMS has expanded the deadline for use of the renewed ABN, Form CMS-R-131 (exp. 6/30/2023). At this time, the renewed ABN will be mandatory for use on 1/1/2021. The renewed form may be implemented prior to the mandatory deadline. The ABN form and instructions may be found in the download section.