QIC Says Abbreviation Rendered ABN Invalid

According to a recent story on AIS Health, Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles, Washington has reported that the Qualified Independent Contractor (QIC), Maximus, issued an unfavorable reconsideration decision on the issue of the validity of an Advanced Beneficiary Notice (ABN) for a lab test.  According to the story published May 1, 2014, the QIC issued a denial letter at the reconsideration stage of appeal indicating that the acronym PSA for the prostate antigen screening laboratory test was not sufficiently… Read More >