Effective April 13, 2017, questions regarding any of the Fee For Service Beneficiary Notice Initiative (BNI) notices may be sent to our new mailbox: BNImailbox@cms.hhs.gov.
The BNI notices are:
- FFS Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (FFS ABN)
- FFS Home Health Change of Care Notice (FFS HHCCN)
- FFS Skilled Nursing Facility Advance Beneficiary Notice (FFS SNFABN) and SNF Denial Letters
- FFS Hospital-Issued Notices of Noncoverage (FFS HINNs)
- FFS Expedited Determination Notices for Home Health Agencies, Skilled Nursing Facility, Hospice and Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility (FFS Expedited Determination Notices)
- Important Message from Medicare (IM) and Detailed Notice of Discharge (DND) (Hospital Discharge Appeal Notices)
- FFS Notice of Exclusion from Medicare Benefits – Skilled Nursing Facility (FFS NEMB SNF)
There is an exception for the Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice (MOON). Continue to send questions regarding the MOON to MOONMailbox@cms.hhs.gov.