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Medicare Changes GA and Adds GX Modifier for Advanced Beneficiary Notices

Medicare GA and GX Modifiers Changed As of April 1, 2010, Medicare has changed the way you need to report that a Medicare patient signed an Advanced Beneficiary Notice (ABN).  Medicare has revised the GA modifier and added a new GX modifier you must consider when doing medical billing. Medicare GA Modifier Prior to April 1st, the GA modifier read “waiver of liability on file.”  The new revised description is “waiver of liability statement issued, as required by payer policy.” Use this Continue Reading

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