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Medicare Hospice Modifier GV and GW

Medicare: How to use Modifier GV and Modifier GW We do medical billing for physician offices that do Care Plan Oversight (CPO) for Hospice Patients.  When billing for those services, G0182, we use the following Medicare modifiers: GV Modifier The GV modifier is used when a physician is providing a service that is related to the diagnosis for which a patient has been enrolled into hospice. This physician is not associated with the hospice and is providing services as the attending physician. GW Modifier Continue Reading

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Commonly Used Medicare Modifiers – GA, GX, GY, GZ

Medicare ABN Specific Modifiers – GA, GX, GY, GZ We get a lot of questions at our medical billing company about which modifiers to use when submitting charges to Medicare. Specifically, we are often asked how to indicate whether or not an ABN (Advanced Beneficiary Notice) was given to the patient.  These are the top 4 Medicare modifiers we use. GA Modifier: Waiver of Liability Statement Issued as Required by Payer Policy. This modifier indicates that an ABN is on file and Continue Reading

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