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Ophthalmology Coding Alert

Advance Beneficiary Notices:

Adding 'G' Modifiers on Your Medicare Claims? Expect Extra Scrutiny

The OIG report puts GA, GZ, GY, and GX in the hot seat. When your practice is billing Medicare, but you know Medicare is going to deny the claim, you know you should make use of an advance beneficiary notice (ABN) and add a “G” modifier to the claim. The problem is, misuse of the G modifiers has led to [...]