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Orthopedic Coding Alert

Protect Your Epidural/Spinal Injection Pay With ABNs

Heres when to append modifiers GA, GY, and GZ. Services a patients insurer doesn’t cover (but the patient requests or surgeon recommends) could mean your practice is at risk for fronting the bill, but you can save yourself money and headaches by reaching for an advance beneficiary notice (ABN) and appending modifier GA. Your patient will be the one paying [...]