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    when would you use the gy modifier?
    Last edited by ank3t; 10-06-2016 at 06:53 AM.

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    You use the GY modifier when services are statutorily excluded from Medicare or are never reimbursed by Medicare-like preventative exams and most screening services.

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    So would it be appropriate to use the gy for use of an unlisted procedure code. It is an agile capsule which is not covered by Medicare.

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