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    I wanted to know what is ABN modifier?

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    Modifier GA indicates that the patient has signed an ABN.

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    Also GX says they signed a voluntary issue of waiver of liability.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    When Medicare denies a charge with modifier GA as non-covered, they *are supposed to* process it as patient responsibility rather than contractual obligation or other adjustment.

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    Thanks guys.

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