Health Information Management

CMS makes few changes to I/OCE edits for April

Briefings on APCs, June 1, 2010

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Modifier -GX

One particularly interesting item is the addition of a new modifier -GX (notice of liability issued, voluntary under payer policy). 

The new modifier is for use when a facility voluntarily issues an ABN for a service that is statutorily noncovered, says Dave Fee, MBA, product marketing manager for outpatient products at 3M Health Information Systems in Murray, UT.

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