AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS - 2016 Issue 4

JW modifier information update

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has provided a listing of frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding modifier JW, Drug amount discarded/not administered to any patient. This modifier would be appended to identify unused drug or biologicals from single use vials or single use packages that are appropriately discarded. The FAQs regarding the JW modifier provided by CMS is as follows: Medicare Program JW Modifier: Drug/Biological Amount Discarded/Not Administered To Any Patient Frequently Asked Questions — Published August 26, 2016 Policy:  Effective January 1, 2017, providers and suppliers are required to report the JW modifier on Part B...

To read the full article, sign in and subscribe to the AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS.


The AHA Coding Clinic for HCPCS includes:

  • The official publication for Level I HCPCS (CPT-4 codes) for hospital providers
  • Also specific Level II HCPCS codes for hospitals, physicians and other health professionals
  • Current newsletters added each quarter
  • Full Archives back to 2001
  • Fully searchable through Find-A-Code's Comprehensive Search
  • Codes mentioned in articles are linked to Code Information pages
  • Code Information page link back to related articles
  • View all the articles associated with any code, right from the code page!
Access to this feature is available in the following products:
  • AHA's Coding Clinic® - HCPCS +Archives

free demo
request yours today
pricing
for any budget
sign IN
welcome back!

Thank you for choosing Find-A-Code, please Sign In to remove ads.