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Pulmonology Coding Alert

You Be the Coder:
Keep the Billable Units in Mind for JW Modifier

Question: What is the best way to use the JW Modifier? Texas Subscriber Answer: Modifier JW (Drug amount discarded/Not administered to any patient) is a level II HCPCS modifier. This is basically for identifying and reporting the portion of unused drug. As of now, the reporting of this modifier is based on the discretion of the MACs. However, CMS has disseminated guidelines [...]