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Printed Date: 9/22/2015
Effective January 1, 2017, providers are required to use HCPCS modifier JW for claims with unused Part B drugs or biologicals from single use vials or single use packages that are appropriately discarded (except those provided under the Competitive Acquisition Program (CAP) for Part B drugs and biologicals).
Providers are also required to document the discarded drug or biological in the patient's medical record when submitting claims with unused Part B drugs or biologicals from single use vials or single use packages that are appropriately discarded.
For more information, see our article HCPCS Modifier JW.
Resource: MLN Matters® article MM9603 (PDF, 58 KB)
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Last Updated: 06/02/2020