Using the KU Modifier for Wheelchair Accessories and Seat Back Cushions starting July 6, 2020

The KU modifier is used to receive the unadjusted fee schedule amount and is being implemented for a variety of wheelchair accessories and seat back cushions used with complex rehabilitative manual wheelchairs and certain manual chairs. The use of the KU modifier will start with claims submitted on July 6, 2020 and be effective for dates of service from January 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. Previously paid claims with dates of service on or after January 1, 2020 can be reopened to add the KU modifier. The accessories impacted are listed in the manual wheelchair section of our website and apply to wheelchair codes K0005, E1161, E1231-E1238 and K0008.

            Last Updated Wed, 10 Jun 2020 18:08:11 +0000