Utilize the JW modifier – Ophthalmic Professional

How to properly code waste of drugs and when it’s appropriate

The use of some coding modifiers can be confusing, but proper understanding of these modifiers is important. Running afoul of proper use can result in our practices coming under scrutiny, as is the case with recent increases in oversight related to modifier JW.

This article was published in Ophthalmic Professional’s Coding column, and written by Corcoran’s Senior Consultant, Paul Larson, MBA, MMSC, COMT, COE, CPC, CPMA. To view the entire article in Ophthalmic Professional, click on the link below:

https://www.ophthalmicprofessional.com/issues/2021/may-june-2021/coding

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