Wednesday, May 12, 2010

KH , KJ AND KI modifiers

DME MAC Jurisdiction C Modifier

KH -- DMEPOS ITEM, INITIAL CLAIM, PURCHASE OR FIRST MONTH RENTAL.This modifier is used for a capped rental DME item. When using the KH modifier, you are indicating you are billing for the first month of the capped rental period.



KJ -- DMEPOS ITEM, PARENTERAL ENTERAL NUTRITION (PEN) PUMP OR CAPPED RENTAL, MONTHS FOUR TO FIFTEEN.This modifier is used for capped rental DME items. When using the KJ modifier, you are indicating you are billing for months four through thirteen/fifteen of the capped rental period.


KI -- DMEPOS ITEM, SECOND OR THIRD MONTH RENTAL. This modifier is used for capped rental DME items. When using the KI modifier, you are indicating you are billing for the second and/or third month of the capped rental period.

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