U6 Modifier

April 13, 2018: Attention Outpatient Hospital Providers: MDHHS is aware of claims that are being denied with claim adjustment reason code A8 when reporting drugs that were acquired through the 340B program with the accompanying required U6 modifier. The affected codes (J7606, J7608, J7611, J7612, J7613. J7620. J7644, J7676 and J7682) have assigned status indicator M on Medicare’s Addendum B This is projected to be fixed with our April quarterly updates scheduled for June 22, 2018, at that time MDHHS will resurrect affected claims.