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    Has anyone ever heard of Modifier U8? IF so, what is the definition and when would it be used. Thanks, kathy

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    Apr 2007
    Greeley, Colorado


    My 2008 HCPCS has that modifier in it.
    U8 = M/caid care lev 8 state def
    I'm guessing it is a medicaid only modifier but I don't have a clue what it means...
    Lisa Bledsoe, CPC, CPMA

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    Apr 2007


    I have never used this modifier but I believe it is only related to mental health
    Jill M. Grier CPC
    2016 New Membership Development Officer
    Professional Coders of Tidewater
    Chesapeake, VA

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    thanks. It was a billing code for Medicaid. KP

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