Provider Alert! Reminder on the use of the U8 ModifierTexas Children's Health Plan
To: All Texas Children’s Health Plan Providers
Subject: Reminder on the use of the U8 Modifier
All eligible organizations and covered entities that are enrolled in the Federal 340B Drug Pricing Program to purchase 340B discounted drugs must use modifier U8 when submitting claims for 340B clinician-administered drugs.
Non-compliance with this new requirement to use modifier U8 on all claims submitted for 340B clinician-administered drugs may jeopardize a covered entity’s 340B status with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
Providers can refer to the HRSA website at www.hrsa.gov/opa/index.html for more information about the 340B Drug Pricing Program.
For more information on how to use the U8 modifier please contact Provider Relations at 832-828-1008 or toll free 800-731-8527.