2021 Annual Update of Per-Beneficiary Threshold Amounts


Related CR 12014 updates the annual per-beneficiary incurred expenses amounts now called the KX modifier thresholds and related policy for Calendar Year (CY) 2021. These amounts were previously associated with the financial limitation amounts that Medicare more commonly referred to as “therapy caps.” The Bipartisan Budget Act (BBA) of 2018 repealed those caps while also retaining and adding limitations to ensure appropriate therapy.




Last Updated: 12/08/2020