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Therapy Services

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released the calendar year (CY) 2024 therapy services KX Modifier threshold amounts. The CY 2024 amounts are as follows:

  • $2,330 for physical therapy (PT) and Speech-language Pathology (SLP) services combined; and
  • $2,330 for occupational therapy service.

Additional information can be found on the following web pages:

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated the calendar year (CY) 2023 per beneficiary threshold amounts for therapy services. These threshold amounts, also known as therapy caps, are reflected on claims with the KX modifier to confirm that services are medically necessary as justified by appropriate documentation in the medical record. There is one amount for Physical Therapy (PT) and Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) services combined and a separate amount for Occupational Therapy (OT) services. Claims from providers for therapy services above the threshold amounts without the KX modifier are denied.

For CY 2023, the KX modifier threshold amounts are: (a) $2,230 for PT and SLP services combined, and (b) $2,230 for OT services.

For additional information, refer to CMS Transmittal 11626 and the 2023 Therapy Code List and Dispositions.