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In late November, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will issue a third letter in the Special Edition Comparative Billing Report (CBR) series on Part B claims for critical care evaluation and management (E/M) services.

The CBR program was created by CMS as an educational tool for providers, intended to enhance accurate billing and/or prescribing practices and support providers’ internal compliance activities.

CBRs reflect a specific provider’s billing and/or prescribing patterns as compared to his/her peers’ patterns within a service area that may be prone to improper Medicare Part B payments. Each CBR is unique to a single provider, is disseminated only to that individual provider, and is not publicly available.

Receiving a CBR is not an indication of or precursor to an audit, and it requires no response on a provider’s part.

Look for an email from cbrpepper.noreply@religroupinc.com to access your report. Update your email address in the Provider Enrollment, Chain, and Ownership System (PECOS) to ensure delivery.

CMS is also hosting a webinar on December 1, 2021, from 12-1 p.m. to review this special edition CBR.

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