Comparative Billing Reports

CBR201607: Psychotherapy and E/M Services

eGlobalTech and Palmetto GBA developed and disseminiated a national provider Comparative Billing Report (CBR) on Psychotherapy and Evaluation and Management Services in May 2016. The CBR, produced by CMS contractor eGlobalTech, focuses on providers with a specialty of psychiatry who bill psychotherapy CPT® codes with and without a corresponding evaluation and management (E/M) code. The report contains data driven tables with an explanation of findings that compare providers’ billing and payment patterns to those of their peers in their state and across the nation. 

CBR201607 analysis for Psychotherapy and Evaluation and Management Services includes the followig Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) codes:

 


CPT® Code      
CPT® Code Abbreviated Description
90832 Psychotherapy, 30 minutes with patient and/ or family
90833
Psychotherapy, 30 minutes with patient and/ or family when performed with an E/M
90834 Psychotherapy, 45 minutes with patient and/ or family
90836
Psychotherapy, 45 minutes with patient and/ or family when performed with an E/M
90837 Psychotherapy, 60 minutes with patient and/ or family
90838
Psychotherapy, 60 minutes with patient and/ or family when performed with an E/M