Comparative Billing Reports

CBR201609: Diabetic Testing Supplies

eGlobalTech (eGT) and Palmetto GBA developed and disseminated a national supplier Comparative Billing Report (CBR) in June 2016 on Diabetic Testing Supplies. The CBR focuses on suppliers who dispense glucose reagent strips and lancets for diabetic testing to Medicare beneficiaries. The report contains data-driven tables with an explanation of findings that compare these suppliers’ billing and payment patterns to those of their peers in their state and across the nation.

CBR201609 analysis for Diabetic Testing Supplies includes the following Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes:

• HCPCS code A4253 - Blood Glucose Test Strips, 50 items per unit

• HCPCS code A4259 - Lancets, 100 items per unit