Comparative Billing Reports

CBR201613: Modifier 25: Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)

eGlobalTech (eGT) and Palmetto GBA developed and disseminated a national provider Comparative Billing Report (CBR) in September 2016 on Modifier 25: Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN). The CBR focuses on obstetricians and gynecologists who submitted claims for established patient evaluation and management (E/M) services appended with modifier 25. The report contains data-driven tables with an explanation of findings that compare these providers’ billing and payment patterns to those of their peers in their state and across the nation.

CBR201613 analysis for Modifier 25: OB/GYN includes the following Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) codes:

CPT® Code

Abbreviated Description

Typical Time


Minimal Problem/Exam

  5 Minutes


Problem Focused/Exam

10 Minutes


Expanded Problem Focused/Exam

15 Minutes


Detailed Patient History/Exam

25 Minutes


Comprehensive Patient History/Exam

40 Minutes