Comparative Billing Reports

CBR201801: Opioid Prescribers

eGlobalTech (eGT) and Palmetto GBA are developing a national provider Comparative Billing Report (CBR) on Opioid Prescribers for release in January. The CBR will focus on providers of all specialties who prescribed opioids to Medicare Part D beneficiaries. The report will contain data-driven tables with an explanation of findings that compare these providers’ prescribing patterns to those in their specialty and nationwide. Reports will be sent to providers with opioid prescribing data that is significantly higher relative to their peers. The goal of this report is to educate providers on the concerns raised about extreme opioid use, and to share the latest thinking from the medical community on appropriate prescribing of opioids.