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Step 2 - Aligning CPT Codes Between Your Medical Bills and EOBs

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Updated February 21, 2009

When you compare your medical bills to your EOB, the CPT codes should be identical.
CPT codes on the EOB should sync with the codes on your medical bill.

CPT codes on the EOB should sync with the codes on your medical bill.

Trisha Torrey

When we looked at your doctor's bill, we identified the CPT codes as the five digit codes that describe each service provided to you in a numeric identifier.

Link here if you'd like to review CPT codes and how to find out what services are represented by what codes.

You'll be using this same exercise for the service receipt you received from your doctor, and the doctor's bill you received, too. You should be able to line up all the services among them.

Finally, the last piece of information on the EOB is pricing.

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