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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $318 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
340
Rank: 1506th
out of 1,928 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
9,794
Rank: 131st
out of 1,928 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
28.8 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$837K
Rank: 84th
out of 1,928 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$2,462 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $318

Office Visits

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Medicare reimburses office visits using a five-point scale, with five being the most intensive and costly. The chart below shows what percentage of this provider’s office visits were reimbursed at each level. A higher than average proportion of costly visits is not necessarily an indication of a problem, but it may be worth asking about.

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Jeffrey G. Mace
Average for Cardiology Providers in California

Who Patients See Before and After This Provider

Providers often refer their patients to a small network of other providers and organizations. Here’s who patients saw the most patients within 30 days before or after this provider, from Jan. 2012 to June 2013.

Individuals

RICHARD PETERSON

JAMES FISHER

ROBERT WEBER

MICHAEL SUVAL

MARK SCHMETZ

Organizations

UNILAB CORPORATION

WATSONVILLE HOSPITAL CO...

Patients saw before

Jeffrey G. Mace

Patients saw after

Individuals

RICHARD PETERSON

MICHAEL SUVAL

MARK SCHMETZ

JAMES FISHER

JENNIFER LIN

Organizations

WATSONVILLE HOSPITAL CO...

UNILAB CORPORATION

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 22 different services in 2012
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
3,554
times performed,
36% of his services

1st 17th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

336
patients got this service, 99% of his patients
10.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$561,532an average of $158 per time performed $380,278
an average of $107 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
1,740
times performed,
18% of his services

2nd 8th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

85
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
20.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.7)
$24,360an average of $14 per time performed $10,440
an average of $6 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
1,715
times performed,
18% of his services

3rd 1st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

83
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
20.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$202,370an average of $118 per time performed $138,915
an average of $81 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on ... +

Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on both sides of head and neck ×

Service Code: 93880
Performed in an office
430
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 20th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

278
patients got this service, 82% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$91,590an average of $213 per time performed $62,350
an average of $145 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in an office
418
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 7th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

283
patients got this service, 83% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$104,082an average of $249 per time performed $69,806
an average of $167 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination and continuous monitoring of the h... +

Ultrasound examination and continuous monitoring of the heart performed during rest, exercise, and/or drug-induced stress with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93351
Performed in an office
372
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 25th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

267
patients got this service, 79% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$104,904an average of $282 per time performed $71,424
an average of $192 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dobutamine hydrochloride, per 250 mg

Service Code: J1250
Performed in an office
297
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 156th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

242
patients got this service, 71% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,188an average of $4 per time performed $891
an average of $3 per time performed
MEDICINE

Tracing of electrical activity of heart using 1-3 leads w... +

Tracing of electrical activity of heart using 1-3 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93040
Performed in an office
276
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 80th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

126
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$4,140an average of $15 per time performed $2,760
an average of $10 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
261
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 4th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

126
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$5,742an average of $22 per time performed $3,915
an average of $15 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient,... +

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient, first 30-74 minutes ×

Service Code: 99291
Performed in an office
136
times performed,
1% of his services

10th Alert

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in CA perform this service

76
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$32,640an average of $240 per time performed $26,112
an average of $192 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scan of vena cava or groin graft or vessel blo... +

Ultrasound scan of vena cava or groin graft or vessel blood flow ×

Service Code: 93978
Performed in an office
127
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 97th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

119
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$27,432an average of $216 per time performed $19,050
an average of $150 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient,... +

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient, first 30-74 minutes ×

Service Code: 99291
Performed in a facility
118
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 40th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

21
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
5.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$28,320an average of $240 per time performed $21,122
an average of $179 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
68
times performed,
0.69% of his services

13th 2nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
5.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$5,508an average of $81 per time performed $3,672
an average of $54 per time performed
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent dual lead pacemaker system with physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93280
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
0.59% of his services

14th 19th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

21
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$3,944an average of $68 per time performed $2,668
an average of $46 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound study of arteries and arterial grafts of both ... +

Ultrasound study of arteries and arterial grafts of both arms ×

Service Code: 93930
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.5% of his services

15th 462nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

37
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,045an average of $205 per time performed $6,909
an average of $141 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient +

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient ×

Service Code: 99292
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.41% of his services

16th Alert

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in CA perform this service

17
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,040an average of $126 per time performed $3,680
an average of $92 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Prolonged office or other outpatient service first hour

Service Code: 99354
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.27% of his services

17th 162nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

22
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,808an average of $108 per time performed $1,924
an average of $74 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of catheter into abdominal pelvic or leg artery +

Insertion of catheter into abdominal pelvic or leg artery ×

Service Code: 36245
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.2% of his services

18th 233rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

14
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,420an average of $271 per time performed $2,040
an average of $102 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of catheter into abdominal pelvic or leg artery +

Insertion of catheter into abdominal pelvic or leg artery ×

Service Code: 36246
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.2% of his services

19th 330th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

14
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,000an average of $300 per time performed $2,260
an average of $113 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of abdomen

Service Code: 76700
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.2% of his services

20th 190th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

17
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,160an average of $158 per time performed $2,200
an average of $110 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.18% of his services

21st 35th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

18
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,032an average of $224 per time performed $2,772
an average of $154 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.17% of his services

22nd 124th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$204an average of $12 per time performed $136
an average of $8 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.14% of his services

23rd 13th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,038an average of $217 per time performed $2,170
an average of $155 per time performed

Sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Plan and Provider Enumeration System, American Medical Association

Services that begin with a letter come from CMS. All other codes and descriptions of the medical procedures are from the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set, copyright 2013 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. Where practical, AMA’s consumer friendly translation of the CPT descriptor was used. ProPublica has received permission from the AMA to use these codes on this site.

Notes: This provider has a self-reported specialty of "Cardiovascular Disease." In some cases the self-reported specialty may differ from the specialty listed above, which comes from Medicare. Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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