Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $363 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
1,059
Rank: 6th
out of 186 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,990
Rank: 43rd
out of 186 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.8 This Provider
Avg 6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$418K
Rank: 6th
out of 186 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$395 This Provider
Avg $363

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of his Part B patients.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 50 different services in 2015
(33 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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Drug Services
Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in an office
1,230
times performed,
31% of his services

1st 9th

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

697
patients got this service, 66% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$113,713.50an average of $92.45 per time performed $28,585.20
an average of $23.24 per time performed
medical
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
525
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 5th

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

468
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$81,054.75an average of $154.39 per time performed $35,164.50
an average of $66.98 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
462
times performed,
12% of his services

3rd 7th

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

460
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$74,737.74an average of $161.77 per time performed $36,142.26
an average of $78.23 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ribs of one side of body, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
281
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 13th

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

229
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$26,886.08an average of $95.68 per time performed $7,084.01
an average of $25.21 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of pelvis, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 72170
Performed in an office
274
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 15th

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

231
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$27,624.68an average of $100.82 per time performed $5,255.32
an average of $19.18 per time performed
medical
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
194
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 2nd

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

186
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$19,879.18an average of $102.47 per time performed $9,310.06
an average of $47.99 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of knee joint

Service Code: 27447
Performed in a facility
173
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 22nd

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

168
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$910,467.86an average of $5,262.82 per time performed $175,856.23
an average of $1,016.51 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
153
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 4th

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

125
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$21,504.15an average of $140.55 per time performed $6,785.55
an average of $44.35 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
144
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 16th

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

113
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,880.00an average of $20.00 per time performed $734.40
an average of $5.10 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial imple ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
96
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 42nd

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

95
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,312.00an average of $97.00 per time performed $3,837.12
an average of $39.97 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of both hips minimum 2 views

Service Code: 73520
Performed in an office
94
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 27th

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

93
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,282.66an average of $109.39 per time performed $2,380.08
an average of $25.32 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
67
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 12th

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

60
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,253.83an average of $63.49 per time performed $1,859.92
an average of $27.76 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 4 or more views

Service Code: 73564
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 14th

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

41
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,360.00an average of $106.00 per time performed $1,683.00
an average of $28.05 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Replacement of thigh bone and hip joint prosthesis

Service Code: 27130
Performed in a facility
59
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 36th

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

57
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$349,409.80an average of $5,922.20 per time performed $60,274.40
an average of $1,021.60 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower and sacral spine, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 18th

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

40
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,852.00an average of $121.30 per time performed $915.20
an average of $22.88 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.65% of his services

16th 10th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,297.88an average of $88.38 per time performed $451.36
an average of $17.36 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower and sacral spine, minimum of 4 views

Service Code: 72110
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.3% of his services

17th 37th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,668.00an average of $139.00 per time performed $428.04
an average of $35.67 per time performed

Office Visits

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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Notes: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients. The contact information listed above is the most current we have for this provider. The services listed on this page may have been delivered at a previous address or as part of a different practice.

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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 2015 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.

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