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, $177 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
313
Rank: 7th
out of 60 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,071
Rank: 2nd
out of 60 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
13 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$181K
Rank: 4th
out of 60 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$579 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $177

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
(36 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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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
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
1,576
times performed,
39% of his services

1st 1st

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

98
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$13,553.60an average of $8.60 per time performed $4,948.64
an average of $3.14 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
532
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

257
patients got this service, 82% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$55,338.64an average of $104.02 per time performed $22,030.12
an average of $41.41 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
431
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 10th

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

249
patients got this service, 80% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$98,875.71an average of $229.41 per time performed $37,755.60
an average of $87.60 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of more than 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11901
Performed in an office
303
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 12th

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

170
patients got this service, 54% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$30,915.09an average of $102.03 per time performed $7,956.78
an average of $26.26 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of up to and including 15 skin tags

Service Code: 11200
Performed in an office
280
times performed,
7% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

180
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$34,969.20an average of $124.89 per time performed $10,410.40
an average of $37.18 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Acne surgery

Service Code: 10040
Performed in an office
148
times performed,
4% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

115
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$21,889.20an average of $147.90 per time performed $8,367.92
an average of $56.54 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
141
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 4th

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

98
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$14,582.22an average of $103.42 per time performed $3,124.56
an average of $22.16 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth (over 50.0 sq centimeters)

Service Code: 17108
Performed in an office
138
times performed,
3% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

77
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$124,700.94an average of $903.63 per time performed $52,652.52
an average of $381.54 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
131
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 5th

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

99
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$19,154.82an average of $146.22 per time performed $6,946.93
an average of $53.03 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Skin application of tar and ultraviolet b or petrolatum a... +

Skin application of tar and ultraviolet b or petrolatum and ultraviolet b ×

Service Code: 96910
Performed in an office
110
times performed,
3% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

71
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,233.30an average of $93.03 per time performed $4,167.90
an average of $37.89 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
95
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 8th

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

95
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,735.45an average of $155.11 per time performed $5,711.40
an average of $60.12 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.47% of his services

12th 9th

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

19
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$886.92an average of $46.68 per time performed $385.70
an average of $20.30 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.29% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,763.04an average of $146.92 per time performed $824.88
an average of $68.74 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Chemical treatment of acne

Service Code: 17340
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.27% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$686.73an average of $62.43 per time performed $183.04
an average of $16.64 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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