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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, $179 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
657
Rank: 272nd
out of 361 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,967
Rank: 255th
out of 361 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3 This Provider
Avg 3.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$74.9K
Rank: 283rd
out of 361 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$114 This Provider
Avg $179

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 56 different services in 2015
(40 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
MEDICINE

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead pace... +

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker with physician analysis, review, and report up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93294
Performed in a facility
432
times performed,
22% of his services

1st 67th

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

196
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$53,568.00an average of $124.00 per time performed $9,456.48
an average of $21.89 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Remote evaluations of defibrillator up to 90 days with an... +

Remote evaluations of defibrillator up to 90 days with analysis, review and report ×

Service Code: 93295
Performed in a facility
387
times performed,
20% of his services

2nd 73rd

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

180
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$94,041.00an average of $243.00 per time performed $17,004.78
an average of $43.94 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Telephonic evaluation of single, dual, or multiple lead p... +

Telephonic evaluation of single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker heart rhythm strips up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93293
Performed in a facility
275
times performed,
14% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

110
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$15,950.00an average of $58.00 per time performed $2,970.00
an average of $10.80 per time performed
medical
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 a facility
162
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 87th

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

141
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$23,652.00an average of $146.00 per time performed $4,318.92
an average of $26.66 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 a facility
124
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 39th

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

119
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$21,080.00an average of $170.00 per time performed $3,976.68
an average of $32.07 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

Evaluation, testing and programming adjustment of defibrillator with analysis, review and report ×

Service Code: 93282
Performed in a facility
77
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 172nd

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

64
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$12,320.00an average of $160.00 per time performed $2,256.87
an average of $29.31 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

Evaluation, testing and programming adjustment of defibrillator with analysis, review and report ×

Service Code: 93283
Performed in a facility
68
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 144th

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

51
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$14,552.00an average of $214.00 per time performed $2,627.52
an average of $38.64 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
62
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 6th

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

59
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$10,540.00an average of $170.00 per time performed $2,897.26
an average of $46.73 per time performed
medical
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
47
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 34th

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

36
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$10,266.21an average of $218.43 per time performed $1,844.75
an average of $39.25 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 93279
Performed in a facility
44
times performed,
2% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

40
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,412.00an average of $123.00 per time performed $1,034.44
an average of $23.51 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

Evaluation, testing and programming adjustment of defibrillator with analysis, review and report ×

Service Code: 93284
Performed in a facility
37
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 143rd

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

32
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$8,732.00an average of $236.00 per time performed $1,724.20
an average of $46.60 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Remote evaluations of defibrillator transmissions, techni... +

Remote evaluations of defibrillator transmissions, technician review, support and distribution of results up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93296
Performed in a facility
28
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 193rd

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

26
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,164.00an average of $113.00 per time performed $397.32
an average of $14.19 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 a facility
17
times performed,
0.86% of his services

13th 32nd

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,180.98an average of $245.94 per time performed $1,002.83
an average of $58.99 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation of single or dual chamber pacing cardioverter-... +

Evaluation of single or dual chamber pacing cardioverter-defibrillator at time of implantation or replacement ×

Service Code: 93640
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.66% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,087.00an average of $699.00 per time performed $938.34
an average of $72.18 per time performed
medical
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
11
times performed,
0.56% of his services

15th 17th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,027.00an average of $457.00 per time performed $1,681.79
an average of $152.89 per time performed
medical
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Removal and replacement of dual lead permanent pacemaker ... +

Removal and replacement of dual lead permanent pacemaker pulse generator ×

Service Code: 33228
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.56% of his services

16th 215th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,697.00an average of $1,427.00 per time performed $2,844.93
an average of $258.63 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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Walter K Clair
Average for Cardiovascular Disease Providers in Tennessee

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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