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, $203 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
397
Rank: 107th
out of 1,529 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,301
Rank: 38th
out of 1,529 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
15.9 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$124K
Rank: 39th
out of 1,529 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$311 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $203

Note: About 14% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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 135 different services in 2015
(94 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
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
513
times performed,
8% of his services

1st 2nd

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

196
patients got this service, 49% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$9,234.00an average of $18.00 per time performed $1,508.22
an average of $2.94 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
402
times performed,
6% of his services

2nd 6th

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

48
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
8.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.2)
$11,778.60an average of $29.30 per time performed $2,106.48
an average of $5.24 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
299
times performed,
5% of his services

3rd 1st

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

152
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$71,398.21an average of $238.79 per time performed $21,934.64
an average of $73.36 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
269
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 25th

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

144
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$28,245.00an average of $105.00 per time performed $2,878.30
an average of $10.70 per time performed
medical
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
257
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 18th

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

127
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$82,322.24an average of $320.32 per time performed $26,049.52
an average of $101.36 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85027
Performed in an office
229
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 19th

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

134
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$9,416.48an average of $41.12 per time performed $1,976.27
an average of $8.63 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
213
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 16th

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

33
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
6.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$9,798.00an average of $46.00 per time performed $2,828.64
an average of $13.28 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
161
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 28th

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

123
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$21,735.00an average of $135.00 per time performed $2,178.33
an average of $13.53 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
133
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 22nd

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

114
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$15,694.00an average of $118.00 per time performed $1,558.76
an average of $11.72 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
107
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 20th

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

57
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$4,269.30an average of $39.90 per time performed $1,385.65
an average of $12.95 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at lea... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at least 12 leads ×

Service Code: 93005
Performed in an office
104
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 160th

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

94
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,992.00an average of $48.00 per time performed $600.08
an average of $5.77 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
88
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 40th

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

72
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$5,661.04an average of $64.33 per time performed $1,972.08
an average of $22.41 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in an office
86
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 99th

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

82
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,580.00an average of $30.00 per time performed $463.54
an average of $5.39 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
84
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 11th

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

84
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,856.00an average of $34.00 per time performed $2,111.76
an average of $25.14 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
81
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 27th

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

50
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,945.97an average of $36.37 per time performed $341.82
an average of $4.22 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 17th

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

62
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$6,135.14an average of $77.66 per time performed $819.23
an average of $10.37 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Pneumococcal vaccine for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90670
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 12th

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

76
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$19,608.00an average of $258.00 per time performed $12,783.96
an average of $168.21 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90662
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 21st

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

75
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,200.00an average of $56.00 per time performed $2,669.25
an average of $35.59 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
72
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 5th

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

60
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$11,638.08an average of $161.64 per time performed $3,287.52
an average of $45.66 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
71
times performed,
1% of his services

20th 13th

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

71
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,042.74an average of $56.94 per time performed $1,783.52
an average of $25.12 per time performed
medical
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
71
times performed,
1% of his services

21st 113th

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

60
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,545.31an average of $162.61 per time performed $3,919.20
an average of $55.20 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.87% of his services

22nd 54th

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

47
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,135.00an average of $57.00 per time performed $711.70
an average of $12.94 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Computer analysis of screening mammogram to assist detect... +

Computer analysis of screening mammogram to assist detection of cancer ×

Service Code: 77052
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.75% of his services

23rd 52nd

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

47
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,276.05an average of $27.15 per time performed $258.03
an average of $5.49 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Screening mammography, producing direct digital image, bi... +

Screening mammography, producing direct digital image, bilateral, all views ×

Service Code: G0202
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.75% of his services

24th 47th

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

47
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,645.03an average of $226.49 per time performed $4,674.62
an average of $99.46 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 an office
44
times performed,
0.7% of his services

25th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,256.00an average of $74.00 per time performed $865.92
an average of $19.68 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level +

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level ×

Service Code: 83880
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.68% of his services

26th 183rd

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$6,449.14an average of $149.98 per time performed $1,946.61
an average of $45.27 per time performed
medical
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 a facility
38
times performed,
0.6% of his services

27th 41st

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

37
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,510.00an average of $145.00 per time performed $1,792.46
an average of $47.17 per time performed
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 an office
38
times performed,
0.6% of his services

28th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,913.84an average of $76.68 per time performed $923.02
an average of $24.29 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
28
times performed,
0.44% of his services

29th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,752.00an average of $134.00 per time performed $1,105.44
an average of $39.48 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.43% of his services

30th 84th

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

24
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,024.00an average of $112.00 per time performed $217.35
an average of $8.05 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.41% of his services

31st 61st

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

26
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,434.00an average of $209.00 per time performed $803.14
an average of $30.89 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85652
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.41% of his services

32nd 91st

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

23
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,001.52an average of $38.52 per time performed $93.86
an average of $3.61 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.38% of his services

33rd 119th

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

14
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$972.00an average of $40.50 per time performed $83.52
an average of $3.48 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin measurement

Service Code: 85018
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.35% of his services

34th 43rd

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

19
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$359.92an average of $16.36 per time performed $69.74
an average of $3.17 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.32% of his services

35th 50th

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

19
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$475.00an average of $23.75 per time performed $60.00
an average of $3.00 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.32% of his services

36th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,600.00an average of $80.00 per time performed $490.60
an average of $24.53 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing of 48-hour ekg

Service Code: 93225
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.27% of his services

37th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,836.00an average of $108.00 per time performed $332.35
an average of $19.55 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exha... +

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exhaled air capacity ×

Service Code: 94010
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.27% of his services

38th 171st

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,683.00an average of $99.00 per time performed $482.97
an average of $28.41 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
16
times performed,
0.25% of his services

39th 59th

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

15
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,556.00an average of $97.25 per time performed $547.68
an average of $34.23 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-... +

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-hour ekg ×

Service Code: 93227
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.24% of his services

40th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,370.00an average of $158.00 per time performed $295.50
an average of $19.70 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Ultrasound measurement of bladder capacity after voiding +

Ultrasound measurement of bladder capacity after voiding ×

Service Code: 51798
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.21% of his services

41st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$572.00an average of $44.00 per time performed $174.46
an average of $13.42 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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Frederick A Townsend
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in Minnesota

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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