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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, $271 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 7 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
434
Rank: 53rd
out of 133 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,455
Rank: 65th
out of 133 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.4 This Provider
Avg 7.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$136K
Rank: 24th
out of 133 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$314 This Provider
Avg $271

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 117 different services in 2015
(97 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
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
182
times performed,
13% of his services

1st 2nd

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

140
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$26,198.90an average of $143.95 per time performed $9,342.06
an average of $51.33 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
141
times performed,
10% of his services

2nd 5th

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

141
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$29,921.61an average of $212.21 per time performed $10,512.96
an average of $74.56 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
123
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 12th

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

93
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$10,354.14an average of $84.18 per time performed $3,382.50
an average of $27.50 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Diagnostic examination of voice box using flexible endoscope +

Diagnostic examination of voice box using flexible endoscope ×

Service Code: 31575
Performed in an office
62
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 8th

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

47
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$15,748.00an average of $254.00 per time performed $4,821.12
an average of $77.76 per time performed
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
59
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 34th

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

50
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$490.29an average of $8.31 per time performed $173.46
an average of $2.94 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
43
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 3rd

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

39
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$9,262.20an average of $215.40 per time performed $3,270.58
an average of $76.06 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Biopsy or removal of nasal polyp or tissue using an endos... +

Biopsy or removal of nasal polyp or tissue using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 31237
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 28th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$51,584.13an average of $1,322.67 per time performed $10,667.28
an average of $273.52 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
36
times performed,
2% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

34
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$945.00an average of $26.25 per time performed $373.32
an average of $10.37 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 21st

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

31
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,524.14an average of $145.94 per time performed $1,538.22
an average of $49.62 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
31
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

30
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,186.06an average of $38.26 per time performed $356.50
an average of $11.50 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 13th

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

23
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,500.99an average of $326.13 per time performed $2,633.50
an average of $114.50 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or les... +

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or less) of the forehead, cheeks, chin, mouth, neck, underarms, genitals, hands, and/or feet ×

Service Code: 14040
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
1% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

20
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$34,356.00an average of $1,636.00 per time performed $10,874.85
an average of $517.85 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99221
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 65th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,330.00an average of $222.00 per time performed $1,136.10
an average of $75.74 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or les... +

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or less) of eyelids, nose, ears, and/or lips ×

Service Code: 14060
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
1% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$25,485.00an average of $1,699.00 per time performed $8,237.85
an average of $549.19 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Removal of nasal sinus using an endoscope

Service Code: 31255
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.96% of his services

15th 60th

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$33,656.00an average of $2,404.00 per time performed $2,948.68
an average of $210.62 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Exploration of nasal sinus using an endoscope

Service Code: 31276
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.96% of his services

16th 80th

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$41,664.00an average of $2,976.00 per time performed $7,257.74
an average of $518.41 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Incision of nasal sinus using an endoscope

Service Code: 31287
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.96% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,356.00an average of $954.00 per time performed $1,762.46
an average of $125.89 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Opening of windpipe through neck for insertion of breathi... +

Opening of windpipe through neck for insertion of breathing tube ×

Service Code: 31600
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.89% of his services

18th 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, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,895.00an average of $915.00 per time performed $3,842.54
an average of $295.58 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of t... +

Removal of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the face, ears, eyelids, nose, or lips ×

Service Code: 11642
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.82% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,864.00an average of $572.00 per time performed $1,279.20
an average of $106.60 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (1.1 to 2.5 centimeters) of eyelids, nose... +

Repair of wound (1.1 to 2.5 centimeters) of eyelids, nose, ears, and/or lips ×

Service Code: 13151
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.76% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,591.00an average of $781.00 per time performed $3,072.08
an average of $279.28 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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William A Preston
Average for Otolaryngology 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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