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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $417 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
246
Rank: 590th
out of 1,231 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
538
Rank: 840th
out of 1,231 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.2 This Provider
Avg 5.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$125K
Rank: 484th
out of 1,231 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$510 This Provider
Avg $417

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.

Who Patients See Before and After This Provider

Providers often refer their patients to a small network of other providers and organizations. Here’s who patients saw the most patients within 30 days before or after this provider in 2014.

Individuals

JUDY RACINE

PETER PHAM

ALLIE BLACKBURN

MOHAMED NOUR

MARK GIRGUIS

Organizations

SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTISTS ...

UNILAB CORPORATION

Patients saw before

GARY BOTIMER MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

JUDY RACINE

PETER PHAM

ALLIE BLACKBURN

MOHAMED NOUR

SAMUEL RANDOLPH

Organizations

SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTISTS ...

UNILAB CORPORATION

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 43 different services in 2014
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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
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
106
times performed,
20% of his services

1st 4th

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

75
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$27,120an average of $256 per time performed $4,858
an average of $46 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
97
times performed,
18% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

70
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,960an average of $20 per time performed $133
an average of $1 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
81
times performed,
15% of his services

3rd 12th

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

69
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$10,530an average of $130 per time performed $2,611
an average of $32 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,
12% of his services

4th 1st

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

57
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$13,330an average of $215 per time performed $3,302
an average of $53 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
38
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 6th

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

38
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,160an average of $320 per time performed $2,665
an average of $70 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of knee joint

Service Code: 27447
Performed in a facility
32
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 29th

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

31
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$155,890an average of $4,872 per time performed $36,253
an average of $1,133 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Replacement of thigh bone and hip joint prosthesis

Service Code: 27130
Performed in a facility
30
times performed,
6% of his services

7th 42nd

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

30
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$128,700an average of $4,290 per time performed $32,774
an average of $1,092 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
20
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 10th

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

20
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,700an average of $485 per time performed $2,198
an average of $110 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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Gary D Botimer
Average for Orthopaedic Surgery Providers in California

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 2013 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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