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The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

CLIFFORD ESKEY MD PHD

1 MEDICAL CENTER DR DARTMOUTH HITCHCOCK MEDICAL CENTER, LEBANON, NH, 03756 | (603) 650-4477

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $59 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 2 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
1,147
Rank: 104th
out of 125 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,952
Rank: 103rd
out of 125 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
1.7 This Provider
Avg 2.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$97.1K
Rank: 76th
out of 125 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$85 This Provider
Avg $59

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 71 different services in 2015
(49 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

All Services

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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
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan head or brain

Service Code: 70450
Performed in a facility
431
times performed,
22% of his services

1st 6th

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

400
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$230,240.20an average of $534.20 per time performed $12,934.31
an average of $30.01 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of brain before and after contrast

Service Code: 70553
Performed in a facility
253
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 30th

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

238
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$248,807.79an average of $983.43 per time performed $22,565.07
an average of $89.19 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan brain

Service Code: 70551
Performed in a facility
140
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 32nd

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

139
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$112,574.00an average of $804.10 per time performed $7,708.40
an average of $55.06 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of upper spine

Service Code: 72125
Performed in a facility
101
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 27th

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

101
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$53,946.12an average of $534.12 per time performed $3,870.32
an average of $38.32 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of lower spinal canal

Service Code: 72148
Performed in a facility
95
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 37th

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

94
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$74,369.80an average of $782.84 per time performed $5,510.00
an average of $58.00 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of blood vessel of head with contrast

Service Code: 70496
Performed in a facility
61
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 98th

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

60
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$58,239.75an average of $954.75 per time performed $3,845.44
an average of $63.04 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of neck blood vessels with contrast

Service Code: 70498
Performed in a facility
58
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 86th

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

57
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$55,330.26an average of $953.97 per time performed $3,276.42
an average of $56.49 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of neck with contrast

Service Code: 70491
Performed in a facility
52
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 116th

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

51
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$34,251.88an average of $658.69 per time performed $2,804.88
an average of $53.94 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of upper spinal canal

Service Code: 72141
Performed in a facility
51
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 61st

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

51
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$40,151.79an average of $787.29 per time performed $2,737.68
an average of $53.68 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mra scan of head blood vessels

Service Code: 70544
Performed in a facility
50
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 74th

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

50
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$39,471.00an average of $789.42 per time performed $2,277.00
an average of $45.54 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of face

Service Code: 70486
Performed in a facility
33
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 58th

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,728.92an average of $537.24 per time performed $963.27
an average of $29.19 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mra scan of neck blood vessels before and after contrast +

Mra scan of neck blood vessels before and after contrast ×

Service Code: 70549
Performed in a facility
33
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 134th

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$32,040.03an average of $970.91 per time performed $2,311.65
an average of $70.05 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of lower spinal canal before and after contrast +

Mri scan of lower spinal canal before and after contrast ×

Service Code: 72158
Performed in a facility
32
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 92nd

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

32
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$32,400.00an average of $1,012.50 per time performed $2,861.76
an average of $89.43 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of lower spine

Service Code: 72131
Performed in a facility
32
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 72nd

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,248.00an average of $539.00 per time performed $978.56
an average of $30.58 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Fluoroscopic guidance for spine or spinal canal injection +

Fluoroscopic guidance for spine or spinal canal injection ×

Service Code: 77003
Performed in a facility
32
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 174th

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

30
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,316.16an average of $228.63 per time performed $757.12
an average of $23.66 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of middle spine

Service Code: 72128
Performed in a facility
29
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 134th

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,628.97an average of $538.93 per time performed $877.54
an average of $30.26 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of middle spinal canal

Service Code: 72146
Performed in a facility
27
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 145th

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,335.94an average of $790.22 per time performed $1,343.25
an average of $49.75 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of upper spinal canal before and after contrast +

Mri scan of upper spinal canal before and after contrast ×

Service Code: 72156
Performed in a facility
22
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 150th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,776.04an average of $989.82 per time performed $1,621.84
an average of $73.72 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Spinal tap for diagnosis

Service Code: 62270
Performed in a facility
21
times performed,
1% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,004.04an average of $619.24 per time performed $1,246.35
an average of $59.35 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of middle spinal canal before and after contrast +

Mri scan of middle spinal canal before and after contrast ×

Service Code: 72157
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.92% of his services

20th 178th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,814.06an average of $989.67 per time performed $1,537.38
an average of $85.41 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of cranial cavity

Service Code: 70480
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.67% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,972.94an average of $536.38 per time performed $646.36
an average of $49.72 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Radiological supervision and interpretation of ct guidanc... +

Radiological supervision and interpretation of ct guidance for needle insertion ×

Service Code: 77012
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.67% of his services

22nd 114th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,628.05an average of $509.85 per time performed $601.77
an average of $46.29 per time performed

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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