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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, $713 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 20 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
252
Rank: 52nd
out of 66 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,538
Rank: 56th
out of 66 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.1 This Provider
Avg 19.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$106K
Rank: 53rd
out of 66 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$421 This Provider
Avg $713

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 26 different services in 2015
(12 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
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
632
times performed,
41% of his services

1st 4th

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

164
patients got this service, 65% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$66,360.00an average of $105.00 per time performed $32,181.44
an average of $50.92 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
227
times performed,
15% of his services

2nd 32nd

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

113
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$4,540.00an average of $20.00 per time performed $1,114.57
an average of $4.91 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of substances into lower or sacral spine

Service Code: 62311
Performed in an office
178
times performed,
12% of his services

3rd 17th

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

91
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$74,048.00an average of $416.00 per time performed $28,195.20
an average of $158.40 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
81
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 9th

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

79
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$12,150.00an average of $150.00 per time performed $6,548.85
an average of $80.85 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 5th

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

47
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$660.00an average of $10.00 per time performed $170.28
an average of $2.58 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
60
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 36th

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

46
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,900.00an average of $65.00 per time performed $1,856.40
an average of $30.94 per time performed
medical
ANESTHESIA

Anesthesia for x-ray or radiation therapy

Service Code: 01922
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
4% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

42
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$137,792.48an average of $2,460.58 per time performed $12,232.64
an average of $218.44 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64493
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 13th

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

28
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$16,199.82an average of $376.74 per time performed $7,202.07
an average of $167.49 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64494
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 16th

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

24
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$7,650.12an average of $206.76 per time performed $3,086.54
an average of $83.42 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 1 or 2 muscles

Service Code: 20552
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 47th

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

26
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$3,960.00an average of $110.00 per time performed $772.56
an average of $21.46 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection procedure into sacroiliac joint for anesthetic ... +

Injection procedure into sacroiliac joint for anesthetic or steroid ×

Service Code: 27096
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 21st

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

21
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$17,600.10an average of $606.90 per time performed $3,921.38
an average of $135.22 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 3 or more muscles

Service Code: 20553
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 52nd

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

13
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,750.00an average of $110.00 per time performed $914.75
an average of $36.59 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of substances into upper or middle spine

Service Code: 62310
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 27th

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

14
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$9,042.00an average of $411.00 per time performed $3,654.42
an average of $166.11 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64495
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 18th

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

13
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$3,599.93an average of $189.47 per time performed $1,497.77
an average of $78.83 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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

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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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