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, $1,763 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 154 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
282
Rank: 258th
out of 511 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
97,657
Rank: 134th
out of 511 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
346.3 This Provider
Avg 154
Total Paid
by Medicare
$675K
Rank: 197th
out of 511 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$2,395 This Provider
Avg $1,763

Note: About 70% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in her 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 her Part B patients.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 143 different services in 2015
(101 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
drug

Injection, ferric carboxymaltose, 1mg

Service Code: J1439
Performed in an office
21,000
times performed,
22% of her services

1st 6th

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$63,000.00an average of $3.00 per time performed $17,640.00
an average of $0.84 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-esrd use)

Service Code: J0881
Performed in an office
18,000
times performed,
18% of her services

2nd 2nd

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
4.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.4)
$331,200.00an average of $18.40 per time performed $56,160.00
an average of $3.12 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, fosaprepitant, 1 mg

Service Code: J1453
Performed in an office
7,500
times performed,
8% of her services

3rd 9th

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
4.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$36,750.00an average of $4.90 per time performed $10,200.00
an average of $1.36 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
1,322
times performed,
1% of her services

4th 8th

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

26
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
5.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.5)
$1,322.00an average of $1.00 per time performed $145.42
an average of $0.11 per time performed
drug
TEMPORARY CODES

Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml iodine conce... +

Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml iodine concentration, per ml ×

Service Code: Q9967
Performed in an office
1,250
times performed,
1% of her services

5th 4th

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,750.00an average of $3.00 per time performed $137.50
an average of $0.11 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hcl, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
1,000
times performed,
1% of her services

6th 16th

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

19
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
5.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.9)
$110,990.00an average of $110.99 per time performed $15,880.00
an average of $15.88 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
623
times performed,
0.64% of her services

7th 25th

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

177
patients got this service, 63% of her patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$92,571.57an average of $148.59 per time performed $30,738.82
an average of $49.34 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
615
times performed,
0.63% of her services

8th 14th

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

152
patients got this service, 54% of her patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$21,641.85an average of $35.19 per time performed $6,346.80
an average of $10.32 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
541
times performed,
0.55% of her services

9th 19th

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

153
patients got this service, 54% of her patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$33,742.17an average of $62.37 per time performed $5,393.77
an average of $9.97 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
510
times performed,
0.52% of her services

10th 15th

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

152
patients got this service, 54% of her patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$9,817.50an average of $19.25 per time performed $1,499.40
an average of $2.94 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Flow cytometry technique for dna or cell analysis

Service Code: 88185
Performed in an office
424
times performed,
0.43% of her services

11th 42nd

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

17
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$74,441.68an average of $175.57 per time performed $17,282.24
an average of $40.76 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Microscopic examination for white blood cells with manual... +

Microscopic examination for white blood cells with manual cell count ×

Service Code: 85007
Performed in an office
379
times performed,
0.39% of her services

12th 39th

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

114
patients got this service, 40% of her patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$8,004.48an average of $21.12 per time performed $1,735.82
an average of $4.58 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
374
times performed,
0.38% of her services

13th 38th

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

114
patients got this service, 40% of her patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$12,386.88an average of $33.12 per time performed $3,220.14
an average of $8.61 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lactate dehydrogenase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 83615
Performed in an office
337
times performed,
0.35% of her services

14th 29th

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

127
patients got this service, 45% of her patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$10,110.00an average of $30.00 per time performed $1,223.31
an average of $3.63 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
336
times performed,
0.34% of her services

15th 67th

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

126
patients got this service, 45% of her patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$8,064.00an average of $24.00 per time performed $971.04
an average of $2.89 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis ... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis additional sequential infusion up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96367
Performed in an office
316
times performed,
0.32% of her services

16th 24th

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

42
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
4.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.2)
$48,373.28an average of $153.08 per time performed $6,989.92
an average of $22.12 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
243
times performed,
0.25% of her services

17th 18th

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

52
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
4.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$54,815.94an average of $225.58 per time performed $19,184.85
an average of $78.95 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
196
times performed,
0.2% of her services

18th 48th

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

23
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
8.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.9)
$5,707.52an average of $29.12 per time performed $1,027.04
an average of $5.24 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
168
times performed,
0.17% of her services

19th 28th

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

65
patients got this service, 23% of her patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$26,545.68an average of $158.01 per time performed $9,041.76
an average of $53.82 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron level

Service Code: 83540
Performed in an office
165
times performed,
0.17% of her services

20th 54th

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

73
patients got this service, 26% of her patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$4,316.40an average of $26.16 per time performed $1,407.45
an average of $8.53 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron binding capacity

Service Code: 83550
Performed in an office
165
times performed,
0.17% of her services

21st 55th

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

73
patients got this service, 26% of her patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$5,636.40an average of $34.16 per time performed $1,900.80
an average of $11.52 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
164
times performed,
0.17% of her services

22nd 44th

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

73
patients got this service, 26% of her patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$9,564.48an average of $58.32 per time performed $2,947.08
an average of $17.97 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
139
times performed,
0.14% of her services

23rd 27th

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

34
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.6)
$13,007.62an average of $93.58 per time performed $2,532.58
an average of $18.22 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Carcinoembryonic antigen (cea) protein level

Service Code: 82378
Performed in an office
138
times performed,
0.14% of her services

24th 58th

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

47
patients got this service, 17% of her patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$13,322.52an average of $96.54 per time performed $3,466.56
an average of $25.12 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
138
times performed,
0.14% of her services

25th 26th

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

26
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
5.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.8)
$95,298.66an average of $690.57 per time performed $13,456.38
an average of $97.51 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hcl, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
114
times performed,
0.12% of her services

26th 40th

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

26
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
4.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.1)
$320.34an average of $2.81 per time performed $51.30
an average of $0.45 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96365
Performed in an office
109
times performed,
0.11% of her services

27th 36th

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

30
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$33,315.85an average of $305.65 per time performed $5,435.83
an average of $49.87 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
107
times performed,
0.11% of her services

28th 35th

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

50
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$25,047.63an average of $234.09 per time performed $8,412.34
an average of $78.62 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
0.07% of her services

29th 103rd

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

50
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,189.80an average of $74.14 per time performed $1,388.10
an average of $19.83 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
68
times performed,
0.07% of her services

30th 89th

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

35
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$3,278.96an average of $48.22 per time performed $767.04
an average of $11.28 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
63
times performed,
0.06% of her services

31st 94th

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

42
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$5,550.30an average of $88.10 per time performed $1,671.39
an average of $26.53 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for ... +

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96375
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.04% of her services

32nd 31st

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.9)
$4,415.88an average of $105.14 per time performed $681.66
an average of $16.23 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Nephelometry, test method using light

Service Code: 83883
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.03% of her services

33rd 122nd

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

13
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$6,004.06an average of $176.59 per time performed $616.42
an average of $18.13 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
31
times performed,
0.03% of her services

34th 68th

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

31
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,820.05an average of $413.55 per time performed $4,540.88
an average of $146.48 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 1000 cc

Service Code: J7030
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.03% of her services

35th 69th

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$532.00an average of $19.00 per time performed $36.12
an average of $1.29 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,
0.02% of her services

36th 82nd

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

23
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,898.89an average of $343.43 per time performed $2,527.70
an average of $109.90 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
18
times performed,
0.02% of her services

37th 152nd

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

18
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,949.02an average of $219.39 per time performed $1,440.54
an average of $80.03 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Flow cytometry technique for dna or cell analysis

Service Code: 88184
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.02% of her services

38th 142nd

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

17
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,931.02an average of $290.06 per time performed $1,139.34
an average of $67.02 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Folic acid level

Service Code: 82746
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.01% of her services

39th 147th

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

13
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$924.95an average of $71.15 per time performed $236.34
an average of $18.18 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.01% of her services

40th 96th

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,696.96an average of $308.08 per time performed $1,145.88
an average of $95.49 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan chest with contrast

Service Code: 71260
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.01% of her services

41st 83rd

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$8,790.98an average of $799.18 per time performed $712.14
an average of $64.74 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of abdomen and pelvis with contrast

Service Code: 74177
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.01% of her services

42nd 92nd

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$11,427.02an average of $1,038.82 per time performed $1,605.56
an average of $145.96 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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