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, $426 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
965
Rank: 25th
out of 155 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
13,631
Rank: 12th
out of 155 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
14.1 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$260K
Rank: 52nd
out of 155 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$270 This Provider
Avg $426

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 60 different services in 2015
(29 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
MEDICINE

Dialysis services, per day (less than full month service)... +

Dialysis services, per day (less than full month service), patient 20 years of age or older ×

Service Code: 90970
Performed in an office
854
times performed,
6% of his services

1st 13th

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

30
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$16,413.88an average of $19.22 per time performed $5,132.54
an average of $6.01 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
490
times performed,
4% of his services

2nd 1st

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

274
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$63,700.00an average of $130.00 per time performed $27,366.50
an average of $55.85 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Home dialysis services per month, patient 20 years of age... +

Home dialysis services per month, patient 20 years of age or older ×

Service Code: 90966
Performed in an office
314
times performed,
2% of his services

3rd 24th

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

75
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
4.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.6)
$149,150.00an average of $475.00 per time performed $56,410.10
an average of $179.65 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
295
times performed,
2% of his services

4th 5th

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

166
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$53,100.00an average of $180.00 per time performed $22,458.35
an average of $76.13 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Dialysis services (4 or more physician visits per month),... +

Dialysis services (4 or more physician visits per month), patient 20 years of age and older ×

Service Code: 90960
Performed in an office
247
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 3rd

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

44
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
5.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$123,500.00an average of $500.00 per time performed $53,571.83
an average of $216.89 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
233
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 23rd

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

191
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$6,990.00an average of $30.00 per time performed $2,010.79
an average of $8.63 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Kidney function blood test panel

Service Code: 80069
Performed in an office
230
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 18th

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

198
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$6,900.00an average of $30.00 per time performed $2,566.80
an average of $11.16 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
217
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 16th

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

180
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,170.00an average of $10.00 per time performed $637.98
an average of $2.94 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
138
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 14th

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

133
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$34,500.00an average of $250.00 per time performed $14,600.40
an average of $105.80 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Hemodialysis procedure with one physician evaluation

Service Code: 90935
Performed in a facility
124
times performed,
0.91% of his services

10th 4th

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

98
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$23,560.00an average of $190.00 per time performed $7,006.00
an average of $56.50 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
110
times performed,
0.81% of his services

11th 28th

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

103
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,394.80an average of $12.68 per time performed $460.90
an average of $4.19 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
89
times performed,
0.65% of his services

12th 15th

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

81
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$1,068.89an average of $12.01 per time performed $264.33
an average of $2.97 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
86
times performed,
0.63% of his services

13th 35th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
7.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$4,239.80an average of $49.30 per time performed $1,485.22
an average of $17.27 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
69
times performed,
0.51% of his services

14th 39th

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

66
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,450.00an average of $50.00 per time performed $1,253.73
an average of $18.17 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Parathormone (parathyroid hormone) level

Service Code: 83970
Performed in an office
69
times performed,
0.51% of his services

15th 34th

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

63
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$11,100.03an average of $160.87 per time performed $3,798.45
an average of $55.05 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron level

Service Code: 83540
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
0.46% of his services

16th 47th

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

60
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,260.00an average of $20.00 per time performed $450.45
an average of $7.15 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron binding capacity

Service Code: 83550
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
0.46% of his services

17th 48th

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

60
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,890.00an average of $30.00 per time performed $734.58
an average of $11.66 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Dialysis services (2-3 physician visits per month), patie... +

Dialysis services (2-3 physician visits per month), patient 20 years of age and older ×

Service Code: 90961
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.37% of his services

18th 9th

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$22,500.00an average of $450.00 per time performed $9,178.50
an average of $183.57 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.3% of his services

19th 52nd

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

41
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,100.00an average of $100.00 per time performed $1,618.68
an average of $39.48 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
26
times performed,
0.19% of his services

20th 12th

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,100.00an average of $350.00 per time performed $4,103.32
an average of $157.82 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.19% of his services

21st 57th

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,300.00an average of $50.00 per time performed $360.62
an average of $13.87 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
23
times performed,
0.17% of his services

22nd 7th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$4,140.00an average of $180.00 per time performed $1,862.31
an average of $80.97 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.16% of his services

23rd 59th

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)
$880.00an average of $40.00 per time performed $505.12
an average of $22.96 per time performed
drug
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.16% of his services

24th 73rd

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)
$880.00an average of $40.00 per time performed $341.22
an average of $15.51 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Dialysis procedure including one evaluation

Service Code: 90945
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.15% of his services

25th 45th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$3,800.00an average of $190.00 per time performed $1,322.00
an average of $66.10 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Dialysis training, patient helper, completed course

Service Code: 90989
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.13% of his services

26th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,650.00an average of $925.00 per time performed $6,774.66
an average of $376.37 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.11% of his services

27th 30th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$3,900.00an average of $260.00 per time performed $1,573.35
an average of $104.89 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
14
times performed,
0.1% of his services

28th 27th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,200.00an average of $300.00 per time performed $1,756.16
an average of $125.44 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Phosphate level

Service Code: 84100
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.1% of his services

29th 25th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$260.00an average of $20.00 per time performed $64.48
an average of $4.96 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.09% of his services

30th 37th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,920.00an average of $160.00 per time performed $674.04
an average of $56.17 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
12
times performed,
0.09% of his services

31st 8th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$1,680.00an average of $140.00 per time performed $653.04
an average of $54.42 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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Average for Nephrology Providers in Louisiana

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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