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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, $406 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 18 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
1,513
Rank: 9th
out of 675 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,270
Rank: 262nd
out of 675 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.8 This Provider
Avg 18.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$329K
Rank: 125th
out of 675 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$217 This Provider
Avg $406

Note: About 23% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his 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 his Part B patients.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 67 different services in 2015
(46 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
1,020
times performed,
24% of his services

1st 4th

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

846
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$200,940.00an average of $197.00 per time performed $51,989.40
an average of $50.97 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
446
times performed,
10% of his services

2nd 20th

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

348
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$55,750.00an average of $125.00 per time performed $14,691.24
an average of $32.94 per time performed
drug
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Leuprolide acetate (for depot suspension), 7.5 mg

Service Code: J9217
Performed in an office
405
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 15th

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

59
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
4.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$606,690.00an average of $1,498.00 per time performed $70,757.55
an average of $174.71 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Diagnostic examination of the bladder and bladder canal (... +

Diagnostic examination of the bladder and bladder canal (urethra) using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 52000
Performed in an office
391
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 14th

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

300
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$314,364.00an average of $804.00 per time performed $62,493.53
an average of $159.83 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
272
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 25th

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

272
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$80,240.00an average of $295.00 per time performed $22,037.44
an average of $81.02 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy administration bene... +

Hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy administration beneath the skin or into muscle ×

Service Code: 96402
Performed in an office
272
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 29th

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

59
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
4.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$37,808.00an average of $139.00 per time performed $7,417.44
an average of $27.27 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Insertion of indwelling bladder catheter

Service Code: 51702
Performed in an office
152
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 42nd

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

62
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$50,768.00an average of $334.00 per time performed $8,700.48
an average of $57.24 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99221
Performed in a facility
88
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 118th

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

84
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$23,320.00an average of $265.00 per time performed $7,136.80
an average of $81.10 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Removal of skin suture with change of bladder tube

Service Code: 51705
Performed in an office
87
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 80th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.79% of his patients
7.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$39,411.00an average of $453.00 per time performed $6,033.45
an average of $69.35 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 37th

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

36
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$5,106.00an average of $69.00 per time performed $1,132.94
an average of $15.31 per time performed
medical
MALE GENITAL SYSTEM

Biopsy of prostate gland

Service Code: 55700
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.8% of his services

11th 61st

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

34
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$31,110.00an average of $915.00 per time performed $5,957.48
an average of $175.22 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretatio... +

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretation for insertion of needle ×

Service Code: 76942
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.8% of his services

12th 58th

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

34
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$22,916.00an average of $674.00 per time performed $1,704.42
an average of $50.13 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of rectum

Service Code: 76872
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.8% of his services

13th 45th

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

32
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$17,544.00an average of $516.00 per time performed $2,684.98
an average of $78.97 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Insertion of indwelling bladder catheter

Service Code: 51703
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.75% of his services

14th 90th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.99% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$17,952.00an average of $561.00 per time performed $3,450.88
an average of $107.84 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
0.56% of his services

15th 51st

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

20
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$2,664.00an average of $111.00 per time performed $697.20
an average of $29.05 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Destruction and/or removal of (0.5 to 2.0 centimeters) sm... +

Destruction and/or removal of (0.5 to 2.0 centimeters) small growths of the bladder using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 52234
Performed in a facility
21
times performed,
0.49% of his services

16th 218th

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$18,774.00an average of $894.00 per time performed $4,243.89
an average of $202.09 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Diagnostic examination of the bladder, bladder canal (ure... +

Diagnostic examination of the bladder, bladder canal (urethra), and urinary duct (ureter) or kidney using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 52351
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.42% of his services

17th 231st

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$20,520.00an average of $1,140.00 per time performed $4,379.58
an average of $243.31 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Destruction of (less than 0.5 centimeters) growths of the... +

Destruction of (less than 0.5 centimeters) growths of the bladder and bladder canal (urethra) using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 52224
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.37% of his services

18th 232nd

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$72,240.00an average of $4,515.00 per time performed $2,359.04
an average of $147.44 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Insertion of indwelling bladder catheter

Service Code: 51703
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.35% of his services

19th 190th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.99% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,415.00an average of $561.00 per time performed $937.95
an average of $62.53 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Crushing of stone in urinary duct (ureter) using an endos... +

Crushing of stone in urinary duct (ureter) using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 52353
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.3% of his services

20th 253rd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.79% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$20,007.00an average of $1,539.00 per time performed $4,019.99
an average of $309.23 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Electro-removal of prostate through bladder canal (urethr... +

Electro-removal of prostate through bladder canal (urethra) with control of bleeding using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 52601
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.28% of his services

21st 103rd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.79% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$35,460.00an average of $2,955.00 per time performed $8,028.48
an average of $669.04 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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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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