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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $161 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
496
Rank: 59th
out of 163 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
9,825
Rank: 2nd
out of 163 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
19.8 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$229K
Rank: 5th
out of 163 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$461 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $161

Note: About 36% 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.

Office Visits

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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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This Provider's Services

This provider performed 128 different services in 2013
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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
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
865
times performed,
9% of his services

1st 7th

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

303
patients got this service, 61% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$11,245an average of $13 per time performed $2,560
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
749
times performed,
8% of his services

2nd 10th

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

63
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
11.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 8.4)
$16,478an average of $22 per time performed $3,985
an average of $5 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
654
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

293
patients got this service, 59% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$124,914an average of $191 per time performed $47,225
an average of $72 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
594
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 26th

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

52
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
11.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.9)
$33,870an average of $57 per time performed $8,268
an average of $14 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
452
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 19th

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

219
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$18,532an average of $41 per time performed $4,764
an average of $11 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
401
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 3rd

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

198
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$52,130an average of $130 per time performed $19,894
an average of $50 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
351
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 23rd

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

237
patients got this service, 48% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$23,166an average of $66 per time performed $4,802
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Kidney function blood test panel

Service Code: 80069
Performed in an office
314
times performed,
3% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

187
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,502an average of $43 per time performed $2,926
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
303
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 18th

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

210
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$15,150an average of $50 per time performed $3,721
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
239
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 28th

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

120
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$11,233an average of $47 per time performed $3,143
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99308
Performed in an office
209
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 24th

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

44
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
4.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$22,980an average of $110 per time performed $10,022
an average of $48 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver enzyme (sgpt), level

Service Code: 84460
Performed in an office
188
times performed,
2% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

140
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,888an average of $26 per time performed $908
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
175
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 31st

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

116
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$14,350an average of $82 per time performed $3,987
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
111
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 52nd

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

74
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,662an average of $42 per time performed $1,271
an average of $11 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
79
times performed,
0.8% of his services

15th 5th

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

45
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$9,703an average of $123 per time performed $4,364
an average of $55 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza injection into muscle, patient 3 ye... +

Vaccine for influenza injection into muscle, patient 3 years and older ×

Service Code: 90656
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
0.77% of his services

16th 43rd

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

76
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,140an average of $15 per time performed $923
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
0.76% of his services

17th 17th

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

75
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,950an average of $26 per time performed $1,863
an average of $25 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
51
times performed,
0.52% of his services

18th 47th

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

33
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$816an average of $16 per time performed $218
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Diabetes outpatient self-management training services, in... +

Diabetes outpatient self-management training services, individual, per 30 minutes ×

Service Code: G0108
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.42% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,132an average of $52 per time performed $1,613
an average of $39 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
34
times performed,
0.35% of his services

20th 30th

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

28
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,400an average of $100 per time performed $876
an average of $26 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, o... +

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.33% of his services

21st 22nd

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$1,600an average of $50 per time performed $493
an average of $15 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
28
times performed,
0.28% of his services

22nd 58th

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

26
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,410an average of $158 per time performed $2,201
an average of $79 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Magnesium level

Service Code: 83735
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.26% of his services

23rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

20
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$858an average of $33 per time performed $236
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99308
Performed in a facility
25
times performed,
0.25% of his services

24th 41st

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$2,679an average of $107 per time performed $1,334
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.23% of his services

25th 16th

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

23
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,935an average of $128 per time performed $1,284
an average of $56 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.21% of his services

26th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,434an average of $354 per time performed $2,035
an average of $97 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Nursing facility annual assessment, typically 30 minutes +

Nursing facility annual assessment, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99318
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.17% of his services

27th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,601an average of $153 per time performed $1,255
an average of $74 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
12
times performed,
0.12% of his services

28th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$420an average of $35 per time performed $105
an average of $9 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
12
times performed,
0.12% of his services

29th 39th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,072an average of $256 per time performed $1,353
an average of $113 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
11
times performed,
0.11% of his services

30th 69th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,134an average of $194 per time performed $891
an average of $81 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 2013 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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