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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, $759 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 21 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
842
Rank: 17th
out of 189 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
15,819
Rank: 40th
out of 189 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
18.8 This Provider
Avg 20.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$763K
Rank: 17th
out of 189 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$906 This Provider
Avg $759

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
(2 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
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
7,033
times performed,
44% of his services

1st 8th

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

279
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$35,586.98an average of $5.06 per time performed $773.63
an average of $0.11 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
2,234
times performed,
14% of his services

2nd 1st

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

683
patients got this service, 81% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$212,542.76an average of $95.14 per time performed $131,470.90
an average of $58.85 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
925
times performed,
6% of his services

3rd 23rd

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

476
patients got this service, 57% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$10,461.75an average of $11.31 per time performed $2,590.00
an average of $2.80 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into lower o... +

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into lower or sacral spine nerve root using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64484
Performed in an office
717
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 32nd

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

257
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$135,419.79an average of $188.87 per time performed $54,950.88
an average of $76.64 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
698
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 29th

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

388
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$279,116.24an average of $399.88 per time performed $140,102.56
an average of $200.72 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
696
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 34th

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

386
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$205,668.00an average of $295.50 per time performed $73,372.32
an average of $105.42 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
696
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 40th

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

386
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$239,159.52an average of $343.62 per time performed $73,664.64
an average of $105.84 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Drug screen, other than chromatographic; any number of dr... +

Drug screen, other than chromatographic; any number of drug classes, by clia waived test or moderate complexity test, per patient encounter ×

Service Code: G0434
Performed in an office
535
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 25th

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

265
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$47,475.90an average of $88.74 per time performed $10,368.30
an average of $19.38 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into lower o... +

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into lower or sacral spine nerve root using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64483
Performed in an office
478
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 26th

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

280
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$199,287.76an average of $416.92 per time performed $95,255.84
an average of $199.28 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
350
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 50th

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

350
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$42,700.00an average of $122.00 per time performed $31,146.50
an average of $88.99 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
302
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 66th

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

249
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$15,100.00an average of $50.00 per time performed $10,817.64
an average of $35.82 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of upper or middle spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of upper or middle spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64490
Performed in an office
219
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 68th

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

129
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$102,382.50an average of $467.50 per time performed $47,185.74
an average of $215.46 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of upper or middle spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of upper or middle spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64491
Performed in an office
219
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 71st

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

129
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$72,259.05an average of $329.95 per time performed $23,413.29
an average of $106.91 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of upper or middle spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of upper or middle spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64492
Performed in an office
218
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 81st

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

129
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$81,710.76an average of $374.82 per time performed $23,421.92
an average of $107.44 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into lower o... +

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into lower or sacral spine nerve root using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64484
Performed in a facility
100
times performed,
0.63% of his services

15th 55th

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

49
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$20,336.00an average of $203.36 per time performed $4,884.00
an average of $48.84 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into lower o... +

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into lower or sacral spine nerve root using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64483
Performed in a facility
69
times performed,
0.44% of his services

16th 41st

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

51
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$31,234.23an average of $452.67 per time performed $7,642.44
an average of $110.76 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
61
times performed,
0.39% of his services

17th 2nd

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

34
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$12,176.21an average of $199.61 per time performed $4,716.52
an average of $77.32 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 a facility
51
times performed,
0.32% of his services

18th 45th

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

37
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$20,400.00an average of $400.00 per time performed $5,697.21
an average of $111.71 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 a facility
51
times performed,
0.32% of his services

19th 47th

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

37
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$15,300.00an average of $300.00 per time performed $3,388.44
an average of $66.44 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: 64495
Performed in a facility
51
times performed,
0.32% of his services

20th 52nd

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

37
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$17,850.00an average of $350.00 per time performed $3,432.81
an average of $67.31 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
21
times performed,
0.13% of his services

21st 51st

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$7,595.91an average of $361.71 per time performed $3,622.50
an average of $172.50 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of upper or middle spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of upper or middle spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64490
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.13% of his services

22nd 88th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$9,500.00an average of $475.00 per time performed $2,637.60
an average of $131.88 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of upper or middle spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of upper or middle spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64491
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.13% of his services

23rd 93rd

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$6,650.00an average of $332.50 per time performed $1,489.20
an average of $74.46 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of upper or middle spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of upper or middle spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64492
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.13% of his services

24th 97th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$7,600.00an average of $380.00 per time performed $1,505.80
an average of $75.29 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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