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, $377 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
259
Rank: 55th
out of 75 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,619
Rank: 21st
out of 75 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
10.1 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$115K
Rank: 47th
out of 75 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$443 This Provider
Avg $377

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 73 different services in 2015
(56 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, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
1,367
times performed,
52% of his services

1st 1st

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

118
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,474.27an average of $1.81 per time performed $1,708.75
an average of $1.25 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
161
times performed,
6% of his services

2nd 4th

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

117
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$11,303.81an average of $70.21 per time performed $6,850.55
an average of $42.55 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
127
times performed,
5% of his services

3rd 14th

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

89
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,985.26an average of $31.38 per time performed $2,607.31
an average of $20.53 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
102
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 3rd

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

86
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$8,241.60an average of $80.80 per time performed $5,310.12
an average of $52.06 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
60
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 9th

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

60
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,062.60an average of $117.71 per time performed $3,731.40
an average of $62.19 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 4 or more views

Service Code: 73564
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 18th

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

37
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,930.05an average of $42.89 per time performed $1,279.80
an average of $28.44 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 28th

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

43
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,473.54an average of $80.78 per time performed $2,204.61
an average of $51.27 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
42
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 7th

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

39
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,988.28an average of $47.34 per time performed $1,301.16
an average of $30.98 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of arm joint

Service Code: 73221
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 61st

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

16
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,361.18an average of $128.27 per time performed $2,893.74
an average of $85.11 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
33
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 8th

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

33
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,824.37an average of $115.89 per time performed $2,205.06
an average of $66.82 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Shaving of shoulder bone using an endoscope

Service Code: 29826
Performed in a facility
28
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 46th

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

27
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,203.80an average of $185.85 per time performed $3,547.88
an average of $126.71 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Partial removal of collar bone at shoulder using an endos... +

Partial removal of collar bone at shoulder using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 29824
Performed in a facility
27
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 56th

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

26
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,265.94an average of $380.22 per time performed $6,934.41
an average of $256.83 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Prosthetic repair of shoulder joint

Service Code: 23472
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.88% of his services

13th 54th

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

23
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$35,504.18an average of $1,543.66 per time performed $24,204.74
an average of $1,052.38 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of shoulder rotator cuff using an endoscope

Service Code: 29827
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.73% of his services

14th 50th

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

18
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,453.28an average of $1,129.12 per time performed $14,625.63
an average of $769.77 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of pelvis, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 72170
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.65% of his services

15th 12th

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

16
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$500.65an average of $29.45 per time performed $321.47
an average of $18.91 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.61% of his services

16th 24th

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$571.68an average of $35.73 per time performed $311.84
an average of $19.49 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hip on one side of body, 1 view

Service Code: 73500
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.53% of his services

17th 27th

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

13
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$395.64an average of $28.26 per time performed $253.54
an average of $18.11 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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Evan N Hermanson
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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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