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, $386 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
222
Rank: 282nd
out of 683 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,194
Rank: 89th
out of 683 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.4 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 2.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$128K
Rank: 125th
out of 683 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$576 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $386

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.

Who Patients See Before and After This Provider

Providers often refer their patients to a small network of other providers and organizations. Here’s who patients saw the most within 30 days before or after this provider in 2014.

Individuals

JULIE SHULTZ

OL MATTHEWS

LAWRENCE FLAHERTY

NEDI GARI

ZEYNEP YILMAZ-SAAB

Organizations

BARBARA ANN KARMANOS CA...

PROVIDENCE HOSPITAL AND...

Patients saw before

THOMAS FLAKE MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

OL MATTHEWS

Organizations

VHS UNIVERSITY LABORATO...

PROVIDENCE HOSPITAL AND...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 39 different services in 2014

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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
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of breasts

Service Code: 76645
Performed in an office
237
times performed,
20% of his services

1st 67th

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

142
patients got this service, 64% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$65,175an average of $275 per time performed $18,187
an average of $77 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of leg or arm

Service Code: 76881
Performed in an office
189
times performed,
16% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

106
patients got this service, 48% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$51,975an average of $275 per time performed $17,702
an average of $94 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of head and neck

Service Code: 76536
Performed in an office
167
times performed,
14% of his services

3rd 102nd

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

94
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$45,925an average of $275 per time performed $16,316
an average of $98 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
150
times performed,
13% of his services

4th 24th

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

82
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$26,250an average of $175 per time performed $17,448
an average of $116 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
127
times performed,
11% of his services

5th 4th

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

99
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$15,875an average of $125 per time performed $10,968
an average of $86 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of chest

Service Code: 76604
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
5% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

43
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$17,325an average of $275 per time performed $4,418
an average of $70 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
55
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 2nd

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

41
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$5,500an average of $100 per time performed $3,176
an average of $58 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
38
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 10th

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

38
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,400an average of $300 per time performed $5,016
an average of $132 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of abdomen

Service Code: 76705
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
1% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,675an average of $275 per time performed $1,485
an average of $87 per time performed
medical
NA

Biopsy of breast accessed throught the skin with ultrasou... +

Biopsy of breast accessed throught the skin with ultrasound guidance ×

Service Code: 19083
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
1% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$14,800an average of $987 per time performed $8,161
an average of $544 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 a facility
14
times performed,
1% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,900an average of $350 per time performed $386
an average of $28 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of breasts

Service Code: 76645
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
1% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,300an average of $275 per time performed $273
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Diagnostic examination of large bowel using an endoscope +

Diagnostic examination of large bowel using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 45378
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.92% of his services

13th 21st

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

11
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,950an average of $450 per time performed $2,005
an average of $182 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.

Thomas M Flake
Average for Surgery Providers in Michigan

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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