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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, $117 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
1,189
Rank: 55th
out of 450 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
11,785
Rank: 5th
out of 450 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
9.9 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$980K
Rank: 4th
out of 450 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$824 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $117

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 21 different services in 2015
(8 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
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, inter... +

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, intermediate complexity ×

Service Code: 88305
Performed in an office
2,487
times performed,
21% of his services

1st 2nd

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

1,147
patients got this service, 96% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$212,066.49an average of $85.27 per time performed $162,475.71
an average of $65.33 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Evaluation of fine needle aspirate with interpretation an... +

Evaluation of fine needle aspirate with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 88173
Performed in an office
2,038
times performed,
17% of his services

2nd 39th

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

949
patients got this service, 80% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$359,564.34an average of $176.43 per time performed $276,536.22
an average of $135.69 per time performed
medical
GENERAL

Fine needle aspiration using imaging guidance

Service Code: 10022
Performed in an office
2,025
times performed,
17% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

940
patients got this service, 79% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$349,231.50an average of $172.46 per time performed $266,955.75
an average of $131.83 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Evaluation of fine needle aspirate

Service Code: 88172
Performed in an office
2,024
times performed,
17% of his services

4th 51st

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

940
patients got this service, 79% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$132,612.48an average of $65.52 per time performed $102,394.16
an average of $50.59 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
1,039
times performed,
9% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

940
patients got this service, 79% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$76,034.02an average of $73.18 per time performed $57,321.63
an average of $55.17 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 1... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99201
Performed in an office
617
times performed,
5% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

617
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$32,077.83an average of $51.99 per time performed $24,513.41
an average of $39.73 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
454
times performed,
4% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

405
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$23,757.82an average of $52.33 per time performed $17,987.48
an average of $39.62 per time performed
medical

Special stained specimen slides to examine tissue

Service Code: 88341
Performed in an office
423
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 27th

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

68
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,672.15an average of $37.05 per time performed $15,160.32
an average of $35.84 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of head and neck

Service Code: 76536
Performed in an office
304
times performed,
3% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

298
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$42,429.28an average of $139.57 per time performed $32,749.92
an average of $107.73 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Tissue or cell analysis by immunologic technique

Service Code: 88342
Performed in an office
188
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 15th

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

147
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,137.92an average of $85.84 per time performed $12,323.40
an average of $65.55 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Special stained specimen slides to examine tissue includi... +

Special stained specimen slides to examine tissue including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 88313
Performed in an office
113
times performed,
0.96% of his services

11th 11th

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

67
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,317.98an average of $82.46 per time performed $6,965.32
an average of $61.64 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Special stained specimen slides to identify organisms inc... +

Special stained specimen slides to identify organisms including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 88312
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.28% of his services

12th 14th

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,822.72an average of $115.84 per time performed $2,623.17
an average of $79.49 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, moder... +

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, moderately low complexity ×

Service Code: 88304
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.14% of his services

13th 77th

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$930.58an average of $54.74 per time performed $678.98
an average of $39.94 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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Gerald Minkowitz
Average for Anatomic Pathology & Clinical Pathology Providers in New York

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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