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The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

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UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON MEDICAL CTR 1959 NE PACIFIC ST, SEATTLE, WA, 98195 | (206) 598-4300

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $154 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
1,572
Rank: 46th
out of 313 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,696
Rank: 128th
out of 313 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
1.7 This Provider
Avg 2.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$66.8K
Rank: 210th
out of 313 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$42 This Provider
Avg $154

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 39 different services in 2015
(21 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
medical
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in a facility
1,645
times performed,
61% of his services

1st 1st

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

1,074
patients got this service, 68% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$43,099.00an average of $26.20 per time performed $11,350.50
an average of $6.90 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in a facility
313
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

300
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$61,260.36an average of $195.72 per time performed $15,859.71
an average of $50.67 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 a facility
141
times performed,
5% of his services

3rd 6th

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

120
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$23,998.20an average of $170.20 per time performed $7,949.58
an average of $56.38 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
96
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 7th

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

51
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$15,025.92an average of $156.52 per time performed $5,564.16
an average of $57.96 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Follow-up or limited ultrasound examination of heart

Service Code: 93308
Performed in a facility
62
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 40th

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

60
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,901.10an average of $79.05 per time performed $1,284.02
an average of $20.71 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood fl... +

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood flow, rate, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93325
Performed in a facility
59
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 24th

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

56
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$643.10an average of $10.90 per time performed $165.20
an average of $2.80 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Follow-up or limited heart doppler ultrasound study of he... +

Follow-up or limited heart doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and chambers ×

Service Code: 93321
Performed in a facility
51
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 41st

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

49
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,167.90an average of $22.90 per time performed $310.08
an average of $6.08 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
51
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 11th

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

30
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$11,500.50an average of $225.50 per time performed $4,222.80
an average of $82.80 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
29
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 21st

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

27
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,764.93an average of $440.17 per time performed $4,725.55
an average of $162.95 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring, physician interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93018
Performed in a facility
28
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 14th

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,251.60an average of $44.70 per time performed $332.92
an average of $11.89 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of the heart performed during rest... +

Ultrasound examination of the heart performed during rest, exercise, and/or drug-induced stress with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93350
Performed in a facility
28
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 43rd

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,165.60an average of $220.20 per time performed $1,601.32
an average of $57.19 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
26
times performed,
0.96% of his services

12th 66th

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)
$4,096.04an average of $157.54 per time performed $1,539.46
an average of $59.21 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 a facility
24
times performed,
0.89% of his services

13th 35th

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,791.28an average of $282.97 per time performed $2,184.00
an average of $91.00 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.67% of his services

14th 31st

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,364.00an average of $298.00 per time performed $2,019.24
an average of $112.18 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

External shock to heart to regulate heart beat

Service Code: 92960
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.67% of his services

15th 65th

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,821.46an average of $378.97 per time performed $1,741.14
an average of $96.73 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Insertion of probe in esophagus for heart ultrasound exam... +

Insertion of probe in esophagus for heart ultrasound examination including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93312
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.48% of his services

16th 51st

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

13
patients got this service, 0.83% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,665.44an average of $358.88 per time performed $1,282.97
an average of $98.69 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and... +

Doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and chambers ×

Service Code: 93320
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.45% of his services

17th 44th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.76% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$680.40an average of $56.70 per time performed $183.96
an average of $15.33 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of congenital heart defect

Service Code: 93303
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.41% of his services

18th 181st

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

11
patients got this service, 0.7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,158.20an average of $196.20 per time performed $508.09
an average of $46.19 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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Average for Cardiovascular Disease Providers in Washington

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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