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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, $349 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
2,359
Rank: 3rd
out of 64 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,657
Rank: 12th
out of 64 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
1.1 This Provider
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$96K
Rank: 27th
out of 64 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$41 This Provider
Avg $349

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

KIRAN PATEL

BRUCE BIEDERMAN

JEREMY STUPIN

SEAN PINNELL

KENNETH CARR

Organizations

TRI-CITY HOSPITAL

PALOMAR HEALTH

Patients saw before

DAVID EVANS M.D.

Patients saw after

Individuals

JENNIFER MAYBERRY

BRUCE BIEDERMAN

DAVID SPIEGEL

STEVEN EPNER

JEREMY STUPIN

Organizations

TRI-CITY HOSPITAL

PALOMAR HEALTH

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 35 different services in 2014

All Services

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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

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or... +

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or exercise multiple studies ×

Service Code: 78452
Performed in a facility
929
times performed,
35% of his services

1st 3rd

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

915
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$226,992an average of $244 per time performed $55,517
an average of $60 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in a facility
801
times performed,
30% of his services

2nd 13th

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

801
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$27,715an average of $35 per time performed $8,378
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone and/or joint imaging, whole body

Service Code: 78306
Performed in a facility
200
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 15th

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

192
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$26,146an average of $131 per time performed $6,610
an average of $33 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study of lung ventilation and blood circ... +

Nuclear medicine study of lung ventilation and blood circulation in the lungs ×

Service Code: 78582
Performed in a facility
97
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 16th

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

97
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,885an average of $153 per time performed $4,123
an average of $43 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study of radioactive material distributi... +

Nuclear medicine study of radioactive material distribution at site of inflammation ×

Service Code: 78805
Performed in a facility
76
times performed,
3% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

67
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,432an average of $111 per time performed $2,141
an average of $28 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone and/or joint imaging

Service Code: 78300
Performed in a facility
73
times performed,
3% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

67
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,939an average of $95 per time performed $1,700
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Imaging of liver and bile duct system

Service Code: 78226
Performed in a facility
64
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 28th

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

61
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,868an average of $107 per time performed $1,885
an average of $29 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Acute digestive tract blood loss imaging

Service Code: 78278
Performed in a facility
56
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 52nd

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

54
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,459an average of $151 per time performed $2,066
an average of $37 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Stomach emptying study

Service Code: 78264
Performed in a facility
41
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 39th

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

41
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,000an average of $122 per time performed $1,281
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Imaging of parathyroid

Service Code: 78070
Performed in a facility
34
times performed,
1% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

31
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,220an average of $124 per time performed $1,041
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Imaging of lymphatic tissue and lymph node

Service Code: 78195
Performed in a facility
33
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 47th

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

33
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,037an average of $183 per time performed $1,528
an average of $46 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Imaging of liver and bile duct system with use of drugs

Service Code: 78227
Performed in a facility
31
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 41st

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

30
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,017an average of $130 per time performed $1,127
an average of $36 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone and/or joint imaging, 3 phase study

Service Code: 78315
Performed in a facility
31
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 34th

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

30
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,820an average of $155 per time performed $1,268
an average of $41 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study of radioactive material distributi... +

Nuclear medicine study of radioactive material distribution at sites of inflammation in whole body ×

Service Code: 78806
Performed in a facility
29
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 49th

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

24
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,758an average of $130 per time performed $963
an average of $33 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or... +

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or exercise single study ×

Service Code: 78451
Performed in a facility
29
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 57th

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

29
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,035an average of $208 per time performed $1,483
an average of $51 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study of heart wall motion at rest or st... +

Nuclear medicine study of heart wall motion at rest or stress with evaluation of blood ejection from heart, single study ×

Service Code: 78472
Performed in a facility
27
times performed,
1% of his services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 0.68% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,096an average of $152 per time performed $1,013
an average of $38 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study of kidney with assessment of blood... +

Nuclear medicine study of kidney with assessment of blood flow and function ×

Service Code: 78709
Performed in a facility
21
times performed,
0.79% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

19
patients got this service, 0.81% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,486an average of $214 per time performed $1,172
an average of $56 per time performed
medical
NA

Nuclear medicine imaging for thyroid uptake measurements +

Nuclear medicine imaging for thyroid uptake measurements ×

Service Code: 78014
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.75% of his services

18th 80th

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

20
patients got this service, 0.85% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,455an average of $73 per time performed $402
an average of $20 per time performed

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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