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, $995 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 59 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
619
Rank: 37th
out of 276 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
67,468
Rank: 28th
out of 276 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
109 This Provider
Avg 59.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$995K
Rank: 33rd
out of 276 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,607 This Provider
Avg $995

Note: About 88% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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 33 different services in 2015
(18 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

Injection, certolizumab pegol, 1 mg (code may be used for... +

Injection, certolizumab pegol, 1 mg (code may be used for medicare when drug administered under the direct supervision of a physician, not for use when drug is self administered) ×

Service Code: J0717
Performed in an office
38,809
times performed,
58% of his services

1st 1st

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
5.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.2)
$388,090.00an average of $10.00 per time performed $190,940.28
an average of $4.92 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, abatacept, 10 mg (code may be used for medicar... +

Injection, abatacept, 10 mg (code may be used for medicare when drug administered under the direct supervision of a physician, not for use when drug is self administered) ×

Service Code: J0129
Performed in an office
19,150
times performed,
28% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

34
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
7.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.2)
$957,500.00an average of $50.00 per time performed $527,199.50
an average of $27.53 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Hyaluronan or derivative, synvisc or synvisc-one, for int... +

Hyaluronan or derivative, synvisc or synvisc-one, for intra-articular injection, 1 mg ×

Service Code: J7325
Performed in an office
1,728
times performed,
3% of his services

3rd 10th

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

22
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$34,560.00an average of $20.00 per time performed $16,346.88
an average of $9.46 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
1,002
times performed,
1% of his services

4th 9th

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

474
patients got this service, 77% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$135,270.00an average of $135.00 per time performed $47,364.54
an average of $47.27 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

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

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
504
times performed,
0.75% of his services

5th 8th

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

79
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,016.00an average of $4.00 per time performed $675.36
an average of $1.34 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
302
times performed,
0.45% of his services

6th 17th

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

43
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.3)
$181,200.00an average of $600.00 per time performed $28,750.40
an average of $95.20 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Non-hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy beneath the ski... +

Non-hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy beneath the skin or into muscle ×

Service Code: 96401
Performed in an office
200
times performed,
0.3% of his services

7th 21st

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
5.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$32,000.00an average of $160.00 per time performed $10,616.00
an average of $53.08 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
134
times performed,
0.2% of his services

8th 61st

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

111
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$16,750.00an average of $125.00 per time performed $4,009.28
an average of $29.92 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
108
times performed,
0.16% of his services

9th 72nd

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

108
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$24,300.00an average of $225.00 per time performed $7,692.84
an average of $71.23 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
108
times performed,
0.16% of his services

10th 6th

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

80
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$16,200.00an average of $150.00 per time performed $8,023.32
an average of $74.29 per time performed
medical

Aspiration and/or injection of major joint or joint capsu... +

Aspiration and/or injection of major joint or joint capsule with recording and reporting using ultrasound guidance ×

Service Code: 20611
Performed in an office
105
times performed,
0.16% of his services

11th 28th

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

59
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$21,000.00an average of $200.00 per time performed $6,645.45
an average of $63.29 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
42
times performed,
0.06% of his services

12th 26th

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

42
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,700.00an average of $350.00 per time performed $4,843.44
an average of $115.32 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
23
times performed,
0.03% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

23
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,650.10an average of $158.70 per time performed $1,112.74
an average of $48.38 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.03% of his services

14th 23rd

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$3,990.00an average of $210.00 per time performed $318.06
an average of $16.74 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
15
times performed,
0.02% of his services

15th 19th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$3,000.00an average of $200.00 per time performed $639.75
an average of $42.65 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.

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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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