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, $266 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 9 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
565
Rank: 332nd
out of 1,056 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,130
Rank: 292nd
out of 1,056 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
9.1 This Provider
Avg 8.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$233K
Rank: 190th
out of 1,056 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$412 This Provider
Avg $266

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 37 different services in 2015
(12 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
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
1,901
times performed,
37% of his services

1st 3rd

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

243
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$128,241.46an average of $67.46 per time performed $100,125.67
an average of $52.67 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
887
times performed,
17% of his services

2nd 4th

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

329
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$59,358.04an average of $66.92 per time performed $38,132.13
an average of $42.99 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
497
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 8th

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

208
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$5,168.80an average of $10.40 per time performed $5,059.46
an average of $10.18 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
259
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 15th

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

104
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$3,361.82an average of $12.98 per time performed $3,294.48
an average of $12.72 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
244
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 2nd

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

165
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$24,524.44an average of $100.51 per time performed $16,025.92
an average of $65.68 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
165
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 6th

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

90
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$16,310.25an average of $98.85 per time performed $12,508.65
an average of $75.81 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
134
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 68th

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

88
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,729.58an average of $20.37 per time performed $1,874.66
an average of $13.99 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
132
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 19th

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

129
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,868.36an average of $21.73 per time performed $2,810.28
an average of $21.29 per time performed
drug
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
127
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 31st

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

126
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,010.41an average of $15.83 per time performed $1,969.77
an average of $15.51 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
109
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 20th

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

94
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$20,910.56an average of $191.84 per time performed $15,819.17
an average of $145.13 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone so... +

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone sodium phosphate 3mg ×

Service Code: J0702
Performed in an office
107
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 41st

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

74
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,070.00an average of $10.00 per time performed $448.33
an average of $4.19 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
106
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 36th

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

92
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,403.70an average of $126.45 per time performed $10,363.62
an average of $97.77 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
77
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 25th

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

55
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,275.27an average of $68.51 per time performed $4,074.07
an average of $52.91 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 60th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.6)
$1,074.98an average of $18.22 per time performed $657.26
an average of $11.14 per time performed
medical

Transitional care management services, highly complexity,... +

Transitional care management services, highly complexity, requiring face-to-face visits within 7 days of discharge ×

Service Code: 99496
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 130th

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

45
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,221.18an average of $210.71 per time performed $9,325.82
an average of $160.79 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home heal... +

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial im ×

Service Code: G0179
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.72% of his services

16th 64th

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$1,443.74an average of $39.02 per time performed $1,060.79
an average of $28.67 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81000
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.64% of his services

17th 61st

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

25
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$140.25an average of $4.25 per time performed $137.28
an average of $4.16 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial imple ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.6% of his services

18th 55th

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

28
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,503.50an average of $48.50 per time performed $1,136.46
an average of $36.66 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), subsequent visit ×

Service Code: G0439
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.43% of his services

19th 29th

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

22
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,620.86an average of $119.13 per time performed $2,306.48
an average of $104.84 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.43% of his services

20th 28th

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$343.86an average of $15.63 per time performed $217.14
an average of $9.87 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) analysis

Service Code: 82044
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.39% of his services

21st 83rd

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

20
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$64.40an average of $3.22 per time performed $63.00
an average of $3.15 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle in... +

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle injury ×

Service Code: 82570
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.39% of his services

22nd 44th

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

20
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$141.20an average of $7.06 per time performed $138.00
an average of $6.90 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, vitamin b-12 cyanocobalamin, up to 1000 mcg

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.29% of his services

23rd 35th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$150.00an average of $10.00 per time performed $35.10
an average of $2.34 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ceftriaxone sodium, per 250 mg

Service Code: J0696
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.27% of his services

24th 14th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$75.04an average of $5.36 per time performed $6.30
an average of $0.45 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), initial visit ×

Service Code: G0438
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.23% of his services

25th 65th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,105.16an average of $175.43 per time performed $1,866.72
an average of $155.56 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.

Suraj P Sancheti
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in Alabama

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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