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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $386 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
217
Rank: 295th
out of 683 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
467
Rank: 330th
out of 683 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.2 This Provider
Avg 2.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$59K
Rank: 394th
out of 683 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$272 This Provider
Avg $386

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 patients within 30 days before or after this provider in 2014.

Individuals

DENIS GIBBS

LINH VI

ALBERT MASON

JANE YIN

ROMAN HYSZCZAK

Organizations

LAKELAND HOSPITALS AT N...

LAKELAND IMMEDIATE CARE...

Patients saw before

BRIAN BATES M.D.

Patients saw after

Individuals

TERI PEAK

LINH VI

DENIS GIBBS

ROMAN HYSZCZAK

JANE YIN

Organizations

LAKELAND HOSPITALS AT N...

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN C...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 72 different services in 2014
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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

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
69
times performed,
15% of his services

1st 17th

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

69
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,200an average of $148 per time performed $3,196
an average of $46 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
62
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 9th

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

50
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,249an average of $69 per time performed $1,736
an average of $28 per time performed
medical
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Biopsy of large bowel using an endoscope

Service Code: 45380
Performed in a facility
48
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 23rd

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

48
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$48,064an average of $1,001 per time performed $9,209
an average of $192 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
45
times performed,
10% of his services

4th 2nd

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

36
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$5,190an average of $115 per time performed $2,315
an average of $51 per time performed
medical
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Biopsy of the esophagus, stomach, and/or upper small bowe... +

Biopsy of the esophagus, stomach, and/or upper small bowel using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 43239
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 14th

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

23
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,776an average of $729 per time performed $2,094
an average of $91 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
22
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 7th

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

22
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,803an average of $173 per time performed $1,521
an average of $69 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
13
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 101st

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

11
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$515an average of $40 per time performed $179
an average of $14 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
13
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 8th

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

12
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,631an average of $279 per time performed $1,384
an average of $106 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Colorectal cancer screening; colonoscopy on individual no... +

Colorectal cancer screening; colonoscopy on individual not meeting criteria for high risk ×

Service Code: G0121
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 36th

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

13
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,098an average of $777 per time performed $2,653
an average of $204 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.

Brian Elbert Bates
Average for Surgery Providers in Michigan

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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