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This Provider: At A Glance

We aren’t showing our typical comparisons because this provider had an address in a different state (Guam) in 2012.

Number of
Patients
129
Services
Performed
407
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$18.1K
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$3

Office Visits

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Top Billing

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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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Brian E. Bates
Average for General Surgery Providers in Michigan

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, from Jan. 2012 to June 2013.

Patients saw before

Brian E. Bates

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 11 different services in 2012
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
102
times performed,
25% of his services

1st

most performed service for this provider

27
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,670an average of $85 per time performed $3,162
an average of $31 per time performed
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
82
times performed,
20% of his services

2nd

most performed service for this provider

58
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,838an average of $59 per time performed $2,378
an average of $29 per time performed
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
56
times performed,
14% of his services

3rd

most performed service for this provider

20
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,664an average of $119 per time performed $3,248
an average of $58 per time performed
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
35
times performed,
9% of his services

4th

most performed service for this provider

31
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,210an average of $206 per time performed $3,640
an average of $104 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
8% of his services

5th

most performed service for this provider

29
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$480an average of $15 per time performed $96
an average of $3 per time performed
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
24
times performed,
6% of his services

6th

most performed service for this provider

22
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,280an average of $95 per time performed $936
an average of $39 per time performed
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
20
times performed,
5% of his services

7th

most performed service for this provider

20
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$660an average of $33 per time performed $220
an average of $11 per time performed
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
19
times performed,
5% of his services

8th

most performed service for this provider

19
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,604an average of $716 per time performed $2,375
an average of $125 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99221
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
3% of his services

9th

most performed service for this provider

12
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,324an average of $166 per time performed $1,050
an average of $75 per time performed
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
12
times performed,
3% of his services

10th

most performed service for this provider

12
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$828an average of $69 per time performed $168
an average of $14 per time performed
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
11
times performed,
3% of his services

11th

most performed service for this provider

11
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,595an average of $145 per time performed $748
an average of $68 per time performed

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.

Notes: This provider has a self-reported specialty of "Surgery." In some cases the self-reported specialty may differ from the specialty listed above, which comes from Medicare. Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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