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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, $392 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 34 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
692
Rank: 34th
out of 342 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,003
Rank: 64th
out of 342 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
8.7 This Provider
Avg 33.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$402K
Rank: 29th
out of 342 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$581 This Provider
Avg $392

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 23 different services in 2015
(14 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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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
4,400
times performed,
73% of his services

1st 2nd

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

528
patients got this service, 76% of his patients
8.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.4)
$660,000.00an average of $150.00 per time performed $251,284.00
an average of $57.11 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
668
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd 5th

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

172
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$136,940.00an average of $205.00 per time performed $55,016.48
an average of $82.36 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
323
times performed,
5% of his services

3rd 16th

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

153
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$71,463.75an average of $221.25 per time performed $26,217.91
an average of $81.17 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
320
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 10th

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

271
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$88,051.20an average of $275.16 per time performed $34,588.80
an average of $108.09 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
105
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 33rd

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

70
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$31,500.00an average of $300.00 per time performed $11,764.20
an average of $112.04 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
97
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 12th

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

89
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$38,500.27an average of $396.91 per time performed $15,570.44
an average of $160.52 per time performed
medical
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Removal of central venous catheter for infusion

Service Code: 36589
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.42% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

25
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,000.00an average of $400.00 per time performed $3,079.75
an average of $123.19 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of sutures under anesthesia by other surgeon

Service Code: 15851
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.35% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,040.00an average of $240.00 per time performed $829.71
an average of $39.51 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
17
times performed,
0.28% of his services

9th 36th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,759.94an average of $338.82 per time performed $2,013.14
an average of $118.42 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.

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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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