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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, $247 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
1,573
Rank: 12th
out of 106 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,035
Rank: 23rd
out of 106 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.8 This Provider
Avg 5.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$239K
Rank: 27th
out of 106 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$152 This Provider
Avg $247

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 68 different services in 2015
(44 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
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
1,677
times performed,
28% of his services

1st 1st

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

329
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$12,996.75an average of $7.75 per time performed $6,557.07
an average of $3.91 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, inter... +

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, intermediate complexity ×

Service Code: 88305
Performed in an office
1,433
times performed,
24% of his services

2nd 5th

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

886
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$214,806.70an average of $149.90 per time performed $74,229.40
an average of $51.80 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
752
times performed,
12% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

635
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$76,704.00an average of $102.00 per time performed $35,080.80
an average of $46.65 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
505
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 3rd

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

447
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$46,182.25an average of $91.45 per time performed $17,094.25
an average of $33.85 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
251
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 8th

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

241
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$37,755.42an average of $150.42 per time performed $17,165.89
an average of $68.39 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
225
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 4th

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

214
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$31,830.75an average of $141.47 per time performed $13,655.25
an average of $60.69 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
161
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 10th

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

161
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$24,539.62an average of $152.42 per time performed $10,532.62
an average of $65.42 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,
2% of his services

8th 6th

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

100
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$16,353.36an average of $151.42 per time performed $7,761.96
an average of $71.87 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
106
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 12th

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

106
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,070.64an average of $104.44 per time performed $4,793.32
an average of $45.22 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
92
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 7th

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

86
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$5,566.00an average of $60.50 per time performed $2,830.84
an average of $30.77 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17281
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.91% of his services

11th 26th

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

50
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,550.90an average of $246.38 per time performed $6,502.65
an average of $118.23 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17262
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
0.89% of his services

12th 18th

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

48
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,038.84an average of $241.46 per time performed $6,307.74
an average of $116.81 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
54
times performed,
0.89% of his services

13th 11th

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$161.46an average of $2.99 per time performed $72.36
an average of $1.34 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17261
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.88% of his services

14th 27th

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

50
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,457.96an average of $197.32 per time performed $4,173.22
an average of $78.74 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.81% of his services

15th 14th

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

37
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$10,165.05an average of $207.45 per time performed $5,201.35
an average of $106.15 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, moder... +

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, moderately low complexity ×

Service Code: 88304
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.7% of his services

16th 61st

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

41
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,587.20an average of $61.60 per time performed $1,349.46
an average of $32.13 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17282
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.65% of his services

17th 20th

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

35
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$11,047.14an average of $283.26 per time performed $5,569.20
an average of $142.80 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17111
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.65% of his services

18th 82nd

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

34
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$6,998.94an average of $179.46 per time performed $3,223.35
an average of $82.65 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.6% of his services

19th 9th

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

33
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,654.92an average of $45.97 per time performed $843.84
an average of $23.44 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17272
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.4% of his services

20th 31st

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,178.08an average of $257.42 per time performed $2,822.40
an average of $117.60 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.28% of his services

21st 19th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.95% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$1,297.95an average of $76.35 per time performed $415.31
an average of $24.43 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17271
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.28% of his services

22nd 49th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.95% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,832.99an average of $225.47 per time performed $1,596.98
an average of $93.94 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or less)... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or less) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17280
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.2% of his services

23rd 50th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.76% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,328.00an average of $194.00 per time performed $925.08
an average of $77.09 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 1... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99201
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.18% of his services

24th 35th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$661.98an average of $60.18 per time performed $278.30
an average of $25.30 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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