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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, $525 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 10 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
460
Rank: 162nd
out of 282 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,892
Rank: 148th
out of 282 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.3 This Provider
Avg 9.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$65.7K
Rank: 259th
out of 282 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$143 This Provider
Avg $525

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 61 different services in 2015
(36 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
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
388
times performed,
13% of his services

1st 16th

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

287
patients got this service, 62% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$5,820.00an average of $15.00 per time performed $1,136.84
an average of $2.93 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
382
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 8th

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

294
patients got this service, 64% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$51,570.00an average of $135.00 per time performed $18,462.06
an average of $48.33 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
294
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 25th

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

250
patients got this service, 54% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$17,640.00an average of $60.00 per time performed $3,119.34
an average of $10.61 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
279
times performed,
10% of his services

4th 23rd

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

235
patients got this service, 51% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$11,997.00an average of $43.00 per time performed $2,893.23
an average of $10.37 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
233
times performed,
8% of his services

5th 46th

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

207
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$17,242.00an average of $74.00 per time performed $2,987.06
an average of $12.82 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
225
times performed,
8% of his services

6th 4th

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

210
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$43,875.00an average of $195.00 per time performed $16,695.00
an average of $74.20 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
183
times performed,
6% of his services

7th 60th

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

169
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$13,542.00an average of $74.00 per time performed $4,101.03
an average of $22.41 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
131
times performed,
5% of his services

8th 43rd

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

123
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,144.00an average of $24.00 per time performed $552.82
an average of $4.22 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
115
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 68th

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

91
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,140.00an average of $36.00 per time performed $1,489.25
an average of $12.95 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 69th

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

55
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,178.00an average of $33.00 per time performed $508.86
an average of $7.71 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
66
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 41st

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

54
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,914.00an average of $29.00 per time performed $455.40
an average of $6.90 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatine kinase (cardiac enzyme) level

Service Code: 82550
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
2% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

59
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,135.00an average of $35.00 per time performed $316.59
an average of $5.19 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85652
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
1% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

42
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$774.00an average of $18.00 per time performed $155.23
an average of $3.61 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 58th

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

37
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,075.96an average of $29.08 per time performed $1,054.50
an average of $28.50 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Pneumococcal vaccine for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90670
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.97% of his services

15th 65th

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

28
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,936.00an average of $212.00 per time performed $4,488.12
an average of $160.29 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Magnesium level

Service Code: 83735
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.9% of his services

16th 70th

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

23
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$988.00an average of $38.00 per time performed $232.18
an average of $8.93 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.86% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

23
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,000.00an average of $80.00 per time performed $613.25
an average of $24.53 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial urine culture

Service Code: 87088
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.73% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

21
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$966.00an average of $46.00 per time performed $226.80
an average of $10.80 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.69% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$500.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $71.80
an average of $3.59 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.66% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$665.00an average of $35.00 per time performed $228.38
an average of $12.02 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.62% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$972.00an average of $54.00 per time performed $361.80
an average of $20.10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.62% of his services

22nd 107th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$666.00an average of $37.00 per time performed $193.86
an average of $10.77 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron binding capacity

Service Code: 83550
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.52% of his services

23rd 99th

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: 1.3)
$720.00an average of $48.00 per time performed $174.90
an average of $11.66 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.41% of his services

24th 91st

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$468.00an average of $39.00 per time performed $128.28
an average of $10.69 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.38% of his services

25th 73rd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,848.00an average of $168.00 per time performed $434.28
an average of $39.48 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.

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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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