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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, $327 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 11 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
549
Rank: 54th
out of 162 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,235
Rank: 51st
out of 162 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
9.5 This Provider
Avg 11
Total Paid
by Medicare
$171K
Rank: 61st
out of 162 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$311 This Provider
Avg $327

Note: About 14% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in her office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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 her Part B patients.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 70 different services in 2015
(46 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
drug
DRUGS

Injection, heparin sodium, per 1000 units

Service Code: J1644
Performed in an office
1,560
times performed,
30% of her services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$17,160.00an average of $11.00 per time performed $218.40
an average of $0.14 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Ultrasound measurement of bladder capacity after voiding +

Ultrasound measurement of bladder capacity after voiding ×

Service Code: 51798
Performed in an office
511
times performed,
10% of her services

2nd 5th

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

286
patients got this service, 52% of her patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$20,440.00an average of $40.00 per time performed $7,220.43
an average of $14.13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81000
Performed in an office
506
times performed,
10% of her services

3rd 6th

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

324
patients got this service, 59% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$5,566.00an average of $11.00 per time performed $2,130.26
an average of $4.21 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
471
times performed,
9% of her services

4th 2nd

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

330
patients got this service, 60% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$65,940.00an average of $140.00 per time performed $24,313.02
an average of $51.62 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
374
times performed,
7% of her services

5th 8th

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

262
patients got this service, 48% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,740.00an average of $10.00 per time performed $1,275.34
an average of $3.41 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
202
times performed,
4% of her services

6th 3rd

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

159
patients got this service, 29% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$40,400.00an average of $200.00 per time performed $16,258.98
an average of $80.49 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Diagnostic examination of the bladder and bladder canal (... +

Diagnostic examination of the bladder and bladder canal (urethra) using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 52000
Performed in an office
158
times performed,
3% of her services

7th 10th

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

122
patients got this service, 22% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$63,200.00an average of $400.00 per time performed $24,856.56
an average of $157.32 per time performed
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
151
times performed,
3% of her services

8th 7th

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

116
patients got this service, 21% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,374.10an average of $9.10 per time performed $440.92
an average of $2.92 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
130
times performed,
2% of her services

9th 11th

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

105
patients got this service, 19% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$5,980.00an average of $46.00 per time performed $3,165.50
an average of $24.35 per time performed
drug
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Leuprolide acetate (for depot suspension), 7.5 mg

Service Code: J9217
Performed in an office
114
times performed,
2% of her services

10th 15th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$48,454.56an average of $425.04 per time performed $20,940.66
an average of $183.69 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
107
times performed,
2% of her services

11th 13th

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

107
patients got this service, 19% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$34,775.00an average of $325.00 per time performed $13,318.29
an average of $124.47 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Insertion of temporary bladder catheter

Service Code: 51701
Performed in an office
90
times performed,
2% of her services

12th 58th

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

72
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$12,600.00an average of $140.00 per time performed $3,681.00
an average of $40.90 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
73
times performed,
1% of her services

13th 30th

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

35
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$3,285.00an average of $45.00 per time performed $1,084.05
an average of $14.85 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Insertion of indwelling bladder catheter

Service Code: 51702
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.94% of her services

14th 25th

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$8,239.84an average of $168.16 per time performed $2,680.79
an average of $54.71 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Bladder irrigation and/or instillation

Service Code: 51700
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.86% of her services

15th 38th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$7,650.00an average of $170.00 per time performed $2,900.70
an average of $64.46 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 125 mg +

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 125 mg ×

Service Code: J2930
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.76% of her services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$360.00an average of $9.00 per time performed $104.40
an average of $2.61 per time performed
medical
DRUGS

Unclassified drugs

Service Code: J3490
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.74% of her services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$468.00an average of $12.00 per time performed $4.68
an average of $0.12 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Insertion of stent in urinary duct (ureter) using an endo... +

Insertion of stent in urinary duct (ureter) using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 52332
Performed in a facility
27
times performed,
0.52% of her services

18th 37th

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$8,550.09an average of $316.67 per time performed $2,442.96
an average of $90.48 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy administration bene... +

Hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy administration beneath the skin or into muscle ×

Service Code: 96402
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.36% of her services

19th 29th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$1,520.00an average of $80.00 per time performed $481.46
an average of $25.34 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Removal of foreign body, stone, or stent from bladder can... +

Removal of foreign body, stone, or stent from bladder canal (urethra) or bladder using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 52310
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.34% of her services

20th 59th

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,360.00an average of $520.00 per time performed $3,380.22
an average of $187.79 per time performed
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
17
times performed,
0.32% of her services

21st 66th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,295.00an average of $135.00 per time performed $941.46
an average of $55.38 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Shock wave crushing of kidney stones

Service Code: 50590
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.23% of her services

22nd 68th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$22,400.04an average of $1,866.67 per time performed $5,246.76
an average of $437.23 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Biopsy of the bladder using an endoscope

Service Code: 52204
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.23% of her services

23rd 115th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,440.00an average of $1,120.00 per time performed $1,209.12
an average of $100.76 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
11
times performed,
0.21% of her services

24th 63rd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,015.00an average of $365.00 per time performed $1,702.03
an average of $154.73 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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