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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, $302 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
1,492
Rank: 269th
out of 1,841 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,086
Rank: 515th
out of 1,841 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.7 This Provider
Avg 4.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$161K
Rank: 821st
out of 1,841 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$108 This Provider
Avg $302

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 27 different services in 2015
(13 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
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in a facility
1,188
times performed,
29% of his services

1st 1st

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

788
patients got this service, 53% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$37,920.96an average of $31.92 per time performed $7,270.56
an average of $6.12 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 a facility
1,064
times performed,
26% of his services

2nd 26th

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

528
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$153,216.00an average of $144.00 per time performed $60,403.28
an average of $56.77 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in a facility
526
times performed,
13% of his services

3rd 7th

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

496
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$105,200.00an average of $200.00 per time performed $24,942.92
an average of $47.42 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring, physician interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93018
Performed in a facility
331
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 28th

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

307
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$42,368.00an average of $128.00 per time performed $3,568.18
an average of $10.78 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or... +

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or exercise multiple studies ×

Service Code: 78452
Performed in a facility
279
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 38th

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

274
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$90,954.00an average of $326.00 per time performed $16,745.58
an average of $60.02 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 a facility
157
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 116th

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

157
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$37,680.00an average of $240.00 per time performed $14,498.95
an average of $92.35 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
148
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 20th

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

136
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$37,148.00an average of $251.00 per time performed $15,491.16
an average of $104.67 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-... +

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-hour ekg ×

Service Code: 93227
Performed in a facility
88
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 70th

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

85
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$15,312.00an average of $174.00 per time performed $1,694.88
an average of $19.26 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination and continuous monitoring of the h... +

Ultrasound examination and continuous monitoring of the heart performed during rest, exercise, and/or drug-induced stress with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93351
Performed in a facility
87
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 148th

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

87
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,658.00an average of $134.00 per time performed $5,173.02
an average of $59.46 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care typically 50 minutes

Service Code: 99219
Performed in a facility
48
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 295th

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

48
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,792.00an average of $204.00 per time performed $4,980.48
an average of $103.76 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 a facility
39
times performed,
0.95% of his services

11th 36th

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

39
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,666.00an average of $94.00 per time performed $1,297.92
an average of $33.28 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Smoking and tobacco use intermediate counseling, greater ... +

Smoking and tobacco use intermediate counseling, greater than 3 minutes up to 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99406
Performed in a facility
36
times performed,
0.88% of his services

12th 377th

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$828.00an average of $23.00 per time performed $303.12
an average of $8.42 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

External shock to heart to regulate heart beat

Service Code: 92960
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
0.59% of his services

13th 175th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,974.00an average of $582.25 per time performed $2,257.68
an average of $94.07 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Follow-up or limited ultrasound examination of heart

Service Code: 93308
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.56% of his services

14th 105th

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

20
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,369.00an average of $103.00 per time performed $457.70
an average of $19.90 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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