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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, $248 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
650
Rank: 30th
out of 219 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,176
Rank: 71st
out of 219 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
1.8 This Provider
Avg 2.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$141K
Rank: 56th
out of 219 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$217 This Provider
Avg $248

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 30 different services in 2015
(17 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
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Biopsy of large bowel using an endoscope

Service Code: 45380
Performed in a facility
293
times performed,
25% of his services

1st 4th

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

293
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$188,472.25an average of $643.25 per time performed $39,311.81
an average of $134.17 per time performed
medical
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Biopsy of the esophagus, stomach, and/or upper small bowe... +

Biopsy of the esophagus, stomach, and/or upper small bowel using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 43239
Performed in a facility
239
times performed,
20% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

230
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$95,786.42an average of $400.78 per time performed $16,620.06
an average of $69.54 per time performed
medical
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Removal of polyps or growths of large bowel using an endo... +

Removal of polyps or growths of large bowel using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 45385
Performed in a facility
124
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 8th

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

124
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$122,882.76an average of $990.99 per time performed $29,333.44
an average of $236.56 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
118
times performed,
10% of his services

4th 1st

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

101
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$19,470.00an average of $165.00 per time performed $8,260.00
an average of $70.00 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
63
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 2nd

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

59
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$7,245.00an average of $115.00 per time performed $3,134.25
an average of $49.75 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Colorectal cancer screening; colonoscopy on individual at... +

Colorectal cancer screening; colonoscopy on individual at high risk ×

Service Code: G0105
Performed in a facility
56
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 16th

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

56
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$38,850.00an average of $693.75 per time performed $11,539.92
an average of $206.07 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
54
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 7th

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

54
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,180.00an average of $170.00 per time performed $3,400.92
an average of $62.98 per time performed
medical
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Balloon dilation of esophagus using an endoscope

Service Code: 43249
Performed in a facility
49
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 35th

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

46
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$30,379.02an average of $619.98 per time performed $5,842.76
an average of $119.24 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
48
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 5th

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

48
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,000.00an average of $250.00 per time performed $4,937.28
an average of $102.86 per time performed
medical
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Diagnostic examination of large bowel using an endoscope +

Diagnostic examination of large bowel using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 45378
Performed in a facility
37
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 12th

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

37
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$26,640.00an average of $720.00 per time performed $6,154.95
an average of $166.35 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Colorectal cancer screening; colonoscopy on individual no... +

Colorectal cancer screening; colonoscopy on individual not meeting criteria for high risk ×

Service Code: G0121
Performed in a facility
21
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 17th

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,700.00an average of $700.00 per time performed $4,404.33
an average of $209.73 per time performed
medical
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Diagnostic examination of esophagus, stomach, and/or uppe... +

Diagnostic examination of esophagus, stomach, and/or upper small bowel using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 43235
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 15th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,816.00an average of $363.50 per time performed $1,222.72
an average of $76.42 per time performed
medical
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Injections of large bowel using an endoscope

Service Code: 45381
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 33rd

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,740.00an average of $410.00 per time performed $319.76
an average of $22.84 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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George Alan Bracher
Average for Gastroenterology Providers in Arizona

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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