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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, $255 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 7 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
503
Rank: 523rd
out of 6,524 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,206
Rank: 428th
out of 6,524 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
10.3 This Provider
Avg 6.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$147K
Rank: 610th
out of 6,524 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$293 This Provider
Avg $255

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 45 different services in 2015
(22 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
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
1,265
times performed,
24% of his services

1st 3rd

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

439
patients got this service, 87% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$158,125.00an average of $125.00 per time performed $97,329.10
an average of $76.94 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
906
times performed,
17% of his services

2nd 15th

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

142
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$13,590.00an average of $15.00 per time performed $1,069.08
an average of $1.18 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
902
times performed,
17% of his services

3rd 7th

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

229
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$31,615.10an average of $35.05 per time performed $17,029.76
an average of $18.88 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, vitamin b-12 cyanocobalamin, up to 1000 mcg

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
320
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 28th

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

142
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$4,800.00an average of $15.00 per time performed $720.00
an average of $2.25 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) test performed by hand-held instrument +

Blood glucose (sugar) test performed by hand-held instrument ×

Service Code: 82962
Performed in an office
306
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 27th

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

123
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$6,120.00an average of $20.00 per time performed $957.78
an average of $3.13 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Face-to-face behavioral counseling for obesity, 15 minutes +

Face-to-face behavioral counseling for obesity, 15 minutes ×

Service Code: G0447
Performed in an office
305
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 149th

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

144
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$15,250.00an average of $50.00 per time performed $8,064.20
an average of $26.44 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
231
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 39th

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

142
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$4,620.00an average of $20.00 per time performed $23.10
an average of $0.10 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
147
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 5th

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

146
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,685.29an average of $25.07 per time performed $3,602.97
an average of $24.51 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
127
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 24th

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

51
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$3,810.00an average of $30.00 per time performed $58.42
an average of $0.46 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Smoking and tobacco cessation counseling visit for the as... +

Smoking and tobacco cessation counseling visit for the asymptomatic patient; intermediate, greater than 3 minutes, up to 10 minutes ×

Service Code: G0436
Performed in an office
108
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 210th

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

60
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$3,780.00an average of $35.00 per time performed $1,575.72
an average of $14.59 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90662
Performed in an office
78
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 17th

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

77
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,649.62an average of $46.79 per time performed $2,776.02
an average of $35.59 per time performed
drug
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (afluria) ×

Service Code: Q2035
Performed in an office
67
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 152nd

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

67
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,519.87an average of $37.61 per time performed $844.20
an average of $12.60 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ceftriaxone sodium, per 250 mg

Service Code: J0696
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 21st

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

19
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$1,220.00an average of $20.00 per time performed $28.67
an average of $0.47 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
50
times performed,
0.96% of his services

14th 45th

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

50
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,000.00an average of $180.00 per time performed $5,752.00
an average of $115.04 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
36
times performed,
0.69% of his services

15th 1st

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

27
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$3,060.00an average of $85.00 per time performed $1,521.72
an average of $42.27 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
31
times performed,
0.6% of his services

16th 35th

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

30
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$8,494.00an average of $274.00 per time performed $1,046.87
an average of $33.77 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.6% of his services

17th 49th

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

29
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$465.00an average of $15.00 per time performed $93.00
an average of $3.00 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.6% of his services

18th 97th

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

20
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$1,240.00an average of $40.00 per time performed $82.77
an average of $2.67 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.54% of his services

19th 56th

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$4,284.00an average of $153.00 per time performed $1,287.72
an average of $45.99 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.5% of his services

20th 18th

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

25
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$468.00an average of $18.00 per time performed $88.66
an average of $3.41 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Skin test for tuberculosis

Service Code: 86580
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.4% of his services

21st 389th

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

20
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$588.00an average of $28.00 per time performed $75.60
an average of $3.60 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Respiratory inhaled pressure or nonpressure treatment to ... +

Respiratory inhaled pressure or nonpressure treatment to relieve airway obstruction or for sputum specimen ×

Service Code: 94640
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.29% of his services

22nd 53rd

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$675.00an average of $45.00 per time performed $219.60
an average of $14.64 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.21% of his services

23rd 16th

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)
$792.00an average of $72.00 per time performed $126.61
an average of $11.51 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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Elvis Akpene Tanson
Average for Family Medicine Providers in California

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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