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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $403 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
297
Rank: 26th
out of 95 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,733
Rank: 12th
out of 95 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
9.2 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$115K
Rank: 33rd
out of 95 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$388 This Provider
Avg $403

Office Visits

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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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William F. Sims
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This Provider's Services

This provider performed 101 different services in 2013
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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

Hyaluronan or derivative, synvisc or synvisc-one, for int... +

Hyaluronan or derivative, synvisc or synvisc-one, for intra-articular injection, 1 mg ×

Service Code: J7325
Performed in an office
1,008
times performed,
37% of his services

1st 1st

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

19
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$15,624an average of $16 per time performed $9,798
an average of $10 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
430
times performed,
16% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

84
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,729an average of $4 per time performed $542
an average of $1 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
243
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

166
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$37,505an average of $154 per time performed $12,016
an average of $49 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
218
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 6th

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

149
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$20,710an average of $95 per time performed $6,499
an average of $30 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of large joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
133
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 4th

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

89
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$26,600an average of $200 per time performed $5,400
an average of $41 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
106
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 5th

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

105
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$24,910an average of $235 per time performed $7,721
an average of $73 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
81
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 13th

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

50
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$7,290an average of $90 per time performed $1,600
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 11th

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

71
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$7,929an average of $104 per time performed $1,925
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 9th

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

61
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$8,640an average of $135 per time performed $1,364
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hip 2 or more views

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 12th

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

21
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,628an average of $145 per time performed $656
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of knee joint

Service Code: 27447
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.73% of his services

11th 15th

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

18
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$118,430an average of $5,922 per time performed $22,292
an average of $1,115 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
16
times performed,
0.59% of his services

12th 34th

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

16
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,084an average of $443 per time performed $2,368
an average of $148 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of elbow, 2 views

Service Code: 73070
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.51% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,400an average of $100 per time performed $233
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of both knees, standing, front to back view

Service Code: 73565
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.44% of his services

14th 31st

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,080an average of $90 per time performed $267
an average of $22 per time performed

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 2013 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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