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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, $188 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
2,097
Rank: 122nd
out of 712 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,031
Rank: 99th
out of 712 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.9 This Provider
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$219K
Rank: 238th
out of 712 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$104 This Provider
Avg $188

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 57 different services in 2015
(32 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
2,041
times performed,
34% of his services

1st 1st

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

1,460
patients got this service, 70% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$65,312.00an average of $32.00 per time performed $13,654.29
an average of $6.69 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
871
times performed,
14% of his services

2nd 12th

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

556
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$161,753.41an average of $185.71 per time performed $50,274.12
an average of $57.72 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
412
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 4th

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

401
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$94,348.00an average of $229.00 per time performed $20,834.84
an average of $50.57 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 and physician supervision ×

Service Code: 93016
Performed in a facility
318
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 13th

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

315
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$29,256.00an average of $92.00 per time performed $5,663.58
an average of $17.81 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
318
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 10th

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

315
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,942.00an average of $69.00 per time performed $3,739.68
an average of $11.76 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
269
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 20th

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

266
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$66,792.70an average of $248.30 per time performed $16,990.04
an average of $63.16 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
262
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 3rd

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

143
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$51,582.56an average of $196.88 per time performed $15,651.88
an average of $59.74 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
236
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 6th

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

120
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$66,875.32an average of $283.37 per time performed $20,260.60
an average of $85.85 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood fl... +

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood flow, rate, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93325
Performed in a facility
167
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 30th

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

164
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,338.00an average of $14.00 per time performed $499.33
an average of $2.99 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and... +

Doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and chambers ×

Service Code: 93320
Performed in a facility
166
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 32nd

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

163
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,446.00an average of $81.00 per time performed $2,460.12
an average of $14.82 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of the heart performed during rest... +

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

Service Code: 93350
Performed in a facility
132
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 38th

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

132
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$33,924.00an average of $257.00 per time performed $7,265.28
an average of $55.04 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in a facility
106
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 29th

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

101
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$30,497.26an average of $287.71 per time performed $9,348.14
an average of $88.19 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
100
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 11th

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

96
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$55,716.00an average of $557.16 per time performed $16,911.00
an average of $169.11 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead pace... +

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker with physician analysis, review, and report up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93294
Performed in a facility
94
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 75th

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

44
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$11,092.00an average of $118.00 per time performed $2,405.46
an average of $25.59 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in a facility
61
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 79th

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

61
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$27,149.88an average of $445.08 per time performed $7,852.53
an average of $128.73 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of x-ray contrast material for ultrasound exami... +

Injection of x-ray contrast material for ultrasound examination of the heart ×

Service Code: 93352
Performed in a facility
56
times performed,
0.93% of his services

16th 99th

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

56
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,168.00an average of $128.00 per time performed $1,551.76
an average of $27.71 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on ... +

Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on both sides of head and neck ×

Service Code: 93880
Performed in a facility
51
times performed,
0.85% of his services

17th 50th

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

51
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,313.18an average of $104.18 per time performed $1,565.19
an average of $30.69 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent dual lead pacemaker system with physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93280
Performed in a facility
46
times performed,
0.76% of his services

18th 53rd

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

35
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$6,348.00an average of $138.00 per time performed $1,466.48
an average of $31.88 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
43
times performed,
0.71% of his services

19th 27th

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

37
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$6,035.05an average of $140.35 per time performed $1,772.03
an average of $41.21 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Insertion of probe in esophagus for heart ultrasound exam... +

Insertion of probe in esophagus for heart ultrasound examination including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93312
Performed in a facility
38
times performed,
0.63% of his services

20th 40th

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

36
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$22,800.00an average of $600.00 per time performed $3,819.38
an average of $100.51 per time performed
medical
EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

Review and interpretation of external ekg recording for m... +

Review and interpretation of external ekg recording for more than 48 hours up to 21 days ×

Service Code: 0298T
Performed in a facility
30
times performed,
0.5% of his services

21st 121st

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

30
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,520.00an average of $84.00 per time performed $637.80
an average of $21.26 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 35 minutes per day +

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99305
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.41% of his services

22nd 184th

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

25
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,200.00an average of $288.00 per time performed $2,725.00
an average of $109.00 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

External shock to heart to regulate heart beat

Service Code: 92960
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.32% of his services

23rd 86th

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

17
patients got this service, 0.81% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,711.00an average of $669.00 per time performed $1,804.81
an average of $94.99 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 45 minutes per day +

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 45 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99306
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.28% of his services

24th 178th

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

16
patients got this service, 0.76% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,188.00an average of $364.00 per time performed $2,355.52
an average of $138.56 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scan of vena cava or groin graft or vessel blo... +

Ultrasound scan of vena cava or groin graft or vessel blood flow ×

Service Code: 93978
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.23% of his services

25th 164th

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

14
patients got this service, 0.67% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,625.96an average of $116.14 per time performed $444.92
an average of $31.78 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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