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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, $200 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
1,022
Rank: 8th
out of 164 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,353
Rank: 39th
out of 164 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.3 This Provider
Avg 5.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$88.1K
Rank: 55th
out of 164 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$86 This Provider
Avg $200

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 32 different services in 2015
(20 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
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
757
times performed,
32% of his services

1st 4th

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

410
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$50,317.79an average of $66.47 per time performed $27,002.19
an average of $35.67 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
725
times performed,
31% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

465
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$104,102.75an average of $143.59 per time performed $40,455.00
an average of $55.80 per time performed
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
507
times performed,
22% of his services

3rd 6th

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

388
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$23,823.93an average of $46.99 per time performed $3,493.23
an average of $6.89 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
130
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 23rd

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

127
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$29,420.30an average of $226.31 per time performed $10,292.10
an average of $79.17 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
25
times performed,
1% of his services

5th 89th

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,774.00an average of $270.96 per time performed $2,363.50
an average of $94.54 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
22
times performed,
0.93% of his services

6th 56th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,571.92an average of $162.36 per time performed $654.28
an average of $29.74 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scan of veins of one arm or leg or limited inc... +

Ultrasound scan of veins of one arm or leg or limited including assessment of compression and functional maneuvers ×

Service Code: 93971
Performed in a facility
21
times performed,
0.89% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,568.93an average of $122.33 per time performed $326.76
an average of $15.56 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scan of veins of both arms or legs including a... +

Ultrasound scan of veins of both arms or legs including assessment of compression and functional maneuvers ×

Service Code: 93970
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.85% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,812.00an average of $190.60 per time performed $449.80
an average of $22.49 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax, one ear

Service Code: 69210
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.81% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$984.96an average of $51.84 per time performed $449.92
an average of $23.68 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.81% of his services

10th 110th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,964.00an average of $156.00 per time performed $709.27
an average of $37.33 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
12
times performed,
0.51% of his services

11th 74th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$936.00an average of $78.00 per time performed $142.44
an average of $11.87 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
12
times performed,
0.51% of his services

12th 94th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,416.00an average of $118.00 per time performed $218.04
an average of $18.17 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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

Jerel E Tieszen
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in South Dakota

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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