Treatment Tracker

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, $228 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
337
Rank: 337th
out of 498 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,762
Rank: 140th
out of 498 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
11.2 This Provider
Avg 6.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$181K
Rank: 122nd
out of 498 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$538 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $228

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 21 different services in 2015
(9 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

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
1,970
times performed,
52% of his services

1st 1st

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

196
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$226,628.80an average of $115.04 per time performed $104,804.00
an average of $53.20 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
616
times performed,
16% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

134
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
4.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$80,080.00an average of $130.00 per time performed $39,867.52
an average of $64.72 per time performed
medical
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
423
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

128
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$6,345.00an average of $15.00 per time performed $1,214.01
an average of $2.87 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
220
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 23rd

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

191
patients got this service, 57% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$41,800.00an average of $190.00 per time performed $21,780.00
an average of $99.00 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
167
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 16th

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

49
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$16,700.00an average of $100.00 per time performed $4,809.60
an average of $28.80 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 (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
77
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 50th

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

75
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,465.00an average of $45.00 per time performed $1,178.10
an average of $15.30 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 17th

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

74
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,040.00an average of $40.00 per time performed $1,696.32
an average of $22.32 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Smoking and tobacco use intermediate counseling, greater ... +

Smoking and tobacco use intermediate counseling, greater than 3 minutes up to 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99406
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 226th

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

16
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,200.00an average of $40.00 per time performed $485.65
an average of $8.83 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
30
times performed,
0.8% of his services

9th 24th

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

28
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,050.00an average of $135.00 per time performed $352.50
an average of $11.75 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of the amount and speed... +

Measurement and graphic recording of the amount and speed of breathed air, before and following medication administration ×

Service Code: 94060
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.77% of his services

10th 138th

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

24
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,005.00an average of $345.00 per time performed $1,141.15
an average of $39.35 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial imple ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.53% of his services

11th 55th

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: 1.1)
$2,300.00an average of $115.00 per time performed $765.20
an average of $38.26 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-... +

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-hour ekg ×

Service Code: 93224
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.45% of his services

12th 209th

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

17
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,330.00an average of $490.00 per time performed $936.87
an average of $55.11 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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Thomas M Poothullil
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in Mississippi

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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