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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, $277 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
753
Rank: 24th
out of 89 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
15,791
Rank: 1st
out of 89 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
21 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$308K
Rank: 2nd
out of 89 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$409 This Provider
Avg $277

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 109 different services in 2015
(75 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

Injection into skin of airborne allergen extracts for imm... +

Injection into skin of airborne allergen extracts for immediate reaction analysis ×

Service Code: 95027
Performed in an office
5,385
times performed,
34% of his services

1st 5th

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

80
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$80,775.00an average of $15.00 per time performed $16,155.00
an average of $3.00 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of allergenic extracts into skin, accessed thro... +

Injection of allergenic extracts into skin, accessed through the skin ×

Service Code: 95004
Performed in an office
5,243
times performed,
33% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

80
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$78,645.00an average of $15.00 per time performed $21,968.17
an average of $4.19 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of incremental dosages of allergen, 2 or more i... +

Injection of incremental dosages of allergen, 2 or more injections ×

Service Code: 95117
Performed in an office
1,118
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 4th

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

161
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
6.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 9.8)
$40,628.12an average of $36.34 per time performed $7,524.14
an average of $6.73 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Preparation and provision of single or multiple antigens ... +

Preparation and provision of single or multiple antigens for allergen immunotherapy ×

Service Code: 95165
Performed in an office
1,000
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 1st

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

48
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$15,000.00an average of $15.00 per time performed $8,640.00
an average of $8.64 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
813
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 6th

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

411
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$89,430.00an average of $110.00 per time performed $61,080.69
an average of $75.13 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of incremental dosages of allergen

Service Code: 95115
Performed in an office
385
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 15th

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

63
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
6.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.8)
$7,700.00an average of $20.00 per time performed $2,313.85
an average of $6.01 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Diagnostic examination of nasal passages using an endoscope +

Diagnostic examination of nasal passages using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 31231
Performed in an office
203
times performed,
1% of his services

7th 12th

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

169
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$44,863.00an average of $221.00 per time performed $30,395.19
an average of $149.73 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
177
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 11th

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

177
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$48,675.00an average of $275.00 per time performed $19,496.55
an average of $110.15 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Diagnostic examination of voice box using flexible endoscope +

Diagnostic examination of voice box using flexible endoscope ×

Service Code: 31575
Performed in an office
160
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 9th

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

117
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$31,680.00an average of $198.00 per time performed $10,755.20
an average of $67.22 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax, one ear

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
124
times performed,
0.79% of his services

10th 8th

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

102
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$10,789.24an average of $87.01 per time performed $3,600.96
an average of $29.04 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Albuterol, inhalation solution, fda-approved final produc... +

Albuterol, inhalation solution, fda-approved final product, non-compounded, administered through dme, unit dose, 1 mg ×

Service Code: J7613
Performed in an office
88
times performed,
0.56% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

29
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,250.16an average of $25.57 per time performed $4.40
an average of $0.05 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Diagnostic examination of ear and nose

Service Code: 92504
Performed in an office
86
times performed,
0.54% of his services

12th 14th

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

28
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$8,600.00an average of $100.00 per time performed $1,811.16
an average of $21.06 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of inflamed or infected skin, up to 10% of body s... +

Removal of inflamed or infected skin, up to 10% of body surface ×

Service Code: 11000
Performed in an office
80
times performed,
0.51% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,000.00an average of $200.00 per time performed $3,121.60
an average of $39.02 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
79
times performed,
0.5% of his services

14th 7th

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

79
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,850.00an average of $150.00 per time performed $5,406.76
an average of $68.44 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Eardrum testing using ear probe

Service Code: 92567
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
0.48% of his services

15th 17th

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

75
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,040.00an average of $40.00 per time performed $754.68
an average of $9.93 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of face

Service Code: 70486
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
0.4% of his services

16th 20th

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

61
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$47,250.00an average of $750.00 per time performed $5,079.06
an average of $80.62 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep l... +

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep lab with continued pressured respiratory assistance by mask or breathing tube ×

Service Code: 95811
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.33% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

48
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$49,400.00an average of $950.00 per time performed $24,148.28
an average of $464.39 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.28% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$660.00an average of $15.00 per time performed $227.92
an average of $5.18 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep lab +

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep lab ×

Service Code: 95810
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.23% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

36
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$34,200.00an average of $950.00 per time performed $15,734.16
an average of $437.06 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Biopsy or removal of nasal polyp or tissue using an endos... +

Biopsy or removal of nasal polyp or tissue using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 31237
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.23% of his services

20th 30th

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$18,072.00an average of $502.00 per time performed $9,587.88
an average of $266.33 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 an office
36
times performed,
0.23% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,615.36an average of $183.76 per time performed $3,498.48
an average of $97.18 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
33
times performed,
0.21% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

32
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,871.79an average of $147.63 per time performed $1,449.69
an average of $43.93 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exha... +

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exhaled air capacity ×

Service Code: 94010
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.21% of his services

23rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

32
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,650.00an average of $50.00 per time performed $816.75
an average of $24.75 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.13% of his services

24th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$916.44an average of $43.64 per time performed $279.51
an average of $13.31 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
21
times performed,
0.13% of his services

25th 32nd

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$525.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $384.09
an average of $18.29 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Removal of impacted cerumen (one or both ears) by physici... +

Removal of impacted cerumen (one or both ears) by physician on same date of service as audiologic function testing ×

Service Code: G0268
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.13% of his services

26th 25th

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,322.00an average of $66.10 per time performed $704.80
an average of $35.24 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Air and bone conduction assessment of hearing loss and sp... +

Air and bone conduction assessment of hearing loss and speech recognition ×

Service Code: 92557
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.12% of his services

27th 18th

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,116.22an average of $111.38 per time performed $524.97
an average of $27.63 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
17
times performed,
0.11% of his services

28th 40th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,605.13an average of $270.89 per time performed $2,068.56
an average of $121.68 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Incision of eardrum with insertion of eardrum tube under ... +

Incision of eardrum with insertion of eardrum tube under local or topical anesthesia ×

Service Code: 69433
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.11% of his services

29th 26th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,052.67an average of $532.51 per time performed $2,450.55
an average of $144.15 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Reshaping of nasal cartilage

Service Code: 30520
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.1% of his services

30th 49th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$38,230.88an average of $2,389.43 per time performed $3,914.24
an average of $244.64 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Removal of nasal air passage

Service Code: 30140
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.09% of his services

31st 47th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,542.55an average of $1,236.17 per time performed $7,029.30
an average of $468.62 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Control of nasal bleeding using an endoscope

Service Code: 31238
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.08% of his services

32nd 57th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,326.29an average of $794.33 per time performed $3,005.47
an average of $231.19 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
12
times performed,
0.08% of his services

33rd 2nd

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$951.00an average of $79.25 per time performed $535.08
an average of $44.59 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
12
times performed,
0.08% of his services

34th 46th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,440.00an average of $120.00 per time performed $598.20
an average of $49.85 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.

Robert Puchalski
Average for Otolaryngology Providers in South Carolina

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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