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

Number of
Patients
290
Rank: 110th
out of 164 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
10,213
Rank: 10th
out of 164 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
35.2 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$309K
Rank: 7th
out of 164 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,067 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $200

Note: About 52% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in her office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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 her Part B patients.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 184 different services in 2015
(143 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

All Services

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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
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
580
times performed,
6% of her services

1st 3rd

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

201
patients got this service, 69% of her patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$11,594.20an average of $19.99 per time performed $1,699.40
an average of $2.93 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
377
times performed,
4% of her services

2nd 8th

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

154
patients got this service, 53% of her patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$74,838.27an average of $198.51 per time performed $27,343.81
an average of $72.53 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
259
times performed,
3% of her services

3rd 13th

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

160
patients got this service, 55% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$17,353.00an average of $67.00 per time performed $2,968.14
an average of $11.46 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
243
times performed,
2% of her services

4th 22nd

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

139
patients got this service, 48% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$7,047.00an average of $29.00 per time performed $1,015.74
an average of $4.18 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
230
times performed,
2% of her services

5th 25th

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

144
patients got this service, 50% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$19,780.00an average of $86.00 per time performed $5,135.90
an average of $22.33 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
228
times performed,
2% of her services

6th 19th

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

114
patients got this service, 39% of her patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$13,452.00an average of $59.00 per time performed $2,309.64
an average of $10.13 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
214
times performed,
2% of her services

7th 5th

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

128
patients got this service, 44% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$29,703.20an average of $138.80 per time performed $10,548.06
an average of $49.29 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85027
Performed in an office
203
times performed,
2% of her services

8th 29th

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

118
patients got this service, 41% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$8,932.00an average of $44.00 per time performed $1,731.59
an average of $8.53 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
200
times performed,
2% of her services

9th 14th

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

128
patients got this service, 44% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$9,400.00an average of $47.00 per time performed $2,066.00
an average of $10.33 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
189
times performed,
2% of her services

10th 36th

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

108
patients got this service, 37% of her patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$60,551.82an average of $320.38 per time performed $18,389.70
an average of $97.30 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
182
times performed,
2% of her services

11th 18th

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

114
patients got this service, 39% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$13,832.00an average of $76.00 per time performed $2,087.54
an average of $11.47 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85652
Performed in an office
146
times performed,
1% of her services

12th 69th

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

72
patients got this service, 25% of her patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$5,110.00an average of $35.00 per time performed $521.22
an average of $3.57 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection... +

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection or inflammation ×

Service Code: 86140
Performed in an office
143
times performed,
1% of her services

13th 65th

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

73
patients got this service, 25% of her patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$7,579.00an average of $53.00 per time performed $777.92
an average of $5.44 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
140
times performed,
1% of her services

14th 63rd

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

89
patients got this service, 31% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$8,680.00an average of $62.00 per time performed $1,313.20
an average of $9.38 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 25 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99309
Performed in a facility
133
times performed,
1% of her services

15th 45th

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

29
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
4.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$24,587.71an average of $184.87 per time performed $7,428.05
an average of $55.85 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
127
times performed,
1% of her services

16th 20th

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

59
patients got this service, 20% of her patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$6,477.00an average of $51.00 per time performed $1,548.13
an average of $12.19 per time performed
medical

Chronic care management services at least 20 minutes per ... +

Chronic care management services at least 20 minutes per calendar month ×

Service Code: 99490
Performed in an office
118
times performed,
1% of her services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

52
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,074.00an average of $43.00 per time performed $3,847.98
an average of $32.61 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
102
times performed,
1% of her services

18th 44th

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

27
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$512.04an average of $5.02 per time performed $271.32
an average of $2.66 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
92
times performed,
0.9% of her services

19th 16th

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

24
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.4)
$3,220.00an average of $35.00 per time performed $478.40
an average of $5.20 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Screening mammography, producing direct digital image, bi... +

Screening mammography, producing direct digital image, bilateral, all views ×

Service Code: G0202
Performed in an office
87
times performed,
0.85% of her services

20th 62nd

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

87
patients got this service, 30% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$23,320.35an average of $268.05 per time performed $8,299.80
an average of $95.40 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
0.74% of her services

21st 26th

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

75
patients got this service, 26% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,368.00an average of $18.00 per time performed $1,340.64
an average of $17.64 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bilirubin level

Service Code: 82248
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
0.74% of her services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

60
patients got this service, 21% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,976.00an average of $26.00 per time performed $266.76
an average of $3.51 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatine kinase (cardiac enzyme) level

Service Code: 82550
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
0.73% of her services

23rd 70th

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

51
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,000.00an average of $40.00 per time performed $367.50
an average of $4.90 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
69
times performed,
0.68% of her services

24th 116th

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

34
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,140.00an average of $60.00 per time performed $498.18
an average of $7.22 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
66
times performed,
0.65% of her services

25th 27th

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

22
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$4,055.70an average of $61.45 per time performed $1,201.20
an average of $18.20 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90662
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
0.57% of her services

26th 42nd

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

58
patients got this service, 20% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,320.00an average of $40.00 per time performed $2,064.22
an average of $35.59 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.5% of her services

27th 48th

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

51
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$19,635.00an average of $385.00 per time performed $2,036.94
an average of $39.94 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), subsequent visit ×

Service Code: G0439
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.48% of her services

28th 47th

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

49
patients got this service, 17% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,925.00an average of $325.00 per time performed $5,492.90
an average of $112.10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.46% of her services

29th 101st

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

30
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,666.00an average of $78.00 per time performed $350.62
an average of $7.46 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level +

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level ×

Service Code: 83880
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.43% of her services

30th 67th

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

27
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$6,512.00an average of $148.00 per time performed $1,991.88
an average of $45.27 per time performed
medical

Screening digital tomography of both breasts

Service Code: 77063
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.42% of her services

31st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

43
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,250.19an average of $52.33 per time performed $2,125.49
an average of $49.43 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.41% of her services

32nd 39th

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

36
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,423.86an average of $105.33 per time performed $488.04
an average of $11.62 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood creatinine level

Service Code: 82565
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.29% of her services

33rd 85th

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

15
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$960.00an average of $32.00 per time performed $113.40
an average of $3.78 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, imm... +

Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, immunoassay, 1-3 simultaneous ×

Service Code: G0328
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.28% of her services

34th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

29
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$725.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $615.38
an average of $21.22 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Pneumococcal vaccine for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90670
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.27% of her services

35th 33rd

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

28
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,320.00an average of $190.00 per time performed $4,562.88
an average of $162.96 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
22
times performed,
0.22% of her services

36th 38th

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

21
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,814.02an average of $127.91 per time performed $277.64
an average of $12.62 per time performed
drug

Vaccine for influenza administered into muscle to individ... +

Vaccine for influenza administered into muscle to individuals 3 years of age and older ×

Service Code: 90686
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.2% of her services

37th 102nd

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

19
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$454.00an average of $22.70 per time performed $337.80
an average of $16.89 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.18% of her services

38th 81st

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$165.06an average of $9.17 per time performed $77.22
an average of $4.29 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 an office
15
times performed,
0.15% of her services

39th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,039.00an average of $402.60 per time performed $2,015.85
an average of $134.39 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Kidney function blood test panel

Service Code: 80069
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.13% of her services

40th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$923.00an average of $71.00 per time performed $150.54
an average of $11.58 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), initial visit ×

Service Code: G0438
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.11% of her services

41st 121st

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,518.02an average of $319.82 per time performed $1,821.49
an average of $165.59 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.

Catherine C Gerrish
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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