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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, $323 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 15 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
361
Rank: 12th
out of 45 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
46,544
Rank: 2nd
out of 45 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
128.9 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 14.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$762K
Rank: 1st
out of 45 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$2,110 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $323

Note: About 78% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his 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 his Part B patients.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 107 different services in 2015
(72 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
drug
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hcl, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
1,750
times performed,
4% of his services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

20
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
8.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$131,250.00an average of $75.00 per time performed $26,302.50
an average of $15.03 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
730
times performed,
2% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

21
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
5.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$730.00an average of $1.00 per time performed $73.00
an average of $0.10 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
723
times performed,
2% of his services

3rd 6th

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

198
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$25,305.00an average of $35.00 per time performed $7,367.37
an average of $10.19 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
715
times performed,
2% of his services

4th 5th

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

298
patients got this service, 83% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$67,925.00an average of $95.00 per time performed $38,538.50
an average of $53.90 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
583
times performed,
1% of his services

5th 7th

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

194
patients got this service, 54% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$13,117.50an average of $22.50 per time performed $1,714.02
an average of $2.94 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lactate dehydrogenase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 83615
Performed in an office
411
times performed,
0.88% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

164
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,275.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $941.19
an average of $2.29 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Glutamyltransferase (liver enzyme) level

Service Code: 82977
Performed in an office
379
times performed,
0.81% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

147
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,475.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $856.54
an average of $2.26 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Phosphate level

Service Code: 84100
Performed in an office
300
times performed,
0.64% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

144
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,500.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $711.00
an average of $2.37 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
290
times performed,
0.62% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

144
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$14,500.00an average of $50.00 per time performed $1,383.30
an average of $4.77 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bilirubin level

Service Code: 82248
Performed in an office
288
times performed,
0.62% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

143
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,200.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $685.44
an average of $2.38 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis ... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis additional sequential infusion up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96367
Performed in an office
224
times performed,
0.48% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

27
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
5.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$22,400.00an average of $100.00 per time performed $5,080.32
an average of $22.68 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
223
times performed,
0.48% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

28
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$66,900.00an average of $300.00 per time performed $23,885.53
an average of $107.11 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for ... +

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96375
Performed in an office
199
times performed,
0.43% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

25
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
7.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$14,925.00an average of $75.00 per time performed $3,526.28
an average of $17.72 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood creatinine level

Service Code: 82565
Performed in an office
130
times performed,
0.28% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

70
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,250.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $278.20
an average of $2.14 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urea nitrogen level to assess kidney function

Service Code: 84520
Performed in an office
130
times performed,
0.28% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

70
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,250.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $276.90
an average of $2.13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
120
times performed,
0.26% of his services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

71
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,000.00an average of $50.00 per time performed $494.40
an average of $4.12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test panel for electrolytes (sodium potassium, chlo... +

Blood test panel for electrolytes (sodium potassium, chloride, carbon dioxide) ×

Service Code: 80051
Performed in an office
112
times performed,
0.24% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

60
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,800.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $237.44
an average of $2.12 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein

Service Code: 96361
Performed in an office
112
times performed,
0.24% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

25
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,600.00an average of $50.00 per time performed $1,331.68
an average of $11.89 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
92
times performed,
0.2% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,600.00an average of $50.00 per time performed $1,724.08
an average of $18.74 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 1000 cc

Service Code: J7030
Performed in an office
84
times performed,
0.18% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
5.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$840.00an average of $10.00 per time performed $104.16
an average of $1.24 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
69
times performed,
0.15% of his services

21st 10th

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

20
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$10,350.00an average of $150.00 per time performed $4,024.77
an average of $58.33 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96365
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
0.13% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,625.00an average of $125.00 per time performed $3,276.31
an average of $53.71 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Gammaglobulin (immune system protein) measurement

Service Code: 82784
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
0.12% of his services

23rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,425.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $706.80
an average of $12.40 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
52
times performed,
0.11% of his services

24th 9th

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

43
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$7,800.00an average of $150.00 per time performed $4,083.56
an average of $78.53 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.11% of his services

25th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

28
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,450.00an average of $50.00 per time performed $890.33
an average of $18.17 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Carcinoembryonic antigen (cea) protein level

Service Code: 82378
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.09% of his services

26th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

19
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,200.00an average of $50.00 per time performed $986.92
an average of $22.43 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron level

Service Code: 83540
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.08% of his services

27th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

25
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$875.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $302.05
an average of $8.63 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron binding capacity

Service Code: 83550
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.08% of his services

28th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

25
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$875.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $408.10
an average of $11.66 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
33
times performed,
0.07% of his services

29th 30th

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

33
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,900.00an average of $300.00 per time performed $5,263.50
an average of $159.50 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
26
times performed,
0.06% of his services

30th 19th

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

24
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,200.00an average of $200.00 per time performed $2,760.16
an average of $106.16 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 250 cc

Service Code: J7050
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.05% of his services

31st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$230.00an average of $10.00 per time performed $7.13
an average of $0.31 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.03% of his services

32nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,120.00an average of $70.00 per time performed $569.44
an average of $35.59 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
16
times performed,
0.03% of his services

33rd 20th

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$1,600.00an average of $100.00 per time performed $502.56
an average of $31.41 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
14
times performed,
0.03% of his services

34th 25th

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,850.00an average of $275.00 per time performed $2,144.66
an average of $153.19 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
12
times performed,
0.03% of his services

35th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,820.00an average of $235.00 per time performed $1,449.48
an average of $120.79 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.

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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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