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, $1,018 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 80 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
141
Rank: 369th
out of 465 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
49,941
Rank: 112th
out of 465 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
354.2 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 79.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$417K
Rank: 132nd
out of 465 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$2,955 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $1,018

Note: About 84% 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 70 different services in 2015
(56 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
drug
DRUGS

Injection, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-esrd use)

Service Code: J0881
Performed in an office
15,000
times performed,
30% of his services

1st 2nd

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

12
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$120,000.00an average of $8.00 per time performed $46,650.00
an average of $3.11 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
1,433
times performed,
3% of his services

2nd 8th

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

14
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
6.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$4,299.00an average of $3.00 per time performed $157.63
an average of $0.11 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab, 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
1,020
times performed,
2% of his services

3rd 4th

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

12
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$20,400.00an average of $20.00 per time performed $11,923.80
an average of $11.69 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hcl, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
780
times performed,
2% of his services

4th 12th

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

11
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
7.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$39,780.00an average of $51.00 per time performed $12,519.00
an average of $16.05 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
515
times performed,
1% of his services

5th 18th

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

106
patients got this service, 75% of his patients
4.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$10,300.00an average of $20.00 per time performed $1,514.10
an average of $2.94 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
511
times performed,
1% of his services

6th 17th

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

106
patients got this service, 75% of his patients
4.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$30,660.00an average of $60.00 per time performed $5,299.07
an average of $10.37 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
261
times performed,
0.52% of his services

7th 25th

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

15
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
5.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$19,575.00an average of $75.00 per time performed $6,595.47
an average of $25.27 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
186
times performed,
0.37% of his services

8th 16th

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

78
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$29,760.00an average of $160.00 per time performed $15,743.04
an average of $84.64 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
119
times performed,
0.24% of his services

9th 23rd

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

62
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$14,280.00an average of $120.00 per time performed $6,746.11
an average of $56.69 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
117
times performed,
0.23% of his services

10th 26th

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

25
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
4.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$5,850.00an average of $50.00 per time performed $2,426.58
an average of $20.74 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
103
times performed,
0.21% of his services

11th 28th

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

15
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
6.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.4)
$36,050.00an average of $350.00 per time performed $11,622.52
an average of $112.84 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
83
times performed,
0.17% of his services

12th 29th

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

12
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
6.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$7,885.00an average of $95.00 per time performed $1,562.89
an average of $18.83 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
26
times performed,
0.05% of his services

13th 63rd

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

26
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,440.00an average of $440.00 per time performed $4,420.78
an average of $170.03 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
16
times performed,
0.03% of his services

14th 32nd

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

13
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$4,400.00an average of $275.00 per time performed $1,804.16
an average of $112.76 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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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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