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, $162 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
212
Rank: 36th
out of 44 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
436
Rank: 37th
out of 44 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.1 This Provider
Avg 2.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$40.3K
Rank: 34th
out of 44 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$190 This Provider
Avg $162

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 29 different services in 2015
(23 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
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
147
times performed,
34% of her services

1st 3rd

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

107
patients got this service, 50% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$31,612.35an average of $215.05 per time performed $12,184.83
an average of $82.89 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
69
times performed,
16% of her services

2nd 41st

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

69
patients got this service, 33% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$28,659.15an average of $415.35 per time performed $10,840.59
an average of $157.11 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
9% of her services

3rd 7th

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

39
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,666.03an average of $324.77 per time performed $4,929.99
an average of $126.41 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
32
times performed,
7% of her services

4th 11th

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

25
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,649.92an average of $145.31 per time performed $1,829.76
an average of $57.18 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
27
times performed,
6% of her services

5th 21st

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

27
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,907.03an average of $329.89 per time performed $3,529.71
an average of $130.73 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
22
times performed,
5% of her services

6th 10th

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

21
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$6,420.04an average of $291.82 per time performed $2,363.24
an average of $107.42 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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