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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, $278 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 10 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
885
Rank: 32nd
out of 155 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
13,799
Rank: 22nd
out of 155 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
15.6 This Provider
Avg 9.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$203K
Rank: 58th
out of 155 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$229 This Provider
Avg $278

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 102 different services in 2015
(79 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
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
1,200
times performed,
9% of his services

1st 8th

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

704
patients got this service, 80% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$10,800.00an average of $9.00 per time performed $3,300.00
an average of $2.75 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
935
times performed,
7% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

638
patients got this service, 72% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$140,427.65an average of $150.19 per time performed $44,524.70
an average of $47.62 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
240
times performed,
2% of his services

3rd 9th

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

172
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,600.00an average of $15.00 per time performed $698.40
an average of $2.91 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
234
times performed,
2% of his services

4th 4th

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

211
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$51,065.82an average of $218.23 per time performed $17,774.64
an average of $75.96 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Ultrasound measurement of bladder capacity after voiding +

Ultrasound measurement of bladder capacity after voiding ×

Service Code: 51798
Performed in an office
202
times performed,
1% of his services

5th 5th

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

127
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$10,746.40an average of $53.20 per time performed $2,682.56
an average of $13.28 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Removal of skin suture with change of bladder tube

Service Code: 51705
Performed in an office
157
times performed,
1% of his services

6th 48th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
6.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$42,390.00an average of $270.00 per time performed $10,055.85
an average of $64.05 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
114
times performed,
0.83% of his services

7th 10th

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

108
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$8,664.00an average of $76.00 per time performed $2,773.62
an average of $24.33 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Diagnostic examination of the bladder and bladder canal (... +

Diagnostic examination of the bladder and bladder canal (urethra) using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 52000
Performed in an office
107
times performed,
0.78% of his services

8th 13th

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

79
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$55,640.00an average of $520.00 per time performed $16,196.59
an average of $151.37 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
69
times performed,
0.5% of his services

9th 29th

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

67
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$20,232.18an average of $293.22 per time performed $7,105.62
an average of $102.98 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
65
times performed,
0.47% of his services

10th 19th

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

65
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,600.30an average of $224.62 per time performed $4,489.55
an average of $69.07 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
56
times performed,
0.41% of his services

11th 20th

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

33
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$5,050.08an average of $90.18 per time performed $1,746.64
an average of $31.19 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
51
times performed,
0.37% of his services

12th 22nd

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

33
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$4,218.21an average of $82.71 per time performed $1,545.30
an average of $30.30 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Insertion of stent in urinary duct (ureter) using an endo... +

Insertion of stent in urinary duct (ureter) using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 52332
Performed in a facility
33
times performed,
0.24% of his services

13th 30th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$23,384.79an average of $708.63 per time performed $3,597.99
an average of $109.03 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, garamycin, gentamicin, up to 80 mg

Service Code: J1580
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.23% of his services

14th 55th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$160.00an average of $5.00 per time performed $35.20
an average of $1.10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cell examination of specimen

Service Code: 88108
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.19% of his services

15th 67th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,498.00an average of $173.00 per time performed $1,249.04
an average of $48.04 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretatio... +

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretation for insertion of needle ×

Service Code: 76942
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.17% of his services

16th 32nd

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,035.12an average of $293.13 per time performed $1,116.96
an average of $46.54 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of rectum

Service Code: 76872
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.16% of his services

17th 31st

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,559.08an average of $298.14 per time performed $1,578.50
an average of $71.75 per time performed
medical
MALE GENITAL SYSTEM

Biopsy of prostate gland

Service Code: 55700
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.14% of his services

18th 36th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,358.00an average of $617.90 per time performed $3,129.00
an average of $156.45 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99221
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.13% of his services

19th 39th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,672.00an average of $204.00 per time performed $1,367.28
an average of $75.96 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
17
times performed,
0.12% of his services

20th 18th

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)
$5,884.04an average of $346.12 per time performed $2,065.16
an average of $121.48 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Testosterone (hormone) level

Service Code: 84403
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.11% of his services

21st 46th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,590.00an average of $106.00 per time performed $516.45
an average of $34.43 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Diagnostic examination of the bladder and bladder canal (... +

Diagnostic examination of the bladder and bladder canal (urethra) using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 52000
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.08% of his services

22nd 34th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,720.00an average of $520.00 per time performed $956.78
an average of $86.98 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Destruction of (less than 0.5 centimeters) growths of the... +

Destruction of (less than 0.5 centimeters) growths of the bladder and bladder canal (urethra) using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 52224
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.08% of his services

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$20,534.03an average of $1,866.73 per time performed $1,744.93
an average of $158.63 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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Average for Urology Providers in Missouri

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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