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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, $389 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 14 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
1,163
Rank: 54th
out of 375 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
8,261
Rank: 49th
out of 375 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
7.1 This Provider
Avg 14.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$295K
Rank: 63rd
out of 375 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$254 This Provider
Avg $389

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 36 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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
2,981
times performed,
36% of his services

1st 4th

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

1,048
patients got this service, 90% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$196,746.00an average of $66.00 per time performed $141,150.35
an average of $47.35 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
2,582
times performed,
31% of his services

2nd 16th

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

384
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$64,550.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $9,217.74
an average of $3.57 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
1,307
times performed,
16% of his services

3rd 41st

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

592
patients got this service, 51% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$98,025.00an average of $75.00 per time performed $48,202.16
an average of $36.88 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
844
times performed,
10% of his services

4th 81st

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

496
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$86,088.00an average of $102.00 per time performed $57,999.68
an average of $68.72 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
172
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 26th

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

172
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,684.00an average of $97.00 per time performed $10,925.44
an average of $63.52 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
106
times performed,
1% of his services

6th 116th

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

103
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,176.00an average of $96.00 per time performed $7,361.70
an average of $69.45 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
51
times performed,
0.62% of his services

7th 3rd

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

51
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$4,947.00an average of $97.00 per time performed $2,970.75
an average of $58.25 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of up to and including 15 skin tags

Service Code: 11200
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.53% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

41
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,432.00an average of $78.00 per time performed $2,135.32
an average of $48.53 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.42% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,605.00an average of $103.00 per time performed $2,451.75
an average of $70.05 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or less)... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or less) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17280
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.18% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,935.00an average of $129.00 per time performed $1,434.15
an average of $95.61 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17281
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.18% of his services

11th 488th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,460.00an average of $164.00 per time performed $1,912.35
an average of $127.49 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.17% of his services

12th 188th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.95% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$5,250.00an average of $375.00 per time performed $1,288.70
an average of $92.05 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17262
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.13% of his services

13th 429th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.95% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,771.00an average of $161.00 per time performed $1,376.10
an average of $125.10 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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Luther Washington Richardson
Average for Specialist Providers in Alabama

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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