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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, $584 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 2 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
234
Rank: 6th
out of 74 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,474
Rank: 1st
out of 74 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.3 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 2.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$243K
Rank: 2nd
out of 74 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,040 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $584

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 65 different services in 2015
(45 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, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
181
times performed,
12% of his services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

35
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,399.13an average of $7.73 per time performed $255.21
an average of $1.41 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
159
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

113
patients got this service, 48% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$84,429.00an average of $531.00 per time performed $12,816.99
an average of $80.61 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
157
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 1st

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

113
patients got this service, 48% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$56,520.00an average of $360.00 per time performed $8,159.29
an average of $51.97 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of lower spine

Service Code: 72131
Performed in an office
104
times performed,
7% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

75
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$66,664.00an average of $641.00 per time performed $8,809.84
an average of $84.71 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Insertion of spinal instrumentation for spinal stabilization +

Insertion of spinal instrumentation for spinal stabilization ×

Service Code: 22851
Performed in a facility
89
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 9th

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

40
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$167,943.00an average of $1,887.00 per time performed $26,222.07
an average of $294.63 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of spine bones, posterior or posterolateral approach +

Fusion of spine bones, posterior or posterolateral approach ×

Service Code: 22614
Performed in a facility
61
times performed,
4% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

30
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$103,283.98an average of $1,693.18 per time performed $17,310.58
an average of $283.78 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
55
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 7th

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

55
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$29,095.00an average of $529.00 per time performed $4,122.80
an average of $74.96 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of substances into lower or sacral spine

Service Code: 62311
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
3% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

39
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$17,750.00an average of $355.00 per time performed $7,755.00
an average of $155.10 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
47
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 11th

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

47
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$38,023.00an average of $809.00 per time performed $5,701.57
an average of $121.31 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of lower spinal canal

Service Code: 72148
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
3% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

44
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$39,606.00an average of $861.00 per time performed $4,819.88
an average of $104.78 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of spine bones with removal of disc, anterior appr... +

Fusion of spine bones with removal of disc, anterior approach ×

Service Code: 22585
Performed in a facility
43
times performed,
3% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

26
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$66,306.00an average of $1,542.00 per time performed $10,289.47
an average of $239.29 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower and sacral spine, minimum of 4 views

Service Code: 72110
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
3% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

35
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,364.00an average of $172.00 per time performed $879.86
an average of $23.78 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of lower spine bones, posterior or posterolateral ... +

Fusion of lower spine bones, posterior or posterolateral approach ×

Service Code: 22612
Performed in a facility
35
times performed,
2% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

35
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$261,870.00an average of $7,482.00 per time performed $39,690.70
an average of $1,134.02 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of spine bones with removal of disc at lower spina... +

Fusion of spine bones with removal of disc at lower spinal column, anterior approach ×

Service Code: 22558
Performed in a facility
34
times performed,
2% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

34
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$247,214.00an average of $7,271.00 per time performed $19,289.22
an average of $567.33 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower and sacral spine, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
2% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

29
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,844.00an average of $124.00 per time performed $524.83
an average of $16.93 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Insertion of posterior spinal instrumentation for spinal ... +

Insertion of posterior spinal instrumentation for spinal stabilization, 3 to 6 vertebral segments ×

Service Code: 22842
Performed in a facility
28
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 22nd

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

28
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$99,092.00an average of $3,539.00 per time performed $15,486.52
an average of $553.09 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of dye for x-ray imaging of spine disc

Service Code: 62290
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
2% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$19,580.12an average of $699.29 per time performed $4,871.44
an average of $173.98 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of upper spinal canal

Service Code: 72141
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
1% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,776.00an average of $861.00 per time performed $1,872.80
an average of $117.05 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Fluoroscopic guidance for spine or spinal canal injection +

Fluoroscopic guidance for spine or spinal canal injection ×

Service Code: 77003
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
1% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,864.00an average of $304.00 per time performed $690.88
an average of $43.18 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of upper spine

Service Code: 72125
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.81% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,692.00an average of $641.00 per time performed $1,060.68
an average of $88.39 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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