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, $113 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 2 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
2,471
Rank: 8th
out of 46 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,433
Rank: 3rd
out of 46 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.2 This Provider
Avg 1.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$659K
Rank: 1st
out of 46 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$267 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $113

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.

Who Patients See Before and After This Provider

Providers often refer their patients to a small network of other providers and organizations. Here’s who patients saw the most within 30 days before or after this provider in 2014.

Patients saw before

JOEL SWARTZ MD

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 94 different services in 2014

All Services

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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
ADMINISTRATIVE

Injection, gadobutrol, 0.1 ml

Service Code: A9585
Performed in an office
1,362
times performed,
25% of his services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

114
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$18,891an average of $14 per time performed $436
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of lower spinal canal

Service Code: 72148
Performed in an office
1,121
times performed,
21% of his services

2nd 10th

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

1,059
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,970,449an average of $1,758 per time performed $209,616
an average of $187 per time performed
drug
ADMINISTRATIVE

Injection, gadolinium-based magnetic resonance contrast a... +

Injection, gadolinium-based magnetic resonance contrast agent, not otherwise specified (nos), per ml ×

Service Code: A9579
Performed in an office
614
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

34
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,359an average of $5 per time performed $946
an average of $2 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of upper spinal canal

Service Code: 72141
Performed in an office
462
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 23rd

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

432
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$801,552an average of $1,735 per time performed $83,908
an average of $182 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan brain

Service Code: 70551
Performed in an office
305
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 28th

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

292
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$538,685an average of $1,766 per time performed $58,462
an average of $192 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of leg joint

Service Code: 73721
Performed in an office
215
times performed,
4% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

190
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$324,201an average of $1,508 per time performed $40,996
an average of $191 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of brain before and after contrast

Service Code: 70553
Performed in an office
197
times performed,
4% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

189
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$498,650an average of $2,531 per time performed $57,288
an average of $291 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of arm joint

Service Code: 73221
Performed in an office
190
times performed,
3% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

164
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$277,700an average of $1,462 per time performed $35,769
an average of $188 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of middle spinal canal

Service Code: 72146
Performed in an office
121
times performed,
2% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

117
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$221,000an average of $1,826 per time performed $22,838
an average of $189 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of lower spinal canal before and after contrast +

Mri scan of lower spinal canal before and after contrast ×

Service Code: 72158
Performed in an office
82
times performed,
2% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

78
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$182,600an average of $2,227 per time performed $25,983
an average of $317 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mra scan of head blood vessels

Service Code: 70544
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.98% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

52
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$98,050an average of $1,850 per time performed $14,563
an average of $275 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 4 or more views

Service Code: 73564
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.92% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

30
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,100an average of $262 per time performed $1,613
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan bones of the eye, face, and/or neck before and a... +

Mri scan bones of the eye, face, and/or neck before and after contrast ×

Service Code: 70543
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
0.85% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

45
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$92,550an average of $2,012 per time performed $16,834
an average of $366 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of leg

Service Code: 73718
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.64% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

33
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$51,600an average of $1,474 per time performed $9,638
an average of $275 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 72110
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.61% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

33
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,430an average of $225 per time performed $1,278
an average of $39 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of upper spinal canal before and after contrast +

Mri scan of upper spinal canal before and after contrast ×

Service Code: 72156
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.55% of his services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

29
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$65,650an average of $2,188 per time performed $9,030
an average of $301 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mra scan of neck blood vessels

Service Code: 70547
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.5% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 0.97% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$47,623an average of $1,764 per time performed $7,317
an average of $271 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.5% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

23
patients got this service, 0.93% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,180an average of $192 per time performed $737
an average of $27 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ribs of one side of body, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.5% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

27
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,690an average of $211 per time performed $886
an average of $33 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound behind abdominal cavity

Service Code: 76770
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.4% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

21
patients got this service, 0.85% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,900an average of $450 per time performed $2,363
an average of $107 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan pelvis

Service Code: 72192
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.39% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 0.53% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$17,700an average of $843 per time performed $2,675
an average of $127 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.37% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

19
patients got this service, 0.77% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,360an average of $118 per time performed $473
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of pelvis

Service Code: 72195
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.33% of his services

23rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 0.65% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$27,950an average of $1,553 per time performed $4,683
an average of $260 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of middle spinal canal before and after contrast +

Mri scan of middle spinal canal before and after contrast ×

Service Code: 72157
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.29% of his services

24th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 0.65% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$34,900an average of $2,181 per time performed $4,957
an average of $310 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of lower spine

Service Code: 72131
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.28% of his services

25th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 0.61% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$19,200an average of $1,280 per time performed $2,250
an average of $150 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of pelvis, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 72170
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.28% of his services

26th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 0.61% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,790an average of $119 per time performed $310
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of upper spine, 4 or 5 views

Service Code: 72050
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.24% of his services

27th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 0.53% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,685an average of $207 per time performed $462
an average of $36 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of arm

Service Code: 73218
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.22% of his services

28th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.45% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,650an average of $1,388 per time performed $3,171
an average of $264 per time performed

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 2013 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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