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, $262 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 7 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
578
Rank: 272nd
out of 1,004 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
14,321
Rank: 29th
out of 1,004 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
24.8 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 6.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$249K
Rank: 113th
out of 1,004 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$431 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $262

Note: About 15% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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 121 different services in 2015
(76 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
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
1,495
times performed,
10% of his services

1st 1st

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

498
patients got this service, 86% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$216,939.45an average of $145.11 per time performed $95,201.60
an average of $63.68 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab, 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
1,381
times performed,
10% of his services

2nd 5th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$31,763.00an average of $23.00 per time performed $15,978.17
an average of $11.57 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
1,313
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 4th

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

511
patients got this service, 88% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$19,695.00an average of $15.00 per time performed $3,755.18
an average of $2.86 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
1,090
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 19th

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

494
patients got this service, 85% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$33,790.00an average of $31.00 per time performed $3,226.40
an average of $2.96 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
1,008
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 7th

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

501
patients got this service, 87% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$28,224.00an average of $28.00 per time performed $9,676.80
an average of $9.60 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
942
times performed,
7% of his services

6th 20th

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

502
patients got this service, 87% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$32,970.00an average of $35.00 per time performed $5,774.46
an average of $6.13 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
887
times performed,
6% of his services

7th 37th

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

144
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$4,435.00an average of $5.00 per time performed $88.70
an average of $0.10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
843
times performed,
6% of his services

8th 31st

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

490
patients got this service, 85% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$28,662.00an average of $34.00 per time performed $4,543.77
an average of $5.39 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
838
times performed,
6% of his services

9th 17th

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

487
patients got this service, 84% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$58,660.00an average of $70.00 per time performed $18,293.54
an average of $21.83 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
822
times performed,
6% of his services

10th 9th

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

484
patients got this service, 84% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$71,514.00an average of $87.00 per time performed $11,105.22
an average of $13.51 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
422
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 10th

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

174
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$27,852.00an average of $66.00 per time performed $5,321.42
an average of $12.61 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
265
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 14th

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

257
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,950.00an average of $30.00 per time performed $6,161.25
an average of $23.25 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90662
Performed in an office
254
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 35th

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

246
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,764.00an average of $66.00 per time performed $8,729.98
an average of $34.37 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
248
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 27th

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

112
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$7,440.00an average of $30.00 per time performed $4,139.12
an average of $16.69 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
219
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 16th

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

29
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
7.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.8)
$7,665.00an average of $35.00 per time performed $1,143.18
an average of $5.22 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
202
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 2nd

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

157
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$20,402.00an average of $101.00 per time performed $9,186.96
an average of $45.48 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
200
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 98th

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

133
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,000.00an average of $15.00 per time performed $496.00
an average of $2.48 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) measurement using reagent strip

Service Code: 82948
Performed in an office
158
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 153rd

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

110
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$2,528.00an average of $16.00 per time performed $646.22
an average of $4.09 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84436
Performed in an office
120
times performed,
0.84% of his services

19th 147th

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

78
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,280.00an average of $19.00 per time performed $1,075.20
an average of $8.96 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ceftriaxone sodium, per 250 mg

Service Code: J0696
Performed in an office
102
times performed,
0.71% of his services

20th 67th

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

24
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$612.00an average of $6.00 per time performed $43.86
an average of $0.43 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
97
times performed,
0.68% of his services

21st 21st

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

96
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,910.00an average of $30.00 per time performed $2,205.78
an average of $22.74 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
92
times performed,
0.64% of his services

22nd 105th

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

63
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$12,512.00an average of $136.00 per time performed $3,335.00
an average of $36.25 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test... +

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test (psa) ×

Service Code: G0103
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
0.46% of his services

23rd 72nd

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

66
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,676.00an average of $86.00 per time performed $1,618.98
an average of $24.53 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection ben... +

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection beneath the skin or into muscle, patient 2 years or older ×

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
0.45% of his services

24th 100th

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

64
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,120.00an average of $80.00 per time performed $4,725.12
an average of $73.83 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
58
times performed,
0.4% of his services

25th 51st

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

29
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,466.00an average of $77.00 per time performed $1,612.40
an average of $27.80 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
55
times performed,
0.38% of his services

26th 63rd

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

55
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,665.00an average of $303.00 per time performed $4,617.80
an average of $83.96 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.36% of his services

27th 59th

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

43
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,860.00an average of $55.00 per time performed $523.64
an average of $10.07 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.36% of his services

28th 94th

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

45
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,386.00an average of $86.00 per time performed $1,234.20
an average of $24.20 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
50
times performed,
0.35% of his services

29th 3rd

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

27
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$7,150.00an average of $143.00 per time performed $2,685.50
an average of $53.71 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
0.34% of his services

30th 109th

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

35
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,776.00an average of $37.00 per time performed $217.92
an average of $4.54 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Pneumococcal vaccine for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90670
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.31% of his services

31st 23rd

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

45
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,465.00an average of $277.00 per time performed $7,466.40
an average of $165.92 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.31% of his services

32nd 18th

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

40
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,092.00an average of $93.00 per time performed $495.88
an average of $11.27 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Detection test for influenza virus

Service Code: 87804
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.29% of his services

33rd 104th

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,764.00an average of $42.00 per time performed $639.66
an average of $15.23 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.16% of his services

34th 36th

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

23
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,312.00an average of $144.00 per time performed $1,240.62
an average of $53.94 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.15% of his services

35th 84th

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$630.00an average of $30.00 per time performed $288.12
an average of $13.72 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85651
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.14% of his services

36th 88th

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$380.00an average of $19.00 per time performed $91.40
an average of $4.57 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, vitamin b-12 cyanocobalamin, up to 1000 mcg

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.14% of his services

37th 50th

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$100.00an average of $5.00 per time performed $45.60
an average of $2.28 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax, one ear

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.14% of his services

38th 121st

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,240.00an average of $112.00 per time performed $665.80
an average of $33.29 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.13% of his services

39th 8th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$3,857.00an average of $203.00 per time performed $1,466.80
an average of $77.20 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level +

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level ×

Service Code: 83880
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.12% of his services

40th 145th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,179.00an average of $187.00 per time performed $769.59
an average of $45.27 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.11% of his services

41st 12th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,040.00an average of $65.00 per time performed $190.88
an average of $11.93 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.1% of his services

42nd 81st

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,818.95an average of $387.93 per time performed $529.35
an average of $35.29 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 4 or more views

Service Code: 73564
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.09% of his services

43rd 309th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$715.00an average of $55.00 per time performed $232.18
an average of $17.86 per time performed
drug
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (fluzone) ×

Service Code: Q2038
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.09% of his services

44th 139th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$390.00an average of $30.00 per time performed $153.40
an average of $11.80 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
11
times performed,
0.08% of his services

45th 207th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$550.99an average of $50.09 per time performed $196.35
an average of $17.85 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.

William Alexander Newsom
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in South Carolina

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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