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, $503 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 9 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
1,028
Rank: 7th
out of 81 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,479
Rank: 21st
out of 81 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.3 This Provider
Avg 8.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$367K
Rank: 19th
out of 81 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$357 This Provider
Avg $503

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 82 different services in 2015
(59 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

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

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
1,312
times performed,
24% of his services

1st 4th

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

374
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$195,750.40an average of $149.20 per time performed $70,716.80
an average of $53.90 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Dialysis services (4 or more physician visits per month),... +

Dialysis services (4 or more physician visits per month), patient 20 years of age and older ×

Service Code: 90960
Performed in an office
763
times performed,
14% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

321
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$775,971.00an average of $1,017.00 per time performed $153,805.54
an average of $201.58 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Dialysis services, per day (less than full month service)... +

Dialysis services, per day (less than full month service), patient 20 years of age or older ×

Service Code: 90970
Performed in an office
710
times performed,
13% of his services

3rd 6th

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

35
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$18,509.70an average of $26.07 per time performed $3,940.50
an average of $5.55 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
426
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 31st

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

204
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$22,578.00an average of $53.00 per time performed $4,758.42
an average of $11.17 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Hemodialysis procedure with one physician evaluation

Service Code: 90935
Performed in a facility
370
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 5th

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

128
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$148,000.00an average of $400.00 per time performed $20,187.20
an average of $54.56 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
339
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 7th

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

148
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$61,020.00an average of $180.00 per time performed $22,970.64
an average of $67.76 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
175
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 10th

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

101
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$12,775.00an average of $73.00 per time performed $5,045.25
an average of $28.83 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
174
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 23rd

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

151
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$35,471.64an average of $203.86 per time performed $12,968.22
an average of $74.53 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Dialysis services (2-3 physician visits per month), patie... +

Dialysis services (2-3 physician visits per month), patient 20 years of age and older ×

Service Code: 90961
Performed in an office
138
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 12th

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

105
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$112,194.00an average of $813.00 per time performed $23,691.84
an average of $171.68 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
128
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 25th

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

118
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$16,849.92an average of $131.64 per time performed $6,949.12
an average of $54.29 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
128
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 18th

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

62
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$4,864.00an average of $38.00 per time performed $1,327.36
an average of $10.37 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
124
times performed,
2% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

88
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,480.00an average of $20.00 per time performed $523.28
an average of $4.22 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
110
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 19th

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

106
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$24,767.60an average of $225.16 per time performed $11,071.50
an average of $100.65 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
106
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 13th

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

61
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$12,614.00an average of $119.00 per time performed $5,071.04
an average of $47.84 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Dialysis procedure including one evaluation

Service Code: 90945
Performed in a facility
57
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 21st

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
4.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$23,940.00an average of $420.00 per time performed $3,648.00
an average of $64.00 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care discharge

Service Code: 99217
Performed in a facility
29
times performed,
0.53% of his services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,591.07an average of $123.83 per time performed $1,514.38
an average of $52.22 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Home dialysis services per month, patient 20 years of age... +

Home dialysis services per month, patient 20 years of age or older ×

Service Code: 90966
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.44% of his services

17th 17th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.8)
$17,088.00an average of $712.00 per time performed $3,902.64
an average of $162.61 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.37% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,680.00an average of $134.00 per time performed $756.40
an average of $37.82 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care typically 50 minutes

Service Code: 99219
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.35% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,674.98an average of $193.42 per time performed $1,931.35
an average of $101.65 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound behind abdominal cavity, limited

Service Code: 76775
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.31% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,856.00an average of $168.00 per time performed $294.10
an average of $17.30 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.29% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$928.00an average of $58.00 per time performed $207.20
an average of $12.95 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Dialysis services (1 physician visit per month), patient ... +

Dialysis services (1 physician visit per month), patient 20 years of age and older ×

Service Code: 90962
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.27% of his services

22nd 27th

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: 2.2)
$8,850.00an average of $590.00 per time performed $2,017.20
an average of $134.48 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent observation care, typically 25 minutes per day +

Subsequent observation care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99225
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.24% of his services

23rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,986.01an average of $152.77 per time performed $708.89
an average of $54.53 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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Otis Gowdy
Average for Nephrology Providers in Mississippi

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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