Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

Removal of fluid from chest cavity with

Imaging guidance

Service Code: 32555, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$452,590.26

Total Times Performed (or Units)

154,740

Rank Among All Services

742

Includes both office and facility visits.

Services by State

Below are the states in which this service was billed. Click a state for top providers there.


Times Performed State
16,054 California
14,121 Florida
10,431 Texas
6,607 Pennsylvania
6,152 Michigan
5,959 Illinois
5,717 New York
4,911 New Jersey
4,843 Indiana
4,827 Ohio
4,647 North Carolina
4,396 Maryland
4,284 Arizona
4,274 Georgia
4,039 Missouri
3,996 Tennessee
3,890 Virginia
3,653 Washington
3,030 South Carolina
2,966 Massachusetts
2,542 Alabama
2,450 Wisconsin
2,402 Oklahoma
2,321 Kentucky
2,064 Connecticut
1,976 Arkansas
1,907 Mississippi
1,904 Louisiana
1,855 Nevada
1,680 Minnesota
1,636 Colorado
1,538 Iowa
1,473 Kansas
953 Oregon
856 Utah
818 West Virginia
817 South Dakota
761 Nebraska
761 New Hampshire
709 North Dakota
687 Idaho
608 Montana
526 Washington, DC
511 Rhode Island
467 Hawaii
386 New Mexico
313 Delaware
264 Vermont
259 Wyoming
225 Alaska
210 Maine

Top Providers

Below are the top 30 providers who performed this service most often. A provider’s name may appear twice on this list if he/she performs this service in both an office setting and in a facility. Medicare reimburses differently based on place of service and breaks the data out accordingly. Sorting is limited to the top 30 overall providers.


Provider Name Times Performed (or Units) % of Patients Unique Visits Per Patient
MARK AULT

LOS ANGELES, Calif. 90048

Internal Medicine

48%

of this provider's 1,178 patients got this service
1,353

Performed in a facility

48%

of this provider's 1,178 patients got this service
1.8
CHRISTOPHER DAVIS

MESA, Ariz. 85204

Physician Assistant, Medical

32%

of this provider's 774 patients got this service
353

Performed in a facility

32%

of this provider's 774 patients got this service
1.4
MATTHEW HASSELMAN

FORT WAYNE, Ind. 46805

Physician Assistant, Medical

35%

of this provider's 379 patients got this service
283

Performed in a facility

35%

of this provider's 379 patients got this service
2.1
DEREK SITTER

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. 57105

Physician Assistant

47%

of this provider's 376 patients got this service
262

Performed in a facility

47%

of this provider's 376 patients got this service
1.5
ANDREW ROUSH

GAINESVILLE, Ga. 30501

Physician Assistant, Medical

25%

of this provider's 840 patients got this service
261

Performed in a facility

25%

of this provider's 840 patients got this service
1.3
CYNTHIA TOOT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. 33308

Nurse Practitioner, Family

61%

of this provider's 284 patients got this service
260

Performed in a facility

61%

of this provider's 284 patients got this service
1.5
EDWARD SHELTON

ATHENS, Ga. 30606

Diagnostic Radiology

13%

of this provider's 1,306 patients got this service
248

Performed in a facility

13%

of this provider's 1,306 patients got this service
1.5
JAMES NEWCOMB

ALLENTOWN, Pa. 18103

Diagnostic Radiology

6%

of this provider's 2,699 patients got this service
226

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 2,699 patients got this service
1.3
JOSHUA BALL

JOPLIN, Mo. 64804

Diagnostic Radiology

2%

of this provider's 7,531 patients got this service
208

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 7,531 patients got this service
1.3
CRAIG SILVERMAN

BOCA RATON, Fla. 33486

Diagnostic Radiology

4%

of this provider's 3,841 patients got this service
207

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 3,841 patients got this service
1.3
RICHARD WOOD

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. 73120

Pulmonary Disease

6%

of this provider's 1,785 patients got this service
207

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 1,785 patients got this service
1.9
SCOTT PERRIN

TAMPA, Fla. 33612

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

10%

of this provider's 1,686 patients got this service
199

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 1,686 patients got this service
1.2
BRIAN WAGONER

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. 65804

Nurse Practitioner, Family

33%

of this provider's 371 patients got this service
193

Performed in a facility

33%

of this provider's 371 patients got this service
1.6
FERNANDO RIVERA DEL TORO

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. 33484

Diagnostic Radiology

9%

of this provider's 1,758 patients got this service
186

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 1,758 patients got this service
1.2
TARA LINDSEY

PHOENIX, Ariz. 85027

Physician Assistant

32%

of this provider's 425 patients got this service
180

Performed in a facility

32%

of this provider's 425 patients got this service
1.3
PAUL SPEECE

FRESNO, Calif. 93720

Diagnostic Radiology

4%

of this provider's 3,095 patients got this service
179

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 3,095 patients got this service
1.5
C SNECKENBERGER

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. 35406

Diagnostic Radiology

3%

of this provider's 4,502 patients got this service
173

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 4,502 patients got this service
1.3
STEVEN BLOUNT

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. 37072

Diagnostic Radiology

7%

of this provider's 1,960 patients got this service
170

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 1,960 patients got this service
1.2
AMANDA FAILE

SPARTANBURG, S.C. 29303

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

31%

of this provider's 410 patients got this service
170

Performed in a facility

31%

of this provider's 410 patients got this service
1.3
TROY BRIJBASI

BALTIMORE, Md. 21244

Diagnostic Radiology

3%

of this provider's 3,673 patients got this service
170

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 3,673 patients got this service
1.7
LEE CORYELL

POTTSTOWN, Pa. 19465

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

26%

of this provider's 339 patients got this service
169

Performed in a facility

26%

of this provider's 339 patients got this service
1.9
MARCOS ROFFE

CUMBERLAND, Md. 21502

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

2%

of this provider's 4,695 patients got this service
165

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 4,695 patients got this service
1.4
KEVIN JARRELL

BALTIMORE, Md. 21244

Diagnostic Radiology

4%

of this provider's 3,117 patients got this service
162

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 3,117 patients got this service
1.3
BLAIR GILL

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. 63703

Diagnostic Radiology

4%

of this provider's 2,899 patients got this service
160

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 2,899 patients got this service
1.3
MARK FIXLEY

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. 73120

Pulmonary Disease

3%

of this provider's 3,103 patients got this service
159

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 3,103 patients got this service
1.8
MARK SWANK

ALLENTOWN, Pa. 18103

Diagnostic Radiology

10%

of this provider's 1,026 patients got this service
158

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 1,026 patients got this service
1.5
JONATHAN PUCHALSKI

NEW HAVEN, Conn. 06510

Pulmonary Disease

30%

of this provider's 450 patients got this service
156

Performed in a facility

30%

of this provider's 450 patients got this service
1.1
MOHAMAD NAEM SHAHROUR

LAKELAND, Fla. 33805

Pulmonary Disease

8%

of this provider's 1,254 patients got this service
153

Performed in a facility

8%

of this provider's 1,254 patients got this service
1.3
MICHAEL CENSULLO

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. 08816

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

5%

of this provider's 1,888 patients got this service
153

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 1,888 patients got this service
1.5
DANA BURKE

EASTON, Pa. 18042

Diagnostic Radiology

13%

of this provider's 814 patients got this service
150

Performed in a facility

13%

of this provider's 814 patients got this service
1.3

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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