Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Balloon dilation of esophagus using an endoscope

Service Code: 43249, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$500,690.87

Total Times Performed (or Units)

91,347

Rank Among All Services

937

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
7,753 Texas
6,937 Florida
5,650 Alabama
5,566 North Carolina
4,401 California
3,990 Ohio
3,532 Georgia
3,492 Oklahoma
3,337 Missouri
2,850 Virginia
2,786 Kentucky
2,734 Illinois
2,662 South Carolina
2,475 Utah
2,471 Indiana
2,336 Arkansas
2,128 Michigan
1,954 Wisconsin
1,881 Tennessee
1,878 Massachusetts
1,878 Iowa
1,515 Kansas
1,430 Pennsylvania
1,389 Maryland
1,359 Louisiana
1,257 New York
1,250 Arizona
1,064 New Hampshire
962 Mississippi
871 West Virginia
869 Washington
780 Connecticut
760 Colorado
732 Minnesota
702 Maine
595 New Jersey
447 Nebraska
419 Montana
360 South Dakota
344 Rhode Island
313 New Mexico
312 Idaho
287 Nevada
209 North Dakota
191 Oregon
124 Vermont
51 Delaware
17 Wyoming
11 Alaska

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
DOTHAN SURGERY CENTER, LLC

DOTHAN, Ala. 36301

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

10%

of this provider's 4,790 patients got this service
493

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 4,790 patients got this service
1.1
THREE RIVERS SURGICAL CARE LP

MUSKOGEE, Okla. 74401

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

18%

of this provider's 2,056 patients got this service
387

Performed in a facility

18%

of this provider's 2,056 patients got this service
1.1
TULSA OK ENDOSCOPY ASC LLC

TULSA, Okla. 74135

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

12%

of this provider's 2,829 patients got this service
364

Performed in a facility

12%

of this provider's 2,829 patients got this service
1.1
OUTPATIENT SERVICES EAST

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. 35235

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

8%

of this provider's 3,322 patients got this service
294

Performed in a facility

8%

of this provider's 3,322 patients got this service
1.1
RIDGELINE SURGICENTER, LLC

OGDEN, Utah 84405

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

16%

of this provider's 1,643 patients got this service
285

Performed in a facility

16%

of this provider's 1,643 patients got this service
1.1
ST JOSEPH CENTER FOR OUTPATIENT SURGERY

SAINT JOSEPH, Mo. 64506

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

10%

of this provider's 2,051 patients got this service
233

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 2,051 patients got this service
1.1
CAROLINA MOUNTAIN GASTROENTEROLOGY ENDOSCOPY CENTER, LLC

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. 28791

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

11%

of this provider's 1,789 patients got this service
230

Performed in a facility

11%

of this provider's 1,789 patients got this service
1.1
FRANCIS MCCORMICK

ST JOSEPH, Mo. 64506

Gastroenterology

23%

of this provider's 876 patients got this service
227

Performed in a facility

23%

of this provider's 876 patients got this service
1.1
JOHN LOWE

OGDEN, Utah 84405

Gastroenterology

22%

of this provider's 924 patients got this service
227

Performed in a facility

22%

of this provider's 924 patients got this service
1.1
NORTHWEST FLORIDA A S C LP

PANAMA CITY, Fla. 32405

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

7%

of this provider's 3,002 patients got this service
218

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 3,002 patients got this service
1.1
DANIEL SUITER

PRATT, Kan. 67124

Gastroenterology

29%

of this provider's 612 patients got this service
204

Performed in a facility

29%

of this provider's 612 patients got this service
1.2
ASHEVILLE GASTROENTEROLOGY ASSOCIATES, PA

ASHEVILLE, N.C. 28801

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

5%

of this provider's 4,277 patients got this service
201

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 4,277 patients got this service
1
KENNETH ADAMS

FORT DODGE, Iowa 50501

Internal Medicine

13%

of this provider's 1,407 patients got this service
201

Performed in a facility

13%

of this provider's 1,407 patients got this service
1.1
MICHAEL RENSCH

KERRVILLE, Tex. 78028

Gastroenterology

12%

of this provider's 1,524 patients got this service
199

Performed in a facility

12%

of this provider's 1,524 patients got this service
1.1
RAVINDRA MALLAVARAPU

WATERLOO, Iowa 50701

Gastroenterology

12%

of this provider's 1,291 patients got this service
188

Performed in a facility

12%

of this provider's 1,291 patients got this service
1.2
VIJAYAPRASAD TUMMALA

GADSDEN, Ala. 35903

Gastroenterology

14%

of this provider's 1,274 patients got this service
186

Performed in a facility

14%

of this provider's 1,274 patients got this service
1.1
MOHAMAD HAFFAR

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. 25303

Gastroenterology

9%

of this provider's 1,529 patients got this service
182

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 1,529 patients got this service
1.3
DANIEL JACKSON

DOTHAN, Ala. 36305

Gastroenterology

9%

of this provider's 1,877 patients got this service
182

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 1,877 patients got this service
1
BATON ROUGE LA ENDOSCOPY ASC LLC

BATON ROUGE, La. 70809

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

4%

of this provider's 3,862 patients got this service
178

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 3,862 patients got this service
1.1
DOCTORS GI PARTNERSHIP LTD

MELBOURNE, Fla. 32901

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

10%

of this provider's 1,531 patients got this service
175

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 1,531 patients got this service
1.2
NATIONAL PARK ENDOSCOPY CENTER, LLC

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. 71901

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

15%

of this provider's 1,117 patients got this service
174

Performed in a facility

15%

of this provider's 1,117 patients got this service
1.1
TRAVIS RUTLAND

DOTHAN, Ala. 36305

Gastroenterology

7%

of this provider's 2,211 patients got this service
169

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 2,211 patients got this service
1.1
TIMOTHY SPURLING

FLORENCE, S.C. 29506

Gastroenterology

10%

of this provider's 1,502 patients got this service
168

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 1,502 patients got this service
1.1
ROBERT ALBARES

DOTHAN, Ala. 36305

Gastroenterology

7%

of this provider's 2,144 patients got this service
167

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 2,144 patients got this service
1.1
HUGO VILLARREAL

SAINT LOUIS, Mo. 63131

Gastroenterology

14%

of this provider's 1,177 patients got this service
167

Performed in a facility

14%

of this provider's 1,177 patients got this service
1
WILLIAM MCLAUGHLIN

DOTHAN, Ala. 36305

Gastroenterology

7%

of this provider's 2,465 patients got this service
166

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 2,465 patients got this service
1
AJAY SANGAL

MUSKOGEE, Okla. 74401

Gastroenterology

11%

of this provider's 1,467 patients got this service
166

Performed in a facility

11%

of this provider's 1,467 patients got this service
1
IKECHUKWU IBEGBU

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. 28546

Gastroenterology

12%

of this provider's 1,279 patients got this service
164

Performed in an office

12%

of this provider's 1,279 patients got this service
1.1
HARBIN CLINIC, LLC

ROME, Ga. 30165

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

9%

of this provider's 1,753 patients got this service
162

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 1,753 patients got this service
1.1
DEAN HEALTH SYSTEMS, INC.

MADISON, Wis. 53715

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

5%

of this provider's 2,460 patients got this service
161

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 2,460 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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