Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Needle biopsy of liver, accessed through the

Skin

Service Code: 47000, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$119,954.14

Total Times Performed (or Units)

23,829

Rank Among All Services

1,513

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
1,850 Florida
1,648 Texas
1,213 California
1,115 New York
1,055 Illinois
1,049 Michigan
951 Indiana
901 Tennessee
899 Georgia
795 North Carolina
717 Ohio
708 Maryland
691 Massachusetts
670 Virginia
657 Pennsylvania
630 Missouri
629 New Jersey
613 Arkansas
559 South Carolina
480 Arizona
478 Mississippi
472 Kansas
461 Oklahoma
436 Washington
426 Louisiana
385 Kentucky
346 Alabama
304 Wisconsin
256 Iowa
228 Minnesota
200 Nebraska
187 Connecticut
184 Oregon
161 West Virginia
159 Colorado
140 South Dakota
134 Utah
131 Washington, DC
113 Idaho
104 Rhode Island
102 North Dakota
100 Nevada
89 Maine
86 Delaware
72 New Hampshire
70 Montana
64 Vermont
54 New Mexico
35 Hawaii
11 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
MITCHELL SHIFFMAN

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. 23602

Gastroenterology

14%

of this provider's 510 patients got this service
72

Performed in a facility

14%

of this provider's 510 patients got this service
1
LARRY JOHNSON

JONESBORO, Ark. 72401

Diagnostic Radiology

2%

of this provider's 3,582 patients got this service
58

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 3,582 patients got this service
1
THOMAS FAHRBACH

KANSAS CITY, Kan. 66160

Diagnostic Radiology

6%

of this provider's 964 patients got this service
56

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 964 patients got this service
1
CLINT WOOD

FORT SMITH, Ark. 72901

Diagnostic Radiology

4%

of this provider's 1,497 patients got this service
56

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 1,497 patients got this service
1
CONSUELO SOLDEVILA-PICO

GAINESVILLE, Fla. 32610

Gastroenterology

13%

of this provider's 388 patients got this service
55

Performed in a facility

13%

of this provider's 388 patients got this service
1.1
RICHARD GILROY

MURRAY, Utah 84107

Gastroenterology

10%

of this provider's 555 patients got this service
54

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 555 patients got this service
1
SCOTT BAUM

MEMPHIS, Tenn. 38120

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

2%

of this provider's 2,264 patients got this service
52

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 2,264 patients got this service
1
STEVEN DAWSON

BOSTON, Mass. 02114

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

13%

of this provider's 394 patients got this service
51

Performed in a facility

13%

of this provider's 394 patients got this service
1
MOISES YOSELEVITZ

WEST ALLIS, Wis. 53227

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

1%

of this provider's 4,930 patients got this service
51

Performed in a facility

1%

of this provider's 4,930 patients got this service
1
BRIAN BERK

TWIN FALLS, Idaho 83301

Gastroenterology

10%

of this provider's 519 patients got this service
51

Performed in a facility

10%

of this provider's 519 patients got this service
1
WILIAM BERRY

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. 46202

Diagnostic Radiology

3%

of this provider's 1,878 patients got this service
50

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 1,878 patients got this service
1
VISHAL KHIATANI

SAN DIEGO, Calif. 92120

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

1%

of this provider's 4,951 patients got this service
50

Performed in a facility

1%

of this provider's 4,951 patients got this service
1
STEVEN LEMONS

KANSAS CITY, Kan. 66160

Diagnostic Radiology

6%

of this provider's 831 patients got this service
50

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 831 patients got this service
1
ROBERT KANE

BOSTON, Mass. 02215

Diagnostic Radiology

3%

of this provider's 1,715 patients got this service
48

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 1,715 patients got this service
1
ZACHARY COLLINS

KANSAS CITY, Kan. 66160

Diagnostic Radiology

4%

of this provider's 1,148 patients got this service
46

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 1,148 patients got this service
1
STEPHEN ALLISON

SEATTLE, Wash. 98195

Diagnostic Radiology

16%

of this provider's 268 patients got this service
46

Performed in a facility

16%

of this provider's 268 patients got this service
1.1
RUIZONG LI

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. 72205

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

5%

of this provider's 888 patients got this service
44

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 888 patients got this service
1
ROD GOLOVOY

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. 48306

Not Specified

0.96%

of this provider's 4,565 patients got this service
44

Performed in a facility

0.96%

of this provider's 4,565 patients got this service
1
ASHRAF THABET

BOSTON, Mass. 02114

Diagnostic Radiology

5%

of this provider's 947 patients got this service
43

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 947 patients got this service
1
ROBERT SALTZMAN

LANSING, Mich. 48912

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

9%

of this provider's 436 patients got this service
43

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 436 patients got this service
1
WAQAR SHAH

DU BOIS, Pa. 15801

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

0.87%

of this provider's 4,718 patients got this service
42

Performed in a facility

0.87%

of this provider's 4,718 patients got this service
1
ROBERT HERRING

NASHVILLE, Tenn. 37211

Gastroenterology

9%

of this provider's 446 patients got this service
42

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 446 patients got this service
1
NASHVILLE GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY, PC

NASHVILLE, Tenn. 37211

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Endoscopy

13%

of this provider's 316 patients got this service
42

Performed in a facility

13%

of this provider's 316 patients got this service
1
ISLAM SHAHIN

DESOTO, Tex. 75115

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

7%

of this provider's 526 patients got this service
42

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 526 patients got this service
1.1
NAMI AZAR

CLEVELAND, Ohio 44106

Not Specified

6%

of this provider's 710 patients got this service
42

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 710 patients got this service
1.1
TRANSSOUTH HEALTH CARE PC

JACKSON, Tenn. 38305

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

3%

of this provider's 1,445 patients got this service
41

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 1,445 patients got this service
1
BOB SOUDER

JACKSON, Tenn. 38305

Gastroenterology

1%

of this provider's 2,789 patients got this service
41

Performed in a facility

1%

of this provider's 2,789 patients got this service
1
RICHARD ARRIOLA

TUPELO, Miss. 38801

Diagnostic Radiology

0.9%

of this provider's 4,439 patients got this service
40

Performed in a facility

0.9%

of this provider's 4,439 patients got this service
1
WASEEM BHATTI

SUMMIT, N.J. 07901

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

2%

of this provider's 1,652 patients got this service
40

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 1,652 patients got this service
1
STUART ARONSON

FORT WORTH, Tex. 76104

Diagnostic Radiology

1%

of this provider's 3,139 patients got this service
40

Performed in a facility

1%

of this provider's 3,139 patients got this service
1

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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