Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Drainage of fluid from abdominal cavity using

Imaging guidance

Service Code: 49083, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$338,851.89

Total Times Performed (or Units)

150,481

Rank Among All Services

751

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
12,914 California
11,671 Texas
10,975 Florida
8,774 Pennsylvania
7,312 Michigan
6,574 Illinois
5,980 New York
5,462 Indiana
5,214 Ohio
5,157 Georgia
5,025 New Jersey
4,795 North Carolina
4,467 Virginia
4,273 Maryland
3,973 Massachusetts
3,945 Tennessee
3,450 Arizona
3,186 Wisconsin
2,905 South Carolina
2,742 Kentucky
2,711 Washington
2,655 Minnesota
2,471 Missouri
2,355 Alabama
1,998 Louisiana
1,748 Arkansas
1,582 Mississippi
1,558 Oklahoma
1,546 Colorado
1,336 Connecticut
1,310 Kansas
1,235 Iowa
1,003 West Virginia
885 Nevada
796 Oregon
629 New Mexico
612 Delaware
603 Nebraska
578 Rhode Island
566 North Dakota
523 Washington, DC
473 Utah
469 New Hampshire
403 Maine
383 South Dakota
375 Idaho
350 Montana
192 Hawaii
99 Alaska
62 Vermont
56 Wyoming

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

14%

of this provider's 1,178 patients got this service
520

Performed in a facility

14%

of this provider's 1,178 patients got this service
3.2
ADRIENNE SPARKS

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. 46202

Physician Assistant

41%

of this provider's 266 patients got this service
323

Performed in a facility

41%

of this provider's 266 patients got this service
3
GEORGE FLINN

MEMPHIS, Tenn. 38104

Specialist

1%

of this provider's 3,442 patients got this service
288

Performed in an office

1%

of this provider's 3,442 patients got this service
8.2
KIMBERLY KNAVEL

ALLENTOWN, Pa. 18103

Physician Assistant

34%

of this provider's 178 patients got this service
271

Performed in a facility

34%

of this provider's 178 patients got this service
4.5
MATTHEW BROGAN

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. 55455

Physician Assistant

25%

of this provider's 164 patients got this service
256

Performed in a facility

25%

of this provider's 164 patients got this service
6.2
CHRISTOPHER GEISLER

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. 55455

Physician Assistant

24%

of this provider's 174 patients got this service
241

Performed in a facility

24%

of this provider's 174 patients got this service
5.7
ROBERT KEHM

YORK, Pa. 17403

Diagnostic Radiology

2%

of this provider's 2,441 patients got this service
241

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 2,441 patients got this service
4.2
DEBRA GILL

WESTMONT, Ill. 60559

Nurse Practitioner, Family

85%

of this provider's 54 patients got this service
239

Performed in a facility

85%

of this provider's 54 patients got this service
5.2
KELLY BIRT

LYNCHBURG, Va. 24502

Physician Assistant

11%

of this provider's 763 patients got this service
236

Performed in a facility

11%

of this provider's 763 patients got this service
2.9
DAVID CEDERBERG

ALLENTOWN, Pa. 18103

Physician Assistant, Medical

38%

of this provider's 178 patients got this service
236

Performed in a facility

38%

of this provider's 178 patients got this service
3.5
WILIAM BERRY

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. 46202

Diagnostic Radiology

6%

of this provider's 1,878 patients got this service
225

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 1,878 patients got this service
2
JEFFREY MCMAHON

GROSSE POINTE WOODS, Mich. 48236

Physician Assistant, Medical

15%

of this provider's 252 patients got this service
224

Performed in a facility

15%

of this provider's 252 patients got this service
5.9
RON SHINAR

PHOENIX, Ariz. 85006

Diagnostic Radiology

4%

of this provider's 1,854 patients got this service
219

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 1,854 patients got this service
2.6
MICHAEL HOLLANDER

SALEM, Va. 24153

Diagnostic Radiology

1%

of this provider's 5,411 patients got this service
218

Performed in a facility

1%

of this provider's 5,411 patients got this service
3.8
PAUL LEWIS

ASHLAND, Ky. 41101

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

4%

of this provider's 1,594 patients got this service
210

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 1,594 patients got this service
3.3
ANDREW HARDIE

CHARLESTON, S.C. 29425

Diagnostic Radiology

3%

of this provider's 1,867 patients got this service
207

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 1,867 patients got this service
3.6
EDWARD TAN

MCALLEN, Tex. 78504

Diagnostic Radiology

0.99%

of this provider's 4,349 patients got this service
207

Performed in a facility

0.99%

of this provider's 4,349 patients got this service
4.8
MARY RUDDY

DETROIT, Mich. 48201

Physician Assistant, Surgical

51%

of this provider's 137 patients got this service
199

Performed in a facility

51%

of this provider's 137 patients got this service
2.8
JAMES JING

HOUSTON, Tex. 77047

Diagnostic Radiology

3%

of this provider's 2,260 patients got this service
199

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 2,260 patients got this service
3.3
ANDREW ROUSH

GAINESVILLE, Ga. 30501

Physician Assistant, Medical

7%

of this provider's 840 patients got this service
187

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 840 patients got this service
3.2
JAMES KIM

WARREN, Mich. 48093

Diagnostic Radiology

6%

of this provider's 917 patients got this service
187

Performed in a facility

6%

of this provider's 917 patients got this service
3.5
BRIGETTE BEVLY

CLEVELAND, Ohio 44195

Physician Assistant

42%

of this provider's 134 patients got this service
183

Performed in a facility

42%

of this provider's 134 patients got this service
3.3
DOUGLAS WESTER

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. 35801

Diagnostic Radiology

2%

of this provider's 3,547 patients got this service
180

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 3,547 patients got this service
2.3
ROBERT REINHART

HAMMOND, La. 70403

Diagnostic Radiology

4%

of this provider's 963 patients got this service
180

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 963 patients got this service
4.5
MICHAEL BOWEN

ATLANTA, Ga. 30322

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

40%

of this provider's 110 patients got this service
179

Performed in a facility

40%

of this provider's 110 patients got this service
4.1
CHARLES RITCHIE

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. 35801

Diagnostic Radiology

5%

of this provider's 1,758 patients got this service
179

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 1,758 patients got this service
2.1
EDWARD SHELTON

ATHENS, Ga. 30606

Diagnostic Radiology

5%

of this provider's 1,306 patients got this service
178

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 1,306 patients got this service
2.8
TROY BRIJBASI

BALTIMORE, Md. 21244

Diagnostic Radiology

2%

of this provider's 3,673 patients got this service
178

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 3,673 patients got this service
2.6
BRIAN WAGONER

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. 65804

Nurse Practitioner, Family

17%

of this provider's 371 patients got this service
175

Performed in a facility

17%

of this provider's 371 patients got this service
2.8
LEIGHANN LEIK

BIRMINGHAM, Mich. 48009

Physician Assistant, Surgical

21%

of this provider's 238 patients got this service
172

Performed in a facility

21%

of this provider's 238 patients got this service
3.4

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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