Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

NERVOUS SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of cerebrospinal fluid shunt

Tubing or reservoir

Service Code: 61070, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$2,955.84

Total Times Performed (or Units)

1,246

Rank Among All Services

3,070

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
335 California
160 Georgia
91 Minnesota
84 New York
78 Michigan
65 Florida
62 Maryland
55 North Carolina
45 Indiana
44 Missouri
30 Washington
28 Texas
24 Kentucky
24 Alabama
19 Oklahoma
18 Massachusetts
16 Wisconsin
15 Nevada
14 West Virginia
13 Arizona
13 Arkansas
13 Ohio

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
NAPA SURGERY CENTER LLC

NAPA, Calif. 94558

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

16%

of this provider's 452 patients got this service
89

Performed in a facility

16%

of this provider's 452 patients got this service
1.2
RICHARD FERRO

LANSING, Mich. 48911

Interventional Pain Medicine

17%

of this provider's 446 patients got this service
78

Performed in an office

17%

of this provider's 446 patients got this service
1
JACQUELINE WEISBEIN

NAPA, Calif. 94558

Pain Medicine

9%

of this provider's 646 patients got this service
65

Performed in a facility

9%

of this provider's 646 patients got this service
1.1
CHARLES MCLANAHAN

CHARLOTTE, N.C. 28204

Neurological Surgery

14%

of this provider's 375 patients got this service
55

Performed in a facility

14%

of this provider's 375 patients got this service
1.1
ISMAIL SALAHI

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. 32216

Interventional Pain Medicine

18%

of this provider's 76 patients got this service
52

Performed in an office

18%

of this provider's 76 patients got this service
3.7
MICHAEL DORWART

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. 46202

Neurology

7%

of this provider's 542 patients got this service
45

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 542 patients got this service
1.2
JOHN HUFFMAN

WHEATON, Md. 20902

Anesthesiology

8%

of this provider's 443 patients got this service
41

Performed in a facility

8%

of this provider's 443 patients got this service
1.2
MINNEAPOLIS PAIN CENTERS, LLC

EDINA, Minn. 55435

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

5%

of this provider's 822 patients got this service
40

Performed in a facility

5%

of this provider's 822 patients got this service
1
DAVID SCHULTZ

EDINA, Minn. 55435

Interventional Pain Medicine

7%

of this provider's 520 patients got this service
35

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 520 patients got this service
1
P GARELL

CARMEL, N.Y. 10512

Neurological Surgery

13%

of this provider's 213 patients got this service
33

Performed in a facility

13%

of this provider's 213 patients got this service
1
ERIC GRIGSBY

NAPA, Calif. 94558

Pain Medicine

3%

of this provider's 1,003 patients got this service
33

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 1,003 patients got this service
1.1
PATRICIA KROHN

DALLAS, Tex. 75390

Nurse Practitioner, Family

24%

of this provider's 107 patients got this service
28

Performed in a facility

24%

of this provider's 107 patients got this service
1.1
GALILEO SURGERY CENTER, LP

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. 93405

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

3%

of this provider's 882 patients got this service
28

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 882 patients got this service
1.1
BRADFORD ANDERSON

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. 93301

Pain Medicine

4%

of this provider's 307 patients got this service
25

Performed in an office

4%

of this provider's 307 patients got this service
2.1
RILEY LOVE

PADUCAH, Ky. 42003

Pain Medicine

2%

of this provider's 1,327 patients got this service
24

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 1,327 patients got this service
1.1
RALPH IRVIN

MOBILE, Ala. 36608

Pain Medicine

5%

of this provider's 445 patients got this service
24

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 445 patients got this service
1
SAVERIA JONES

TUCKER, Ga. 30084

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

22%

of this provider's 78 patients got this service
23

Performed in a facility

22%

of this provider's 78 patients got this service
1.2
CARL WHERRY

LOS ANGELES, Calif. 90095

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

39%

of this provider's 31 patients got this service
22

Performed in a facility

39%

of this provider's 31 patients got this service
1.8
PAMELLA TOMLINSON

ATLANTA, Ga. 30322

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

17%

of this provider's 92 patients got this service
22

Performed in a facility

17%

of this provider's 92 patients got this service
1.3
JENNIFER KOLENDA

ATLANTA, Ga. 30322

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

17%

of this provider's 87 patients got this service
21

Performed in a facility

17%

of this provider's 87 patients got this service
1.3
KENT FRIEDMAN

NEW YORK, N.Y. 10016

Nuclear Radiology

4%

of this provider's 502 patients got this service
21

Performed in a facility

4%

of this provider's 502 patients got this service
1.1
CYPRESS AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER

SANTA MARIA, Calif. 93454

Ambulatory Health Care Facilities, Ambulatory Surgical

3%

of this provider's 663 patients got this service
20

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 663 patients got this service
1.1
DOUGLAS BEALL

EDMOND, Okla. 73013

Diagnostic Radiology

2%

of this provider's 959 patients got this service
19

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 959 patients got this service
1.1
CHELSEA PONDER

DECATUR, Ga. 30033

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

17%

of this provider's 83 patients got this service
18

Performed in a facility

17%

of this provider's 83 patients got this service
1.3
ALLISON GORSKI

N DARTMOUTH, Mass. 02747

Pain Medicine

2%

of this provider's 816 patients got this service
18

Performed in a facility

2%

of this provider's 816 patients got this service
1.3
P GARELL

CARMEL, N.Y. 10512

Neurological Surgery

8%

of this provider's 213 patients got this service
18

Performed in an office

8%

of this provider's 213 patients got this service
1.1
JANET BORNGESSER

ATLANTA, Ga. 30322

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care

15%

of this provider's 82 patients got this service
18

Performed in a facility

15%

of this provider's 82 patients got this service
1.4
REZA FARID

COLUMBIA, Mo. 65203

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

7%

of this provider's 226 patients got this service
17

Performed in a facility

7%

of this provider's 226 patients got this service
1.1
KATHLEEN MARTIN

ATLANTA, Ga. 30322

Registered Nurse, Critical Care Medicine

16%

of this provider's 76 patients got this service
17

Performed in a facility

16%

of this provider's 76 patients got this service
1.3
JON HILLYER

BREMERTON, Wash. 98310

Pain Medicine

3%

of this provider's 504 patients got this service
17

Performed in a facility

3%

of this provider's 504 patients got this service
1.1

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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