Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

MEDICINE

Moderate sedation services by physician also performing

A procedure, patient 5 years of age or older, first 30 minutes

Service Code: 99144, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$125,353.69

Total Times Performed (or Units)

493,837

Rank Among All Services

422

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
53,684 Texas
41,812 California
40,061 Michigan
33,562 Florida
22,354 Indiana
22,026 Mississippi
21,400 Oklahoma
18,696 Arizona
17,905 Arkansas
17,392 South Carolina
17,029 Illinois
16,676 Ohio
16,440 Louisiana
13,970 Georgia
13,042 Colorado
12,251 New York
10,530 Kentucky
10,314 Missouri
8,440 Virginia
8,282 Nevada
8,014 Utah
7,292 Washington
6,969 North Carolina
6,502 Tennessee
5,895 Pennsylvania
5,551 Wisconsin
4,023 Alabama
3,865 Kansas
2,962 New Mexico
2,818 Oregon
2,714 New Jersey
2,657 Maryland
2,320 Minnesota
2,263 Idaho
2,197 Massachusetts
1,728 Nebraska
1,640 Maine
1,620 Connecticut
1,416 Iowa
1,134 Montana
704 Washington, DC
678 New Hampshire
556 Delaware
476 South Dakota
388 North Dakota
381 Alaska
339 Vermont
307 Wyoming
296 Rhode Island
189 West Virginia
39 Hawaii

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
NORMAN DOZIER

ABILENE, Tex. 79601

Interventional Pain Medicine

64%

of this provider's 1,293 patients got this service
2,379

Performed in an office

64%

of this provider's 1,293 patients got this service
2.9
JOSEPH NOLAN

N CHARLESTON, S.C. 29406

Interventional Pain Medicine

82%

of this provider's 720 patients got this service
2,075

Performed in an office

82%

of this provider's 720 patients got this service
3.5
KENNETH STAGGS

MERIDIAN, Miss. 39301

Interventional Pain Medicine

72%

of this provider's 853 patients got this service
1,908

Performed in a facility

72%

of this provider's 853 patients got this service
3.1
EDWARD TAVEL

CHARLESTON, S.C. 29406

Pain Medicine

85%

of this provider's 811 patients got this service
1,810

Performed in an office

85%

of this provider's 811 patients got this service
2.6
JOHN SWICEGOOD

FORT SMITH, Ark. 72903

Pain Medicine

70%

of this provider's 849 patients got this service
1,773

Performed in an office

70%

of this provider's 849 patients got this service
3
AZHAR PASHA

MERIDIAN, Miss. 39301

Pain Medicine

41%

of this provider's 1,545 patients got this service
1,752

Performed in a facility

41%

of this provider's 1,545 patients got this service
2.7
HUGO SALGUERO

TULSA, Okla. 74133

Pain Medicine

58%

of this provider's 858 patients got this service
1,675

Performed in an office

58%

of this provider's 858 patients got this service
3.4
KIRK KINARD

OXFORD, Miss. 38655

Interventional Pain Medicine

88%

of this provider's 726 patients got this service
1,649

Performed in a facility

88%

of this provider's 726 patients got this service
2.6
WILLIAM RICHARDSON

MT PLEASANT, S.C. 29464

Anesthesiology

68%

of this provider's 1,556 patients got this service
1,617

Performed in a facility

68%

of this provider's 1,556 patients got this service
1.5
VINCENT FORTE

MONROE, La. 71201

Interventional Pain Medicine

42%

of this provider's 1,466 patients got this service
1,591

Performed in a facility

42%

of this provider's 1,466 patients got this service
2.6
GEORGE RICHARDSON

MT PLEASANT, S.C. 29464

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

72%

of this provider's 1,658 patients got this service
1,577

Performed in a facility

72%

of this provider's 1,658 patients got this service
1.3
ERIC PEARSON

MERIDIAN, Miss. 39301

Interventional Pain Medicine

87%

of this provider's 773 patients got this service
1,562

Performed in a facility

87%

of this provider's 773 patients got this service
2.3
LAM NGUYEN

TULSA, Okla. 74133

Pain Medicine

59%

of this provider's 822 patients got this service
1,562

Performed in an office

59%

of this provider's 822 patients got this service
3.2
JOHN LEDBETTER

MONROE, La. 71201

Interventional Pain Medicine

41%

of this provider's 1,602 patients got this service
1,556

Performed in a facility

41%

of this provider's 1,602 patients got this service
2.4
ROBERT THOMPSON

TUPELO, Miss. 38801

Pain Medicine

66%

of this provider's 1,011 patients got this service
1,469

Performed in a facility

66%

of this provider's 1,011 patients got this service
2.2
MURRAY JOINER

ROANOKE, Va. 24018

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

33%

of this provider's 1,759 patients got this service
1,447

Performed in an office

33%

of this provider's 1,759 patients got this service
2.5
JUAN ROMAN

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. 72205

Anesthesiology

87%

of this provider's 831 patients got this service
1,399

Performed in a facility

87%

of this provider's 831 patients got this service
1.9
LEONARD FORREST

MT PLEASANT, S.C. 29464

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

70%

of this provider's 1,562 patients got this service
1,360

Performed in a facility

70%

of this provider's 1,562 patients got this service
1.2
SHAHID RASHID

MCALLEN, Tex. 78504

Specialist

66%

of this provider's 500 patients got this service
1,354

Performed in an office

66%

of this provider's 500 patients got this service
4.1
SHAWN DUNN

TYLER, Tex. 75702

Pain Medicine

84%

of this provider's 803 patients got this service
1,289

Performed in a facility

84%

of this provider's 803 patients got this service
1.9
CARROLL MCLEOD

JACKSON, Miss. 39202

Pain Medicine

74%

of this provider's 732 patients got this service
1,275

Performed in a facility

74%

of this provider's 732 patients got this service
2.4
JUAN SANTIAGO-PALMA

BRADLEY, Ill. 60915

Pain Medicine

67%

of this provider's 914 patients got this service
1,244

Performed in a facility

67%

of this provider's 914 patients got this service
2
TAJUL CHOWDHURY

EDINBURG, Tex. 78539

Pain Medicine

67%

of this provider's 663 patients got this service
1,235

Performed in an office

67%

of this provider's 663 patients got this service
2.8
ROBERT BALL

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. 33948

Interventional Pain Medicine

49%

of this provider's 1,121 patients got this service
1,222

Performed in an office

49%

of this provider's 1,121 patients got this service
2.2
MARTE MARTINEZ

LAREDO, Tex. 78041

Pain Medicine

66%

of this provider's 972 patients got this service
1,221

Performed in an office

66%

of this provider's 972 patients got this service
1.9
THOMAS MERRIMAN

AMARILLO, Tex. 79106

Pain Medicine

53%

of this provider's 918 patients got this service
1,218

Performed in an office

53%

of this provider's 918 patients got this service
2.5
MARK NETHERTON

CHARLESTON, S.C. 29425

Not Specified

66%

of this provider's 1,170 patients got this service
1,208

Performed in a facility

66%

of this provider's 1,170 patients got this service
1.6
BARTON WILD

PORTAGE, Mich. 49024

Interventional Pain Medicine

49%

of this provider's 701 patients got this service
1,190

Performed in an office

49%

of this provider's 701 patients got this service
3.5
KENDALL HANSEN

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. 41017

Pain Medicine

40%

of this provider's 622 patients got this service
1,160

Performed in an office

40%

of this provider's 622 patients got this service
4.7
JOSEPH EMPEY

ST GEORGE, Utah 84790

Pain Medicine

47%

of this provider's 1,078 patients got this service
1,160

Performed in an office

47%

of this provider's 1,078 patients got this service
2.3

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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