Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

PROCEDURES

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home health services

Under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial im

Service Code: G0179, Service Type: Medical

Total Paid

$378,198.04

Total Times Performed (or Units)

867,435

Rank Among All Services

324

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
241,995 Texas
69,676 Florida
67,279 Illinois
51,751 Louisiana
44,944 Oklahoma
39,373 Ohio
38,320 California
34,253 New York
31,003 Mississippi
27,551 Tennessee
25,003 Alabama
24,086 Connecticut
21,516 North Carolina
16,243 Kentucky
16,062 Massachusetts
13,099 Michigan
12,950 Indiana
10,653 Georgia
9,240 Virginia
8,273 Arkansas
7,686 Pennsylvania
6,710 Nevada
5,552 New Jersey
4,956 Colorado
4,474 Minnesota
3,789 Utah
3,757 Iowa
2,925 South Carolina
2,605 Maryland
2,572 West Virginia
2,223 Arizona
2,145 Wisconsin
1,825 New Mexico
1,710 Kansas
1,406 New Hampshire
1,381 Washington
1,372 Missouri
1,318 Idaho
1,312 Vermont
1,140 Oregon
634 Nebraska
501 Delaware
436 Rhode Island
418 Maine
259 Washington, DC
237 Wyoming
232 North Dakota
151 South Dakota
55 Hawaii
43 Alaska
32 Montana

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
JERRY BENFIELD

LOUISVILLE, Ky. 40222

Internal Medicine

53%

of this provider's 3,998 patients got this service
4,783

Performed in an office

53%

of this provider's 3,998 patients got this service
2.2
STEPHEN LEVINE

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. 91606

Neurological Surgery

64%

of this provider's 2,377 patients got this service
2,678

Performed in an office

64%

of this provider's 2,377 patients got this service
1.8
ROBERT KAPLAN

CHICAGO, Ill. 60646

Family Medicine

64%

of this provider's 1,608 patients got this service
2,026

Performed in an office

64%

of this provider's 1,608 patients got this service
2
YOLANDA HAMILTON

HOUSTON, Tex. 77074

Gastroenterology

75%

of this provider's 1,287 patients got this service
1,918

Performed in an office

75%

of this provider's 1,287 patients got this service
2
MANIJEH JAVAHERI

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif. 92653

Specialist

5%

of this provider's 327 patients got this service
1,691

Performed in an office

5%

of this provider's 327 patients got this service
5.6
ROBERTO DIAZ

ALICE, Tex. 78332

Sleep Medicine

29%

of this provider's 1,316 patients got this service
1,598

Performed in an office

29%

of this provider's 1,316 patients got this service
4.2
DIANA MACCARIO

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. 32216

Family Medicine

52%

of this provider's 1,431 patients got this service
1,575

Performed in an office

52%

of this provider's 1,431 patients got this service
2.1
LAILA HIRJEE

DALLAS, Tex. 75251

Internal Medicine

42%

of this provider's 1,491 patients got this service
1,493

Performed in an office

42%

of this provider's 1,491 patients got this service
2.4
PAUL SCHORR

MESQUITE, Tex. 75149

Geriatric Medicine

68%

of this provider's 740 patients got this service
1,446

Performed in an office

68%

of this provider's 740 patients got this service
2.9
BASIOUNI BASIOUNI

SAN JUAN, Tex. 78589

Obstetrics & Gynecology

76%

of this provider's 523 patients got this service
1,265

Performed in an office

76%

of this provider's 523 patients got this service
3.2
LORA SHIRAR

GOLDEN, Colo. 80403

Family Medicine

39%

of this provider's 1,753 patients got this service
1,249

Performed in an office

39%

of this provider's 1,753 patients got this service
1.8
CARLOS BALDOCEDA

CHICAGO, Ill. 60647

Gynecology

79%

of this provider's 906 patients got this service
1,234

Performed in an office

79%

of this provider's 906 patients got this service
1.7
GARY SPANGLER

DICKINSON, Tex. 77539

Family Medicine

25%

of this provider's 1,852 patients got this service
1,232

Performed in an office

25%

of this provider's 1,852 patients got this service
2.7
SHANE DRIGGS

CORPUS CHRISTI, Tex. 78411

Family Medicine

67%

of this provider's 751 patients got this service
1,162

Performed in an office

67%

of this provider's 751 patients got this service
2.3
RONALD MUNSON

CORPUS CHRISTI, Tex. 78411

Family Medicine

78%

of this provider's 364 patients got this service
1,149

Performed in an office

78%

of this provider's 364 patients got this service
4.1
CHIRAG PATEL

DALLAS, Tex. 75234

Internal Medicine

33%

of this provider's 1,430 patients got this service
1,131

Performed in an office

33%

of this provider's 1,430 patients got this service
2.4
LUIS ARANGO

MISSION, Tex. 78572

Internal Medicine

26%

of this provider's 1,310 patients got this service
1,119

Performed in an office

26%

of this provider's 1,310 patients got this service
3.2
TERESA MANAX

IRVING, Tex. 75038

Family Medicine

77%

of this provider's 530 patients got this service
1,101

Performed in an office

77%

of this provider's 530 patients got this service
2.7
KIM HIGGINS

FORT WORTH, Tex. 76104

Geriatric Medicine

54%

of this provider's 820 patients got this service
1,095

Performed in an office

54%

of this provider's 820 patients got this service
2.5
BEKELE OLBAMO

IRVING, Tex. 75038

Family Medicine

67%

of this provider's 556 patients got this service
1,035

Performed in an office

67%

of this provider's 556 patients got this service
2.8
CLAUDE HAMILTON

PARK RIDGE, Ill. 60068

Internal Medicine

64%

of this provider's 765 patients got this service
1,016

Performed in an office

64%

of this provider's 765 patients got this service
2.1
THOMAS MORRILL

GARLAND, Tex. 75043

General Practice

63%

of this provider's 478 patients got this service
1,009

Performed in an office

63%

of this provider's 478 patients got this service
3.4
PEDRO GARCIA

MISSION, Tex. 78574

Family Medicine

59%

of this provider's 830 patients got this service
1,003

Performed in an office

59%

of this provider's 830 patients got this service
2.1
BASIL YOUNIS

IRVING, Tex. 75038

Family Medicine

71%

of this provider's 476 patients got this service
988

Performed in an office

71%

of this provider's 476 patients got this service
2.9
ODETTE CAMPBELL

PLANO, Tex. 75024

Internal Medicine

60%

of this provider's 522 patients got this service
979

Performed in an office

60%

of this provider's 522 patients got this service
3.1
HENRY TRIPP

WINSTON SALEM, N.C. 27103

Geriatric Medicine

50%

of this provider's 1,057 patients got this service
959

Performed in an office

50%

of this provider's 1,057 patients got this service
1.8
RUBEN INOCENCIO

CHICAGO, Ill. 60644

Family Medicine

53%

of this provider's 1,070 patients got this service
919

Performed in an office

53%

of this provider's 1,070 patients got this service
1.6
LORNA FERGUSON

ARLINGTON, Tex. 76014

Internal Medicine

75%

of this provider's 523 patients got this service
888

Performed in an office

75%

of this provider's 523 patients got this service
2.3
WALEED ELYAMAN

OCALA, Fla. 34476

Family Medicine

37%

of this provider's 1,212 patients got this service
882

Performed in an office

37%

of this provider's 1,212 patients got this service
2
JORGE SFEIR

AURORA, Ill. 60505

Obstetrics & Gynecology

48%

of this provider's 1,342 patients got this service
873

Performed in an office

48%

of this provider's 1,342 patients got this service
1.4

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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