Get our detailed analysis and review of CMS data for KEVIN COTTINGHAM.

Data is as of November 16, 2023.

A Review of the Data

Prepared by Richard Saunders as of November 16, 2023.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") compiles and distributes more than 17 tables of data on medical professionals on a sporadic basis. Some of the tables contain more than a million records which makes it very difficult to manage them. There is a lot of information to pour through when trying to understand KEVIN COTTINGHAM. Luckily, we are here to help! I’ve put together this page to help you to get a better idea of what the KEVIN COTTINGHAM does, their affiliations and much more. (If you want to jump to a specific section of the review, here are the section headers: Specialities, Ratings, Office Locations, Affiliations, and Other Doctors.

In the briefest summary, KEVIN COTTINGHAM is a specialist in GENERAL SURGERY. No other specialties were noted. KEVIN COTTINGHAM attended UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, graduating in 1999. He maintains 1 office locations. He is a part of 1 medical group. He is affiliated with 2 medical organizations (including hospitals, hospices, and skilled nursing facilities).

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Specialties and Sub-Specialties:

KEVIN COTTINGHAM is a specialist in GENERAL SURGERY. No other specialties were noted.

GENERAL SURGERY: Most surgeons begin their training as general surgeons, then can sub-specialize or stay general surgeons. General surgeons perform gall bladder removals, hernia repairs, and some breast and skin surgery. (more information)

KEVIN COTTINGHAM Reviews and Ratings


MIPS is an acronym for Merit-Based Incentive Payment System. Authorized by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reaouthorization Act of 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ("CMS") developed MIPS to reward clinicians for the value of care they provide rather than the volume of care, quality over quantity. The MIPS final score determines a provider's Medicare Part B payment adjustments. MIPS also created a means for consumers to rank providers.

MIPS scores are calculated using four performance categories, quality, cost, improvement activities, and promotion of interoperability. Higher scores are better. The highest final MIPS score is 100.

Final MIPS Score 73.7
Final MIPS Score without CPB 68.5
PI Category Score 24
IA Category Score 40
Quality Category Score 84.1

Measures and Activities

These are important measures that CMS tracks for each doctor. Not all doctors or medical professionals have data.

Support Electronic Referral Loops By Sending Health Information
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Closing the Referral Loop: Receipt of Specialist Report
Breast Cancer Screening
Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up Plan
Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk
Provide Patients Electronic Access to Their Health Information
Advance Care Plan
Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record
Use of High-Risk Medications in the Elderly
Chronic Care and Preventative Care Management for Empaneled Patients Yes
Clinical Data Registry Reporting Yes
Engagement of patients through implementation of improvements in patient portal Yes
Implementation of medication management practice improvements Yes
ONC Direct Review Attestation Yes
ONC-ACB Surveillance Attestation Yes
Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention 22%
Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention 17%
Public Health Registry Reporting Yes
Security Risk Analysis Yes
Support Electronic Referral Loops By Receiving and Incorporating Health Information Exclusion Yes
Tobacco use Yes
Use of High-Risk Medications in the Elderly 0%
Use of decision support and standardized treatment protocols Yes

Office Locations and Phone Numbers for KEVIN COTTINGHAM

The NursingHomeDatabase database has 1 office location for KEVIN COTTINGHAM.

1890 AL HWY 157

Group and Medical Organization Affiliations for KEVIN COTTINGHAM

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Other Doctors in the Area Specializing in GENERAL SURGERY that are similar to KEVIN COTTINGHAM

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