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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $270 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
836
Rank: 38th
out of 511 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
9,587
Rank: 13th
out of 511 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
11.5 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$195K
Rank: 104th
out of 511 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$234 This Provider
Avg $270

Office Visits

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Medicare reimburses office visits using a five-point scale, with five being the most intensive and costly. The chart below shows what percentage of this provider’s office visits were reimbursed at each level. A higher than average proportion of costly visits is not necessarily an indication of a problem, but it may be worth asking about.

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Stuart J. Kramer
Average for Orthopedic Surgery Providers in Virginia

Who Patients See Before and After This Provider

Providers often refer their patients to a small network of other providers and organizations. Here’s who patients saw the most patients within 30 days before or after this provider, from Jan. 2012 to June 2013.

Patients saw before

Stuart J. Kramer

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 29 different services in 2012
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab (prolia, xgeva), 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
2,820
times performed,
29% of his services

1st 17th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

30
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$95,880an average of $34 per time performed $31,020
an average of $11 per time performed
DRUGS

Hyaluronan or derivative (synvisc or synvisc-one), for in... +

Hyaluronan or derivative (synvisc or synvisc-one), for intra-articular injection, 1 mg ×

Service Code: J7325
Performed in an office
2,688
times performed,
28% of his services

2nd 1st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

38
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$45,696an average of $17 per time performed $26,880
an average of $10 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
1,219
times performed,
13% of his services

3rd 2nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

610
patients got this service, 73% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$113,367an average of $93 per time performed $60,950
an average of $50 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
981
times performed,
10% of his services

4th 24th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

192
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,905an average of $5 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
259
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 4th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

154
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$42,735an average of $165 per time performed $13,209
an average of $51 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
194
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 8th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

194
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$29,100an average of $150 per time performed $13,774
an average of $71 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ribs of one side of body, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
155
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 15th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

110
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$17,050an average of $110 per time performed $4,030
an average of $26 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
150
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 91st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

111
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$7,800an average of $52 per time performed $2,700
an average of $18 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
124
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 11th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

81
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$11,904an average of $96 per time performed $2,728
an average of $22 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
112
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 31st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

93
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,912an average of $26 per time performed $560
an average of $5 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
109
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 108th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

109
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,341an average of $49 per time performed $1,417
an average of $13 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
108
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 66th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

108
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$32,832an average of $304 per time performed $6,804
an average of $63 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
99
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 13th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

73
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$10,494an average of $106 per time performed $2,079
an average of $21 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower and sacral spine, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
0.82% of his services

14th 16th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

76
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$9,559an average of $121 per time performed $2,133
an average of $27 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73610
Performed in an office
71
times performed,
0.74% of his services

15th 29th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

42
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$9,301an average of $131 per time performed $1,775
an average of $25 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, 2 views

Service Code: 73100
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
0.63% of his services

16th 49th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$5,160an average of $86 per time performed $1,500
an average of $25 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.57% of his services

17th 26th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

47
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$5,720an average of $104 per time performed $1,210
an average of $22 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 4 or more views

Service Code: 73564
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.52% of his services

18th 22nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

48
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,450an average of $129 per time performed $1,550
an average of $31 per time performed
DRUGS

Hyaluronan or derivative (euflexxa), for intra-articular ... +

Hyaluronan or derivative (euflexxa), for intra-articular injection, per dose ×

Service Code: J7323
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.51% of his services

19th 32nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$16,562an average of $338 per time performed $5,880
an average of $120 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
39
times performed,
0.41% of his services

20th 52nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

39
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,349an average of $291 per time performed $5,889
an average of $151 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.31% of his services

21st 6th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,050an average of $135 per time performed $2,370
an average of $79 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73110
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.29% of his services

22nd 34th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,800an average of $100 per time performed $756
an average of $27 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.24% of his services

23rd 10th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,484an average of $108 per time performed $621
an average of $27 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of pelvis, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 72170
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.19% of his services

24th 14th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,800an average of $100 per time performed $306
an average of $17 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of upper spine, 4 or 5 views

Service Code: 72050
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.17% of his services

25th 76th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,640an average of $165 per time performed $576
an average of $36 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hand, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73130
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.15% of his services

26th 48th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,722an average of $123 per time performed $308
an average of $22 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of middle spine, 3 views

Service Code: 72070
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.14% of his services

27th 101st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,651an average of $127 per time performed $325
an average of $25 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Release and/or relocation of median nerve of hand

Service Code: 64721
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.13% of his services

28th 78th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$16,620an average of $1,385 per time performed $3,948
an average of $329 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of heel, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73650
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.13% of his services

29th 161st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,080an average of $90 per time performed $252
an average of $21 per time performed

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 2013 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.

Notes: This provider has a self-reported specialty of "Orthopaedic Surgery." In some cases the self-reported specialty may differ from the specialty listed above, which comes from Medicare. Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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