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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $640 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 32 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
814
Rank: 8th
out of 100 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
40,847
Rank: 15th
out of 100 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
50.2 This Provider
Avg 32
Total Paid
by Medicare
$1.02M
Rank: 12th
out of 100 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,259 This Provider
Avg $640

Note: About 73% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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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Steven Maestrello
Average for Rheumatology Providers in Virginia

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 64 different services in 2013
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Drug Services
Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
drug
DRUGS

Injection infliximab, 10 mg

Service Code: J1745
Performed in an office
10,391
times performed,
25% of his services

1st 2nd

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

48
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
4.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5)
$1,267,702an average of $122 per time performed $555,399
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
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
1,620
times performed,
4% of his services

2nd 6th

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

645
patients got this service, 79% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$241,380an average of $149 per time performed $118,114
an average of $73 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab, 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
1,561
times performed,
4% of his services

3rd 5th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$31,220an average of $20 per time performed $17,031
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of large joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
486
times performed,
1% of his services

4th 11th

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

187
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$67,345an average of $139 per time performed $18,094
an average of $37 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein each additional hour +

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein each additional hour ×

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
437
times performed,
1% of his services

5th 17th

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

52
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$32,338an average of $74 per time performed $10,326
an average of $24 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
423
times performed,
1% of his services

6th 19th

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

210
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,418an average of $8 per time performed $914
an average of $2 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretatio... +

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretation for insertion of needle ×

Service Code: 76942
Performed in an office
305
times performed,
0.75% of his services

7th 25th

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

195
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$96,685an average of $317 per time performed $47,232
an average of $155 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
284
times performed,
0.7% of his services

8th 13th

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

64
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
4.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.4)
$94,572an average of $333 per time performed $31,263
an average of $110 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement spine or hips using dedicated x-... +

Bone density measurement spine or hips using dedicated x-ray machine ×

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
196
times performed,
0.48% of his services

9th 23rd

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

196
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,760an average of $60 per time performed $1,831
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
132
times performed,
0.32% of his services

10th 32nd

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

102
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$27,456an average of $208 per time performed $13,147
an average of $100 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
129
times performed,
0.32% of his services

11th 20th

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

129
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$30,960an average of $240 per time performed $14,963
an average of $116 per time performed
medical
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
126
times performed,
0.31% of his services

12th 7th

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

93
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$11,214an average of $89 per time performed $6,405
an average of $51 per time performed
drug
NA

Zoldedronic acid 1mg

Service Code: Q2051
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
0.15% of his services

13th 36th

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)
$20,820an average of $347 per time performed $8,336
an average of $139 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Hyaluronan or derivative, hyalgan or supartz, for intra-a... +

Hyaluronan or derivative, hyalgan or supartz, for intra-articular injection, per dose ×

Service Code: J7321
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.12% of his services

14th 31st

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$13,573an average of $277 per time performed $3,333
an average of $68 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of medium joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration or injection of medium joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20605
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.11% of his services

15th 44th

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

29
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$5,192an average of $118 per time performed $1,650
an average of $38 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of small joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20600
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.1% of his services

16th 45th

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,173an average of $107 per time performed $1,037
an average of $27 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of arm or leg

Service Code: 76882
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.09% of his services

17th 57th

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

34
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,900an average of $50 per time performed $1,012
an average of $27 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, o... +

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.06% of his services

18th 21st

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$900an average of $36 per time performed $480
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
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
19
times performed,
0.05% of his services

19th 50th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,850an average of $150 per time performed $1,469
an average of $77 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96365
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.04% of his services

20th 47th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,516an average of $148 per time performed $983
an average of $58 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.04% of his services

21st 16th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$555an average of $37 per time performed $139
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85027
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.04% of his services

22nd 39th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$270an average of $18 per time performed $95
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.03% of his services

23rd 10th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$168an average of $12 per time performed $30
an average of $2 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.03% of his services

24th 40th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,270an average of $305 per time performed $1,993
an average of $142 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85652
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.03% of his services

25th 26th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$169an average of $13 per time performed $42
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection... +

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection or inflammation ×

Service Code: 86140
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.03% of his services

26th 24th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$286an average of $22 per time performed $74
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Non-hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy into tissue or ... +

Non-hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy into tissue or muscle ×

Service Code: 96401
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.03% of his services

27th 35th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$1,586an average of $122 per time performed $755
an average of $58 per time performed

Note: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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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.

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