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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 2013.
They performed about 32 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,176
Rank: 2nd
out of 100 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
65,999
Rank: 11th
out of 100 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
56.1 This Provider
Avg 32
Total Paid
by Medicare
$2.02M
Rank: 3rd
out of 100 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,719 This Provider
Avg $640

Note: About 84% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in her 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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Elena F. Flagg
Average for Rheumatology Providers in Virginia

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 62 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, abatacept, 10 mg (code may be used for medicar... +

Injection, abatacept, 10 mg (code may be used for medicare when drug administered under the direct supervision of a physician, not for use when drug is self administered) ×

Service Code: J0129
Performed in an office
28,300
times performed,
43% of her services

1st 4th

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

65
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
5.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.9)
$877,300an average of $31 per time performed $487,892
an average of $17 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection infliximab, 10 mg

Service Code: J1745
Performed in an office
18,990
times performed,
29% of her services

2nd 2nd

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

74
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
4.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5)
$2,050,920an average of $108 per time performed $1,007,420
an average of $53 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab, 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
8,160
times performed,
12% of her services

3rd 5th

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

105
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$132,600an average of $16 per time performed $89,678
an average of $11 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: 85025
Performed in an office
1,551
times performed,
2% of her services

4th 12th

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

702
patients got this service, 60% of her patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$63,591an average of $41 per time performed $16,099
an average of $10 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
1,482
times performed,
2% of her services

5th 6th

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

749
patients got this service, 64% of her patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$244,530an average of $165 per time performed $107,356
an average of $72 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: 85651
Performed in an office
890
times performed,
1% of her services

6th 15th

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

563
patients got this service, 48% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$27,590an average of $31 per time performed $4,228
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
715
times performed,
1% of her services

7th 13th

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

144
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.4)
$413,985an average of $579 per time performed $77,427
an average of $108 per time performed
drug
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Methotrexate sodium, 50 mg

Service Code: J9260
Performed in an office
669
times performed,
1% of her services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in VA perform this service

48
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
13.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,711an average of $19 per time performed $1,131
an average of $2 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
565
times performed,
0.86% of her services

9th 21st

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

44
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
12.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$20,340an average of $36 per time performed $10,390
an average of $18 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
515
times performed,
0.78% of her services

10th 7th

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

415
patients got this service, 35% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$59,225an average of $115 per time performed $25,621
an average of $50 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of large joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
450
times performed,
0.68% of her services

11th 11th

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

204
patients got this service, 17% of her patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$85,950an average of $191 per time performed $18,923
an average of $42 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
400
times performed,
0.61% of her services

12th 17th

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

81
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$70,000an average of $175 per time performed $9,384
an average of $23 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
268
times performed,
0.41% of her services

13th 19th

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

188
patients got this service, 16% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$5,628an average of $21 per time performed $576
an average of $2 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
254
times performed,
0.38% of her services

14th 23rd

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

254
patients got this service, 22% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$50,800an average of $200 per time performed $12,250
an average of $48 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
222
times performed,
0.34% of her services

15th 31st

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

62
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$61,050an average of $275 per time performed $14,406
an average of $65 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
134
times performed,
0.2% of her services

16th 35th

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

102
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$20,100an average of $150 per time performed $7,792
an average of $58 per time performed
drug
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
128
times performed,
0.19% of her services

17th 55th

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

128
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,824an average of $38 per time performed $1,819
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
128
times performed,
0.19% of her services

18th 43rd

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

128
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,200an average of $25 per time performed $3,136
an average of $25 per time performed
drug
NA

Zoldedronic acid 1mg

Service Code: Q2051
Performed in an office
120
times performed,
0.18% of her services

19th 36th

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$53,160an average of $443 per time performed $15,588
an average of $130 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for ... +

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for therapy ×

Service Code: 96375
Performed in an office
101
times performed,
0.15% of her services

20th 54th

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

30
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$10,706an average of $106 per time performed $1,672
an average of $17 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, zoledronic acid (reclast), 1 mg

Service Code: J3488
Performed in an office
95
times performed,
0.14% of her services

21st 33rd

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$42,085an average of $443 per time performed $16,610
an average of $175 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hand, 2 views

Service Code: 73120
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
0.11% of her services

22nd 28th

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

38
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,675an average of $89 per time performed $1,576
an average of $21 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 40 mg +

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 40 mg ×

Service Code: J2920
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
0.11% of her services

23rd 72nd

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$888an average of $12 per time performed $101
an average of $1 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
72
times performed,
0.11% of her services

24th 20th

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

72
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,540an average of $258 per time performed $8,460
an average of $118 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
0.1% of her services

25th 49th

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

32
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,040an average of $110 per time performed $1,418
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Rheumatoid factor analysis

Service Code: 86430
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
0.08% of her services

26th 82nd

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

53
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,944an average of $36 per time performed $409
an average of $8 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
45
times performed,
0.07% of her services

27th 47th

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

45
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,875an average of $175 per time performed $2,610
an average of $58 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of small joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20600
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.05% of her services

28th 45th

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$5,040an average of $140 per time performed $1,129
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower and sacral spine, minimum of 4 views

Service Code: 72110
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.05% of her services

29th 106th

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

35
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,035an average of $201 per time performed $1,247
an average of $36 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy

Service Code: 96374
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.05% of her services

30th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in VA perform this service

13
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,410an average of $147 per time performed $1,256
an average of $42 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, 2 views

Service Code: 73620
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.04% of her services

31st 61st

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,697an average of $93 per time performed $605
an average of $21 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 125 mg +

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 125 mg ×

Service Code: J2930
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.04% of her services

32nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in VA perform this service

11
patients got this service, 0.94% of her patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$567an average of $21 per time performed $51
an average of $2 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hip 2 or more views

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.04% of her services

33rd 99th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,952an average of $123 per time performed $637
an average of $27 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.03% of her services

34th 73rd

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,662an average of $121 per time performed $464
an average of $21 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.03% of her services

35th 27th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$456an average of $24 per time performed $84
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of upper spine, 4 or 5 views

Service Code: 72050
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.02% of her services

36th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in VA perform this service

16
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,008an average of $188 per time performed $579
an average of $36 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
11
times performed,
0.02% of her services

37th 50th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.94% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,345an average of $213 per time performed $813
an average of $74 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of middle spine, 3 views

Service Code: 72070
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.02% of her services

38th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in VA perform this service

11
patients got this service, 0.94% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,606an average of $146 per time performed $248
an average of $23 per time performed

Notes: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients. The contact information listed above is the most current we have for this provider. The services listed on this page may have been delivered at a previous address or as part of a different practice.

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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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