ProPublica

Journalism in the Public Interest

Treatment Tracker

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $1,261 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 95 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
146
Rank: 162nd
out of 188 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
476
Rank: 171st
out of 188 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.3 This Provider
Avg 95
Total Paid
by Medicare
$20.7K
Rank: 173rd
out of 188 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$142 This Provider
Avg $1,261

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of his Part B patients.

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 in 2014.

Individuals

THOMAS RACHNER

LEONARD POIRIER

NATHAN LANGER

HOWARD GOLD

MAROON KHOURY

Organizations

PHC-MARTINSVILLE INC

DANVILLE REGIONAL MEDIC...

Patients saw before

RONALD RUSZKOWSKI MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

LEONARD POIRIER

NATHAN LANGER

THOMAS RACHNER

MAROON KHOURY

SREEDHAR KATRAGADDA

Organizations

PHC-MARTINSVILLE INC

CANTON-POTSDAM HOSPITAL

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 15 different services in 2014
All Services

Show Only:

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
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 a facility
221
times performed,
46% of his services

1st 54th

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

95
patients got this service, 65% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$33,592an average of $152 per time performed $7,879
an average of $36 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 a facility
153
times performed,
32% of his services

2nd 52nd

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

65
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$35,037an average of $229 per time performed $8,083
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 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in a facility
37
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 150th

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

25
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,330an average of $90 per time performed $613
an average of $17 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 a facility
21
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 119th

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

21
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,371an average of $351 per time performed $2,057
an average of $98 per time performed

Office Visits

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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

Ronald J Ruszkowski
Average for Hematology & Oncology Providers in Virginia

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.

Incorrect Info? If you are a provider and you believe your address is incorrect, check the listing you created on the National Provider Identifier registry. If you change your listing, send a note to checkup@propublica.org and we will update your information. If you have other questions about this data, send a note to checkup@propublica.org. Here's a link to Medicare's data on this provider.

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.

Read our methodology.