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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $409 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 14 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
468
Rank: 253rd
out of 577 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
31,190
Rank: 28th
out of 577 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
66.6 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 14.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$545K
Rank: 41st
out of 577 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,164 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $409

Note: About 78% 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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Ronald J. Ruszkowski
Average for Specialist Providers in Virginia

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 146 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, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-esrd use)

Service Code: J0881
Performed in an office
7,160
times performed,
23% of his services

1st 1st

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$121,720an average of $17 per time performed $18,902
an average of $3 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
634
times performed,
2% of his services

2nd 14th

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

154
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$22,190an average of $35 per time performed $6,651
an average of $10 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
617
times performed,
2% of his services

3rd 8th

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

33
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$617an average of $1 per time performed $43
an average of $0 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
370
times performed,
1% of his services

4th 13th

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

123
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$7,030an average of $19 per time performed $1,092
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
350
times performed,
1% of his services

5th 19th

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

145
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$21,700an average of $62 per time performed $4,550
an average of $13 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hcl, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
340
times performed,
1% of his services

6th 11th

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

20
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$34,680an average of $102 per time performed $4,995
an average of $15 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
258
times performed,
0.83% of his services

7th 5th

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

145
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$38,158an average of $148 per time performed $12,312
an average of $48 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
197
times performed,
0.63% of his services

8th 9th

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

120
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$44,128an average of $224 per time performed $14,026
an average of $71 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
183
times performed,
0.59% of his services

9th 46th

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

70
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$17,019an average of $93 per time performed $3,332
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis ... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis additional sequential infusion up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96367
Performed in an office
179
times performed,
0.57% of his services

10th 36th

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

53
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$27,208an average of $152 per time performed $3,822
an average of $21 per time performed
drug
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, rituximab, 100 mg

Service Code: J9310
Performed in an office
154
times performed,
0.49% of his services

11th 60th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$263,032an average of $1,708 per time performed $81,623
an average of $530 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
144
times performed,
0.46% of his services

12th 50th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 9.6)
$4,176an average of $29 per time performed $769
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Gammaglobulin (immune system protein) measurement

Service Code: 82784
Performed in an office
96
times performed,
0.31% of his services

13th 70th

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

17
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$5,184an average of $54 per time performed $1,213
an average of $13 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 a facility
94
times performed,
0.3% of his services

14th 99th

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

56
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$11,468an average of $122 per time performed $3,589
an average of $38 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
91
times performed,
0.29% of his services

15th 52nd

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

50
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$62,426an average of $686 per time performed $9,398
an average of $103 per time performed
medical
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
89
times performed,
0.29% of his services

16th 86th

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

46
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$6,230an average of $70 per time performed $1,250
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lactate dehydrogenase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 83615
Performed in an office
89
times performed,
0.29% of his services

17th 67th

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

57
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$2,670an average of $30 per time performed $429
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
88
times performed,
0.28% of his services

18th 80th

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

57
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$5,104an average of $58 per time performed $1,613
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron level

Service Code: 83540
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
0.25% of his services

19th 118th

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

55
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$2,054an average of $26 per time performed $687
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron binding capacity

Service Code: 83550
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
0.25% of his services

20th 141st

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

55
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,686an average of $34 per time performed $928
an average of $12 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
66
times performed,
0.21% of his services

21st 48th

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

34
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$6,930an average of $105 per time performed $1,149
an average of $17 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
59
times performed,
0.19% of his services

22nd 112th

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

30
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$17,936an average of $304 per time performed $3,329
an average of $56 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
54
times performed,
0.17% of his services

23rd 84th

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

24
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$8,424an average of $156 per time performed $1,283
an average of $24 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 an office
53
times performed,
0.17% of his services

24th 22nd

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

29
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,664an average of $88 per time performed $1,657
an average of $31 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ranitidine hydrochloride, 25 mg

Service Code: J2780
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
0.15% of his services

25th 103rd

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$384an average of $8 per time performed $49
an average of $1 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hcl, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.15% of his services

26th 96th

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

30
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$141an average of $3 per time performed $30
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis each additional hour ×

Service Code: 96366
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.15% of his services

27th 165th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$4,559an average of $97 per time performed $792
an average of $17 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
41
times performed,
0.13% of his services

28th 101st

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

31
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$1,312an average of $32 per time performed $198
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
39
times performed,
0.13% of his services

29th 39th

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

18
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$4,485an average of $115 per time performed $1,161
an average of $30 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
38
times performed,
0.12% of his services

30th 43rd

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$8,816an average of $232 per time performed $2,997
an average of $79 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein each additional hour

Service Code: 96361
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.12% of his services

31st 139th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$2,773an average of $75 per time performed $441
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Nephelometry, test method using light

Service Code: 83883
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.12% of his services

32nd 110th

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$6,336an average of $176 per time performed $665
an average of $18 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, vitamin b-12 cyanocobalamin, up to 1000 mcg

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.12% of his services

33rd 203rd

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$144an average of $4 per time performed $26
an average of $1 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
35
times performed,
0.11% of his services

34th 49th

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

32
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$10,535an average of $301 per time performed $3,106
an average of $89 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
34
times performed,
0.11% of his services

35th 17th

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

18
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$5,338an average of $157 per time performed $1,864
an average of $55 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein 31 minutes to 1 hour

Service Code: 96360
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.11% of his services

36th 167th

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

19
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$8,217an average of $249 per time performed $1,486
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.09% of his services

37th 233rd

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

25
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,146an average of $74 per time performed $594
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into... +

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into a vein up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96417
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.09% of his services

38th 124th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$9,352an average of $334 per time performed $1,431
an average of $51 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution, sterile (500 ml=1 unit) +

Infusion, normal saline solution, sterile (500 ml=1 unit) ×

Service Code: J7040
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.08% of his services

39th 326th

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$494an average of $19 per time performed $10
an average of $0 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 1000 cc

Service Code: J7030
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.07% of his services

40th 227th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$437an average of $19 per time performed $19
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Beta-2 microglobulin (protein) level

Service Code: 82232
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.07% of his services

41st 240th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$2,139an average of $93 per time performed $507
an average of $22 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
23
times performed,
0.07% of his services

42nd 129th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.4)
$4,715an average of $205 per time performed $1,350
an average of $59 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
21
times performed,
0.07% of his services

43rd 58th

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$3,864an average of $184 per time performed $1,237
an average of $59 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, pegfilgrastim, 6 mg

Service Code: J2505
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.06% of his services

44th 176th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$197,593an average of $10,400 per time performed $44,004
an average of $2,316 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.06% of his services

45th 128th

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

18
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,404an average of $78 per time performed $412
an average of $23 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
17
times performed,
0.05% of his services

46th 213th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$1,224an average of $72 per time performed $320
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.05% of his services

47th 63rd

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,049an average of $297 per time performed $1,778
an average of $105 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis, concurrent with another infusion ×

Service Code: 96368
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.04% of his services

48th 319th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$1,274an average of $91 per time performed $205
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood to screen for colon tumors

Service Code: 82270
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.04% of his services

49th 338th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$276an average of $23 per time performed $53
an average of $4 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
11
times performed,
0.04% of his services

50th 100th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,752an average of $432 per time performed $1,751
an average of $159 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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