Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $233 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
735
Rank: 219th
out of 3,126 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,347
Rank: 65th
out of 3,126 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
10 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$202K
Rank: 197th
out of 3,126 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$275 This Provider
Avg $233

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 within 30 days before or after this provider in 2014.

Individuals

LISA BYRD

VINCENT SAWMA

CHARLES HERFEL

ROSHNI SHETTY

CHARLES MCCONNELL

Organizations

GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL...

LABONE OF OHIO INC

Patients saw before

MARC ALEXANDER MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

LISA BYRD

VINCENT SAWMA

GALEN CHUN

ELIZABETH ALEXANDER

TIMOTHY MILLER

Organizations

GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL...

BETHESDA HOSPITAL INC

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 87 different services in 2014

All Services

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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
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
990
times performed,
13% of his services

1st 5th

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

527
patients got this service, 72% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$17,820an average of $18 per time performed $2,901
an average of $3 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
980
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 1st

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

468
patients got this service, 64% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$137,200an average of $140 per time performed $69,629
an average of $71 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
735
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 16th

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

131
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
5.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$51,450an average of $70 per time performed $21,932
an average of $30 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
696
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 27th

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

413
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$24,360an average of $35 per time performed $7,600
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
579
times performed,
8% of his services

5th 22nd

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

381
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$13,896an average of $24 per time performed $6,004
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
513
times performed,
7% of his services

6th 21st

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

349
patients got this service, 47% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$27,702an average of $54 per time performed $7,762
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99308
Performed in a facility
311
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 12th

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

57
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
5.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$29,856an average of $96 per time performed $15,161
an average of $49 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
260
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 17th

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

162
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$9,100an average of $35 per time performed $3,351
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
215
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 33rd

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

160
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$12,040an average of $56 per time performed $4,831
an average of $22 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
179
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 3rd

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

146
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$17,005an average of $95 per time performed $8,284
an average of $46 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
123
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 68th

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

81
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,968an average of $16 per time performed $951
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle in... +

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle injury ×

Service Code: 82570
Performed in an office
118
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 56th

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

78
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,888an average of $16 per time performed $817
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
116
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 10th

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

115
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,060an average of $35 per time performed $2,669
an average of $23 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90662
Performed in an office
112
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 41st

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

111
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,600an average of $50 per time performed $3,623
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
110
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 45th

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

110
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,850an average of $35 per time performed $2,553
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
103
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 13th

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

50
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.8)
$2,060an average of $20 per time performed $542
an average of $5 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Pneumococcal vaccine for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90670
Performed in an office
101
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 84th

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

101
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,005an average of $158 per time performed $14,937
an average of $148 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
93
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 30th

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

78
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$3,162an average of $34 per time performed $843
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
73
times performed,
0.99% of his services

19th 15th

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

57
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,030an average of $110 per time performed $3,911
an average of $54 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
72
times performed,
0.98% of his services

20th 43rd

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

61
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$864an average of $12 per time performed $216
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
0.82% of his services

21st 18th

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

53
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,500an average of $75 per time performed $697
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test... +

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test (psa) ×

Service Code: G0103
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
0.8% of his services

22nd 114th

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

59
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,186an average of $54 per time performed $1,451
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99221
Performed in a facility
52
times performed,
0.71% of his services

23rd 79th

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

45
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,280an average of $140 per time performed $3,948
an average of $76 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
47
times performed,
0.64% of his services

24th 130th

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

34
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$940an average of $20 per time performed $223
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ldl cholesterol level

Service Code: 83721
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.61% of his services

25th 76th

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

37
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$1,710an average of $38 per time performed $574
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cholesterol level

Service Code: 82465
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.56% of his services

26th 157th

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

34
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$656an average of $16 per time performed $160
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.5% of his services

27th 93rd

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

37
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,475an average of $175 per time performed $1,679
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Health and behavior intervention, individual each 15 minutes +

Health and behavior intervention, individual each 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 96152
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.39% of his services

28th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,305an average of $45 per time performed $444
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.38% of his services

29th 65th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,400an average of $50 per time performed $337
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent observation care, typically 15 minutes per day +

Subsequent observation care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99224
Performed in a facility
26
times performed,
0.35% of his services

30th 253rd

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,300an average of $50 per time performed $779
an average of $30 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
25
times performed,
0.34% of his services

31st 42nd

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,500an average of $60 per time performed $767
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.33% of his services

32nd 64th

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$792an average of $33 per time performed $169
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.31% of his services

33rd 115th

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,242an average of $54 per time performed $566
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatine kinase (cardiac enzyme) level

Service Code: 82550
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.3% of his services

34th 108th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$594an average of $27 per time performed $118
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99307
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.26% of his services

35th 54th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$1,102an average of $58 per time performed $651
an average of $34 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Amylase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 82150
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.22% of his services

36th 437th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$480an average of $30 per time performed $139
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood

Service Code: 82274
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.22% of his services

37th 148th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$400an average of $25 per time performed $340
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron level

Service Code: 83540
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.22% of his services

38th 103rd

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$368an average of $23 per time performed $138
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron binding capacity

Service Code: 83550
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.22% of his services

39th 122nd

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$448an average of $28 per time performed $187
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.22% of his services

40th 101st

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$912an average of $57 per time performed $292
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial imple ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.22% of his services

41st 46th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,600an average of $100 per time performed $645
an average of $40 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) test performed by hand-held instrument +

Blood glucose (sugar) test performed by hand-held instrument ×

Service Code: 82962
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.19% of his services

42nd 38th

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: 2.8)
$182an average of $13 per time performed $41
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Rheumatoid factor analysis

Service Code: 86430
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.16% of his services

43rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$252an average of $21 per time performed $91
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home heal... +

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial im ×

Service Code: G0179
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.16% of his services

44th 44th

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: 2.4)
$900an average of $75 per time performed $371
an average of $31 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection ben... +

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection beneath the skin or into muscle, patient 2 years or older ×

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.15% of his services

45th 55th

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)
$825an average of $75 per time performed $809
an average of $74 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.

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Marc A Alexander
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in Ohio

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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