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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $234 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
771
Rank: 216th
out of 2,169 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
10,821
Rank: 49th
out of 2,169 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
14 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$218K
Rank: 182nd
out of 2,169 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$282 This Provider
Avg $234

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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Zahan M. Zev
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in Virginia

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, from Jan. 2012 to June 2013.

Patients saw before

Zahan M. Zev

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 47 different services in 2012
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab (prolia, xgeva), 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
1,800
times performed,
17% of his services

1st 18th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$27,000an average of $15 per time performed $19,800
an average of $11 per time performed
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
1,378
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

501
patients got this service, 65% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$107,484an average of $78 per time performed $64,766
an average of $47 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
847
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 11th

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

327
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$42,350an average of $50 per time performed $11,011
an average of $13 per time performed
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
803
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 4th

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

346
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$9,636an average of $12 per time performed $2,409
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
772
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 12th

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

331
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$38,600an average of $50 per time performed $10,036
an average of $13 per time performed
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
565
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 1st

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

318
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$64,975an average of $115 per time performed $38,985
an average of $69 per time performed
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
448
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 9th

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

318
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$9,856an average of $22 per time performed $4,928
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
351
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 23rd

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

183
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$10,530an average of $30 per time performed $4,914
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
329
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 27th

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

207
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$16,450an average of $50 per time performed $7,896
an average of $24 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in a facility
324
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 7th

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

238
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$8,100an average of $25 per time performed $1,944
an average of $6 per time performed
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
292
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 16th

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

263
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$17,520an average of $60 per time performed $3,796
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
280
times performed,
3% of his services

12th 42nd

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

229
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,800an average of $10 per time performed $840
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
240
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 44th

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

41
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$480an average of $2 per time performed $240
an average of $1 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
209
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 8th

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

29
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
7.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.7)
$2,926an average of $14 per time performed $1,254
an average of $6 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
197
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 34th

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

79
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$5,910an average of $30 per time performed $3,349
an average of $17 per time performed
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle, patient ... +

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle, patient 3 years and older ×

Service Code: 90656
Performed in an office
188
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 72nd

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

188
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,760an average of $20 per time performed $2,256
an average of $12 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
170
times performed,
2% of his services

17th 13th

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

170
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,250an average of $25 per time performed $4,080
an average of $24 per time performed
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
160
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 17th

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

28
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
5.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$4,800an average of $30 per time performed $2,240
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
157
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 49th

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

114
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,140an average of $20 per time performed $628
an average of $4 per time performed
PROCEDURES

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

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

Service Code: G0103
Performed in an office
132
times performed,
1% of his services

20th 84th

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

132
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,920an average of $60 per time performed $3,432
an average of $26 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
115
times performed,
1% of his services

21st 50th

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

92
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,600an average of $40 per time performed $1,150
an average of $10 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, imm... +

Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, immunoassay, 1-3 simultaneous ×

Service Code: G0328
Performed in an office
95
times performed,
0.88% of his services

22nd 134th

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

95
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,850an average of $30 per time performed $2,185
an average of $23 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
90
times performed,
0.83% of his services

23rd 65th

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

88
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,040an average of $56 per time performed $2,070
an average of $23 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound behind abdominal cavity, limited

Service Code: 76775
Performed in an office
85
times performed,
0.79% of his services

24th 258th

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

84
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,710an average of $126 per time performed $7,395
an average of $87 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
83
times performed,
0.77% of his services

25th 46th

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

66
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,735an average of $45 per time performed $1,079
an average of $13 per time performed
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
72
times performed,
0.67% of his services

26th 81st

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

72
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,800an average of $25 per time performed $1,224
an average of $17 per time performed
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
65
times performed,
0.6% of his services

27th 74th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$1,170an average of $18 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
0.55% of his services

28th 29th

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

41
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,700an average of $45 per time performed $720
an average of $12 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
0.54% of his services

29th 154th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$870an average of $15 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) analysis

Service Code: 82044
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.49% of his services

30th 97th

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

51
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,590an average of $30 per time performed $318
an average of $6 per time performed
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
53
times performed,
0.49% of his services

31st 71st

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

51
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,915an average of $55 per time performed $371
an average of $7 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.38% of his services

32nd 104th

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

35
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$738an average of $18 per time performed $164
an average of $4 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.37% of his services

33rd 87th

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

40
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,400an average of $185 per time performed $2,280
an average of $57 per time performed
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 implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per certification period ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.32% of his services

34th 79th

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,500an average of $100 per time performed $1,295
an average of $37 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ceftriaxone sodium, per 250 mg

Service Code: J0696
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.24% of his services

35th 85th

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)
$962an average of $37 per time performed $26
an average of $1 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.24% of his services

36th 125th

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,326an average of $51 per time performed $494
an average of $19 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Parathormone (parathyroid hormone) level

Service Code: 83970
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.24% of his services

37th 217th

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: 1.4)
$1,820an average of $70 per time performed $1,508
an average of $58 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.2% of his services

38th 82nd

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: 1.6)
$2,222an average of $101 per time performed $1,100
an average of $50 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, promethazine hydrochloride, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J2550
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.18% of his services

39th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$209an average of $11 per time performed $19
an average of $1 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Testosterone (hormone) level

Service Code: 84403
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.18% of his services

40th 379th

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: 1.2)
$855an average of $45 per time performed $703
an average of $37 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Strep test (streptococcus, group a)

Service Code: 87880
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.18% of his services

41st 152nd

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)
$380an average of $20 per time performed $323
an average of $17 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Magnesium level

Service Code: 83735
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.16% of his services

42nd 109th

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: 1.7)
$425an average of $25 per time performed $153
an average of $9 per time performed
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
13
times performed,
0.12% of his services

43rd 60th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$780an average of $60 per time performed $780
an average of $60 per time performed
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-... +

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-hour ekg ×

Service Code: 93224
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.11% of his services

44th 287th

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: 1)
$3,120an average of $260 per time performed $924
an average of $77 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.11% of his services

45th 59th

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: 1)
$300an average of $25 per time performed $288
an average of $24 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Amylase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 82150
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.11% of his services

46th 285th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$252an average of $21 per time performed $108
an average of $9 per time performed
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,
0.1% of his services

47th 64th

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)
$1,397an average of $127 per time performed $649
an average of $59 per time performed

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.

Notes: This provider has a self-reported specialty of "Internal Medicine." In some cases the self-reported specialty may differ from the specialty listed above, which comes from Medicare. Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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