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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $467 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 11 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
280
Rank: 166th
out of 203 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
63,794
Rank: 2nd
out of 203 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
227.8 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 10.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$1.29M
Rank: 3rd
out of 203 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$4,593 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $467

Note: About 93% 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.

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.

Patients saw before

JAMES STARLING MD

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 26 different services in 2014
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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, omalizumab, 5 mg

Service Code: J2357
Performed in an office
18,165
times performed,
28% of his services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

36
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$579,464an average of $32 per time performed $379,649
an average of $21 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab, 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
11,280
times performed,
18% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

130
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$193,903an average of $17 per time performed $124,418
an average of $11 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection infliximab, 10 mg

Service Code: J1745
Performed in an office
6,348
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

57
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$663,683an average of $105 per time performed $357,138
an average of $56 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Non-hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy beneath the ski... +

Non-hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy beneath the skin or into muscle ×

Service Code: 96401
Performed in an office
875
times performed,
1% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

167
patients got this service, 60% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$87,500an average of $100 per time performed $49,516
an average of $57 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
295
times performed,
0.46% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

81
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$103,250an average of $350 per time performed $30,061
an average of $102 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
195
times performed,
0.31% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

60
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$15,600an average of $80 per time performed $4,196
an average of $22 per time performed
drug
NA

Injection, zoledronic acid, 1 mg

Service Code: J3489
Performed in an office
170
times performed,
0.27% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

34
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$38,570an average of $227 per time performed $10,144
an average of $60 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 250 cc

Service Code: J7050
Performed in an office
169
times performed,
0.26% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

59
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,791an average of $11 per time performed $44
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
133
times performed,
0.21% of his services

9th 16th

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

51
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$1,430an average of $11 per time performed $391
an average of $3 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
33
times performed,
0.05% of his services

10th 88th

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

33
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,960an average of $120 per time performed $1,742
an average of $53 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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