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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $491 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 15 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
118
Rank: 159th
out of 170 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
8,860
Rank: 33rd
out of 170 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
75.1 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 14.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$243K
Rank: 82nd
out of 170 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$2,057 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $491

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

James F. Starling

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 10 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, omalizumab (xolair), 5 mg

Service Code: J2357
Performed in an office
4,410
times performed,
50% of his services

1st Alert

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

23
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$119,070an average of $27 per time performed $83,790
an average of $19 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, infliximab (remicade), 10 mg

Service Code: J1745
Performed in an office
2,010
times performed,
23% of his services

2nd Alert

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

35
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$170,850an average of $85 per time performed $104,520
an average of $52 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab (prolia, xgeva), 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
1,920
times performed,
22% of his services

3rd Alert

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

32
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$32,640an average of $17 per time performed $21,120
an average of $11 per time performed
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
199
times performed,
2% of his services

4th Alert

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

55
patients got this service, 47% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$19,900an average of $100 per time performed $11,343
an average of $57 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
89
times performed,
1% of his services

5th Alert

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

51
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$31,150an average of $350 per time performed $9,612
an average of $108 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, zoledronic acid (reclast), 1 mg

Service Code: J3488
Performed in an office
65
times performed,
0.73% of his services

6th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,835an average of $259 per time performed $11,635
an average of $179 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
0.65% of his services

7th Alert

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

35
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,640an average of $80 per time performed $1,392
an average of $24 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 250 cc

Service Code: J7050
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
0.64% of his services

8th Alert

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

36
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$627an average of $11 per time performed $0
an average of $0 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
39
times performed,
0.44% of his services

9th 14th

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

30
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$429an average of $11 per time performed $117
an average of $3 per time performed
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
13
times performed,
0.15% of his services

10th 94th

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

13
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,560an average of $120 per time performed $741
an average of $57 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 "Nephrology." 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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