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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $382 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 8 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
233
Rank: 5th
out of 27 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,629
Rank: 5th
out of 27 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
24.2 This Provider
Avg 7.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$172K
Rank: 3rd
out of 27 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$737 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $382

Note: About 26% 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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Stephen S. Salmieri
Average for Gynecologic Oncology Providers in Georgia

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 102 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, fosaprepitant, 1 mg

Service Code: J1453
Performed in an office
3,300
times performed,
59% of his services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,500an average of $5 per time performed $4,521
an average of $1 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
300
times performed,
5% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,500an average of $5 per time performed $24
an average of $0 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hcl, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
270
times performed,
5% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$25,110an average of $93 per time performed $4,101
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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
182
times performed,
3% of his services

4th 5th

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

118
patients got this service, 51% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$56,435an average of $310 per time performed $13,443
an average of $74 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
122
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 8th

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

51
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$51,316an average of $421 per time performed $13,044
an average of $107 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
74
times performed,
1% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,840an average of $160 per time performed $1,886
an average of $25 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
45
times performed,
0.8% of his services

7th 7th

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

45
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$27,045an average of $601 per time performed $6,888
an average of $153 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.75% of his services

8th 9th

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

42
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$19,410an average of $462 per time performed $3,682
an average of $88 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.68% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

19
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$24,890an average of $655 per time performed $3,535
an average of $93 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
36
times performed,
0.64% of his services

10th 4th

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

33
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$7,108an average of $197 per time performed $1,407
an average of $39 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hcl, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.39% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$66an average of $3 per time performed $14
an average of $1 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
19
times performed,
0.34% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,061an average of $319 per time performed $1,068
an average of $56 per time performed
medical
FEMALE GENITAL SYSTEM

Abdominal removal of uterus (250 grams or less) with remo... +

Abdominal removal of uterus (250 grams or less) with removal of tubes and/or ovaries using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 58571
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.27% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$47,679an average of $3,179 per time performed $11,997
an average of $800 per time performed
medical
FEMALE GENITAL SYSTEM

Removal of uterus, pelvic lymph nodes, tubes, and ovaries... +

Removal of uterus, pelvic lymph nodes, tubes, and ovaries with biopsy of aortic lymph nodes using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 58548
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.21% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$66,559an average of $5,547 per time performed $16,676
an average of $1,390 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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