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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $299 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
313
Rank: 2478th
out of 7,255 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,851
Rank: 859th
out of 7,255 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
12.3 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$294K
Rank: 435th
out of 7,255 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$941 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $299

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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Kaveh Farhoomand
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in California

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 30 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
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
2,440
times performed,
63% of his services

1st 14th

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

296
patients got this service, 95% of his patients
8.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$553,880an average of $227 per time performed $264,057
an average of $108 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

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

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
677
times performed,
18% of his services

2nd 26th

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

53
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$30,465an average of $45 per time performed $927
an average of $1 per time performed
drug
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (flulaval) ×

Service Code: Q2036
Performed in an office
88
times performed,
2% of his services

3rd 37th

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

88
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,640an average of $30 per time performed $740
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
87
times performed,
2% of his services

4th 6th

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

87
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,137an average of $48 per time performed $2,346
an average of $27 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
86
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 77th

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

56
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$7,482an average of $87 per time performed $3,511
an average of $41 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
80
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 2nd

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

59
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$12,160an average of $152 per time performed $6,186
an average of $77 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of large joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 60th

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

38
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$6,996an average of $106 per time performed $3,097
an average of $47 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 42nd

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

19
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$3,675an average of $75 per time performed $51
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, o... +

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 13th

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

20
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$2,489an average of $54 per time performed $982
an average of $21 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
40
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 9th

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

38
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,160an average of $54 per time performed $597
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Osteopathic manipulative treatment to 1-2 body regions

Service Code: 98925
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.83% of his services

11th 343rd

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

15
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$1,920an average of $60 per time performed $804
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.78% of his services

12th 106th

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

26
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,620an average of $154 per time performed $2,036
an average of $68 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
30
times performed,
0.78% of his services

13th 82nd

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

30
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,010an average of $267 per time performed $4,192
an average of $140 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of tissue from 6 or more finger or toe nails

Service Code: 11721
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.62% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,812an average of $117 per time performed $870
an average of $36 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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