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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $1,581 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 126 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
248
Rank: 371st
out of 698 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
891
Rank: 518th
out of 698 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.6 This Provider
Avg 125.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$30.9K
Rank: 585th
out of 698 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$125 This Provider
Avg $1,581

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.

Individuals

KATHRYN WAITMAN

GEORGE KNIGHT

VENU THIRUKONDA

BROCK WHITTENBERGER

DEAN BRUSCHWEIN

Organizations

BILLINGS CLINIC

SIDNEY HEALTH CENTER

Patients saw before

JORGE NIEVA M.D.

Patients saw after

Individuals

VENU THIRUKONDA

KATHRYN WAITMAN

PAMELA SMITH

ALAA MUSLIMANI

BROCK WHITTENBERGER

Organizations

BILLINGS CLINIC

SIDNEY HEALTH CENTER

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 35 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
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 a facility
118
times performed,
13% of his services

1st 41st

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

60
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$18,401an average of $156 per time performed $6,718
an average of $57 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 a facility
64
times performed,
7% of his services

2nd 60th

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

58
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$4,670an average of $73 per time performed $2,028
an average of $32 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
62
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 21st

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

59
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$8,060an average of $130 per time performed $1,653
an average of $27 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
51
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 13th

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

41
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$9,741an average of $191 per time performed $3,086
an average of $61 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
45
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 34th

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

27
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$6,751an average of $150 per time performed $2,614
an average of $58 per time performed
medical
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
40
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 11th

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

18
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$1,640an average of $41 per time performed $416
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
33
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 107th

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

18
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$3,520an average of $107 per time performed $1,045
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 25th

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

14
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$1,350an average of $50 per time performed $381
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 32nd

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

15
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$4,244an average of $212 per time performed $1,572
an average of $79 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
18
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 12th

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

12
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.8)
$234an average of $13 per time performed $53
an average of $3 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 a facility
14
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 117th

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

14
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,425an average of $459 per time performed $1,897
an average of $136 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 69th

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

12
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,270an average of $356 per time performed $1,953
an average of $163 per time performed

Office Visits

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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

Jorge J. Nieva
Average for Hematology & Oncology Providers in California

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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