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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $194 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
342
Rank: 877th
out of 2,174 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,569
Rank: 79th
out of 2,174 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
22.1 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$148K
Rank: 211th
out of 2,174 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$434 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $194

Note: About 31% 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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Lawrence C. Varner
Average for Family Medicine Providers in Virginia

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 67 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, denosumab, 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
3,894
times performed,
51% of his services

1st 16th

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

42
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$136,290an average of $35 per time performed $42,873
an average of $11 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
510
times performed,
7% of his services

2nd 1st

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

275
patients got this service, 80% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$102,000an average of $200 per time performed $34,425
an average of $68 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
430
times performed,
6% of his services

3rd 7th

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

291
patients got this service, 85% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$16,340an average of $38 per time performed $6,674
an average of $16 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
424
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 34th

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

288
patients got this service, 84% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$4,664an average of $11 per time performed $1,908
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
325
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 4th

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

29
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
11.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.9)
$3,575an average of $11 per time performed $1,729
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
287
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 12th

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

59
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
4.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$11,184an average of $39 per time performed $3,984
an average of $14 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
221
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 24th

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

154
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$59,670an average of $270 per time performed $19,733
an average of $89 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
181
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 5th

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

179
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,887an average of $27 per time performed $4,491
an average of $25 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 (fluzone) ×

Service Code: Q2038
Performed in an office
181
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 20th

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

179
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,525an average of $25 per time performed $2,138
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
173
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 19th

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

145
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,213an average of $7 per time performed $595
an average of $3 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
136
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 13th

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

49
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$6,120an average of $45 per time performed $2,390
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood

Service Code: 82274
Performed in an office
106
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 137th

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

104
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,770an average of $45 per time performed $2,286
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), subsequent visit ×

Service Code: G0439
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
0.98% of his services

13th 26th

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

74
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,688an average of $212 per time performed $8,068
an average of $109 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
69
times performed,
0.91% of his services

14th 22nd

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

65
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,622an average of $38 per time performed $782
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exha... +

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exhaled air capacity ×

Service Code: 94010
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
0.81% of his services

15th 111th

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

60
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,209an average of $69 per time performed $1,497
an average of $25 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
58
times performed,
0.77% of his services

16th 3rd

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

45
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$348an average of $6 per time performed $170
an average of $3 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
44
times performed,
0.58% of his services

17th 2nd

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

42
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$5,940an average of $135 per time performed $1,938
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85651
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.54% of his services

18th 70th

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

32
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$410an average of $10 per time performed $194
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.29% of his services

19th 80th

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

21
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,410an average of $155 per time performed $1,054
an average of $48 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection int... +

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection into muscle, patient 2 years or older ×

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.28% of his services

20th 42nd

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

21
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$945an average of $45 per time performed $933
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.26% of his services

21st 38th

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

20
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$540an average of $27 per time performed $500
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.22% of his services

22nd 83rd

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

16
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,649an average of $97 per time performed $507
an average of $30 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.18% of his services

23rd 78th

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$420an average of $30 per time performed $61
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81000
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.17% of his services

24th 41st

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$117an average of $9 per time performed $56
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Initial preventive physical examination; face-to-face vis... +

Initial preventive physical examination; face-to-face visit, services limited to new beneficiary during the first 12 months of medicare enrollment ×

Service Code: G0402
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.17% of his services

25th 121st

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,770an average of $290 per time performed $2,068
an average of $159 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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