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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $185 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
326
Rank: 923rd
out of 2,166 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,098
Rank: 113th
out of 2,166 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
18.7 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$125K
Rank: 313th
out of 2,166 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$382 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $185

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 Practice Providers in Virginia

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.

Individuals

JAMES HALL

GIRISH PUROHIT

JAMES WILLS

RIPON LA ROCHE

CHARLES WILSON

Organizations

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

SOUTHSIDE COMMUNITY HOS...

Patients saw before

Lawrence C. Varner

Patients saw after

Individuals

JAMES HALL

GIRISH PUROHIT

JAMES WILLS

RIPON LA ROCHE

AUDREY GRAHAM

Organizations

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

SOUTHSIDE COMMUNITY HOS...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 30 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, denosumab (prolia, xgeva), 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
1,920
times performed,
31% of his services

1st 22nd

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

24
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$63,360an average of $33 per time performed $21,120
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
620
times performed,
10% of his services

2nd 7th

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

305
patients got this service, 94% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$23,560an average of $38 per time performed $9,920
an average of $16 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
607
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 35th

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

301
patients got this service, 92% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$6,677an average of $11 per time performed $3,035
an average of $5 per time performed
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
534
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 1st

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

273
patients got this service, 84% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$106,800an average of $200 per time performed $33,642
an average of $63 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
374
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 4th

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

29
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
12.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.8)
$4,114an average of $11 per time performed $2,244
an average of $6 per time performed
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
326
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 11th

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

60
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
5.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$12,714an average of $39 per time performed $4,238
an average of $13 per time performed
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
198
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 18th

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

195
patients got this service, 60% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,950an average of $25 per time performed $2,574
an average of $13 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
197
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 6th

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

194
patients got this service, 60% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,319an average of $27 per time performed $4,728
an average of $24 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
190
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 3rd

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

100
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$1,140an average of $6 per time performed $570
an average of $3 per time performed
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
177
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 21st

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

128
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$47,790an average of $270 per time performed $16,815
an average of $95 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
166
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 14th

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

143
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,162an average of $7 per time performed $664
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood

Service Code: 82274
Performed in an office
122
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 145th

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

122
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,490an average of $45 per time performed $2,806
an average of $23 per time performed
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
75
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 19th

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

70
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,850an average of $38 per time performed $900
an average of $12 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 12th

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

31
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$3,330an average of $45 per time performed $1,332
an average of $18 per time performed
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
69
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 2nd

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

61
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$9,315an average of $135 per time performed $2,622
an average of $38 per time performed
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
66
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 51st

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

66
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,992an average of $212 per time performed $7,194
an average of $109 per time performed
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
63
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 82nd

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

49
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$630an average of $10 per time performed $315
an average of $5 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81000
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.87% of his services

18th 39th

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

47
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$477an average of $9 per time performed $212
an average of $4 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.82% of his services

19th 47th

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$700an average of $14 per time performed $250
an average of $5 per time performed
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
43
times performed,
0.71% of his services

20th 105th

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

39
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,967an average of $69 per time performed $946
an average of $22 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.39% of his services

21st 70th

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

20
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,720an average of $155 per time performed $1,128
an average of $47 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.36% of his services

22nd 84th

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

19
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$660an average of $30 per time performed $110
an average of $5 per time performed
PROCEDURES

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

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

Service Code: G0438
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.34% of his services

23rd 37th

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)
$6,636an average of $316 per time performed $3,444
an average of $164 per time performed
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection ben... +

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

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.31% of his services

24th 43rd

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

19
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$855an average of $45 per time performed $855
an average of $45 per time performed
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.28% of his services

25th 58th

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)
$765an average of $45 per time performed $272
an average of $16 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.26% of his services

26th 44th

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

16
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$432an average of $27 per time performed $384
an average of $24 per time performed
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax, one ear

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.25% of his services

27th 86th

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,455an average of $97 per time performed $495
an average of $33 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Strep test (streptococcus, group a)

Service Code: 87880
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.25% of his services

28th 98th

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

14
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$510an average of $34 per time performed $255
an average of $17 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.23% of his services

29th 54th

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,086an average of $149 per time performed $616
an average of $44 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per certification period ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.18% of his services

30th 80th

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,144an average of $104 per time performed $451
an average of $41 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 "Family Medicine." 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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