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The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $323 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
886
Rank: 4th
out of 53 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,152
Rank: 6th
out of 53 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.7 This Provider
Avg 5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$299K
Rank: 6th
out of 53 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$338 This Provider
Avg $323

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.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 100 different services in 2015
(78 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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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, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone so... +

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone sodium phosphate 3mg ×

Service Code: J0702
Performed in an office
1,344
times performed,
32% of his services

1st 7th

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

418
patients got this service, 47% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$9,408.00an average of $7.00 per time performed $6,021.12
an average of $4.48 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
491
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 5th

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

491
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$86,907.00an average of $177.00 per time performed $36,633.51
an average of $74.61 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
383
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

316
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$45,577.00an average of $119.00 per time performed $19,257.24
an average of $50.28 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane +

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane ×

Service Code: 20550
Performed in an office
345
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 8th

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

233
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$55,545.00an average of $161.00 per time performed $13,223.85
an average of $38.33 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73110
Performed in an office
229
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 11th

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

169
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$27,709.00an average of $121.00 per time performed $5,896.75
an average of $25.75 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

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

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

Service Code: 20605
Performed in an office
213
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 20th

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

155
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$35,145.00an average of $165.00 per time performed $6,545.49
an average of $30.73 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Release of wrist ligament using an endoscope

Service Code: 29848
Performed in a facility
107
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 34th

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

96
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$154,779.78an average of $1,446.54 per time performed $40,052.24
an average of $374.32 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, 2 views

Service Code: 73100
Performed in an office
91
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 16th

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

70
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$9,282.00an average of $102.00 per time performed $1,989.26
an average of $21.86 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of fingers, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73140
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 10th

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

68
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$8,295.00an average of $105.00 per time performed $1,728.52
an average of $21.88 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

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

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

Service Code: 20600
Performed in an office
77
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 19th

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

51
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$11,704.00an average of $152.00 per time performed $2,048.97
an average of $26.61 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hand, 2 views

Service Code: 73120
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 28th

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

53
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,888.00an average of $92.00 per time performed $1,263.36
an average of $19.74 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Incision of tendon covering

Service Code: 26055
Performed in a facility
60
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 29th

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

47
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$93,840.00an average of $1,564.00 per time performed $9,786.60
an average of $163.11 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection of carpal tunnel

Service Code: 20526
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 31st

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

48
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$14,490.00an average of $258.75 per time performed $3,706.64
an average of $66.19 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
43
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 6th

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

43
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$7,611.00an average of $177.00 per time performed $3,278.75
an average of $76.25 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal (less than 1.5 centimeters) muscle growth of hand... +

Removal (less than 1.5 centimeters) muscle growth of hand or finger ×

Service Code: 26116
Performed in a facility
40
times performed,
0.96% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

38
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$58,680.00an average of $1,467.00 per time performed $15,432.80
an average of $385.82 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Relocation of tendon of forearm and/or wrist

Service Code: 25310
Performed in a facility
36
times performed,
0.87% of his services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

36
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$65,376.00an average of $1,816.00 per time performed $8,773.92
an average of $243.72 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal of bone joints between wrist and fingers

Service Code: 25447
Performed in a facility
36
times performed,
0.87% of his services

17th 51st

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

36
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$83,124.00an average of $2,309.00 per time performed $22,920.12
an average of $636.67 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.67% of his services

18th 17th

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

28
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,988.00an average of $71.00 per time performed $885.08
an average of $31.61 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Incision of tendon covering

Service Code: 26055
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.67% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$43,792.00an average of $1,564.00 per time performed $11,975.32
an average of $427.69 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of elbow, 2 views

Service Code: 73070
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.55% of his services

20th 44th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,162.00an average of $94.00 per time performed $449.88
an average of $19.56 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Open treatment of broken of lower forearm or growth plate... +

Open treatment of broken of lower forearm or growth plate separation with insertion of hardware 3 or more fragments ×

Service Code: 25609
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.46% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$55,347.00an average of $2,913.00 per time performed $15,554.92
an average of $818.68 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal of tissue of palm

Service Code: 26123
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.41% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$39,440.00an average of $2,320.00 per time performed $11,083.32
an average of $651.96 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.

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Average for Hand Surgery Providers in Virginia

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 2015 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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