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Thomas P. Butler M.D.

1635 n george mason dr, Arlington, Va., 22205 | (703) 528-7303

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $749 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 55 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
664
Rank: 65th
out of 188 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
47,790
Rank: 61st
out of 188 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
72 This Provider
Avg 55.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$642K
Rank: 63rd
out of 188 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$967 This Provider
Avg $749

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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Thomas P. Butler
Average for Hematology/Oncology 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.

Patients saw before

Thomas P. Butler

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 37 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, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-end-stage r... +

Injection, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-end-stage renal disease use) ×

Service Code: J0881
Performed in an office
32,800
times performed,
69% of his services

1st 1st

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

47
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$524,800an average of $16 per time performed $98,400
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab (prolia, xgeva), 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
4,380
times performed,
9% of his services

2nd 5th

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$166,440an average of $38 per time performed $48,180
an average of $11 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
1,854
times performed,
4% of his services

3rd 6th

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

91
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$1,854an average of $1 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, bevacizumab (avastin), 10 mg

Service Code: J9035
Performed in an office
1,520
times performed,
3% of his services

4th 13th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$244,720an average of $161 per time performed $74,480
an average of $49 per time performed
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
1,085
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 12th

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

493
patients got this service, 74% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$37,975an average of $35 per time performed $11,935
an average of $11 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hydrochloride, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
870
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 10th

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

55
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$87,870an average of $101 per time performed $12,180
an average of $14 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
790
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 14th

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

392
patients got this service, 59% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$15,010an average of $19 per time performed $2,370
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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
678
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 15th

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

318
patients got this service, 48% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$151,872an average of $224 per time performed $57,630
an average of $85 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, granisetron hydrochloride, 100 mcg

Service Code: J1626
Performed in an office
570
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 16th

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

28
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$14,250an average of $25 per time performed $570
an average of $1 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, carboplatin, 50 mg

Service Code: J9045
Performed in an office
306
times performed,
0.64% of his services

10th 27th

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

27
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$91,800an average of $300 per time performed $918
an average of $3 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, rituximab (rituxan), 100 mg

Service Code: J9310
Performed in an office
304
times performed,
0.64% of his services

11th 29th

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$514,064an average of $1,691 per time performed $152,000
an average of $500 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, paclitaxel, 30 mg

Service Code: J9265
Performed in an office
262
times performed,
0.55% of his services

12th 33rd

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

22
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$60,260an average of $230 per time performed $1,572
an average of $6 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
227
times performed,
0.47% of his services

13th 24th

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

102
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$21,111an average of $93 per time performed $4,767
an average of $21 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
218
times performed,
0.46% of his services

14th 25th

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

101
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$149,548an average of $686 per time performed $27,904
an average of $128 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis ... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis additional sequential infusion up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96367
Performed in an office
194
times performed,
0.41% of his services

15th 21st

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

82
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$29,294an average of $151 per time performed $5,626
an average of $29 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, fluorouracil, 500 mg

Service Code: J9190
Performed in an office
190
times performed,
0.4% of his services

16th 30th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$7,980an average of $42 per time performed $190
an average of $1 per time performed
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
181
times performed,
0.38% of his services

17th 32nd

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

96
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$28,417an average of $157 per time performed $10,679
an average of $59 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
159
times performed,
0.33% of his services

18th 38th

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

46
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$24,804an average of $156 per time performed $4,293
an average of $27 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for ... +

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96375
Performed in an office
154
times performed,
0.32% of his services

19th 22nd

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

69
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$16,170an average of $105 per time performed $3,234
an average of $21 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, gemcitabine hydrochloride (gemzar), 200 mg

Service Code: J9201
Performed in an office
140
times performed,
0.29% of his services

20th 34th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$56,140an average of $401 per time performed $3,780
an average of $27 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
140
times performed,
0.29% of his services

21st 17th

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

106
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$20,580an average of $147 per time performed $8,540
an average of $61 per time performed
DRUGS

Unclassified drugs

Service Code: J3490
Performed in an office
86
times performed,
0.18% of his services

22nd 78th

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

47
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$774an average of $9 per time performed $86
an average of $1 per time performed
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
86
times performed,
0.18% of his services

23rd 69th

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

86
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$37,324an average of $434 per time performed $14,362
an average of $167 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into... +

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into a vein up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96417
Performed in an office
85
times performed,
0.18% of his services

24th 48th

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

40
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$28,050an average of $330 per time performed $5,525
an average of $65 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hydrochloride, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
77
times performed,
0.16% of his services

25th 40th

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

47
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$308an average of $4 per time performed $77
an average of $1 per time performed
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
62
times performed,
0.13% of his services

26th 67th

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

58
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$25,544an average of $412 per time performed $10,540
an average of $170 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
0.13% of his services

27th 37th

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

25
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.3)
$1,769an average of $29 per time performed $305
an average of $5 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96365
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
0.1% of his services

28th 46th

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

25
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$14,592an average of $304 per time performed $3,216
an average of $67 per time performed
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
40
times performed,
0.08% of his services

29th 49th

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

33
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$4,600an average of $115 per time performed $1,240
an average of $31 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, pegfilgrastim, 6 mg

Service Code: J2505
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.08% of his services

30th 71st

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

29
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$351,432an average of $9,762 per time performed $76,248
an average of $2,118 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into... +

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into a vein ×

Service Code: 96411
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.08% of his services

31st 70th

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$10,116an average of $281 per time performed $1,944
an average of $54 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein

Service Code: 96361
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.07% of his services

32nd 57th

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$2,409an average of $73 per time performed $429
an average of $13 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
32
times performed,
0.07% of his services

33rd 35th

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

28
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$9,632an average of $301 per time performed $4,000
an average of $125 per time performed
MEDICINE

Refilling and maintenance of portable pump

Service Code: 96521
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.06% of his services

34th 101st

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$17,847an average of $661 per time performed $3,267
an average of $121 per time performed
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
26
times performed,
0.05% of his services

35th 58th

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$2,288an average of $88 per time performed $988
an average of $38 per time performed
MEDICINE

Irrigation of implanted venous access drug delivery device +

Irrigation of implanted venous access drug delivery device ×

Service Code: 96523
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.04% of his services

36th 80th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$1,887an average of $111 per time performed $408
an average of $24 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution, sterile (500 ml=1 unit) +

Infusion, normal saline solution, sterile (500 ml=1 unit) ×

Service Code: J7040
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.03% of his services

37th 90th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$304an average of $19 per time performed $0
an average of $0 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 "Specialist." 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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