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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $212 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 7 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
658
Rank: 45th
out of 1,144 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
9,279
Rank: 36th
out of 1,144 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
14.1 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$186K
Rank: 61st
out of 1,144 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$282 This Provider
Avg $212

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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Richard A. Gellender
Average for Family Medicine Providers in Kansas

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 59 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
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
3,945
times performed,
43% of his services

1st 20th

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

488
patients got this service, 74% of his patients
8.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$177,525an average of $45 per time performed $100,203
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
1,141
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

287
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$11,399an average of $10 per time performed $3,366
an average of $3 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
733
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 21st

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

160
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$43,811an average of $60 per time performed $21,242
an average of $29 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
585
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 85th

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

110
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
5.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$11,700an average of $20 per time performed $3,106
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Microscopic examination for white blood cells with manual... +

Microscopic examination for white blood cells with manual cell count ×

Service Code: 85007
Performed in an office
447
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 77th

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

248
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$6,705an average of $15 per time performed $2,083
an average of $5 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: 85027
Performed in an office
447
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 45th

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

248
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$15,645an average of $35 per time performed $3,911
an average of $9 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
390
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 51st

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

164
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$11,681an average of $30 per time performed $1,669
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99307
Performed in a facility
283
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 43rd

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

68
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
4.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$12,944an average of $46 per time performed $7,081
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
226
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 10th

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

225
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,582an average of $7 per time performed $1,550
an average of $7 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 (flulaval) ×

Service Code: Q2036
Performed in an office
174
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 133rd

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

174
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,176an average of $24 per time performed $1,632
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99221
Performed in a facility
130
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 97th

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

110
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$16,890an average of $130 per time performed $9,672
an average of $74 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
109
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 22nd

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

85
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$7,630an average of $70 per time performed $5,794
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
89
times performed,
0.96% of his services

13th 59th

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

59
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$895an average of $10 per time performed $697
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent observation care, typically 15 minutes per day +

Subsequent observation care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99224
Performed in a facility
47
times performed,
0.51% of his services

14th 201st

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

25
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,820an average of $60 per time performed $1,390
an average of $30 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
39
times performed,
0.42% of his services

15th 1st

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

35
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$2,470an average of $63 per time performed $1,706
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.37% of his services

16th 61st

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

34
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$238an average of $7 per time performed $233
an average of $7 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
34
times performed,
0.37% of his services

17th 69th

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

34
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,060an average of $90 per time performed $2,411
an average of $71 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
33
times performed,
0.36% of his services

18th 57th

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

33
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,035an average of $92 per time performed $1,637
an average of $50 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care typically 50 minutes

Service Code: 99219
Performed in a facility
30
times performed,
0.32% of his services

19th 91st

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

26
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,900an average of $130 per time performed $2,931
an average of $98 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 (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.3% of his services

20th 68th

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

28
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$672an average of $24 per time performed $407
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 35 minutes per day +

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99305
Performed in a facility
27
times performed,
0.29% of his services

21st 106th

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

27
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,120an average of $79 per time performed $1,500
an average of $56 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation or inpatient care low severity

Service Code: 99234
Performed in a facility
25
times performed,
0.27% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,220an average of $129 per time performed $2,478
an average of $99 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.27% of his services

23rd 96th

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

25
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,275an average of $51 per time performed $753
an average of $30 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
24
times performed,
0.26% of his services

24th 26th

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

24
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$576an average of $24 per time performed $283
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
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
12
times performed,
0.13% of his services

25th 53rd

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,050an average of $171 per time performed $1,853
an average of $154 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood

Service Code: 82274
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.12% of his services

26th 124th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$365an average of $33 per time performed $237
an average of $22 per time performed

Note: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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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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