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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $229 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
651
Rank: 6th
out of 46 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
9,200
Rank: 2nd
out of 46 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
14.1 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$195K
Rank: 3rd
out of 46 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$300 This Provider
Avg $229

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 General Practice Providers in Kansas

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

TARIQ SUWAN

PAUL HUTSEY

BASHAR MARJI

TIMOTHY STEBBINS

ALI HAMMAD

Organizations

VIA CHRISTI HOSPITAL PI...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

Richard A. Gellender

Patients saw after

Individuals

TARIQ SUWAN

PAUL HUTSEY

BASHAR MARJI

ALI HAMMAD

TAMMY BATTAGLIA

Organizations

VIA CHRISTI HOSPITAL PI...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 24 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
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
3,994
times performed,
43% of his services

1st 4th

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

484
patients got this service, 74% of his patients
8.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.7)
$179,730an average of $45 per time performed $103,844
an average of $26 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
1,209
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

288
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
4.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$10,881an average of $9 per time performed $3,627
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
658
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd Alert

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

119
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
5.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,502an average of $19 per time performed $3,290
an average of $5 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
648
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 9th

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

148
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$38,880an average of $60 per time performed $18,792
an average of $29 per time performed
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
399
times performed,
4% of his services

5th Alert

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

235
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,586an average of $14 per time performed $1,995
an average of $5 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: 85027
Performed in an office
395
times performed,
4% of his services

6th Alert

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

233
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,825an average of $35 per time performed $3,555
an average of $9 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
306
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 22nd

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

139
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$9,486an average of $31 per time performed $1,224
an average of $4 per time performed
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
291
times performed,
3% of his services

8th Alert

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

73
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,386an average of $46 per time performed $7,566
an average of $26 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 (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
256
times performed,
3% of his services

9th Alert

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

255
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,144an average of $24 per time performed $3,584
an average of $14 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
256
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 10th

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

255
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,792an average of $7 per time performed $1,792
an average of $7 per time performed
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
124
times performed,
1% of his services

11th Alert

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

98
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,120an average of $130 per time performed $9,424
an average of $76 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
108
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 11th

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

77
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$7,560an average of $70 per time performed $5,724
an average of $53 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
96
times performed,
1% of his services

13th Alert

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

62
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,056an average of $11 per time performed $768
an average of $8 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
84
times performed,
0.91% of his services

14th 55th

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

84
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,804an average of $81 per time performed $5,460
an average of $65 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
82
times performed,
0.89% of his services

15th Alert

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

82
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$574an average of $7 per time performed $574
an average of $7 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
78
times performed,
0.85% of his services

16th Alert

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

78
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,650an average of $175 per time performed $12,324
an average of $158 per time performed
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
38
times performed,
0.41% of his services

17th 70th

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

38
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,786an average of $47 per time performed $1,102
an average of $29 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care typically 50 minutes

Service Code: 99219
Performed in a facility
38
times performed,
0.41% of his services

18th 77th

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

36
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,940an average of $130 per time performed $3,838
an average of $101 per time performed
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
28
times performed,
0.3% of his services

19th Alert

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,680an average of $60 per time performed $840
an average of $30 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Ultrasound b-scan and/or real time with image documentati... +

Ultrasound b-scan and/or real time with image documentation; for abdominal aortic aneurysm (aaa) screening ×

Service Code: G0389
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.29% of his services

20th Alert

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

27
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,050an average of $150 per time performed $2,781
an average of $103 per time performed
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
23
times performed,
0.25% of his services

21st 74th

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

23
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,185an average of $95 per time performed $1,495
an average of $65 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 a facility
22
times performed,
0.24% of his services

22nd Alert

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,320an average of $60 per time performed $836
an average of $38 per time performed
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
18
times performed,
0.2% of his services

23rd Alert

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,350an average of $75 per time performed $900
an average of $50 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
11
times performed,
0.12% of his services

24th 1st

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: 3)
$704an average of $64 per time performed $495
an average of $45 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Nursing facility discharge day management, 30 minutes or ... +

Nursing facility discharge day management, 30 minutes or less ×

Service Code: 99315
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.12% of his services

25th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$770an average of $70 per time performed $594
an average of $54 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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