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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, $383 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 10 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
671
Rank: 12th
out of 122 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,182
Rank: 55th
out of 122 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.3 This Provider
Avg 10.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$149K
Rank: 41st
out of 122 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$222 This Provider
Avg $383

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 50 different services in 2015
(28 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in a facility
492
times performed,
23% of his services

1st 16th

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

274
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$65,076.84an average of $132.27 per time performed $28,127.64
an average of $57.17 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in a facility
373
times performed,
17% of his services

2nd 44th

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

373
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$80,568.00an average of $216.00 per time performed $35,162.71
an average of $94.27 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of substances into lower or sacral spine

Service Code: 62311
Performed in a facility
232
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 48th

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

129
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$55,680.00an average of $240.00 per time performed $15,495.28
an average of $66.79 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 a facility
106
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 20th

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

88
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$9,116.00an average of $86.00 per time performed $3,651.70
an average of $34.45 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64493
Performed in a facility
102
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 65th

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

82
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$29,084.28an average of $285.14 per time performed $9,006.60
an average of $88.30 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64494
Performed in a facility
81
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 77th

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

67
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$12,137.85an average of $149.85 per time performed $4,050.00
an average of $50.00 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into lower o... +

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into lower or sacral spine nerve root using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64483
Performed in a facility
76
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 36th

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

50
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$26,628.88an average of $350.38 per time performed $6,947.16
an average of $91.41 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Destruction of lower or sacral spinal facet joint nerves ... +

Destruction of lower or sacral spinal facet joint nerves with imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64636
Performed in a facility
76
times performed,
3% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

41
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,742.00an average of $154.50 per time performed $4,338.08
an average of $57.08 per time performed
medical
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 a facility
61
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 66th

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

40
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$7,834.84an average of $128.44 per time performed $2,344.84
an average of $38.44 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of substances into upper or middle spine

Service Code: 62310
Performed in a facility
58
times performed,
3% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

37
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$15,834.00an average of $273.00 per time performed $4,678.86
an average of $80.67 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 3 or more muscles

Service Code: 20553
Performed in a facility
54
times performed,
2% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,815.10an average of $70.65 per time performed $1,768.50
an average of $32.75 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Destruction of lower or sacral spinal facet joint nerves ... +

Destruction of lower or sacral spinal facet joint nerves using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64635
Performed in a facility
50
times performed,
2% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

46
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$30,816.00an average of $616.32 per time performed $10,942.50
an average of $218.85 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity o... +

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity of muscles of arm or leg complete study ×

Service Code: 95886
Performed in a facility
44
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 45th

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

42
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,940.00an average of $135.00 per time performed $1,592.36
an average of $36.19 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Fluoroscopic guidance for insertion of needle

Service Code: 77002
Performed in a facility
43
times performed,
2% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,279.00an average of $53.00 per time performed $899.99
an average of $20.93 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64495
Performed in a facility
40
times performed,
2% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

33
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,562.00an average of $139.05 per time performed $1,973.20
an average of $49.33 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection procedure into sacroiliac joint for anesthetic ... +

Injection procedure into sacroiliac joint for anesthetic or steroid ×

Service Code: 27096
Performed in a facility
39
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 90th

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

24
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$13,632.06an average of $349.54 per time performed $2,815.41
an average of $72.19 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 a facility
35
times performed,
2% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

34
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,310.00an average of $66.00 per time performed $677.95
an average of $19.37 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of upper or middle spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of upper or middle spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64490
Performed in a facility
25
times performed,
1% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,880.00an average of $275.20 per time performed $2,554.50
an average of $102.18 per time performed
medical

Nerve transmission studies, 3-4 studies

Service Code: 95908
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
1% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,507.00an average of $109.00 per time performed $1,190.94
an average of $51.78 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of upper or middle spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of upper or middle spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64491
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.82% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,759.94an average of $153.33 per time performed $1,059.30
an average of $58.85 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretatio... +

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretation for insertion of needle ×

Service Code: 76942
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.78% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,258.00an average of $74.00 per time performed $417.35
an average of $24.55 per time performed
medical

Nerve transmission studies, 7-8 studies

Service Code: 95910
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.6% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,023.06an average of $155.62 per time performed $1,103.44
an average of $84.88 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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Christopher J Hess
Average for Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 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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