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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $233 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
715
Rank: 207th
out of 1,839 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
12,258
Rank: 25th
out of 1,839 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
17.1 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$278K
Rank: 76th
out of 1,839 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$389 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $233

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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Linda Buchanan
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in Virginia

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 100 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
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
1,386
times performed,
11% of her services

1st 4th

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

585
patients got this service, 82% of her patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$22,176an average of $16 per time performed $4,075
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
1,177
times performed,
10% of her services

2nd 9th

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

579
patients got this service, 81% of her patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$35,310an average of $30 per time performed $13,441
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
1,086
times performed,
9% of her services

3rd 7th

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

565
patients got this service, 79% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$40,182an average of $37 per time performed $14,987
an average of $14 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: 85025
Performed in an office
925
times performed,
8% of her services

4th 8th

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

551
patients got this service, 77% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$20,350an average of $22 per time performed $9,694
an average of $10 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
764
times performed,
6% of her services

5th 1st

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

509
patients got this service, 71% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$103,140an average of $135 per time performed $48,942
an average of $64 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
763
times performed,
6% of her services

6th 35th

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

505
patients got this service, 71% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$19,075an average of $25 per time performed $9,301
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
763
times performed,
6% of her services

7th 18th

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

505
patients got this service, 71% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$35,861an average of $47 per time performed $17,335
an average of $23 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
648
times performed,
5% of her services

8th 2nd

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

364
patients got this service, 51% of her patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$57,672an average of $89 per time performed $30,365
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
465
times performed,
4% of her services

9th 17th

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

227
patients got this service, 32% of her patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$12,555an average of $27 per time performed $6,054
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
327
times performed,
3% of her services

10th 11th

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

321
patients got this service, 45% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,540an average of $20 per time performed $6,412
an average of $20 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
325
times performed,
3% of her services

11th 34th

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

319
patients got this service, 45% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,500an average of $20 per time performed $3,838
an average of $12 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
313
times performed,
3% of her services

12th 56th

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

51
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$313an average of $1 per time performed $25
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
303
times performed,
2% of her services

13th 30th

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

269
patients got this service, 38% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,818an average of $6 per time performed $921
an average of $3 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
292
times performed,
2% of her services

14th 38th

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

292
patients got this service, 41% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$74,460an average of $255 per time performed $47,914
an average of $164 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
286
times performed,
2% of her services

15th 6th

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

42
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
6.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.8)
$6,292an average of $22 per time performed $1,522
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
274
times performed,
2% of her services

16th 15th

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

67
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$8,768an average of $32 per time performed $3,784
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) analysis, (microalbumin)

Service Code: 82044
Performed in an office
165
times performed,
1% of her services

17th 77th

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

161
patients got this service, 23% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,145an average of $13 per time performed $1,015
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle in... +

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle injury ×

Service Code: 82570
Performed in an office
165
times performed,
1% of her services

18th 63rd

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

161
patients got this service, 23% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,310an average of $14 per time performed $1,148
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, o... +

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
137
times performed,
1% of her services

19th 25th

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

56
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$5,480an average of $40 per time performed $2,255
an average of $16 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
129
times performed,
1% of her services

20th 42nd

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

121
patients got this service, 17% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,161an average of $9 per time performed $547
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
120
times performed,
0.98% of her services

21st 110th

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

77
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,160an average of $43 per time performed $2,431
an average of $20 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
98
times performed,
0.8% of her services

22nd 104th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$490an average of $5 per time performed $30
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), subsequent visit ×

Service Code: G0439
Performed in an office
95
times performed,
0.78% of her services

23rd 29th

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

95
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,055an average of $169 per time performed $10,269
an average of $108 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 an office
94
times performed,
0.77% of her services

24th 47th

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

27
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$4,794an average of $51 per time performed $2,525
an average of $27 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Cervical or vaginal cancer screening; pelvic and clinical... +

Cervical or vaginal cancer screening; pelvic and clinical breast examination ×

Service Code: G0101
Performed in an office
83
times performed,
0.68% of her services

25th 180th

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

83
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,976an average of $72 per time performed $3,056
an average of $37 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
83
times performed,
0.68% of her services

26th 82nd

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

44
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,079an average of $13 per time performed $356
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
0.61% of her services

27th 20th

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

64
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,800an average of $24 per time performed $846
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
0.54% of her services

28th 57th

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

61
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,488an average of $68 per time performed $1,288
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement spine or hips using dedicated x-... +

Bone density measurement spine or hips using dedicated x-ray machine ×

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
0.54% of her services

29th 78th

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

66
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,596an average of $206 per time performed $3,176
an average of $48 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home heal... +

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial im ×

Service Code: G0179
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
0.48% of her services

30th 86th

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$4,956an average of $84 per time performed $1,798
an average of $30 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.42% of her services

31st 46th

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

51
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,020an average of $20 per time performed $1,004
an average of $20 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
51
times performed,
0.42% of her services

32nd 49th

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

51
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,856an average of $56 per time performed $2,812
an average of $55 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
45
times performed,
0.37% of her services

33rd 24th

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

40
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,565an average of $57 per time performed $1,222
an average of $27 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial imple ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.34% of her services

34th 58th

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

40
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,620an average of $110 per time performed $1,595
an average of $38 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
38
times performed,
0.31% of her services

35th 68th

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$1,938an average of $51 per time performed $1,214
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.31% of her services

36th 14th

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

37
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,394an average of $63 per time performed $447
an average of $12 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
32
times performed,
0.26% of her services

37th 74th

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,224an average of $132 per time performed $3,094
an average of $97 per time performed
medical
NA

Transitional care management services with communication ... +

Transitional care management services with communication with the patient and/or caregiver within 2 business days of discharge, medical decision making of high complexity during the service period face-to-face visit, within 7 calendar days of discharge ×

Service Code: 99496
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.2% of her services

38th 174th

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

22
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,271an average of $251 per time performed $4,347
an average of $174 per time performed
medical
TEMPORARY CODES

Screening papanicolaou smear; obtaining, preparing and co... +

Screening papanicolaou smear; obtaining, preparing and conveyance of cervical or vaginal smear to laboratory ×

Service Code: Q0091
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.19% of her services

39th 230th

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,771an average of $77 per time performed $1,016
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Initial preventive physical examination; face-to-face vis... +

Initial preventive physical examination; face-to-face visit, services limited to new beneficiary during the first 12 months of medicare enrollment ×

Service Code: G0402
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.16% of her services

40th 122nd

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,780an average of $239 per time performed $3,158
an average of $158 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99308
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.14% of her services

41st 36th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$1,445an average of $85 per time performed $836
an average of $49 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.14% of her services

42nd 109th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$867an average of $51 per time performed $424
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial nursing facility initial visit, typically 25 minutes +

Initial nursing facility initial visit, typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99304
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.12% of her services

43rd 211th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,485an average of $99 per time performed $1,005
an average of $67 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99308
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.12% of her services

44th 33rd

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$1,275an average of $85 per time performed $615
an average of $41 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower and sacral spine, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.11% of her services

45th 189th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,008an average of $72 per time performed $340
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Detection test for influenza virus

Service Code: 87804
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.11% of her services

46th 127th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$442an average of $34 per time performed $200
an average of $15 per time performed

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 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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