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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $1,261 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 95 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
993
Rank: 20th
out of 188 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
160,457
Rank: 22nd
out of 188 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
161.6 This Provider
Avg 95
Total Paid
by Medicare
$2.07M
Rank: 17th
out of 188 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$2,086 This Provider
Avg $1,261

Note: About 80% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in her office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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 her Part B patients.

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 in 2014.

Patients saw before

SUZAN MERTEN M.D.

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 157 different services in 2014
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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
drug
DRUGS

Injection, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-esrd use)

Service Code: J0881
Performed in an office
25,730
times performed,
16% of her services

1st 1st

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

45
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$437,410an average of $17 per time performed $74,617
an average of $3 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, fosaprepitant, 1 mg

Service Code: J1453
Performed in an office
13,950
times performed,
9% of her services

2nd 4th

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

36
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$69,750an average of $5 per time performed $18,833
an average of $1 per time performed
drug
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, oxaliplatin, 0.5 mg

Service Code: J9263
Performed in an office
11,060
times performed,
7% of her services

3rd 6th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$362,768an average of $33 per time performed $4,535
an average of $0 per time performed
drug
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, docetaxel, 1 mg

Service Code: J9171
Performed in an office
7,675
times performed,
5% of her services

4th 13th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$459,119an average of $60 per time performed $25,021
an average of $3 per time performed
drug
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, bortezomib, 0.1 mg

Service Code: J9041
Performed in an office
5,285
times performed,
3% of her services

5th 22nd

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
10.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.1)
$628,915an average of $119 per time performed $189,943
an average of $36 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
4,859
times performed,
3% of her services

6th 7th

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

152
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$4,859an average of $1 per time performed $486
an average of $0 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hcl, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
2,420
times performed,
2% of her services

7th 12th

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

81
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$252,938an average of $105 per time performed $36,760
an average of $15 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
2,243
times performed,
1% of her services

8th 14th

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

558
patients got this service, 56% of her patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$78,505an average of $35 per time performed $23,237
an average of $10 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, granisetron hydrochloride, 100 mcg

Service Code: J1626
Performed in an office
1,610
times performed,
1% of her services

9th 17th

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

49
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$40,250an average of $25 per time performed $499
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
1,148
times performed,
0.72% of her services

10th 21st

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

472
patients got this service, 48% of her patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$71,176an average of $62 per time performed $15,762
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
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
1,118
times performed,
0.7% of her services

11th 25th

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

176
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$117,390an average of $105 per time performed $19,040
an average of $17 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
1,077
times performed,
0.67% of her services

12th 16th

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

475
patients got this service, 48% of her patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$20,463an average of $19 per time performed $3,156
an average of $3 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
1,067
times performed,
0.66% of her services

13th 18th

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

518
patients got this service, 52% of her patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$157,916an average of $148 per time performed $52,336
an average of $49 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, potassium chloride, per 2 meq

Service Code: J3480
Performed in an office
740
times performed,
0.46% of her services

14th 70th

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

32
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$740an average of $1 per time performed $22
an average of $0 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
708
times performed,
0.44% of her services

15th 20th

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

277
patients got this service, 28% of her patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$158,592an average of $224 per time performed $55,196
an average of $78 per time performed
medical
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
632
times performed,
0.39% of her services

16th 23rd

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

150
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$96,064an average of $152 per time performed $14,599
an average of $23 per time performed
drug
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, carboplatin, 50 mg

Service Code: J9045
Performed in an office
616
times performed,
0.38% of her services

17th 30th

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$184,800an average of $300 per time performed $1,632
an average of $3 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, iron dextran, 50 mg

Service Code: J1750
Performed in an office
516
times performed,
0.32% of her services

18th 38th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$26,120an average of $51 per time performed $4,840
an average of $9 per time performed
drug
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, rituximab, 100 mg

Service Code: J9310
Performed in an office
497
times performed,
0.31% of her services

19th 34th

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$916,866an average of $1,845 per time performed $272,883
an average of $549 per time performed
drug
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, fluorouracil, 500 mg

Service Code: J9190
Performed in an office
471
times performed,
0.29% of her services

20th 36th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$13,221an average of $28 per time performed $739
an average of $2 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
456
times performed,
0.28% of her services

21st 28th

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

132
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$312,816an average of $686 per time performed $46,626
an average of $102 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Immunologic analysis for detection of tumor antigen

Service Code: 86300
Performed in an office
384
times performed,
0.24% of her services

22nd 65th

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

229
patients got this service, 23% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$47,616an average of $124 per time performed $10,637
an average of $28 per time performed
drug
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Cyclophosphamide, 100 mg

Service Code: J9070
Performed in an office
367
times performed,
0.23% of her services

23rd 58th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$82,637an average of $225 per time performed $16,328
an average of $44 per time performed
drug
NA

Injection, zoledronic acid, 1 mg

Service Code: J3489
Performed in an office
361
times performed,
0.22% of her services

24th 37th

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$166,500an average of $461 per time performed $20,368
an average of $56 per time performed
medical
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
360
times performed,
0.22% of her services

25th 29th

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

118
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$33,480an average of $93 per time performed $6,696
an average of $19 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hcl, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
332
times performed,
0.21% of her services

26th 41st

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

109
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$996an average of $3 per time performed $149
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
321
times performed,
0.2% of her services

27th 72nd

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

93
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$15,408an average of $48 per time performed $3,611
an average of $11 per time performed
drug
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, cisplatin, powder or solution, 10 mg

Service Code: J9060
Performed in an office
314
times performed,
0.2% of her services

28th 89th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$29,516an average of $94 per time performed $509
an average of $2 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, magnesium sulfate, per 500 mg

Service Code: J3475
Performed in an office
302
times performed,
0.19% of her services

29th 78th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$1,812an average of $6 per time performed $48
an average of $0 per time performed
drug
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, gemcitabine hydrochloride, 200 mg

Service Code: J9201
Performed in an office
295
times performed,
0.18% of her services

30th 32nd

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$118,295an average of $401 per time performed $1,584
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
DRUGS

Unclassified drugs

Service Code: J3490
Performed in an office
285
times performed,
0.18% of her services

31st 60th

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

90
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$2,565an average of $9 per time performed $174
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
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
274
times performed,
0.17% of her services

32nd 44th

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

108
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$83,296an average of $304 per time performed $14,349
an average of $52 per time performed
medical
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
263
times performed,
0.16% of her services

33rd 35th

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

125
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$41,291an average of $157 per time performed $14,315
an average of $54 per time performed
drug
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, paclitaxel, 30 mg

Service Code: J9265
Performed in an office
253
times performed,
0.16% of her services

34th 33rd

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$58,190an average of $230 per time performed $832
an average of $3 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
242
times performed,
0.15% of her services

35th 63rd

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

97
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$21,296an average of $88 per time performed $7,679
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
240
times performed,
0.15% of her services

36th 42nd

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

55
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$37,440an average of $156 per time performed $5,165
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Carcinoembryonic antigen (cea) protein level

Service Code: 82378
Performed in an office
235
times performed,
0.15% of her services

37th 64th

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

104
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$22,560an average of $96 per time performed $5,875
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
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
226
times performed,
0.14% of her services

38th 39th

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

93
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$68,026an average of $301 per time performed $24,089
an average of $107 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis ×

Service Code: 96366
Performed in an office
205
times performed,
0.13% of her services

39th 62nd

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

69
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$19,885an average of $97 per time performed $2,929
an average of $14 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 1000 cc

Service Code: J7030
Performed in an office
204
times performed,
0.13% of her services

40th 73rd

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

58
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$3,876an average of $19 per time performed $206
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Non-hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy beneath the ski... +

Non-hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy beneath the skin or into muscle ×

Service Code: 96401
Performed in an office
196
times performed,
0.12% of her services

41st 82nd

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.8)
$40,180an average of $205 per time performed $10,839
an average of $55 per time performed
medical
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
169
times performed,
0.11% of her services

42nd 46th

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

55
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$56,446an average of $334 per time performed $8,039
an average of $48 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein

Service Code: 96361
Performed in an office
166
times performed,
0.1% of her services

43rd 67th

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

51
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$12,118an average of $73 per time performed $1,894
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
141
times performed,
0.09% of her services

44th 55th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
9.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.1)
$4,089an average of $29 per time performed $742
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Gammaglobulin (immune system protein) measurement

Service Code: 82784
Performed in an office
136
times performed,
0.08% of her services

45th 48th

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

28
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$7,344an average of $54 per time performed $1,682
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Magnesium level

Service Code: 83735
Performed in an office
117
times performed,
0.07% of her services

46th 66th

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

37
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$3,276an average of $28 per time performed $1,031
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
103
times performed,
0.06% of her services

47th 49th

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

69
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$5,974an average of $58 per time performed $1,877
an average of $18 per time performed
drug
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Leuprolide acetate (for depot suspension), 7.5 mg

Service Code: J9217
Performed in an office
82
times performed,
0.05% of her services

48th 120th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$91,020an average of $1,110 per time performed $12,830
an average of $156 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy administration bene... +

Hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy administration beneath the skin or into muscle ×

Service Code: 96402
Performed in an office
77
times performed,
0.05% of her services

49th 96th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$10,857an average of $141 per time performed $1,841
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein 31 minutes to 1 hour

Service Code: 96360
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
0.05% of her services

50th 77th

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$18,426an average of $249 per time performed $3,229
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
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
73
times performed,
0.05% of her services

51st 74th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$20,513an average of $281 per time performed $3,432
an average of $47 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, pegfilgrastim, 6 mg

Service Code: J2505
Performed in an office
72
times performed,
0.04% of her services

52nd 69th

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

39
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$835,778an average of $11,608 per time performed $187,826
an average of $2,609 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

5% dextrose/normal saline (500 ml = 1 unit)

Service Code: J7042
Performed in an office
71
times performed,
0.04% of her services

53rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,136an average of $16 per time performed $29
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lactate dehydrogenase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 83615
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
0.04% of her services

54th 43rd

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

41
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$2,100an average of $30 per time performed $326
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron level

Service Code: 83540
Performed in an office
62
times performed,
0.04% of her services

55th 61st

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

47
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,612an average of $26 per time performed $536
an average of $9 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
53
times performed,
0.03% of her services

56th 53rd

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

36
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$6,095an average of $115 per time performed $1,557
an average of $29 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85652
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.03% of her services

57th 136th

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,750an average of $35 per time performed $181
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Therapeutic removal of whole blood to correct blood level... +

Therapeutic removal of whole blood to correct blood level imbalance ×

Service Code: 99195
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.03% of her services

58th 126th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$11,295an average of $251 per time performed $3,166
an average of $70 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
45
times performed,
0.03% of her services

59th 87th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$1,485an average of $33 per time performed $388
an average of $9 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, lorazepam, 2 mg

Service Code: J2060
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.03% of her services

60th 121st

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$352an average of $8 per time performed $24
an average of $1 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
44
times performed,
0.03% of her services

61st 68th

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

38
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$3,080an average of $70 per time performed $665
an average of $15 per time performed
drug
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
42
times performed,
0.03% of her services

62nd 97th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$798an average of $19 per time performed $20
an average of $0 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 an office
41
times performed,
0.03% of her services

63rd 81st

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

41
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,153an average of $345 per time performed $5,152
an average of $126 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
41
times performed,
0.03% of her services

64th 125th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$861an average of $21 per time performed $186
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron binding capacity

Service Code: 83550
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.02% of her services

65th 71st

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,360an average of $34 per time performed $468
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Irrigation of implanted venous access drug delivery device +

Irrigation of implanted venous access drug delivery device ×

Service Code: 96523
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.02% of her services

66th 79th

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$4,440an average of $111 per time performed $581
an average of $15 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
38
times performed,
0.02% of her services

67th 112th

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

38
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,322an average of $219 per time performed $2,994
an average of $79 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
38
times performed,
0.02% of her services

68th 91st

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$11,286an average of $297 per time performed $3,865
an average of $102 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
38
times performed,
0.02% of her services

69th 111th

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

38
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,330an average of $35 per time performed $573
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.02% of her services

70th 108th

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

37
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,072an average of $56 per time performed $893
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Refilling and maintenance of portable pump

Service Code: 96521
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.02% of her services

71st 114th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$24,457an average of $661 per time performed $3,833
an average of $104 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
32
times performed,
0.02% of her services

72nd 47th

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$7,424an average of $232 per time performed $2,499
an average of $78 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein using push technique +

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein using push technique ×

Service Code: 96409
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.02% of her services

73rd 92nd

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$15,035an average of $485 per time performed $2,506
an average of $81 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, vitamin b-12 cyanocobalamin, up to 1000 mcg

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.02% of her services

74th 85th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$253an average of $9 per time performed $36
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.02% of her services

75th 84th

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,998an average of $74 per time performed $544
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy, d... +

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

Service Code: 96374
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.02% of her services

76th 106th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$6,480an average of $240 per time performed $1,165
an average of $43 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
27
times performed,
0.02% of her services

77th 134th

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,778an average of $214 per time performed $2,043
an average of $76 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
26
times performed,
0.02% of her services

78th 122nd

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,186an average of $161 per time performed $1,461
an average of $56 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Beta-2 microglobulin (protein) level

Service Code: 82232
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.02% of her services

79th 103rd

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,325an average of $93 per time performed $541
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis, concurrent with another infusion ×

Service Code: 96368
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.02% of her services

80th 98th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$2,275an average of $91 per time performed $393
an average of $16 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, alteplase recombinant, 1 mg

Service Code: J2997
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.01% of her services

81st 149th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,912an average of $163 per time performed $1,159
an average of $48 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.01% of her services

82nd 110th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,872an average of $78 per time performed $539
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
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
20
times performed,
0.01% of her services

83rd 76th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,826an average of $441 per time performed $2,705
an average of $135 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Folic acid level

Service Code: 82746
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.01% of her services

84th 100th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,207an average of $71 per time performed $334
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroid hormone, t3 measurement

Service Code: 84480
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.01% of her services

85th 159th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$910an average of $70 per time performed $246
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Declotting infusion of implanted central venous access de... +

Declotting infusion of implanted central venous access device or catheter ×

Service Code: 36593
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.01% of her services

86th 164th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,404an average of $117 per time performed $260
an average of $22 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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Average for Hematology & Oncology 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 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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