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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $846 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 70 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
897
Rank: 7th
out of 32 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
60,317
Rank: 13th
out of 32 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
67.2 This Provider
Avg 69.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$750K
Rank: 12th
out of 32 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$836 This Provider
Avg $846

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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Gerald L. Schertz
Average for Medical Oncology Providers in Virginia

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.

Patients saw before

Gerald L. Schertz

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 74 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
DRUGS

Injection, levoleucovorin calcium, 0.5 mg

Service Code: J0641
Performed in an office
20,200
times performed,
33% of his services

1st 3rd

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$101,000an average of $5 per time performed $20,200
an average of $1 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-end-stage r... +

Injection, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-end-stage renal disease use) ×

Service Code: J0881
Performed in an office
10,550
times performed,
17% of his services

2nd 1st

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$168,800an average of $16 per time performed $31,650
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, fosaprepitant (emend), 1 mg

Service Code: J1453
Performed in an office
9,150
times performed,
15% of his services

3rd 4th

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$45,750an average of $5 per time performed $9,150
an average of $1 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, docetaxel, 1 mg

Service Code: J9171
Performed in an office
3,947
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 9th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$221,032an average of $56 per time performed $39,470
an average of $10 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
2,486
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 7th

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

110
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$2,486an average of $1 per time performed $0
an average of $0 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: 85025
Performed in an office
1,594
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 11th

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

417
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$55,790an average of $35 per time performed $17,534
an average of $11 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, granisetron hydrochloride, 100 mcg

Service Code: J1626
Performed in an office
1,390
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 15th

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

52
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$34,750an average of $25 per time performed $1,390
an average of $1 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hydrochloride, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
1,200
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 10th

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

54
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$121,200an average of $101 per time performed $16,800
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
820
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 12th

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

351
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$50,840an average of $62 per time performed $11,480
an average of $14 per time performed
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,
1% of his services

10th 20th

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

250
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$158,592an average of $224 per time performed $51,684
an average of $73 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
651
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 13th

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

369
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$12,369an average of $19 per time performed $1,953
an average of $3 per time performed
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
507
times performed,
0.84% of his services

12th 21st

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

134
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$53,235an average of $105 per time performed $8,619
an average of $17 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
478
times performed,
0.79% of his services

13th 17th

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

334
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$70,744an average of $148 per time performed $21,988
an average of $46 per time performed
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
405
times performed,
0.67% of his services

14th 24th

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

113
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$61,560an average of $152 per time performed $10,125
an average of $25 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, fluorouracil, 500 mg

Service Code: J9190
Performed in an office
365
times performed,
0.61% of his services

15th 30th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$9,125an average of $25 per time performed $365
an average of $1 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, carboplatin, 50 mg

Service Code: J9045
Performed in an office
338
times performed,
0.56% of his services

16th 27th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$101,400an average of $300 per time performed $1,014
an average of $3 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, rituximab (rituxan), 100 mg

Service Code: J9310
Performed in an office
334
times performed,
0.55% of his services

17th 28th

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$564,126an average of $1,689 per time performed $166,332
an average of $498 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, etoposide (toposar), 10 mg

Service Code: J9181
Performed in an office
328
times performed,
0.54% of his services

18th 32nd

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$3,280an average of $10 per time performed $328
an average of $1 per time performed
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
303
times performed,
0.5% of his services

19th 33rd

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

117
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$47,571an average of $157 per time performed $16,362
an average of $54 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
280
times performed,
0.46% of his services

20th 25th

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

118
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$192,080an average of $686 per time performed $29,680
an average of $106 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Carcinoembryonic antigen (cea) protein level

Service Code: 82378
Performed in an office
250
times performed,
0.41% of his services

21st 41st

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

128
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$24,000an average of $96 per time performed $6,750
an average of $27 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, zoledronic acid, 1 mg

Service Code: J3487
Performed in an office
232
times performed,
0.38% of his services

22nd 47th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
4.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$140,360an average of $605 per time performed $36,656
an average of $158 per time performed
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
221
times performed,
0.37% of his services

23rd 31st

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

102
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$20,553an average of $93 per time performed $3,978
an average of $18 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, iron dextran, 50 mg

Service Code: J1750
Performed in an office
221
times performed,
0.37% of his services

24th 39th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$9,503an average of $43 per time performed $2,210
an average of $10 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, gemcitabine hydrochloride (gemzar), 200 mg

Service Code: J9201
Performed in an office
216
times performed,
0.36% of his services

25th 34th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$86,616an average of $401 per time performed $6,696
an average of $31 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, magnesium sulfate, per 500 mg

Service Code: J3475
Performed in an office
168
times performed,
0.28% of his services

26th 60th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$1,008an average of $6 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
164
times performed,
0.27% of his services

27th 35th

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

44
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$25,584an average of $156 per time performed $3,936
an average of $24 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, potassium chloride, per 2 meq

Service Code: J3480
Performed in an office
155
times performed,
0.26% of his services

28th 46th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$155an average of $1 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Gammaglobulin (immune system protein) measurement

Service Code: 82784
Performed in an office
144
times performed,
0.24% of his services

29th 52nd

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$7,776an average of $54 per time performed $1,728
an average of $12 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, cisplatin, powder or solution, 10 mg

Service Code: J9060
Performed in an office
130
times performed,
0.22% of his services

30th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,220an average of $94 per time performed $130
an average of $1 per time performed
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
129
times performed,
0.21% of his services

31st 43rd

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

109
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$38,829an average of $301 per time performed $12,513
an average of $97 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hydrochloride, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
124
times performed,
0.21% of his services

32nd 53rd

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

56
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$372an average of $3 per time performed $124
an average of $1 per time performed
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
114
times performed,
0.19% of his services

33rd 50th

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

52
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$34,656an average of $304 per time performed $6,042
an average of $53 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lactate dehydrogenase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 83615
Performed in an office
109
times performed,
0.18% of his services

34th 49th

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

62
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$3,270an average of $30 per time performed $545
an average of $5 per time performed
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
103
times performed,
0.17% of his services

35th 61st

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

35
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$9,991an average of $97 per time performed $1,751
an average of $17 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Immunologic analysis for detection of tumor antigen

Service Code: 86300
Performed in an office
101
times performed,
0.17% of his services

36th 51st

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

48
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$12,524an average of $124 per time performed $2,929
an average of $29 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
95
times performed,
0.16% of his services

37th 68th

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

61
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$10,925an average of $115 per time performed $2,755
an average of $29 per time performed
DRUGS

Unclassified drugs

Service Code: J3490
Performed in an office
94
times performed,
0.16% of his services

38th 55th

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

39
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$846an average of $9 per time performed $94
an average of $1 per time performed
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
93
times performed,
0.15% of his services

39th 80th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
5.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$13,113an average of $141 per time performed $2,418
an average of $26 per time performed
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
87
times performed,
0.14% of his services

40th 48th

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

43
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$29,058an average of $334 per time performed $4,785
an average of $55 per time performed
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
71
times performed,
0.12% of his services

41st 63rd

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$19,951an average of $281 per time performed $3,408
an average of $48 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
71
times performed,
0.12% of his services

42nd 59th

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

33
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$3,408an average of $48 per time performed $781
an average of $11 per time performed
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
70
times performed,
0.12% of his services

43rd 64th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5)
$14,350an average of $205 per time performed $3,990
an average of $57 per time performed
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
70
times performed,
0.12% of his services

44th 56th

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

62
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$6,160an average of $88 per time performed $2,100
an average of $30 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, pegfilgrastim, 6 mg

Service Code: J2505
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
0.1% of his services

45th 62nd

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

46
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$600,728an average of $9,848 per time performed $136,884
an average of $2,244 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein

Service Code: 96361
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
0.1% of his services

46th 45th

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

32
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$5,820an average of $97 per time performed $720
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron level

Service Code: 83540
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
0.09% of his services

47th 69th

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

44
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,456an average of $26 per time performed $504
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
0.09% of his services

48th 87th

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

47
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,368an average of $78 per time performed $1,344
an average of $24 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron binding capacity

Service Code: 83550
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.09% of his services

49th 70th

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

43
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,870an average of $34 per time performed $660
an average of $12 per time performed
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
53
times performed,
0.09% of his services

50th 88th

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

49
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$15,741an average of $297 per time performed $5,194
an average of $98 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 1000 cc

Service Code: J7030
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.09% of his services

51st 74th

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$988an average of $19 per time performed $52
an average of $1 per time performed
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
48
times performed,
0.08% of his services

52nd 89th

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

39
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,360an average of $70 per time performed $720
an average of $15 per time performed
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
44
times performed,
0.07% of his services

53rd 65th

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

44
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$19,184an average of $436 per time performed $6,072
an average of $138 per time performed
MEDICINE

Irrigation of implanted venous access drug delivery device +

Irrigation of implanted venous access drug delivery device ×

Service Code: 96523
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.07% of his services

54th 67th

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

34
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$4,773an average of $111 per time performed $817
an average of $19 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.07% of his services

55th 90th

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

36
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,108an average of $74 per time performed $882
an average of $21 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.07% of his services

56th 83rd

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$3,822an average of $91 per time performed $1,092
an average of $26 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
42
times performed,
0.07% of his services

57th 78th

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

38
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$6,762an average of $161 per time performed $2,268
an average of $54 per time performed
MEDICINE

Refilling and maintenance of portable pump

Service Code: 96521
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.07% of his services

58th 94th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$26,440an average of $661 per time performed $4,240
an average of $106 per time performed
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
40
times performed,
0.07% of his services

59th Alert

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

34
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,400an average of $35 per time performed $160
an average of $4 per time performed
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
38
times performed,
0.06% of his services

60th 75th

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

38
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,110an average of $345 per time performed $3,952
an average of $104 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, alteplase recombinant, 1 mg

Service Code: J2997
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.06% of his services

61st Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,896an average of $136 per time performed $1,368
an average of $38 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
35
times performed,
0.06% of his services

62nd 121st

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,490an average of $214 per time performed $2,485
an average of $71 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
34
times performed,
0.06% of his services

63rd 80th

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

33
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$14,008an average of $412 per time performed $4,998
an average of $147 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.04% of his services

64th 40th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,392an average of $58 per time performed $456
an average of $19 per time performed
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
17
times performed,
0.03% of his services

65th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,267an average of $251 per time performed $1,139
an average of $67 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.03% of his services

66th Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$799an average of $47 per time performed $187
an average of $11 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein 31 minutes to 1 hour

Service Code: 96360
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.03% of his services

67th 91st

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$4,233an average of $249 per time performed $765
an average of $45 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood to screen for colon tumors

Service Code: 82270
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.03% of his services

68th Alert

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$368an average of $23 per time performed $80
an average of $5 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Folic acid level

Service Code: 82746
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.03% of his services

69th 102nd

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,136an average of $71 per time performed $336
an average of $21 per time performed
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
15
times performed,
0.02% of his services

70th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,755an average of $117 per time performed $345
an average of $23 per time performed
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
14
times performed,
0.02% of his services

71st 111th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$266an average of $19 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
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
14
times performed,
0.02% of his services

72nd 58th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$3,248an average of $232 per time performed $1,106
an average of $79 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
13
times performed,
0.02% of his services

73rd 100th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,055an average of $235 per time performed $819
an average of $63 per time performed
HEMIC AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS

Needle or trocar bone marrow biopsy

Service Code: 38221
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.02% of his services

74th 130th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,568an average of $688 per time performed $1,430
an average of $130 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 "Hematology & Oncology." 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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