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Treatment Tracker » Alaska » Palmer

John T. Zimmermann M.D.

2490 s woodworth loop, Palmer, Alaska, 99645 | (907) 746-7771

This Provider: At A Glance

We aren’t showing our typical comparisons because this provider had an address in a different state (Georgia) in 2012.

Number of
Patients
194
Services
Performed
10,954
Avg Services
Per Patient
56.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$119K
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$56

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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John T. Zimmermann
Average for Hematology/Oncology Providers in Alaska

Who Patients See Before and After This Provider

Providers often refer their patients to a small network of other providers and organizations. Here’s who patients saw the most patients within 30 days before or after this provider, from Jan. 2012 to June 2013.

Individuals

JOSE SUAREZ

LAWRENCE LAWSON

ANDREW MORAN

DOUGLAS SWANK

KELLY POWERS

Organizations

MAT-SU VALLEY MEDICAL C...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

John T. Zimmermann

Patients saw after

Individuals

JOSE SUAREZ

LAWRENCE LAWSON

ANDREW MORAN

DOUGLAS SWANK

BRIAN SCULLY

Organizations

MAT-SU VALLEY MEDICAL C...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 19 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, fosaprepitant (emend), 1 mg

Service Code: J1453
Performed in an office
4,650
times performed,
42% of his services

1st

most performed service for this provider

11
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$465,000an average of $100 per time performed $4,650
an average of $1 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
2,335
times performed,
21% of his services

2nd

most performed service for this provider

36
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
4.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$46,700an average of $20 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hydrochloride, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
1,550
times performed,
14% of his services

3rd

most performed service for this provider

31
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$697,500an average of $450 per time performed $23,250
an average of $15 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
348
times performed,
3% of his services

4th

most performed service for this provider

151
patients got this service, 78% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$95,700an average of $275 per time performed $34,452
an average of $99 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
332
times performed,
3% of his services

5th

most performed service for this provider

104
patients got this service, 54% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$27,556an average of $83 per time performed $3,652
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
308
times performed,
3% of his services

6th

most performed service for this provider

93
patients got this service, 48% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$39,116an average of $127 per time performed $4,620
an average of $15 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
250
times performed,
2% of his services

7th

most performed service for this provider

36
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
4.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$68,250an average of $273 per time performed $5,000
an average of $20 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ranitidine hydrochloride, 25 mg

Service Code: J2780
Performed in an office
222
times performed,
2% of his services

8th

most performed service for this provider

13
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,992an average of $36 per time performed $222
an average of $1 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, carboplatin, 50 mg

Service Code: J9045
Performed in an office
214
times performed,
2% of his services

9th

most performed service for this provider

11
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$513,600an average of $2,400 per time performed $642
an average of $3 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
176
times performed,
2% of his services

10th

most performed service for this provider

36
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
4.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$106,480an average of $605 per time performed $20,944
an average of $119 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
161
times performed,
1% of his services

11th

most performed service for this provider

86
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,567an average of $47 per time performed $483
an average of $3 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
121
times performed,
1% of his services

12th

most performed service for this provider

30
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$25,410an average of $210 per time performed $3,509
an average of $29 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
78
times performed,
0.71% of his services

13th

most performed service for this provider

19
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,020an average of $90 per time performed $1,716
an average of $22 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
57
times performed,
0.52% of his services

14th

most performed service for this provider

18
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$17,271an average of $303 per time performed $3,591
an average of $63 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
47
times performed,
0.43% of his services

15th

most performed service for this provider

38
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,656an average of $248 per time performed $3,243
an average of $69 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
33
times performed,
0.3% of his services

16th

most performed service for this provider

15
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,860an average of $420 per time performed $2,112
an average of $64 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hydrochloride, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.3% of his services

17th

most performed service for this provider

11
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,019an average of $243 per time performed $33
an average of $1 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
28
times performed,
0.26% of his services

18th

most performed service for this provider

28
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,200an average of $400 per time performed $4,536
an average of $162 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
11
times performed,
0.1% of his services

19th

most performed service for this provider

11
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,600an average of $600 per time performed $2,024
an average of $184 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 "Medical 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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