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This Provider: At A Glance

Number of
Patients
194
Services
Performed
23,807
Avg Services
Per Patient
122.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$378K
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,947

Note: About 81% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his 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 his 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.

Individuals

JOSE SUAREZ

LAWRENCE LAWSON

ANDREW MORAN

LESTER LEWIS

JOHN FINK

Organizations

MAT-SU VALLEY MEDICAL C...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

JOHN ZIMMERMANN M.D.

Patients saw after

Individuals

JOSE SUAREZ

LAWRENCE LAWSON

ANDREW MORAN

DOUGLAS SWANK

LESTER LEWIS

Organizations

MAT-SU VALLEY MEDICAL C...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 90 different services in 2014
All Services

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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, fosaprepitant, 1 mg

Service Code: J1453
Performed in an office
5,250
times performed,
22% of his services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$525,000an average of $100 per time performed $7,088
an average of $1 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
1,287
times performed,
5% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

39
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$26,190an average of $20 per time performed $142
an average of $0 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hcl, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
1,020
times performed,
4% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

33
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$515,100an average of $505 per time performed $15,708
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
252
times performed,
1% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

100
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$20,916an average of $83 per time performed $2,596
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
215
times performed,
0.9% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

83
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$27,198an average of $127 per time performed $2,965
an average of $14 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
172
times performed,
0.72% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

129
patients got this service, 66% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$42,570an average of $248 per time performed $10,757
an average of $63 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
161
times performed,
0.68% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

38
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$44,376an average of $276 per time performed $3,154
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
149
times performed,
0.63% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

43
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$104,300an average of $700 per time performed $16,926
an average of $114 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
132
times performed,
0.55% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

58
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$36,481an average of $276 per time performed $13,743
an average of $104 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
120
times performed,
0.5% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

38
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$34,440an average of $287 per time performed $3,262
an average of $27 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
115
times performed,
0.48% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

71
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,405an average of $47 per time performed $335
an average of $3 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ranitidine hydrochloride, 25 mg

Service Code: J2780
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
0.28% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,376an average of $36 per time performed $60
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.18% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,548an average of $315 per time performed $1,093
an average of $25 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
38
times performed,
0.16% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$14,364an average of $378 per time performed $2,047
an average of $54 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
38
times performed,
0.16% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,420an average of $90 per time performed $865
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein

Service Code: 96361
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.15% of his services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,270an average of $122 per time performed $471
an average of $13 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 1000 cc

Service Code: J7030
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.11% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,240an average of $120 per time performed $28
an average of $1 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
22
times performed,
0.09% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

22
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,800an average of $400 per time performed $3,381
an average of $154 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
22
times performed,
0.09% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,846an average of $493 per time performed $1,265
an average of $58 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hcl, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.09% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,103an average of $243 per time performed $9
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Collection of blood specimen from a completely implantabl... +

Collection of blood specimen from a completely implantable venous access device ×

Service Code: 36591
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.06% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,640an average of $176 per time performed $290
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein 31 minutes to 1 hour

Service Code: 96360
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.06% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,035an average of $269 per time performed $655
an average of $44 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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

John Thomas Zimmermann
Average for Medical Oncology Providers in Alaska

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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