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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $476 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
338
Rank: 23rd
out of 63 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,623
Rank: 24th
out of 63 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.8 This Provider
Avg 4.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$190K
Rank: 11th
out of 63 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$564 This Provider
Avg $476

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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Nicholas D. Bonfilio
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This Provider's Services

This provider performed 94 different services in 2013
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Drug Services
Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
medical
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
300
times performed,
18% of his services

1st 7th

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

209
patients got this service, 62% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$33,777an average of $113 per time performed $22,554
an average of $75 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
153
times performed,
9% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

116
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$483an average of $3 per time performed $447
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Screening test for pathogenic organisms

Service Code: 87081
Performed in an office
123
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

110
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,049an average of $9 per time performed $941
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
115
times performed,
7% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

105
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,787an average of $16 per time performed $1,636
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
107
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 2nd

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

93
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$8,236an average of $77 per time performed $5,621
an average of $53 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
102
times performed,
6% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

89
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,168an average of $11 per time performed $1,060
an average of $10 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
66
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 26th

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

66
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,205an average of $170 per time performed $7,766
an average of $118 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of large joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 3rd

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

50
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,575an average of $82 per time performed $2,600
an average of $46 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of knee joint

Service Code: 27447
Performed in a facility
49
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 18th

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

45
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$80,911an average of $1,651 per time performed $59,220
an average of $1,209 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 15th

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

40
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$450an average of $10 per time performed $196
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
2% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

31
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$185an average of $5 per time performed $159
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of shoulder rotator cuff using an endoscope

Service Code: 29827
Performed in a facility
25
times performed,
2% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$28,146an average of $1,126 per time performed $21,475
an average of $859 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
23
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 5th

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

22
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,010an average of $44 per time performed $794
an average of $35 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
21
times performed,
1% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

21
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$493an average of $23 per time performed $295
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Extensive removal of shoulder joint tissue using an endos... +

Extensive removal of shoulder joint tissue using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 29823
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
1% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

19
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,394an average of $652 per time performed $3,901
an average of $205 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
19
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 8th

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

19
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,203an average of $116 per time performed $1,523
an average of $80 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal of both knee cartilages using an endoscope

Service Code: 29880
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
1% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,922an average of $760 per time performed $8,194
an average of $482 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.99% of his services

18th 9th

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$110an average of $7 per time performed $29
an average of $2 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Release of wrist ligament using an endoscope

Service Code: 29848
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.92% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,901an average of $527 per time performed $5,924
an average of $395 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
14
times performed,
0.86% of his services

20th 46th

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

14
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,925an average of $138 per time performed $1,498
an average of $107 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.74% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$72an average of $6 per time performed $64
an average of $5 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
11
times performed,
0.68% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,277an average of $207 per time performed $1,754
an average of $159 per time performed

Notes: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients. The contact information listed above is the most current we have for this provider. The services listed on this page may have been delivered at a previous address or as part of a different practice.

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Sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Plan and Provider Enumeration System, American Medical Association

Services that begin with a letter come from CMS. All other codes and descriptions of the medical procedures are from the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set, copyright 2013 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. Where practical, AMA’s consumer friendly translation of the CPT descriptor was used. ProPublica has received permission from the AMA to use these codes on this site.

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