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The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $250 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
538
Rank: 431st
out of 1,858 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
12,048
Rank: 37th
out of 1,858 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
22.4 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$184K
Rank: 257th
out of 1,858 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$341 This Provider
Avg $250

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.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 62 different services in 2015
(31 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
1,445
times performed,
12% of his services

1st 2nd

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

495
patients got this service, 92% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$156,060.00an average of $108.00 per time performed $66,007.60
an average of $45.68 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
1,090
times performed,
9% of his services

2nd 4th

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

420
patients got this service, 78% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$18,530.00an average of $17.00 per time performed $3,182.80
an average of $2.92 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
925
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 7th

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

432
patients got this service, 80% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$23,125.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $9,592.25
an average of $10.37 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
862
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 9th

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

418
patients got this service, 78% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$34,480.00an average of $40.00 per time performed $11,188.76
an average of $12.98 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
611
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 6th

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

329
patients got this service, 61% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$24,440.00an average of $40.00 per time performed $7,686.38
an average of $12.58 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
513
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 1st

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

294
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$82,080.00an average of $160.00 per time performed $34,417.17
an average of $67.09 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
502
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 11th

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

29
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
17.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.8)
$10,040.00an average of $20.00 per time performed $2,630.48
an average of $5.24 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
461
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 21st

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

262
patients got this service, 49% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$20,745.00an average of $45.00 per time performed $10,294.13
an average of $22.33 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
344
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 18th

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

175
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$10,320.00an average of $30.00 per time performed $4,410.08
an average of $12.82 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
202
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 34th

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

136
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,232.00an average of $16.00 per time performed $682.76
an average of $3.38 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
188
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 8th

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

188
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,700.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $4,606.00
an average of $24.50 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
153
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 24th

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

104
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$3,825.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $1,713.60
an average of $11.20 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 (fluzone) ×

Service Code: Q2038
Performed in an office
117
times performed,
0.97% of his services

13th 67th

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

117
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,925.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $1,380.60
an average of $11.80 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
84
times performed,
0.7% of his services

14th 87th

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

71
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,940.00an average of $35.00 per time performed $1,688.40
an average of $20.10 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
82
times performed,
0.68% of his services

15th 27th

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
5.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$2,952.00an average of $36.00 per time performed $1,265.26
an average of $15.43 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90662
Performed in an office
77
times performed,
0.64% of his services

16th 29th

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

77
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,850.00an average of $50.00 per time performed $2,740.43
an average of $35.59 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
0.48% of his services

17th 136th

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

48
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,436.00an average of $42.00 per time performed $1,422.74
an average of $24.53 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.42% of his services

18th 15th

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

51
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,275.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $1,249.50
an average of $24.50 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Detection test for influenza virus

Service Code: 87804
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.42% of his services

19th 114th

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

25
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,600.00an average of $32.00 per time performed $773.00
an average of $15.46 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
39
times performed,
0.32% of his services

20th 28th

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

37
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,535.00an average of $65.00 per time performed $1,028.82
an average of $26.38 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.32% of his services

21st 41st

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

29
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,660.00an average of $70.00 per time performed $1,500.24
an average of $39.48 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.27% of his services

22nd 16th

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

31
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,485.00an average of $45.00 per time performed $354.09
an average of $10.73 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ceftriaxone sodium, per 250 mg

Service Code: J0696
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.27% of his services

23rd 94th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$495.00an average of $15.00 per time performed $16.50
an average of $0.50 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Pneumococcal vaccine for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90670
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.25% of his services

24th 17th

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

30
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,250.00an average of $175.00 per time performed $5,053.20
an average of $168.44 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), subsequent visit ×

Service Code: G0439
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.2% of his services

25th 20th

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

24
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,200.00an average of $175.00 per time performed $2,698.32
an average of $112.43 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: 85651
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.19% of his services

26th 88th

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

19
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$575.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $108.56
an average of $4.72 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection ben... +

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection beneath the skin or into muscle, patient 2 years or older ×

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.18% of his services

27th 81st

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

22
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$990.00an average of $45.00 per time performed $970.20
an average of $44.10 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test... +

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test (psa) ×

Service Code: G0103
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.17% of his services

28th 71st

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$882.00an average of $42.00 per time performed $515.13
an average of $24.53 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 125 mg +

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 125 mg ×

Service Code: J2930
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.15% of his services

29th 235th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$630.00an average of $35.00 per time performed $45.72
an average of $2.54 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
17
times performed,
0.14% of his services

30th 61st

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,737.00an average of $161.00 per time performed $970.70
an average of $57.10 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
11
times performed,
0.09% of his services

31st 51st

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,750.00an average of $250.00 per time performed $1,388.97
an average of $126.27 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.

Ronald David Sheppard
Average for Internal Medicine 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 2015 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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