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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, $347 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 7 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
571
Rank: 540th
out of 2,814 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
9,458
Rank: 69th
out of 2,814 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
16.6 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 6.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$270K
Rank: 280th
out of 2,814 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$473 This Provider
Avg $347

Note: About 21% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in her 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 her Part B patients.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 90 different services in 2015
(48 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
drug
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab, 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
1,561
times performed,
17% of her services

1st 13th

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$39,025.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $18,294.92
an average of $11.72 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
798
times performed,
8% of her services

2nd 4th

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

385
patients got this service, 67% of her patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$15,960.00an average of $20.00 per time performed $2,346.12
an average of $2.94 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
646
times performed,
7% of her services

3rd 31st

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

370
patients got this service, 65% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$38,760.00an average of $60.00 per time performed $7,383.78
an average of $11.43 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
575
times performed,
6% of her services

4th 29th

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

343
patients got this service, 60% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$37,375.00an average of $65.00 per time performed $7,078.25
an average of $12.31 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
501
times performed,
5% of her services

5th 2nd

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

339
patients got this service, 59% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$100,129.86an average of $199.86 per time performed $40,430.70
an average of $80.70 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
450
times performed,
5% of her services

6th 39th

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

314
patients got this service, 55% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$23,400.00an average of $52.00 per time performed $5,814.00
an average of $12.92 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
449
times performed,
5% of her services

7th 37th

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

330
patients got this service, 58% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$35,022.00an average of $78.00 per time performed $10,039.64
an average of $22.36 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
430
times performed,
5% of her services

8th 24th

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

327
patients got this service, 57% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$8,600.00an average of $20.00 per time performed $4,437.60
an average of $10.32 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
425
times performed,
4% of her services

9th 1st

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

279
patients got this service, 49% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$63,750.00an average of $150.00 per time performed $23,800.00
an average of $56.00 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
349
times performed,
4% of her services

10th 63rd

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

307
patients got this service, 54% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,792.00an average of $8.00 per time performed $1,047.00
an average of $3.00 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
337
times performed,
4% of her services

11th 90th

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

297
patients got this service, 52% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$21,905.00an average of $65.00 per time performed $13,304.76
an average of $39.48 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
301
times performed,
3% of her services

12th 12th

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

301
patients got this service, 53% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$39,385.85an average of $130.85 per time performed $38,506.93
an average of $127.93 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
297
times performed,
3% of her services

13th 9th

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

278
patients got this service, 49% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$29,700.00an average of $100.00 per time performed $3,849.12
an average of $12.96 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection... +

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection or inflammation ×

Service Code: 86141
Performed in an office
233
times performed,
2% of her services

14th 316th

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

232
patients got this service, 41% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,155.00an average of $35.00 per time performed $4,016.92
an average of $17.24 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Pneumococcal vaccine for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90670
Performed in an office
206
times performed,
2% of her services

15th 22nd

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

206
patients got this service, 36% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$51,749.26an average of $251.21 per time performed $33,695.42
an average of $163.57 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
205
times performed,
2% of her services

16th 18th

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

205
patients got this service, 36% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,150.00an average of $30.00 per time performed $5,860.95
an average of $28.59 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
168
times performed,
2% of her services

17th 8th

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

166
patients got this service, 29% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,880.00an average of $35.00 per time performed $4,816.56
an average of $28.67 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90662
Performed in an office
153
times performed,
2% of her services

18th 21st

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

153
patients got this service, 27% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,650.00an average of $50.00 per time performed $5,374.89
an average of $35.13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood

Service Code: 82272
Performed in an office
137
times performed,
1% of her services

19th 360th

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

137
patients got this service, 24% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,740.00an average of $20.00 per time performed $594.58
an average of $4.34 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
123
times performed,
1% of her services

20th 41st

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

51
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.3)
$8,610.00an average of $70.00 per time performed $644.52
an average of $5.24 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
122
times performed,
1% of her services

21st 168th

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

122
patients got this service, 21% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$42,700.00an average of $350.00 per time performed $5,747.42
an average of $47.11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Magnesium level

Service Code: 83735
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
0.7% of her services

22nd 88th

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

62
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$1,650.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $580.14
an average of $8.79 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
57
times performed,
0.6% of her services

23rd 17th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$4,275.00an average of $75.00 per time performed $1,170.78
an average of $20.54 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, vitamin b-12 cyanocobalamin, up to 1000 mcg

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
0.6% of her services

24th 30th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$855.00an average of $15.00 per time performed $134.52
an average of $2.36 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.54% of her services

25th 65th

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

40
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,754.00an average of $54.00 per time performed $613.02
an average of $12.02 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
0.51% of her services

26th 152nd

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

45
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,840.00an average of $80.00 per time performed $1,177.44
an average of $24.53 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.5% of her services

27th 89th

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

43
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,050.00an average of $150.00 per time performed $1,074.42
an average of $22.86 per time performed
medical
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
40
times performed,
0.42% of her services

28th 3rd

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

24
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$7,000.00an average of $175.00 per time performed $2,480.80
an average of $62.02 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: 85652
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.38% of her services

29th 213th

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

33
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,440.00an average of $40.00 per time performed $129.96
an average of $3.61 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

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

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

Service Code: G0438
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.27% of her services

30th 57th

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

26
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,850.00an average of $225.00 per time performed $4,910.10
an average of $188.85 per time performed
medical
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
26
times performed,
0.27% of her services

31st 153rd

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$5,850.00an average of $225.00 per time performed $1,698.32
an average of $65.32 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.25% of her services

32nd 99th

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

24
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,248.00an average of $52.00 per time performed $482.40
an average of $20.10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection... +

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection or inflammation ×

Service Code: 86140
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.21% of her services

33rd 296th

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$460.00an average of $23.00 per time performed $138.00
an average of $6.90 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
18
times performed,
0.19% of her services

34th 48th

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,500.00an average of $250.00 per time performed $2,325.96
an average of $129.22 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.19% of her services

35th 111th

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,116.00an average of $62.00 per time performed $327.06
an average of $18.17 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.18% of her services

36th 38th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$340.00an average of $20.00 per time performed $57.97
an average of $3.41 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Initial preventive physical examination; face-to-face vis... +

Initial preventive physical examination; face-to-face visit, services limited to new beneficiary during the first 12 months of medicare enrollment ×

Service Code: G0402
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.16% of her services

37th 120th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,930.70an average of $195.38 per time performed $2,681.40
an average of $178.76 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.16% of her services

38th 68th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$525.00an average of $35.00 per time performed $165.15
an average of $11.01 per time performed
drug

Vaccine for influenza administered into muscle to individ... +

Vaccine for influenza administered into muscle to individuals 3 years of age and older ×

Service Code: 90688
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.15% of her services

39th 94th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$560.00an average of $40.00 per time performed $243.60
an average of $17.40 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
13
times performed,
0.14% of her services

40th 56th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,325.05an average of $178.85 per time performed $1,115.27
an average of $85.79 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on ... +

Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on both sides of head and neck ×

Service Code: 93880
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.13% of her services

41st 81st

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,000.00an average of $500.00 per time performed $1,917.36
an average of $159.78 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Electrocardiogram, routine ecg with 12 leads; performed a... +

Electrocardiogram, routine ecg with 12 leads; performed as a screening for the initial preventive physical examination with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: G0403
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.12% of her services

42nd 171st

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$450.01an average of $40.91 per time performed $106.48
an average of $9.68 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.

Nina Safa
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in New Jersey

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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