Treatment Tracker

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, $208 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
477
Rank: 250th
out of 3,390 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,240
Rank: 24th
out of 3,390 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
15.2 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$158K
Rank: 116th
out of 3,390 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$331 This Provider
Avg $208

Note: About 11% 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 within 30 days before or after this provider in 2014.

Patients saw before

RICHARD PLUMB DO

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 103 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
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
663
times performed,
9% of his services

1st 2nd

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

213
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$64,974an average of $98 per time performed $33,594
an average of $51 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
656
times performed,
9% of his services

2nd 1st

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

261
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$97,088an average of $148 per time performed $44,995
an average of $69 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, edetate calcium disodium, up to 1000 mg

Service Code: J0600
Performed in an office
543
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

20
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
10.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,860an average of $20 per time performed $8,156
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
359
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 20th

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

239
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$19,745an average of $55 per time performed $3,044
an average of $8 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
344
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 3rd

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

194
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$3,440an average of $10 per time performed $1,004
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ldl cholesterol level

Service Code: 83721
Performed in an office
331
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 83rd

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

225
patients got this service, 47% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$8,275an average of $25 per time performed $4,200
an average of $13 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
300
times performed,
4% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

36
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
8.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$51,900an average of $173 per time performed $14,439
an average of $48 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood creatinine level

Service Code: 82565
Performed in an office
267
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 111th

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

181
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$8,010an average of $30 per time performed $916
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
229
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 10th

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

130
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$13,969an average of $61 per time performed $2,961
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
224
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 64th

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

163
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$6,720an average of $30 per time performed $818
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urea nitrogen level to assess kidney function

Service Code: 84520
Performed in an office
221
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 123rd

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

161
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$6,630an average of $30 per time performed $632
an average of $3 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
196
times performed,
3% of his services

12th 12th

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

37
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,372an average of $7 per time performed $249
an average of $1 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone so... +

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone sodium phosphate 3mg ×

Service Code: J0702
Performed in an office
183
times performed,
3% of his services

13th 69th

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

44
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,013an average of $11 per time performed $741
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood potassium level

Service Code: 84132
Performed in an office
119
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 127th

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

97
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,570an average of $30 per time performed $303
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
111
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 7th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
7.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.7)
$2,775an average of $25 per time performed $584
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood sodium level

Service Code: 84295
Performed in an office
111
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 168th

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

92
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,330an average of $30 per time performed $269
an average of $2 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Calcium level

Service Code: 82310
Performed in an office
110
times performed,
2% of his services

17th 177th

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

91
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,300an average of $30 per time performed $275
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
107
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 42nd

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

80
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$6,420an average of $60 per time performed $2,383
an average of $22 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
101
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 13th

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

56
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$5,656an average of $56 per time performed $1,672
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
91
times performed,
1% of his services

20th 23rd

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

77
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,638an average of $18 per time performed $270
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver enzyme (sgot), level

Service Code: 84450
Performed in an office
89
times performed,
1% of his services

21st 91st

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

77
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,670an average of $30 per time performed $249
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver enzyme (sgpt), level

Service Code: 84460
Performed in an office
89
times performed,
1% of his services

22nd 90th

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

77
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,670an average of $30 per time performed $249
an average of $3 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
88
times performed,
1% of his services

23rd 28th

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

25
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$3,344an average of $38 per time performed $1,196
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
78
times performed,
1% of his services

24th 41st

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

53
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,510an average of $45 per time performed $747
an average of $10 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
73
times performed,
1% of his services

25th 26th

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

63
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,555an average of $35 per time performed $759
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
0.83% of his services

26th 66th

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

36
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$10,260an average of $171 per time performed $2,466
an average of $41 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
0.83% of his services

27th 34th

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

54
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,600an average of $60 per time performed $796
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroid hormone, t3 measurement

Service Code: 84481
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
0.75% of his services

28th 150th

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

43
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,834an average of $71 per time performed $1,223
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.69% of his services

29th 74th

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

40
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,750an average of $35 per time performed $603
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 1 or 2 muscles

Service Code: 20552
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
0.66% of his services

30th 188th

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

26
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$6,384an average of $133 per time performed $1,851
an average of $39 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
41
times performed,
0.57% of his services

31st 22nd

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

37
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,706an average of $66 per time performed $1,142
an average of $28 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle in... +

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle injury ×

Service Code: 82570
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.55% of his services

32nd 60th

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

40
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,000an average of $25 per time performed $270
an average of $7 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
39
times performed,
0.54% of his services

33rd 116th

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

39
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,356an average of $60 per time performed $959
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.47% of his services

34th 97th

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

34
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$986an average of $29 per time performed $256
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home heal... +

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial im ×

Service Code: G0179
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.4% of his services

35th 31st

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$2,291an average of $79 per time performed $822
an average of $28 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial imple ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.36% of his services

36th 47th

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,600an average of $100 per time performed $1,048
an average of $40 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.35% of his services

37th 78th

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

22
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,075an average of $43 per time performed $136
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.35% of his services

38th 4th

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)
$1,400an average of $56 per time performed $580
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 3 or more muscles

Service Code: 20553
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.3% of his services

39th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,234an average of $147 per time performed $987
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.21% of his services

40th 143rd

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,140an average of $76 per time performed $369
an average of $25 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90662
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.21% of his services

41st 19th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$510an average of $34 per time performed $491
an average of $33 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
13
times performed,
0.18% of his services

42nd 18th

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$754an average of $58 per time performed $143
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
NA

Transitional care management services, moderately complex... +

Transitional care management services, moderately complexity, requiring face-to-face visits within 14 days of discharge ×

Service Code: 99495
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.17% of his services

43rd 118th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,880an average of $240 per time performed $1,488
an average of $124 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of the amount and speed... +

Measurement and graphic recording of the amount and speed of breathed air, before and following medication administration ×

Service Code: 94060
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.15% of his services

44th 176th

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)
$1,232an average of $112 per time performed $417
an average of $38 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.

Richard Plumb
Average for Family Medicine Providers in Ohio

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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