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Dr. James Walker Md,Phd

5050 Poplar Ave Suite 800
Memphis TN 38157
901 762-2662
Medical School: University Of Mississippi School Of Medicine - 2002
Accepts Medicare: Yes
Participates In eRX: Yes
Participates In PQRS: Yes
Participates In EHR: Yes
License #: 44862
NPI: 1578581617
Taxonomy Codes:
207R00000X 207RC0200X 207RP1001X

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Conditions

Dr. James Walker is associated with these group practices

Procedure Pricing

HCPCS Code Description Average Price Average Price
Allowed By Medicare
HCPCS Code:32551 Description:Insertion of chest tube Average Price:$900.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$159.45
HCPCS Code:36556 Description:Insert non-tunnel cv cath Average Price:$800.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$114.76
HCPCS Code:71250 Description:Ct thorax w/o dye Average Price:$750.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$166.76
HCPCS Code:31500 Description:Insert emergency airway Average Price:$432.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$103.17
HCPCS Code:99291 Description:Critical care first hour Average Price:$485.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$206.29
HCPCS Code:71020 Description:Chest x-ray Average Price:$275.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$28.32
HCPCS Code:94002 Description:Vent mgmt inpat init day Average Price:$325.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$87.09
HCPCS Code:71010 Description:Chest x-ray Average Price:$225.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$21.77
HCPCS Code:99223 Description:Initial hospital care Average Price:$350.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$185.15
HCPCS Code:99205 Description:Office/outpatient visit new Average Price:$350.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$186.67
HCPCS Code:94003 Description:Vent mgmt inpat subq day Average Price:$225.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$62.47
HCPCS Code:94010 Description:Breathing capacity test Average Price:$185.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$32.73
HCPCS Code:99204 Description:Office/outpatient visit new Average Price:$300.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$149.77
HCPCS Code:99222 Description:Initial hospital care Average Price:$275.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$125.77
HCPCS Code:94060 Description:Evaluation of wheezing Average Price:$200.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$55.36
HCPCS Code:99215 Description:Office/outpatient visit est Average Price:$250.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$131.16
HCPCS Code:99233 Description:Subsequent hospital care Average Price:$210.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$95.28
HCPCS Code:99221 Description:Initial hospital care Average Price:$200.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$92.70
HCPCS Code:99232 Description:Subsequent hospital care Average Price:$152.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$66.46
HCPCS Code:99214 Description:Office/outpatient visit est Average Price:$180.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$97.46
HCPCS Code:99231 Description:Subsequent hospital care Average Price:$115.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$36.23
HCPCS Code:99212 Description:Office/outpatient visit est Average Price:$105.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$39.36
HCPCS Code:99213 Description:Office/outpatient visit est Average Price:$130.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$65.75

HCPCS Code Definitions

71010
Radiologic examination, chest; single view, frontal
36556
Insertion of non-tunneled centrally inserted central venous catheter; age 5 years or older
32551
Tube thoracostomy, includes connection to drainage system (eg, water seal), when performed, open (separate procedure)
31500
Intubation, endotracheal, emergency procedure
99221
Initial hospital care, per day, for the evaluation and management of a patient, which requires these 3 key components: A detailed or comprehensive history; A detailed or comprehensive examination; and Medical decision making that is straightforward or of low complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the problem(s) requiring admission are of low severity. Typically, 30 minutes are spent at the bedside and on the patient's hospital floor or unit.
99205
Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of a new patient, which requires these 3 key components: A comprehensive history; A comprehensive examination; Medical decision making of high complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the presenting problem(s) are of moderate to high severity. Typically, 60 minutes are spent face-to-face with the patient and/or family.
71250
Computed tomography, thorax; without contrast material
99291
Critical care, evaluation and management of the critically ill or critically injured patient; first 30-74 minutes
99204
Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of a new patient, which requires these 3 key components: A comprehensive history; A comprehensive examination; Medical decision making of moderate complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the presenting problem(s) are of moderate to high severity. Typically, 45 minutes are spent face-to-face with the patient and/or family.
94003
Ventilation assist and management, initiation of pressure or volume preset ventilators for assisted or controlled breathing; hospital inpatient/observation, each subsequent day
94002
Ventilation assist and management, initiation of pressure or volume preset ventilators for assisted or controlled breathing; hospital inpatient/observation, initial day
94010
Spirometry, including graphic record, total and timed vital capacity, expiratory flow rate measurement(s), with or without maximal voluntary ventilation
94060
Bronchodilation responsiveness, spirometry as in 94010, pre- and post-bronchodilator administration
99215
Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of an established patient, which requires at least 2 of these 3 key components: A comprehensive history; A comprehensive examination; Medical decision making of high complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the presenting problem(s) are of moderate to high severity. Typically, 40 minutes are spent face-to-face with the patient and/or family.
99214
Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of an established patient, which requires at least 2 of these 3 key components: A detailed history; A detailed examination; Medical decision making of moderate complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the presenting problem(s) are of moderate to high severity. Typically, 25 minutes are spent face-to-face with the patient and/or family.
99213
Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of an established patient, which requires at least 2 of these 3 key components: An expanded problem focused history; An expanded problem focused examination; Medical decision making of low complexity. Counseling and coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the presenting problem(s) are of low to moderate severity. Typically, 15 minutes are spent face-to-face with the patient and/or family.
99212
Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of an established patient, which requires at least 2 of these 3 key components: A problem focused history; A problem focused examination; Straightforward medical decision making. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the presenting problem(s) are self limited or minor. Typically, 10 minutes are spent face-to-face with the patient and/or family.
99233
Subsequent hospital care, per day, for the evaluation and management of a patient, which requires at least 2 of these 3 key components: A detailed interval history; A detailed examination; Medical decision making of high complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the patient is unstable or has developed a significant complication or a significant new problem. Typically, 35 minutes are spent at the bedside and on the patient's hospital floor or unit.
99232
Subsequent hospital care, per day, for the evaluation and management of a patient, which requires at least 2 of these 3 key components: An expanded problem focused interval history; An expanded problem focused examination; Medical decision making of moderate complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the patient is responding inadequately to therapy or has developed a minor complication. Typically, 25 minutes are spent at the bedside and on the patient's hospital floor or unit.
99223
Initial hospital care, per day, for the evaluation and management of a patient, which requires these 3 key components: A comprehensive history; A comprehensive examination; and Medical decision making of high complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the problem(s) requiring admission are of high severity. Typically, 70 minutes are spent at the bedside and on the patient's hospital floor or unit.
99222
Initial hospital care, per day, for the evaluation and management of a patient, which requires these 3 key components: A comprehensive history; A comprehensive examination; and Medical decision making of moderate complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the problem(s) requiring admission are of moderate severity. Typically, 50 minutes are spent at the bedside and on the patient's hospital floor or unit.
99231
Subsequent hospital care, per day, for the evaluation and management of a patient, which requires at least 2 of these 3 key components: A problem focused interval history; A problem focused examination; Medical decision making that is straightforward or of low complexity. Counseling and/or coordination of care with other physicians, other qualified health care professionals, or agencies are provided consistent with the nature of the problem(s) and the patient's and/or family's needs. Usually, the patient is stable, recovering or improving. Typically, 15 minutes are spent at the bedside and on the patient's hospital floor or unit.
71020
Radiologic examination, chest, 2 views, frontal and lateral

Medical Malpractice Cases

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Medical Board Sanctions

None Found

Referrals

NPI
Doctor Name
Specialty
Count
1336145317
Pulmonary Disease
6,676
1083666234
Internal Medicine
2,746
1710019930
Internal Medicine
2,216
1356318661
Infectious Disease
1,461
1689603102
Internal Medicine
1,339
1326071804
Pulmonary Disease
1,303
1841277308
Cardiovascular Disease (Cardiology)
1,121
1144200999
Pulmonary Disease
1,111
1891757761
Internal Medicine
972
1497847867
Cardiovascular Disease (Cardiology)
901
*These referrals represent the top 10 that Dr. Walker has made to other doctors

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