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Dr. Lee A Thurston Md

1003 Willow Creek Road
Prescott AZ 86301
928 715-5487
Medical School: Northwestern University Medical School - 1987
Accepts Medicare: No
Participates In eRX: No
Participates In PQRS: No
Participates In EHR: No
License #: 20175
NPI: 1811956436
Taxonomy Codes:
207R00000X

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Dr. Lee A Thurston is associated with these group practices

Procedure Pricing

HCPCS Code Description Average Price Average Price
Allowed By Medicare
HCPCS Code:99220 Description:Initial observation care Average Price:$260.27 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$177.07
HCPCS Code:99223 Description:Initial hospital care Average Price:$268.86 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$193.88
HCPCS Code:99291 Description:Critical care first hour Average Price:$269.77 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$216.18
HCPCS Code:99222 Description:Initial hospital care Average Price:$184.62 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$132.39
HCPCS Code:99219 Description:Initial observation care Average Price:$158.82 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$128.99
HCPCS Code:99235 Description:Observ/hosp same date Average Price:$179.14 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$163.82
HCPCS Code:99233 Description:Subsequent hospital care Average Price:$111.25 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$99.52
HCPCS Code:99217 Description:Observation care discharge Average Price:$78.87 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$69.63
HCPCS Code:99239 Description:Hospital discharge day Average Price:$109.69 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$102.43
HCPCS Code:99231 Description:Subsequent hospital care Average Price:$41.06 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$37.92
HCPCS Code:99232 Description:Subsequent hospital care Average Price:$70.03 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$69.38
HCPCS Code:99238 Description:Hospital discharge day Average Price:$69.33 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$69.29
HCPCS Code:99234 Description:Observ/hosp same date Average Price:$130.69 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$130.69
HCPCS Code:99304 Description:Nursing facility care init Average Price:$89.29 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$89.29

HCPCS Code Definitions

99239
Hospital discharge day management; more than 30 minutes
99217
Observation care discharge day management (This code is to be utilized to report all services provided to a patient on discharge from "observation status" if the discharge is on other than the initial date of "observation status." To report services to a patient designated as "observation status" or "inpatient status" and discharged on the same date, use the codes for Observation or Inpatient Care Services [including Admission and Discharge Services, 99234-99236 as appropriate.])
99238
Hospital discharge day management; 30 minutes or less
99235
Observation or inpatient hospital care, for the evaluation and management of a patient including admission and discharge on the same date, 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 presenting 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.
99234
Observation or inpatient hospital care, for the evaluation and management of a patient including admission and discharge on the same date, 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 presenting problem(s) requiring admission are of low severity. Typically, 40 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.
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.
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.
99219
Initial observation 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 to "observation status" are of moderate severity. Typically, 50 minutes are spent at the bedside and on the patient's hospital floor or unit.
99220
Initial observation 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 to "observation status" are of high severity. Typically, 70 minutes are spent at the bedside and on the patient's hospital floor or unit.
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.
99304
Initial nursing facility 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, 25 minutes are spent at the bedside and on the patient's facility floor or unit.
99291
Critical care, evaluation and management of the critically ill or critically injured patient; first 30-74 minutes

Medical Malpractice Cases

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Medical Board Sanctions

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Referrals

NPI
Doctor Name
Specialty
Count
1497866511
Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation
1,013
1679575054
Pulmonary Disease
973
1932171618
Diagnostic Radiology
753
1164418158
Diagnostic Radiology
665
1528054517
Diagnostic Radiology
645
1265428254
Diagnostic Radiology
579
1730145459
Cardiovascular Disease (Cardiology)
570
1942339254
Internal Medicine
507
1003802968
Diagnostic Radiology
494
1366486144
Nephrology
485
*These referrals represent the top 10 that Dr. Thurston has made to other doctors

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1003 Willow Creek Road Prescott, AZ 86301
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