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Dr. Steven A Vela Md

6133 Parkway
Corpus Christi TX 78414
361 818-8333
Medical School: University Of Michigan Medical School - 2001
Accepts Medicare: Yes
Participates In eRX: No
Participates In PQRS: No
Participates In EHR: Yes
License #: M3778
NPI: 1831134816
Taxonomy Codes:
208600000X

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Conditions

Dr. Steven A Vela is associated with these group practices

Procedure Pricing

HCPCS Code Description Average Price Average Price
Allowed By Medicare
HCPCS Code:47563 Description:Laparo cholecystectomy/graph Average Price:$2,741.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$675.55
HCPCS Code:99222 Description:Initial hospital care Average Price:$281.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$128.42
HCPCS Code:99203 Description:Office/outpatient visit new Average Price:$199.90 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$99.68
HCPCS Code:99221 Description:Initial hospital care Average Price:$190.45 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$94.83
HCPCS Code:99213 Description:Office/outpatient visit est Average Price:$122.93 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$66.92
HCPCS Code:99231 Description:Subsequent hospital care Average Price:$90.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$36.87
HCPCS Code:99212 Description:Office/outpatient visit est Average Price:$82.05 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$40.10

HCPCS Code Definitions

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.
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.
99203
Office or other outpatient visit for the evaluation and management of a new patient, which requires these 3 key components: A detailed history; A detailed examination; Medical decision making 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) are of moderate severity. Typically, 30 minutes are spent face-to-face with the patient and/or family.
47563
Laparoscopy, surgical; cholecystectomy with cholangiography
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.
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.

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Referrals

NPI
Doctor Name
Specialty
Count
1952305591
Medical Oncology
249
1326084211
Internal Medicine
158
1871500199
Diagnostic Radiology
141
1013902071
Diagnostic Radiology
120
1669440228
Diagnostic Radiology
102
1720072408
Diagnostic Radiology
94
1164420923
Diagnostic Radiology
91
1831143064
Internal Medicine
70
1093706483
Diagnostic Radiology
69
1083612576
Diagnostic Radiology
58
*These referrals represent the top 10 that Dr. Vela has made to other doctors

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6133 Parkway Corpus Christi, TX 78414
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