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Dr. Joseph W Walek Md

275 Varnum Ave Suite 203
Lowell MA 01854
978 349-9220
Medical School: Other - 1985
Accepts Medicare: Yes
Participates In eRX: Yes
Participates In PQRS: Yes
Participates In EHR: Yes
License #: 71291
NPI: 1902891435
Taxonomy Codes:
207RP1001X 207RS0012X

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Conditions

Dr. Joseph W Walek is associated with these group practices

Procedure Pricing

HCPCS Code Description Average Price Average Price
Allowed By Medicare
HCPCS Code:95811 Description:Polysomnography w/cpap Average Price:$375.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$132.19
HCPCS Code:95810 Description:Polysomnography 4 or more Average Price:$350.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$126.91
HCPCS Code:99291 Description:Critical care first hour Average Price:$416.10 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$224.68
HCPCS Code:99223 Description:Initial hospital care Average Price:$350.77 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$203.21
HCPCS Code:99205 Description:Office/outpatient visit new Average Price:$335.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$211.31
HCPCS Code:99204 Description:Office/outpatient visit new Average Price:$281.58 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$170.62
HCPCS Code:99232 Description:Subsequent hospital care Average Price:$146.58 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$72.81
HCPCS Code:99214 Description:Office/outpatient visit est Average Price:$183.21 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$111.56
HCPCS Code:99213 Description:Office/outpatient visit est Average Price:$139.86 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$75.64
HCPCS Code:94010 Description:Breathing capacity test Average Price:$75.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$40.43
HCPCS Code:99406 Description:Behav chng smoking 3-10 min Average Price:$30.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$14.42
HCPCS Code:90654 Description:Flu vaccine no preserv id Average Price:$30.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$18.69
HCPCS Code:90662 Description:Flu vacc prsv free inc antig Average Price:$42.17 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$30.92
HCPCS Code:G0008 Description:Admin influenza virus vac Average Price:$35.00 Average Price Allowed
By Medicare:
$25.29

HCPCS Code Definitions

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.
99291
Critical care, evaluation and management of the critically ill or critically injured patient; first 30-74 minutes
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.
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.
95811
Polysomnography; age 6 years or older, sleep staging with 4 or more additional parameters of sleep, with initiation of continuous positive airway pressure therapy or bilevel ventilation, attended by a technologist
95810
Polysomnography; age 6 years or older, sleep staging with 4 or more additional parameters of sleep, attended by a technologist
94010
Spirometry, including graphic record, total and timed vital capacity, expiratory flow rate measurement(s), with or without maximal voluntary ventilation
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.
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.
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.
G0008
Administration of influenza virus vaccine
99406
Smoking and tobacco use cessation counseling visit; intermediate, greater than 3 minutes up to 10 minutes

Medical Malpractice Cases

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Medical Board Sanctions

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Referrals

NPI
Doctor Name
Specialty
Count
1437106119
Cardiovascular Disease (Cardiology)
1,859
1881680239
General Surgery
1,189
1043250004
Cardiovascular Disease (Cardiology)
958
1306898804
Diagnostic Radiology
846
1144290222
Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation
811
1922046135
Diagnostic Radiology
785
1558343129
Nephrology
778
1366437584
Critical Care (Intensivists)
667
1407831563
General Surgery
609
1730234626
Cardiovascular Disease (Cardiology)
543
*These referrals represent the top 10 that Dr. Walek has made to other doctors

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275 Varnum Ave Suite 203 Lowell, MA 01854
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