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Laura Marie Blair Laura Marie Blair, PT

Laura Marie Blair, PT

Physical Therapist

Hagerstown, MD

Practicing for 14 years

About

Laura Marie Blair is a Physical Therapist. She works at Parkway Brain & Spine Inc. in Hagerstown, Maryland. She has 14 years of experience. She graduated from medical school in 1992. She primarily specializes in Physical Therapy. (1) Physical therapists are health care professionals who evaluate and treat people with health problems resulting from injury or disease. PT's assess joint motion, muscle strength and endurance, function of heart and lungs, and performance of activities required in daily living, among other responsibilities. Treatment includes therapeutic exercises, cardiovascular endurance training, and training in activities of daily living. (2) A physical therapist is a person qualified by an accredited program in physical therapy, licensed by the state, and practicing within the scope of that license. Physical therapists treat disease, injury, or loss of a bodily part by physical means, such as the application of light, heat, cold, water, electricity, massage and exercise. They develop treatment plans based upon each patient's strengths, weaknesses, range of motion and ability to function. (3) A health professional who specializes in physical therapy- the health care field concerned primarily with the treatment of disorders with physical agents and methods, such as massage, manipulation, therapeutic exercises, cold, heat (including short-wave, microwave, and ultrasonic diathermy), hydrotherapy, electric stimulation and light to assist in rehabilitating patients and in restoring normal function after an illness or injury.

She is affiliated with many hospitals including Parkway Brain & Spine Inc.. Laura Marie Blair also cooperates with other doctors and physicians in medical groups including Centers For Advanced Orthopaedics Llc. Laura Marie Blair accepts Medicare-approved amount as payment in full. Call (301) 665-4575 to request Laura Marie Blair and more information (Medicare information, help, payment) or to book an appointment.

Record created: 05/23/2005. Last updated: 01/06/2015.

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Health Care License

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Classification
Number
State
Physical TherapistPrimary License
17351
Maryland

Basic Data

Gender: Female

PAC ID: 7719002633

Enrollment ID: I20100916000114

Entity Type: Individual; Not Sole Proprietor

Accepts Med Assignment: She does accept the payment amount Medicare approves and not to bill you for more than the Medicare deductible and coinsurance.

  • Code: 225100000X
  • Grouping: Respiratory, Developmental, Rehabilitative and Restorative Service Providers
  • Classification: Physical Therapist

Location

Business Practice Address

13 Western Maryland Pkwy

Ste 104

Hagerstown, MD 21740-6474

Phone: (301) 665-4575

Fax: (301) 665-4576

Medical Group Practice

Name
PAC ID
Members
Centers For Advanced Orthopaedics Llc
8123260981
379

Medicare Quality Measures

Participating in the Physician Quality Reporting System(PQRS) is voluntary, not mandatory. The program used a combination of incentive payments and payment adjustments to promote reporting of quality information. The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) is a Medicare program encouraging health care professionals and group practices to report information on their quality of care.

Physician Quality Reporting System: She participates in the Physician Quality Reporting System. The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) is a Medicare program encouraging health care professionals and group practices to report information on their quality of care.

Electronic Health Records: She does not use electronic health records software. The Electronic Health Records (EHR) Incentive Program encourages health care professionals to use certified EHR technology in ways that may improve health care.

Million Hearts® Initiative: She does not participate in Million Hearts®(MHI). Million Hearts® is a national initiative that encourages health care professionals to report and perform well on activities related to heart health in an effort to prevent heart attacks and strokes.

Physician Utilization

Below are some of the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) that Laura Marie Blair uses when practicing Physical Therapy in Maryland. HCPCS describe the specific services provided in the delivery of health care.

HCPCS Code
Code Description
Service Count
Beneficiary
97001
Physical therapy evaluation
187
158
97110
Therapeutic exercise to develop strength, endurance, range of motion, and flexibility, each 15 minutes
2230
180
97140
Manual (physical) therapy techniques to 1 or more regions, each 15 minutes
169
37

HCPCS Code - Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) procedural code billed by the individual clinician.

Code Description - The HCPCS code for the specific medical service furnished by the individual clinician. HCPCS descriptions associated with CPT codes are consumer friendly descriptions provided by the AMA. CPT Consumer Friendly Descriptors are lay synonyms for CPT descriptors that are intended to help healthcare consumers who are not medical professionals understand clinical procedures on bills and patient portals. CPT Consumer Friendly Descriptors should not be used for clinical coding or documentation. All other descriptions are CMS Level II descriptions provided in long form. Due to variable length restrictions, the CMS Level II descriptions have been truncated to 256 bytes. As a result, the same HCPCS description can be associated with more than one HCPCS code.

Service Count - Frequency of individual clinician's performance of the associated HCPCS code within the specified calendar year.

Beneficiary - The number of eligible beneficiaries that received the service or procedure identified by the individual clinician's HCPCS code.

Physician Individual Reporting

Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record

100%

127 patients reported


Pain Assessment and Follow-Up

100%

127 patients reported


Physician Group

Centers For Advanced Orthopaedics Llc

Centers For Advanced Orthopaedics Llc has 379 members, which includes Laura Marie Blair. Below is a report of Centers For Advanced Orthopaedics Llc (Group PAC ID: 8123260981) in Maryland.

Performance
Measure
98%

Preventive Care And Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening And Cessation Intervention

52 Patients Surveyed

ABC™ Benchmark: Star 1Star 2Star 3Star 4 (100)

96%

Pain Assessment And Follow-Up

291 Patients Surveyed

68%

Falls: Plan Of Care

25 Patients Surveyed

62%

Falls: Risk Assessment

26 Patients Surveyed

100%

Functional Outcome Assessment

324 Patients Surveyed

100%

Perioperative Care: Discontinuation Of Prophylactic Parenteral Antibiotics (non-Cardiac Procedures)

3260 Patients Surveyed

100%

Perioperative Care: Venous Thromboembolism (vte) Prophylaxis (when Indicated In All Patients)

3107 Patients Surveyed

Patient Experience Survey Results

Centers For Advanced Orthopaedics Llc

Results of a recent patient experience survey by Centers For Advanced Orthopaedics Llc (Group PAC ID: 8123260981) in Maryland. A higher score is better.

80%
Patients' Rating Of Clinicians.
299 surveyed
79%
Courteous And Helpful Office Staff.
299 surveyed
78%
How Well Clinicians Communicate.
301 surveyed
69%
Clinicians Working Together For Your Care.
352 surveyed
54%
Health Promotion And Education.
361 surveyed
47%
Between Visit Communication.
129 surveyed
19%
Attention To Patient Medicine Cost.
305 surveyed
%
Getting Timely Care, Appointments, And Information.
surveyed

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