Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $142 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
345
Rank: 148th
out of 915 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,453
Rank: 39th
out of 915 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
10 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$80.7K
Rank: 73rd
out of 915 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$234 This Provider
Avg $142

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of her Part B patients.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 56 different services in 2015
(38 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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Drug Services
Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
1,281
times performed,
37% of her services

1st 47th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

97
patients got this service, 28% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,562.00an average of $2.00 per time performed $140.91
an average of $0.11 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
406
times performed,
12% of her services

2nd 1st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

223
patients got this service, 65% of her patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$74,704.00an average of $184.00 per time performed $27,137.04
an average of $66.84 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray lower and sacral spine including bending views mini... +

X-ray lower and sacral spine including bending views minimum 6 views ×

Service Code: 72114
Performed in an office
110
times performed,
3% of her services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

109
patients got this service, 32% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,200.00an average of $120.00 per time performed $3,575.00
an average of $32.50 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 1 or 2 muscles

Service Code: 20552
Performed in an office
99
times performed,
3% of her services

4th 99th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

76
patients got this service, 22% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$17,900.19an average of $180.81 per time performed $2,274.03
an average of $22.97 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
97
times performed,
3% of her services

5th 35th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

97
patients got this service, 28% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$26,215.22an average of $270.26 per time performed $9,685.45
an average of $99.85 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
93
times performed,
3% of her services

6th 33rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

93
patients got this service, 27% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$20,619.96an average of $221.72 per time performed $8,724.33
an average of $93.81 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Fluoroscopic guidance for insertion of needle

Service Code: 77002
Performed in an office
80
times performed,
2% of her services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

63
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$27,600.00an average of $345.00 per time performed $4,640.80
an average of $58.01 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of anesthetic agent, sciatic nerve

Service Code: 64445
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
2% of her services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

52
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$23,298.00an average of $353.00 per time performed $5,578.32
an average of $84.52 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of both hips minimum 2 views

Service Code: 73520
Performed in an office
65
times performed,
2% of her services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

63
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,435.00an average of $99.00 per time performed $1,177.15
an average of $18.11 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretatio... +

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretation for insertion of needle ×

Service Code: 76942
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
1% of her services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

38
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,215.00an average of $345.00 per time performed $1,818.43
an average of $38.69 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of upper spine, 6 or more views

Service Code: 72052
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
1% of her services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

43
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,624.04an average of $84.28 per time performed $1,085.75
an average of $25.25 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.98% of her services

12th 2nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

34
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$3,797.12an average of $111.68 per time performed $1,580.32
an average of $46.48 per time performed
medical
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.98% of her services

13th 3rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

32
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$850.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $99.96
an average of $2.94 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood creatinine level

Service Code: 82565
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.84% of her services

14th 100th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

27
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$957.00an average of $33.00 per time performed $198.07
an average of $6.83 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of middle spine, 3 views

Service Code: 72072
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.81% of her services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

27
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,016.00an average of $72.00 per time performed $431.20
an average of $15.40 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of anesthetic agent, greater occipital nerve

Service Code: 64405
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.52% of her services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

11
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,355.08an average of $353.06 per time performed $1,620.54
an average of $90.03 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.49% of her services

17th 88th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

15
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,591.08an average of $211.24 per time performed $700.40
an average of $41.20 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of lower spinal canal

Service Code: 72148
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.32% of her services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

11
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,167.00an average of $1,197.00 per time performed $1,125.63
an average of $102.33 per time performed

Office Visits

Medicare reimburses office visits using a five-point scale, with five being the most intensive and costly. The chart below shows what percentage of this provider’s office visits were reimbursed at each level. A higher than average proportion of costly visits is not necessarily an indication of a problem, but it may be worth asking about.

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Average for Nurse Practitioner Providers in North Carolina

Notes: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients. The contact information listed above is the most current we have for this provider. The services listed on this page may have been delivered at a previous address or as part of a different practice.

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Sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Plan and Provider Enumeration System, American Medical Association

Services that begin with a letter come from CMS. All other codes and descriptions of the medical procedures are from the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set, copyright 2015 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. Where practical, AMA’s consumer friendly translation of the CPT descriptor was used. ProPublica has received permission from the AMA to use these codes on this site.

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