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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $179 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,318
Rank: 231st
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,873
Rank: 37th
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$366K
Rank: 65th
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$278 This Provider
Avg $179

Office Visits

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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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David J. Framm
Average for Cardiovascular Disease Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 99 different services in 2013
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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
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
1,272
times performed,
16% of his services

1st 7th

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

227
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
5.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$17,808an average of $14 per time performed $6,640
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
1,210
times performed,
15% of his services

2nd 10th

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

261
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
4.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$64,130an average of $53 per time performed $16,577
an average of $14 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
987
times performed,
13% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

436
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$202,335an average of $205 per time performed $70,116
an average of $71 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, regadenoson, 0. 1 mg

Service Code: J2785
Performed in an office
445
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 9th

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

112
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$86,797an average of $195 per time performed $18,610
an average of $42 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
363
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 3rd

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

295
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$25,047an average of $69 per time performed $4,454
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in an office
340
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 11th

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

330
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$471,240an average of $1,386 per time performed $46,308
an average of $136 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
289
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 35th

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

248
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$13,583an average of $47 per time performed $4,060
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
ADMINISTRATIVE

Technetium tc-99m tetrofosmin, diagnostic, per study dose +

Technetium tc-99m tetrofosmin, diagnostic, per study dose ×

Service Code: A9502
Performed in an office
264
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 34th

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

133
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$44,616an average of $169 per time performed $22,944
an average of $87 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
243
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 70th

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

199
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$7,290an average of $30 per time performed $2,333
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
180
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 28th

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

133
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$5,220an average of $29 per time performed $1,879
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
171
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 49th

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

140
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,788an average of $28 per time performed $1,782
an average of $10 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
161
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 26th

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

128
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$48,397an average of $301 per time performed $15,838
an average of $98 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination and continuous monitoring of the h... +

Ultrasound examination and continuous monitoring of the heart performed during rest, exercise, or drug-induced stress with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93351
Performed in an office
138
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 71st

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

136
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$212,382an average of $1,539 per time performed $22,897
an average of $166 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring, physician supervision, interpretation, and report ×

Service Code: 93015
Performed in an office
133
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 21st

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

133
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$36,708an average of $276 per time performed $6,945
an average of $52 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or... +

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or exercise multiple studies ×

Service Code: 78452
Performed in an office
132
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 18th

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

132
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$300,564an average of $2,277 per time performed $48,416
an average of $367 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
120
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 65th

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

109
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,480an average of $29 per time performed $1,081
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scanning of head and neck vessel blood flow (o... +

Ultrasound scanning of head and neck vessel blood flow (outside the brain) ×

Service Code: 93880
Performed in an office
107
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 31st

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

105
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$66,875an average of $625 per time performed $13,538
an average of $127 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and... +

Doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and chambers ×

Service Code: 93320
Performed in an office
97
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 88th

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

94
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$22,116an average of $228 per time performed $3,245
an average of $33 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
94
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 39th

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

94
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$52,264an average of $556 per time performed $13,513
an average of $144 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
87
times performed,
1% of his services

20th 78th

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

79
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,046an average of $58 per time performed $1,900
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
78
times performed,
0.99% of his services

21st 164th

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

70
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,496an average of $32 per time performed $942
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
0.97% of his services

22nd 138th

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

66
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,904an average of $104 per time performed $3,048
an average of $40 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scan limited study of arm or leg veins includi... +

Ultrasound scan limited study of arm or leg veins including assessment of compression and functional maneuvers ×

Service Code: 93971
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
0.8% of his services

23rd 128th

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

61
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$25,641an average of $407 per time performed $5,095
an average of $81 per time performed
drug
TEMPORARY CODES

Injection, perflutren lipid microspheres, per ml

Service Code: Q9957
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
0.77% of his services

24th 205th

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

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,849an average of $178 per time performed $2,674
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-... +

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-hour ekg ×

Service Code: 93227
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.66% of his services

25th 47th

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

52
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,056an average of $78 per time performed $995
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scan of vena cava or groin graft or vessel blo... +

Ultrasound scan of vena cava or groin graft or vessel blood flow ×

Service Code: 93978
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.57% of his services

26th 127th

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

45
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$23,490an average of $522 per time performed $6,000
an average of $133 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza injection into muscle, patient 3 ye... +

Vaccine for influenza injection into muscle, patient 3 years and older ×

Service Code: 90656
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.55% of his services

27th 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, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,538an average of $36 per time performed $522
an average of $12 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, aminophyllin, up to 250 mg

Service Code: J0280
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.55% of his services

28th 121st

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

43
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$231an average of $5 per time performed $31
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.53% of his services

29th 123rd

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

42
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,722an average of $41 per time performed $1,000
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy

Service Code: 96374
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.51% of his services

30th 91st

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

40
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,240an average of $206 per time performed $1,690
an average of $42 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
36
times performed,
0.46% of his services

31st 16th

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

29
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$576an average of $16 per time performed $102
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.42% of his services

32nd 134th

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$495an average of $15 per time performed $141
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound study of arteries of legs

Service Code: 93922
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.41% of his services

33rd 92nd

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

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,240an average of $320 per time performed $1,862
an average of $58 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing of 48-hour ekg

Service Code: 93225
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.39% of his services

34th 55th

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

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,844an average of $124 per time performed $597
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm symptom-related interpretation of 24-hour ek... +

Heart rhythm symptom-related interpretation of 24-hour ekg monitoring up to 30 days ×

Service Code: 93272
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.28% of his services

35th 87th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,650an average of $75 per time performed $383
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm symptom-related tracing of 24-hour ekg monit... +

Heart rhythm symptom-related tracing of 24-hour ekg monitoring up to 30 days ×

Service Code: 93270
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.27% of his services

36th 101st

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,604an average of $124 per time performed $135
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound study of arteries and arterial grafts of legs +

Ultrasound study of arteries and arterial grafts of legs ×

Service Code: 93925
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.24% of his services

37th 108th

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,060an average of $740 per time performed $2,552
an average of $134 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lipoprotein level

Service Code: 83700
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.2% of his services

38th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$544an average of $34 per time performed $244
an average of $15 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dobutamine hydrochloride, per 250 mg

Service Code: J1250
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.18% of his services

39th 142nd

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$174an average of $12 per time performed $81
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scan of abdominal, pelvic, scrotal or abdomina... +

Ultrasound scan of abdominal, pelvic, scrotal or abdominal cavity arterial inflow and venous outflow ×

Service Code: 93975
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.17% of his services

40th 168th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.99% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,272an average of $944 per time performed $2,218
an average of $171 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
12
times performed,
0.15% of his services

41st 6th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.83% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,632an average of $136 per time performed $598
an average of $50 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.14% of his services

42nd 115th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.83% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$385an average of $35 per time performed $144
an average of $13 per time performed

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

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