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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $813 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 27 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,062
Rank: 3rd
out of 124 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
21,491
Rank: 33rd
out of 124 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
20.2 This Provider
Avg 27.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$628K
Rank: 37th
out of 124 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$592 This Provider
Avg $813

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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Paul B. Ferrell
Average for Rheumatology Providers in North Carolina

Who Patients See Before and After This Provider

Providers often refer their patients to a small network of other providers and organizations. Here’s who patients saw the most patients within 30 days before or after this provider, from Jan. 2012 to June 2013.

Patients saw before

Paul B. Ferrell

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 74 different services in 2012
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
DRUGS

Injection, infliximab (remicade), 10 mg

Service Code: J1745
Performed in an office
3,585
times performed,
17% of his services

1st 2nd

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
5.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.9)
$430,200an average of $120 per time performed $179,250
an average of $50 per time performed
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
1,983
times performed,
9% of his services

2nd 8th

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

683
patients got this service, 64% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$29,745an average of $15 per time performed $5,949
an average of $3 per time performed
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
1,629
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 9th

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

665
patients got this service, 63% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$45,612an average of $28 per time performed $17,919
an average of $11 per time performed
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
1,263
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 4th

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

633
patients got this service, 60% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$252,600an average of $200 per time performed $87,147
an average of $69 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
1,216
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 21st

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

658
patients got this service, 62% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$36,480an average of $30 per time performed $12,160
an average of $10 per time performed
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
615
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 60th

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

161
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$27,675an average of $45 per time performed $7,995
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85651
Performed in an office
581
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 22nd

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

313
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$8,715an average of $15 per time performed $2,905
an average of $5 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection... +

Measurement c-reactive protein for detection of infection or inflammation ×

Service Code: 86140
Performed in an office
573
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 19th

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

311
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$11,460an average of $20 per time performed $4,011
an average of $7 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
566
times performed,
3% of his services

9th Alert

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

388
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$27,168an average of $48 per time performed $7,924
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
514
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 28th

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

422
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$46,260an average of $90 per time performed $21,074
an average of $41 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
510
times performed,
2% of his services

11th Alert

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

46
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
11.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,180an average of $18 per time performed $3,060
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
452
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 79th

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

341
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$27,120an average of $60 per time performed $10,396
an average of $23 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81000
Performed in an office
444
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 88th

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

346
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$6,660an average of $15 per time performed $1,776
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood creatinine level

Service Code: 82565
Performed in an office
409
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 15th

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

158
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$8,180an average of $20 per time performed $1,227
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ibandronate sodium (boniva), 1 mg

Service Code: J1740
Performed in an office
403
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 63rd

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

43
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$108,004an average of $268 per time performed $47,151
an average of $117 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver enzyme (sgot), level

Service Code: 84450
Performed in an office
358
times performed,
2% of his services

16th Alert

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

137
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,160an average of $20 per time performed $1,074
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver enzyme (sgpt), level

Service Code: 84460
Performed in an office
357
times performed,
2% of his services

17th 41st

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

137
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$7,140an average of $20 per time performed $1,071
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Albumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82040
Performed in an office
345
times performed,
2% of his services

18th 39th

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

126
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$6,210an average of $18 per time performed $690
an average of $2 per time performed
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
336
times performed,
2% of his services

19th 36th

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

315
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$90,048an average of $268 per time performed $29,232
an average of $87 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
283
times performed,
1% of his services

20th Alert

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

161
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,320an average of $40 per time performed $3,962
an average of $14 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (flulaval) ×

Service Code: Q2036
Performed in an office
253
times performed,
1% of his services

21st 94th

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

251
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,349an average of $33 per time performed $2,277
an average of $9 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
250
times performed,
1% of his services

22nd 62nd

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

248
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,750an average of $23 per time performed $5,500
an average of $22 per time performed
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
249
times performed,
1% of his services

23rd 6th

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

165
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$33,366an average of $134 per time performed $10,956
an average of $44 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
232
times performed,
1% of his services

24th 12th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
5.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$16,240an average of $70 per time performed $5,104
an average of $22 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
220
times performed,
1% of his services

25th 67th

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

198
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,040an average of $82 per time performed $4,840
an average of $22 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 250 cc

Service Code: J7050
Performed in an office
218
times performed,
1% of his services

26th 11th

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
4.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.8)
$4,360an average of $20 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), subsequent visit ×

Service Code: G0439
Performed in an office
212
times performed,
0.99% of his services

27th Alert

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

212
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$53,000an average of $250 per time performed $22,472
an average of $106 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in a facility
198
times performed,
0.92% of his services

28th Alert

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

166
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,554an average of $23 per time performed $1,386
an average of $7 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
193
times performed,
0.9% of his services

29th Alert

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

67
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$38,600an average of $200 per time performed $14,861
an average of $77 per time performed
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
189
times performed,
0.88% of his services

30th 14th

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

100
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$27,972an average of $148 per time performed $9,072
an average of $48 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Computer analysis of screening mammogram to assist detect... +

Computer analysis of screening mammogram to assist detection of cancer ×

Service Code: 77052
Performed in an office
186
times performed,
0.87% of his services

31st Alert

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

186
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,650an average of $25 per time performed $1,860
an average of $10 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Screening mammography, producing direct digital image, bi... +

Screening mammography, producing direct digital image, bilateral, all views ×

Service Code: G0202
Performed in an office
186
times performed,
0.87% of his services

32nd Alert

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

186
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$50,964an average of $274 per time performed $24,366
an average of $131 per time performed
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
184
times performed,
0.86% of his services

33rd Alert

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

165
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,120an average of $55 per time performed $2,576
an average of $14 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
149
times performed,
0.69% of his services

34th 10th

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
6.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.2)
$44,700an average of $300 per time performed $14,304
an average of $96 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
145
times performed,
0.67% of his services

35th 7th

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

90
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,030an average of $14 per time performed $145
an average of $1 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
145
times performed,
0.67% of his services

36th Alert

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

105
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,075an average of $35 per time performed $1,160
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle in... +

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle injury ×

Service Code: 82570
Performed in an office
145
times performed,
0.67% of his services

37th 91st

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

105
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,190an average of $22 per time performed $1,015
an average of $7 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
136
times performed,
0.63% of his services

38th 106th

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

101
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,536an average of $26 per time performed $1,496
an average of $11 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy, d... +

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96374
Performed in an office
126
times performed,
0.59% of his services

39th 78th

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

42
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$13,482an average of $107 per time performed $5,166
an average of $41 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
109
times performed,
0.51% of his services

40th 50th

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

63
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,180an average of $20 per time performed $545
an average of $5 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
105
times performed,
0.49% of his services

41st 24th

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

105
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$30,660an average of $292 per time performed $6,195
an average of $59 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test... +

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test (psa) ×

Service Code: G0103
Performed in an office
98
times performed,
0.46% of his services

42nd Alert

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

98
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,880an average of $60 per time performed $2,548
an average of $26 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
89
times performed,
0.41% of his services

43rd 117th

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

63
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$12,460an average of $140 per time performed $4,806
an average of $54 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
65
times performed,
0.3% of his services

44th 142nd

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

49
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,600an average of $40 per time performed $1,235
an average of $19 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron level

Service Code: 83540
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
0.3% of his services

45th Alert

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

48
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,152an average of $18 per time performed $576
an average of $9 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
63
times performed,
0.29% of his services

46th 125th

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

57
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$23,940an average of $380 per time performed $9,513
an average of $151 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron binding capacity

Service Code: 83550
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
0.29% of his services

47th Alert

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

48
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,575an average of $25 per time performed $756
an average of $12 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
62
times performed,
0.29% of his services

48th Alert

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

49
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,710an average of $205 per time performed $4,960
an average of $80 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.25% of his services

49th 35th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,385an average of $45 per time performed $848
an average of $16 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

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

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

Service Code: 20600
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
0.21% of his services

50th 71st

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,738an average of $103 per time performed $1,334
an average of $29 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, imm... +

Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, immunoassay, 1-3 simultaneous ×

Service Code: G0328
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.2% of his services

51st Alert

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

43
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,150an average of $50 per time performed $989
an average of $23 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hand, 2 views

Service Code: 73120
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.19% of his services

52nd 30th

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)
$2,480an average of $62 per time performed $840
an average of $21 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

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

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

Service Code: 20605
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.17% of his services

53rd 66th

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,032an average of $112 per time performed $1,440
an average of $40 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.16% of his services

54th 29th

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$525an average of $15 per time performed $105
an average of $3 per time performed
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax, one ear

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.16% of his services

55th Alert

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,395an average of $97 per time performed $1,190
an average of $34 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.16% of his services

56th Alert

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,260an average of $36 per time performed $455
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Rheumatoid factor level

Service Code: 86431
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.16% of his services

57th 44th

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$748an average of $22 per time performed $272
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial urine culture

Service Code: 87088
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.16% of his services

58th Alert

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$952an average of $28 per time performed $374
an average of $11 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), initial visit ×

Service Code: G0438
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.15% of his services

59th Alert

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

32
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,048an average of $314 per time performed $4,800
an average of $150 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.14% of his services

60th 46th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,160an average of $72 per time performed $660
an average of $22 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.13% of his services

61st Alert

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,740an average of $60 per time performed $725
an average of $25 per time performed
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
27
times performed,
0.13% of his services

62nd 38th

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,287an average of $381 per time performed $4,023
an average of $149 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatine kinase (cardiac enzyme) level

Service Code: 82550
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.13% of his services

63rd 64th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$675an average of $25 per time performed $135
an average of $5 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, 2 views

Service Code: 73620
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.12% of his services

64th 49th

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)
$1,625an average of $65 per time performed $500
an average of $20 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 20 mg

Service Code: J1020
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.11% of his services

65th 65th

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: 1.3)
$230an average of $10 per time performed $46
an average of $2 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Crystal identification from tissue or body fluid

Service Code: 89060
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.11% of his services

66th Alert

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$874an average of $38 per time performed $207
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Evaluation of antimicrobial drug (antibiotic, antifungal,... +

Evaluation of antimicrobial drug (antibiotic, antifungal, antiviral) ×

Service Code: 87184
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.09% of his services

67th Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$440an average of $22 per time performed $200
an average of $10 per time performed
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.09% of his services

68th Alert

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$900an average of $45 per time performed $320
an average of $16 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane +

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane ×

Service Code: 20550
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.09% of his services

69th 98th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,413an average of $127 per time performed $741
an average of $39 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per certification period ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.08% of his services

70th Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,125an average of $125 per time performed $680
an average of $40 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of pelvis, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 72170
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.07% of his services

71st 115th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,095an average of $73 per time performed $300
an average of $20 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood

Service Code: 82274
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.07% of his services

72nd Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$700an average of $50 per time performed $322
an average of $23 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Screening papanicolaou smear; obtaining, preparing and co... +

Screening papanicolaou smear; obtaining, preparing and conveyance of cervical or vaginal smear to laboratory ×

Service Code: Q0091
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.06% of his services

73rd Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,008an average of $84 per time performed $504
an average of $42 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower and sacral spine, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.05% of his services

74th 61st

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,001an average of $91 per time performed $308
an average of $28 per time performed

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 2013 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.

Notes: This provider has a self-reported specialty of "Rheumatology." In some cases the self-reported specialty may differ from the specialty listed above, which comes from Medicare. Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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