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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $184 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
2,359
Rank: 59th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,006
Rank: 73rd
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3 This Provider
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$177K
Rank: 315th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$75 This Provider
Avg $184

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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Brian S. Crenshaw
Average for Cardiology 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.

Individuals

PETER NISHAN

DALTON MCLEAN

PAULA ROSS

JEFFREY KATZ

THOMAS BRACKBILL

Organizations

THE MOSES H. CONE MEMOR...

SOLSTAS LAB PARTNERS GR...

Patients saw before

Brian S. Crenshaw

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 33 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
TEMPORARY CODES

Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml iodine conce... +

Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml iodine concentration, per ml ×

Service Code: Q9967
Performed in an office
1,121
times performed,
16% of his services

1st 7th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.64% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,121an average of $1 per time performed $0
an average of $0 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
973
times performed,
14% of his services

2nd 11th

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

581
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$63,245an average of $65 per time performed $13,622
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
953
times performed,
14% of his services

3rd 6th

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

571
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$15,248an average of $16 per time performed $4,765
an average of $5 per time performed
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 a facility
698
times performed,
10% of his services

4th 4th

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

693
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$145,882an average of $209 per time performed $32,108
an average of $46 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
495
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 3rd

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

396
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$38,610an average of $78 per time performed $6,435
an average of $13 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
410
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 1st

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

310
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$76,260an average of $186 per time performed $29,520
an average of $72 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
403
times performed,
6% of his services

7th 2nd

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

333
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$14,911an average of $37 per time performed $2,821
an average of $7 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
355
times performed,
5% of his services

8th 8th

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

201
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$50,765an average of $143 per time performed $18,815
an average of $53 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
284
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 14th

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

210
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$3,408an average of $12 per time performed $852
an average of $3 per time performed
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 interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93018
Performed in a facility
203
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 16th

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

203
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,135an average of $45 per time performed $2,233
an average of $11 per time performed
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 a facility
144
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 20th

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

144
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$34,992an average of $243 per time performed $7,920
an average of $55 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
98
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 5th

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

94
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$12,642an average of $129 per time performed $4,508
an average of $46 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
94
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 37th

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

82
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,760an average of $40 per time performed $1,034
an average of $11 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
91
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 17th

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

91
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$42,588an average of $468 per time performed $13,377
an average of $147 per time performed
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 93016
Performed in a facility
79
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 19th

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

79
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,345an average of $55 per time performed $1,185
an average of $15 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
71
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 25th

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

63
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$18,176an average of $256 per time performed $7,313
an average of $103 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
70
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 13th

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

49
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$14,700an average of $210 per time performed $5,250
an average of $75 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
0.8% of his services

18th 33rd

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

47
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,624an average of $29 per time performed $560
an average of $10 per time performed
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
50
times performed,
0.71% of his services

19th 23rd

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

50
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,050an average of $281 per time performed $5,800
an average of $116 per time performed
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood fl... +

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood flow, rate, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93325
Performed in a facility
49
times performed,
0.7% of his services

20th 31st

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

47
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,989an average of $61 per time performed $147
an average of $3 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
46
times performed,
0.66% of his services

21st 54th

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

44
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,338an average of $203 per time performed $3,542
an average of $77 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of probe in esophagus for heart ultrasound exam... +

Insertion of probe in esophagus for heart ultrasound examination including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93312
Performed in a facility
39
times performed,
0.56% of his services

22nd 48th

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

37
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,140an average of $260 per time performed $3,237
an average of $83 per time performed
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 a facility
39
times performed,
0.56% of his services

23rd 35th

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

37
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,106an average of $54 per time performed $546
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.51% of his services

24th 57th

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

35
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,440an average of $40 per time performed $360
an average of $10 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
26
times performed,
0.37% of his services

25th 41st

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

26
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,282an average of $357 per time performed $3,406
an average of $131 per time performed
MEDICINE

External shock to heart to regulate heart beat

Service Code: 92960
Performed in a facility
21
times performed,
0.3% of his services

26th 78th

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

19
patients got this service, 0.81% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,356an average of $636 per time performed $1,848
an average of $88 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.29% of his services

27th 22nd

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

20
patients got this service, 0.85% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,040an average of $252 per time performed $2,060
an average of $103 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan chest

Service Code: 71250
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.26% of his services

28th 189th

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

17
patients got this service, 0.72% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,366an average of $687 per time performed $2,250
an average of $125 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
15
times performed,
0.21% of his services

29th 46th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.64% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$390an average of $26 per time performed $165
an average of $11 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.2% of his services

30th 67th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.55% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$826an average of $59 per time performed $168
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level +

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level ×

Service Code: 83880
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.19% of his services

31st 71st

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

13
patients got this service, 0.55% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$910an average of $70 per time performed $624
an average of $48 per time performed
MEDICINE

Follow-up or limited ultrasound examination of heart

Service Code: 93308
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.16% of his services

32nd 62nd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.47% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$825an average of $75 per time performed $176
an average of $16 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of the heart performed during rest... +

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

Service Code: 93350
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.16% of his services

33rd 52nd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.47% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,310an average of $210 per time performed $517
an average of $47 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 "Cardiovascular Disease." 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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