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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $181 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,158
Rank: 260th
out of 561 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,745
Rank: 54th
out of 561 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.8 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$258K
Rank: 111th
out of 561 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$223 This Provider
Avg $181

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 his Part B patients.

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 in 2014.

Patients saw before

JAMES BRADFORD M.D.

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 89 different services in 2014
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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
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
1,612
times performed,
24% of his services

1st 7th

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

787
patients got this service, 68% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$225,551an average of $140 per time performed $78,134
an average of $48 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
1,495
times performed,
22% of his services

2nd 6th

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

143
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
10.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$16,445an average of $11 per time performed $7,864
an average of $5 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
712
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 15th

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

410
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$4,272an average of $6 per time performed $2,093
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
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
475
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 8th

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

179
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$66,324an average of $140 per time performed $25,921
an average of $55 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
266
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 3rd

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

232
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$8,589an average of $32 per time performed $3,152
an average of $12 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
242
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 2nd

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

206
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$50,004an average of $207 per time performed $17,978
an average of $74 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 a facility
159
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 4th

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

148
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$19,239an average of $121 per time performed $7,745
an average of $49 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99221
Performed in a facility
146
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 61st

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

128
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$28,702an average of $197 per time performed $11,277
an average of $77 per time performed
medical
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
135
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 82nd

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

105
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$12,555an average of $93 per time performed $6,126
an average of $45 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
117
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 11th

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

112
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$49,944an average of $427 per time performed $19,482
an average of $167 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician review, interpretation, and patient management ... +

Physician review, interpretation, and patient management of home inr testing for patient with either mechanical heart valve(s), chronic atrial fibrillation, or venous thromboembolism who meets medicare coverage criteria; testing not occurring more frequent ×

Service Code: G0250
Performed in an office
88
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 84th

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
5.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$1,584an average of $18 per time performed $624
an average of $7 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, furosemide, up to 20 mg

Service Code: J1940
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 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, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$158an average of $2 per time performed $115
an average of $1 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 and physician supervision ×

Service Code: 93016
Performed in a facility
77
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 17th

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

76
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,307an average of $43 per time performed $1,284
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent dual lead pacemaker system with physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93280
Performed in an office
67
times performed,
0.99% of his services

14th 21st

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

44
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$7,559an average of $113 per time performed $2,578
an average of $38 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care typically 30 minutes

Service Code: 99218
Performed in a facility
59
times performed,
0.87% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

55
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,419an average of $194 per time performed $4,469
an average of $76 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
0.86% of his services

16th 55th

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

58
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,180an average of $158 per time performed $4,180
an average of $72 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
49
times performed,
0.73% of his services

17th 90th

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

49
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,091an average of $104 per time performed $1,967
an average of $40 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, and/or drug-induced stress with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93351
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.73% of his services

18th 77th

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

49
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$25,841an average of $527 per time performed $9,808
an average of $200 per time performed
medical
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 an office
47
times performed,
0.7% of his services

19th 92nd

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

47
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,283an average of $49 per time performed $887
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent observation care, typically 25 minutes per day +

Subsequent observation care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99225
Performed in a facility
47
times performed,
0.7% of his services

20th 124th

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

35
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$6,622an average of $141 per time performed $2,601
an average of $55 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on ... +

Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on both sides of head and neck ×

Service Code: 93880
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.62% of his services

21st 32nd

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

42
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,998an average of $357 per time performed $5,557
an average of $132 per time performed
medical
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
40
times performed,
0.59% of his services

22nd 111th

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,216an average of $105 per time performed $1,555
an average of $39 per time performed
drug
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 (fluzone) ×

Service Code: Q2038
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.56% of his services

23rd 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, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,140an average of $30 per time performed $448
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.56% of his services

24th 123rd

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

38
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,748an average of $46 per time performed $881
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
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
36
times performed,
0.53% of his services

25th 20th

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$14,207an average of $395 per time performed $5,571
an average of $155 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead pace... +

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker or cardioverter-defibrillator transmissions, technician review, support, and distribution of results up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93296
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.49% of his services

26th 33rd

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,584an average of $48 per time performed $551
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood ... +

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood vessels or grafts and left lower heart ×

Service Code: 93458
Performed in a facility
30
times performed,
0.44% of his services

27th 31st

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

30
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,510an average of $617 per time performed $7,107
an average of $237 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.42% of his services

28th 43rd

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,324an average of $83 per time performed $684
an average of $24 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
25
times performed,
0.37% of his services

29th 75th

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,250an average of $50 per time performed $488
an average of $20 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
24
times performed,
0.36% of his services

30th 95th

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$408an average of $17 per time performed $161
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent multiple lead cardioverter-defibrillator including physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93284
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.33% of his services

31st 70th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,801an average of $173 per time performed $1,388
an average of $63 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
21
times performed,
0.31% of his services

32nd 60th

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: 1.1)
$4,356an average of $207 per time performed $1,710
an average of $81 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.31% of his services

33rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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
$147an average of $7 per time performed $72
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead card... +

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead cardioverter-defibrillator with physician analysis, review, and report up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93295
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.3% of his services

34th 49th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.95% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,606an average of $130 per time performed $941
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation of parameters of single, dual, or multiple lea... +

Evaluation of parameters of single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker including device connection, recording, and disconnection ×

Service Code: 93288
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.25% of his services

35th 42nd

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,190an average of $70 per time performed $470
an average of $28 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care typically 70 minutes per day

Service Code: 99220
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.24% of his services

36th 79th

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,776an average of $361 per time performed $2,264
an average of $141 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead pace... +

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker with physician analysis, review, and report up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93294
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.24% of his services

37th 45th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,056an average of $66 per time performed $388
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

External shock to heart to regulate heart beat

Service Code: 92960
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.21% of his services

38th 78th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.95% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,882an average of $420 per time performed $1,313
an average of $94 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent single lead pacemaker system with physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93279
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.21% of his services

39th 54th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.95% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,344an average of $96 per time performed $489
an average of $35 per time performed
medical
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
13
times performed,
0.19% of his services

40th 30th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,784an average of $291 per time performed $35
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scan of veins of one arm or leg or limited inc... +

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

Service Code: 93971
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.19% of his services

41st 119th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,795an average of $215 per time performed $1,060
an average of $82 per time performed
medical
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
13
times performed,
0.19% of his services

42nd 44th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,488an average of $576 per time performed $1,056
an average of $81 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 a facility
13
times performed,
0.19% of his services

43rd 36th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$468an average of $36 per time performed $186
an average of $14 per time performed
drug
TEMPORARY CODES

Injection, perflutren lipid microspheres, per ml

Service Code: Q9957
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.16% of his services

44th 204th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.95% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,342an average of $122 per time performed $481
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
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

45th 63rd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.95% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,551an average of $141 per time performed $609
an average of $55 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 interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93018
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.16% of his services

46th 14th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.95% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$319an average of $29 per time performed $124
an average of $11 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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

James Hedrick Bradford
Average for Cardiovascular Disease 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 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.

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