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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $328 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 17 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
114
Rank: 5th
out of 8 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
13,476
Rank: 1st
out of 8 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
118.2 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 16.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$101K
Rank: 2nd
out of 8 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$885 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $328

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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Alan G. Finkel
Average for Neuropsychiatry 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

MATTHEW MAURO

Organizations

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAR...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

Alan G. Finkel

Patients saw after

Organizations

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAR...

DUKE UNIVERSITY HEALTH ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 9 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, onabotulinumtoxina (botox), 1 unit

Service Code: J0585
Performed in an office
13,000
times performed,
96% of his services

1st Alert

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

29
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$91,000an average of $7 per time performed $52,000
an average of $4 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
170
times performed,
1% of his services

2nd Alert

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

89
patients got this service, 78% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$46,070an average of $271 per time performed $15,640
an average of $92 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of neck muscles

Service Code: 64613
Performed in an office
92
times performed,
0.68% of his services

3rd Alert

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

39
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$28,060an average of $305 per time performed $8,832
an average of $96 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
79
times performed,
0.59% of his services

4th Alert

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

50
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$15,642an average of $198 per time performed $5,372
an average of $68 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of nerve muscles on... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of nerve muscles on one side of face ×

Service Code: 64612
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.39% of his services

5th Alert

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

27
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,642an average of $314 per time performed $8,639
an average of $163 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
24
times performed,
0.18% of his services

6th Alert

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

24
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,336an average of $389 per time performed $3,336
an average of $139 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Prolonged office or other outpatient service first hour

Service Code: 99354
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.17% of his services

7th Alert

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

21
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,554an average of $198 per time performed $1,633
an average of $71 per time performed
MEDICINE

Psychological testing with interpretation and report by p... +

Psychological testing with interpretation and report by psychologist or physician per hour ×

Service Code: 96101
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.16% of his services

8th Alert

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

21
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,759an average of $179 per time performed $1,281
an average of $61 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.1% of his services

9th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$210an average of $15 per time performed $70
an average of $5 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 "Neurology." 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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