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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $221 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
2,055
Rank: 7th
out of 82 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,333
Rank: 17th
out of 82 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.6 This Provider
Avg 3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$217K
Rank: 38th
out of 82 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$105 This Provider
Avg $221

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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Vincent J. Patrone
Average for Interventional Cardiology Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 71 different services in 2013
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Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
1,157
times performed,
22% of his services

1st 8th

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

461
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$35,867an average of $31 per time performed $6,121
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
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
672
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

407
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$30,912an average of $46 per time performed $4,153
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
568
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 6th

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

483
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$62,480an average of $110 per time performed $26,781
an average of $47 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
449
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 4th

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

415
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$39,063an average of $87 per time performed $5,298
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 93306
Performed in a facility
328
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 7th

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

320
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$235,366an average of $718 per time performed $15,052
an average of $46 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
285
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 1st

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

239
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$45,600an average of $160 per time performed $20,891
an average of $73 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
278
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 15th

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

245
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$5,838an average of $21 per time performed $820
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
256
times performed,
5% of his services

8th 3rd

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

150
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$32,000an average of $125 per time performed $13,635
an average of $53 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
90
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 11th

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

90
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$60,750an average of $675 per time performed $18,206
an average of $202 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
89
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 13th

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

89
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$109,826an average of $1,234 per time performed $11,590
an average of $130 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
83
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 50th

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

83
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,940an average of $180 per time performed $6,189
an average of $75 per time performed
medical
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
75
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 25th

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

73
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,875an average of $225 per time performed $7,565
an average of $101 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
73
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 16th

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

70
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$22,630an average of $310 per time performed $10,986
an average of $150 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Smoking and tobacco use intermediate counseling, greater ... +

Smoking and tobacco use intermediate counseling, greater than 3 minutes up to 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99406
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 100th

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

56
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,600an average of $25 per time performed $614
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
60
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 28th

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

43
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$4,800an average of $80 per time performed $1,747
an average of $29 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
60
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 29th

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

60
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,100an average of $135 per time performed $3,227
an average of $54 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
50
times performed,
0.94% of his services

17th 82nd

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)
$10,150an average of $203 per time performed $899
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
NA

Catheter insertion of stent in major coronary artery or b... +

Catheter insertion of stent in major coronary artery or branch ×

Service Code: 92928
Performed in a facility
49
times performed,
0.92% of his services

18th 21st

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

40
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$73,990an average of $1,510 per time performed $19,187
an average of $392 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
49
times performed,
0.92% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,225an average of $25 per time performed $318
an average of $6 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
49
times performed,
0.92% of his services

20th 90th

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

49
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,252an average of $148 per time performed $337
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care typically 50 minutes

Service Code: 99219
Performed in a facility
42
times performed,
0.79% of his services

21st 95th

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

41
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,610an average of $205 per time performed $4,091
an average of $97 per time performed
medical
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 an office
36
times performed,
0.68% of his services

22nd 92nd

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

35
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,656an average of $46 per time performed $205
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Follow-up or limited ultrasound examination of heart

Service Code: 93308
Performed in a facility
35
times performed,
0.66% of his services

23rd 84th

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

34
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,900an average of $140 per time performed $657
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 93224
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.62% of his services

24th 40th

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

33
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,580an average of $260 per time performed $2,047
an average of $62 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: 93459
Performed in a facility
31
times performed,
0.58% of his services

25th 35th

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

28
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$24,800an average of $800 per time performed $6,383
an average of $206 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 93227
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.58% of his services

26th 78th

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

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,293an average of $203 per time performed $593
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care discharge

Service Code: 99217
Performed in a facility
30
times performed,
0.56% of his services

27th 36th

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

30
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,720an average of $124 per time performed $1,588
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound evaluation of heart blood vessel during diagno... +

Ultrasound evaluation of heart blood vessel during diagnosis or treatment ×

Service Code: 93571
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
0.45% of his services

28th 53rd

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

24
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,640an average of $235 per time performed $1,587
an average of $66 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care typically 70 minutes

Service Code: 99220
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.43% of his services

29th 55th

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

23
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,670an average of $290 per time performed $3,046
an average of $132 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 93880
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.34% of his services

30th 34th

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

17
patients got this service, 0.83% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,530an average of $85 per time performed $373
an average of $21 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
18
times performed,
0.34% of his services

31st 79th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.58% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,160an average of $120 per time performed $935
an average of $52 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
17
times performed,
0.32% of his services

32nd 93rd

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

17
patients got this service, 0.83% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,275an average of $75 per time performed $514
an average of $30 per time performed
medical
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
17
times performed,
0.32% of his services

33rd 14th

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

17
patients got this service, 0.83% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$2,890an average of $170 per time performed $1,314
an average of $77 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
17
times performed,
0.32% of his services

34th 20th

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

17
patients got this service, 0.83% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,111an average of $183 per time performed $186
an average of $11 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
15
times performed,
0.28% of his services

35th 80th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.73% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,060an average of $404 per time performed $1,172
an average of $78 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
11
times performed,
0.21% of his services

36th 48th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.54% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,936an average of $176 per time performed $31
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 93975
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.21% of his services

37th 97th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.54% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,123an average of $193 per time performed $733
an average of $67 per time performed

Notes: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients. The contact information listed above is the most current we have for this provider. The services listed on this page may have been delivered at a previous address or as part of a different practice.

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Sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Plan and Provider Enumeration System, American Medical Association

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