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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $259 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 10 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
447
Rank: 141st
out of 333 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
22,745
Rank: 18th
out of 333 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
50.9 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 9.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$171K
Rank: 72nd
out of 333 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$384 This Provider
Avg $259

Note: About 61% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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 G. Martin
Average for Neurology Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 108 different services in 2013
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Drug Services
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
drug
DRUGS

Injection, onabotulinumtoxina, 1 unit

Service Code: J0585
Performed in an office
9,400
times performed,
41% of his services

1st 1st

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

20
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$103,400an average of $11 per time performed $34,780
an average of $4 per time performed
drug
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
2,920
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

30
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,132an average of $1 per time performed $380
an average of $0 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
312
times performed,
1% of his services

3rd 4th

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

179
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$37,125an average of $119 per time performed $15,971
an average of $51 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
172
times performed,
0.76% of his services

4th 54th

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$2,666an average of $16 per time performed $46
an average of $0 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
171
times performed,
0.75% of his services

5th 3rd

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

119
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$28,236an average of $165 per time performed $10,701
an average of $63 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
81
times performed,
0.36% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

78
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,542an average of $56 per time performed $1,192
an average of $15 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
50
times performed,
0.22% of his services

7th 25th

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

36
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$700an average of $14 per time performed $148
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
NA

Injection of chemical for destruction of facial and neck ... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of facial and neck nerve muscles ×

Service Code: 64615
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.22% of his services

8th 69th

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

21
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$14,641an average of $299 per time performed $4,385
an average of $89 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96365
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.19% of his services

9th 61st

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$8,213an average of $191 per time performed $2,236
an average of $52 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.16% of his services

10th 74th

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

28
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,220an average of $60 per time performed $420
an average of $11 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, promethazine hcl, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J2550
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.16% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$504an average of $14 per time performed $41
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
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
32
times performed,
0.14% of his services

12th 8th

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

32
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,320an average of $260 per time performed $3,364
an average of $105 per time performed
medical
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
28
times performed,
0.12% of his services

13th 83rd

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

21
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,008an average of $36 per time performed $294
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan brain

Service Code: 70551
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.12% of his services

14th 39th

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

26
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,343an average of $309 per time performed $1,404
an average of $52 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85652
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.08% of his services

15th 109th

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

19
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$608an average of $32 per time performed $70
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.07% of his services

16th 85th

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

17
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,836an average of $108 per time performed $375
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of head and neck

Service Code: 76536
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.05% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,640an average of $240 per time performed $740
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

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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