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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
1,120
Rank: 338th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
12,045
Rank: 20th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
10.8 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$370K
Rank: 85th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$330 This Provider is in the top 10%
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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Kevin P. Murray
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

JEFFREY SILVER

KAREN COWARD

BOBBY WALTERS

ARUL VIGG

GILBERT ALLIGOOD

Organizations

EAST CAROLINA HEALTH - ...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

Kevin P. Murray

Patients saw after

Individuals

KAREN COWARD

JEFFREY SILVER

BOBBY WALTERS

GILBERT ALLIGOOD

ARUL VIGG

Organizations

EAST CAROLINA HEALTH - ...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 38 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
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
3,536
times performed,
29% of his services

1st 6th

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

270
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
13.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$49,504an average of $14 per time performed $21,216
an average of $6 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
3,288
times performed,
27% of his services

2nd 11th

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

259
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
12.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$144,672an average of $44 per time performed $49,320
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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
1,669
times performed,
14% of his services

3rd 1st

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

607
patients got this service, 54% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$370,518an average of $222 per time performed $120,168
an average of $72 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 an office
371
times performed,
3% of his services

4th 10th

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

259
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$104,622an average of $282 per time performed $24,486
an average of $66 per time performed
ADMINISTRATIVE

Technetium tc-99m sestamibi, diagnostic, per study dose

Service Code: A9500
Performed in an office
355
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 12th

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

178
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$26,980an average of $76 per time performed $20,590
an average of $58 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 an office
351
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 15th

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

178
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$122,499an average of $349 per time performed $65,637
an average of $187 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, regadenoson (lexiscan), 0.1 mg

Service Code: J2785
Performed in an office
336
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 9th

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

84
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$43,008an average of $128 per time performed $13,776
an average of $41 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
215
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 14th

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

139
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$4,515an average of $21 per time performed $645
an average of $3 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
213
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 5th

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

125
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$31,311an average of $147 per time performed $11,076
an average of $52 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 an office
177
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 50th

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

177
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,461an average of $93 per time performed $3,009
an average of $17 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 an office
177
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 45th

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

177
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,240an average of $120 per time performed $2,124
an average of $12 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 tracing and monitoring ×

Service Code: 93017
Performed in an office
175
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 59th

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

175
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$24,500an average of $140 per time performed $6,650
an average of $38 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at lea... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at least 12 leads ×

Service Code: 93005
Performed in an office
148
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 55th

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

130
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$6,216an average of $42 per time performed $1,036
an average of $7 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 an office
148
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 42nd

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

130
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,476an average of $37 per time performed $888
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
120
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 33rd

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

84
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,360an average of $28 per time performed $1,320
an average of $11 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
94
times performed,
0.78% of his services

16th 22nd

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

83
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$28,012an average of $298 per time performed $9,400
an average of $100 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
0.61% of his services

17th 198th

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

73
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,023an average of $151 per time performed $3,504
an average of $48 per time performed
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
70
times performed,
0.58% of his services

18th 61st

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

70
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,400an average of $220 per time performed $4,690
an average of $67 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
70
times performed,
0.58% of his services

19th 8th

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

43
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$11,410an average of $163 per time performed $3,780
an average of $54 per time performed
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,
0.56% of his services

20th 24th

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

42
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$7,035an average of $105 per time performed $1,876
an average of $28 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound study of arteries of both arms and legs

Service Code: 93922
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.43% of his services

21st 64th

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: 1.1)
$3,796an average of $73 per time performed $988
an average of $19 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.3% of his services

22nd 57th

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

30
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,008an average of $28 per time performed $324
an average of $9 per time performed
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
30
times performed,
0.25% of his services

23rd 51st

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: 1.1)
$2,010an average of $67 per time performed $600
an average of $20 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.22% of his services

24th 74th

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,482an average of $57 per time performed $572
an average of $22 per time performed
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing of 48-hour ekg

Service Code: 93225
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.21% of his services

25th 63rd

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)
$1,675an average of $67 per time performed $500
an average of $20 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
20
times performed,
0.17% of his services

26th 25th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$6,000an average of $300 per time performed $1,860
an average of $93 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Kidney function blood test panel

Service Code: 80069
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.17% of his services

27th 115th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$560an average of $28 per time performed $160
an average of $8 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
20
times performed,
0.17% of his services

28th 71st

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,480an average of $124 per time performed $960
an average of $48 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84436
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.17% of his services

29th Alert

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$400an average of $20 per time performed $160
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroid hormone evaluation

Service Code: 84479
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.16% of his services

30th Alert

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
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$399an average of $21 per time performed $152
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.15% of his services

31st 37th

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$846an average of $47 per time performed $234
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Digoxin level

Service Code: 80162
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.15% of his services

32nd 202nd

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$828an average of $46 per time performed $342
an average of $19 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ldl cholesterol level

Service Code: 83721
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.15% of his services

33rd 148th

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$594an average of $33 per time performed $252
an average of $14 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
16
times performed,
0.13% of his services

34th 46th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$432an average of $27 per time performed $176
an average of $11 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dobutamine hydrochloride, per 250 mg

Service Code: J1250
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.12% of his services

35th 160th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$120an average of $8 per time performed $60
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Coagulation assessment blood test

Service Code: 85730
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.12% of his services

36th 121st

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$315an average of $21 per time performed $135
an average of $9 per time performed
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
13
times performed,
0.11% of his services

37th 88th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$871an average of $67 per time performed $221
an average of $17 per time performed
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
11
times performed,
0.09% of his services

38th 101st

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

11
patients got this service, 0.98% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$836an average of $76 per time performed $77
an average of $7 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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