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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $176 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,303
Rank: 5th
out of 143 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
17,908
Rank: 1st
out of 143 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
13.7 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$558K
Rank: 1st
out of 143 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$428 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $176

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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Brooks B. Mays
Average for Endocrinology 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.

Patients saw before

Brooks B. Mays

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 48 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, denosumab (prolia, xgeva), 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
5,280
times performed,
29% of his services

1st 4th

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

56
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$105,600an average of $20 per time performed $58,080
an average of $11 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
1,828
times performed,
10% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

933
patients got this service, 72% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$36,560an average of $20 per time performed $5,484
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
1,376
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 7th

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

795
patients got this service, 61% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$108,704an average of $79 per time performed $17,888
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
1,374
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 5th

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

789
patients got this service, 61% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$123,660an average of $90 per time performed $31,602
an average of $23 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
1,096
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 1st

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

665
patients got this service, 51% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$189,608an average of $173 per time performed $76,720
an average of $70 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
850
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 8th

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

528
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$65,450an average of $77 per time performed $9,350
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
704
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 21st

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

458
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$105,600an average of $150 per time performed $28,864
an average of $41 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
444
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 12th

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

183
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$103,896an average of $234 per time performed $42,624
an average of $96 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
400
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 2nd

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

236
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$26,000an average of $65 per time performed $5,600
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Parathormone (parathyroid hormone) level

Service Code: 83970
Performed in an office
343
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 47th

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

245
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$64,484an average of $188 per time performed $19,894
an average of $58 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroid hormone, t3 measurement

Service Code: 84481
Performed in an office
332
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 25th

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

197
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$36,520an average of $110 per time performed $7,968
an average of $24 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of head and neck

Service Code: 76536
Performed in an office
316
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 19th

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

280
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$108,704an average of $344 per time performed $27,808
an average of $88 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
298
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 16th

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

298
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$98,340an average of $330 per time performed $17,284
an average of $58 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
283
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 11th

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

209
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$26,885an average of $95 per time performed $3,679
an average of $13 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
280
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 6th

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

225
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$31,920an average of $114 per time performed $13,720
an average of $49 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, zoledronic acid (reclast), 1 mg

Service Code: J3488
Performed in an office
220
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 28th

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

44
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$61,600an average of $280 per time performed $38,060
an average of $173 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: 85027
Performed in an office
211
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 37th

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

137
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$8,440an average of $40 per time performed $1,899
an average of $9 per time performed
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
189
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 15th

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

189
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$50,463an average of $267 per time performed $21,357
an average of $113 per time performed
ADMINISTRATIVE

Iodine i-123 sodium iodide, diagnostic, per 100 microcuri... +

Iodine i-123 sodium iodide, diagnostic, per 100 microcuries, up to 999 microcuries ×

Service Code: A9516
Performed in an office
176
times performed,
0.98% of his services

19th Alert

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

46
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,208an average of $58 per time performed $8,096
an average of $46 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroglobulin (thyroid protein) antibody measurement

Service Code: 86800
Performed in an office
175
times performed,
0.98% of his services

20th Alert

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

131
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,975an average of $97 per time performed $3,850
an average of $22 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroglobulin (thyroid related hormone) level

Service Code: 84432
Performed in an office
174
times performed,
0.97% of his services

21st Alert

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

130
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,182an average of $93 per time performed $3,828
an average of $22 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
152
times performed,
0.85% of his services

22nd 26th

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

72
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$6,080an average of $40 per time performed $2,736
an average of $18 per time performed
GENERAL

Fine needle aspiration using imaging guidance

Service Code: 10022
Performed in an office
139
times performed,
0.78% of his services

23rd 36th

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

89
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$41,700an average of $300 per time performed $14,178
an average of $102 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Evaluation of fine needle aspirate

Service Code: 88172
Performed in an office
133
times performed,
0.74% of his services

24th Alert

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

89
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$19,950an average of $150 per time performed $5,320
an average of $40 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretatio... +

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretation for insertion of needle ×

Service Code: 76942
Performed in an office
125
times performed,
0.7% of his services

25th 39th

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

89
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$90,000an average of $720 per time performed $19,125
an average of $153 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
123
times performed,
0.69% of his services

26th 24th

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

123
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$41,328an average of $336 per time performed $18,081
an average of $147 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
111
times performed,
0.62% of his services

27th 49th

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

85
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$10,656an average of $96 per time performed $2,331
an average of $21 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
95
times performed,
0.53% of his services

28th 33rd

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

63
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$5,415an average of $57 per time performed $1,045
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cortisol (hormone) measurement

Service Code: 82533
Performed in an office
82
times performed,
0.46% of his services

29th 66th

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

64
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$7,380an average of $90 per time performed $1,886
an average of $23 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Phosphate level

Service Code: 84100
Performed in an office
67
times performed,
0.37% of his services

30th 83rd

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

64
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,876an average of $28 per time performed $201
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.29% of his services

31st 17th

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

50
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,068an average of $59 per time performed $572
an average of $11 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ambulatory continuous glucose (sugar) monitoring for a mi... +

Ambulatory continuous glucose (sugar) monitoring for a minimum of 72 hours ×

Service Code: 95250
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.25% of his services

32nd 55th

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

45
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$21,375an average of $475 per time performed $5,175
an average of $115 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine imaging of thyroid multiple determinations +

Nuclear medicine imaging of thyroid multiple determinations ×

Service Code: 78007
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.25% of his services

33rd Alert

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

45
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,425an average of $365 per time performed $7,560
an average of $168 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Oral administration of radioactive material therapy agent +

Oral administration of radioactive material therapy agent ×

Service Code: 79005
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.25% of his services

34th Alert

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

45
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$18,225an average of $405 per time performed $4,680
an average of $104 per time performed
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,
0.24% of his services

35th 70th

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

43
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,525an average of $175 per time performed $2,322
an average of $54 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 250 cc

Service Code: J7050
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.24% of his services

36th 78th

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

43
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$645an average of $15 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ambulatory continuous glucose (sugar) including interpret... +

Ambulatory continuous glucose (sugar) including interpretation and report for a minimum of 72 hours ×

Service Code: 95251
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.22% of his services

37th 56th

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

40
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,000an average of $125 per time performed $1,280
an average of $32 per time performed
ADMINISTRATIVE

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

Service Code: A9500
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.17% of his services

38th Alert

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

30
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,530an average of $51 per time performed $1,230
an average of $41 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Calcium level

Service Code: 82310
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.15% of his services

39th 85th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$891an average of $33 per time performed $135
an average of $5 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test... +

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test (psa) ×

Service Code: G0103
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.13% of his services

40th 74th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,277an average of $99 per time performed $598
an average of $26 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, thyrotropin alpha, 0.9 mg, provided in 1.1 mg ... +

Injection, thyrotropin alpha, 0.9 mg, provided in 1.1 mg vial ×

Service Code: J3240
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.13% of his services

41st Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 0.84% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$29,900an average of $1,300 per time performed $19,389
an average of $843 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Imaging of parathyroid

Service Code: 78070
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.12% of his services

42nd Alert

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,450an average of $475 per time performed $2,662
an average of $121 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine volume measurement

Service Code: 81050
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.11% of his services

43rd 98th

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$760an average of $40 per time performed $76
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Microsomal antibodies (autoantibody) measurement

Service Code: 86376
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.09% of his services

44th 80th

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)
$1,496an average of $88 per time performed $340
an average of $20 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Albumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82040
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.09% of his services

45th Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$480an average of $30 per time performed $64
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ldl cholesterol level

Service Code: 83721
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.08% of his services

46th 32nd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.92% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$645an average of $43 per time performed $210
an average of $14 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77081
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.08% of his services

47th Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,066an average of $219 per time performed $378
an average of $27 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.07% of his services

48th 10th

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: 2)
$390an average of $30 per time performed $65
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 "Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism." 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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