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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $199 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,909
Rank: 5th
out of 2,592 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
12,107
Rank: 38th
out of 2,592 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.3 This Provider
Avg 6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$593K
Rank: 3rd
out of 2,592 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$311 This Provider
Avg $199

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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Tom A. Christensen
Average for Family Medicine Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 94 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
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
5,913
times performed,
49% of his services

1st 1st

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

1,662
patients got this service, 87% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$699,449an average of $118 per time performed $401,552
an average of $68 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab, 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
840
times performed,
7% of his services

2nd 33rd

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

13
patients got this service, 0.68% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$16,800an average of $20 per time performed $9,316
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
773
times performed,
6% of his services

3rd 4th

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

117
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
6.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.9)
$34,012an average of $44 per time performed $4,112
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
576
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 7th

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

571
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,400an average of $25 per time performed $13,599
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
552
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 6th

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

309
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$16,560an average of $30 per time performed $7,226
an average of $13 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza injection

Service Code: 90662
Performed in an office
544
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 40th

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

544
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,760an average of $40 per time performed $16,831
an average of $31 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, regadenoson, 0. 1 mg

Service Code: J2785
Performed in an office
260
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 144th

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

65
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,600an average of $60 per time performed $10,933
an average of $42 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
244
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 45th

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

160
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$8,296an average of $34 per time performed $1,027
an average of $4 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
244
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 2nd

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

217
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$18,054an average of $74 per time performed $8,899
an average of $36 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement spine or hips using dedicated x-... +

Bone density measurement spine or hips using dedicated x-ray machine ×

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
168
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 67th

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

168
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$54,600an average of $325 per time performed $7,641
an average of $45 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
156
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 22nd

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

155
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,728an average of $88 per time performed $1,587
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
140
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 62nd

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

137
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$7,840an average of $56 per time performed $1,086
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
ADMINISTRATIVE

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

Service Code: A9500
Performed in an office
138
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 173rd

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

69
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$34,500an average of $250 per time performed $18,260
an average of $132 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
117
times performed,
0.97% of his services

14th 86th

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

95
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$9,711an average of $83 per time performed $6,307
an average of $54 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
113
times performed,
0.93% of his services

15th 44th

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

113
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,430an average of $110 per time performed $8,040
an average of $71 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 an office
109
times performed,
0.9% of his services

16th 145th

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

105
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$49,050an average of $450 per time performed $13,037
an average of $120 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
96
times performed,
0.79% of his services

17th 87th

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

84
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,264an average of $34 per time performed $199
an average of $2 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, testosterone cypionate, 1 cc, 200 mg

Service Code: J1080
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
0.6% of his services

18th 91st

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

26
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.2)
$2,482an average of $34 per time performed $272
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
71
times performed,
0.59% of his services

19th 21st

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

66
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,562an average of $22 per time performed $247
an average of $3 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 supervision, interpretation, and report ×

Service Code: 93015
Performed in an office
71
times performed,
0.59% of his services

20th 262nd

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

70
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$25,489an average of $359 per time performed $3,300
an average of $46 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81000
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
0.58% of his services

21st 54th

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

63
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,540an average of $22 per time performed $299
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
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
69
times performed,
0.57% of his services

22nd 231st

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

69
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$62,100an average of $900 per time performed $24,756
an average of $359 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of multiple skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
67
times performed,
0.55% of his services

23rd 71st

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

52
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,608an average of $24 per time performed $315
an average of $5 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, vitamin b-12 cyanocobalamin, up to 1000 mcg

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
0.55% of his services

24th 35th

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

22
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$2,904an average of $44 per time performed $57
an average of $1 per time performed
drug
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
0.5% of his services

25th 31st

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

61
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,830an average of $30 per time performed $849
an average of $14 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
57
times performed,
0.47% of his services

26th 151st

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

56
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$20,520an average of $360 per time performed $7,170
an average of $126 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin measurement

Service Code: 85018
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.42% of his services

27th 98th

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

20
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$1,530an average of $30 per time performed $154
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Initial preventive physical examination; face-to-face vis... +

Initial preventive physical examination; face-to-face visit, services limited to new beneficiary during the first 12 months of medicare enrollment ×

Service Code: G0402
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.31% of his services

28th 131st

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

37
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,675an average of $153 per time performed $5,422
an average of $147 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exha... +

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exhaled air capacity ×

Service Code: 94010
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.29% of his services

29th 138th

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

33
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,905an average of $83 per time performed $844
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of large joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.24% of his services

30th 60th

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

28
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,190an average of $110 per time performed $1,108
an average of $38 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.23% of his services

31st 38th

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

22
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$784an average of $28 per time performed $2
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), subsequent visit ×

Service Code: G0439
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.21% of his services

32nd 24th

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

26
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,730an average of $105 per time performed $2,688
an average of $103 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Electrocardiogram, routine ecg with 12 leads; performed a... +

Electrocardiogram, routine ecg with 12 leads; performed as a screening for the initial preventive physical examination with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: G0403
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.21% of his services

33rd 186th

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

25
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,200an average of $88 per time performed $216
an average of $9 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
22
times performed,
0.18% of his services

34th 58th

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

22
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,520an average of $160 per time performed $1,173
an average of $53 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.16% of his services

35th 68th

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

16
patients got this service, 0.84% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$741an average of $39 per time performed $67
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.15% of his services

36th 104th

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

18
patients got this service, 0.94% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,188an average of $66 per time performed $572
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood to screen for colon tumors

Service Code: 82270
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.13% of his services

37th 80th

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

16
patients got this service, 0.84% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$480an average of $30 per time performed $70
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.12% of his services

38th 51st

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

15
patients got this service, 0.79% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$375an average of $25 per time performed $359
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, o... +

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.1% of his services

39th 9th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.63% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$120an average of $10 per time performed $95
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), initial visit ×

Service Code: G0438
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.1% of his services

40th 59th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.63% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,026an average of $169 per time performed $1,903
an average of $159 per time performed

Note: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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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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