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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $245 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
657
Rank: 300th
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,177
Rank: 330th
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
7.9 This Provider
Avg 6.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$162K
Rank: 364th
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$247 This Provider
Avg $245

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of his Part B patients.

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 in 2014.

Individuals

JOHN GREEN

PETER GUSMER

WADE WILKERSON

KRISTI SMALL

RACHEL GARDNER

Organizations

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

STANLY REGIONAL MEDICAL...

Patients saw before

PHILIP VEATCH MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

WADE WILKERSON

PETER GUSMER

RACHEL GARDNER

KRISTI SMALL

JOHN GREEN

Organizations

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

STANLY REGIONAL MEDICAL...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 62 different services in 2014
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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
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
820
times performed,
16% of his services

1st 10th

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

75
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
10.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.1)
$5,018an average of $6 per time performed $4,297
an average of $5 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
710
times performed,
14% of his services

2nd 1st

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

371
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$81,118an average of $114 per time performed $49,004
an average of $69 per time performed
medical
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
703
times performed,
14% of his services

3rd 20th

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

76
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
9.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$15,515an average of $22 per time performed $8,851
an average of $13 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
516
times performed,
10% of his services

4th 2nd

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

335
patients got this service, 51% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$39,913an average of $77 per time performed $23,029
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
261
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 13th

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

253
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,047an average of $27 per time performed $6,034
an average of $23 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
261
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 34th

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

253
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,664an average of $18 per time performed $3,892
an average of $15 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
248
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 22nd

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

248
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$29,770an average of $120 per time performed $26,516
an average of $107 per time performed
medical
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
148
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 16th

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

54
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$3,849an average of $26 per time performed $2,315
an average of $16 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
119
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 47th

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

109
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$5,510an average of $46 per time performed $3,049
an average of $26 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 45th

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

59
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$382an average of $5 per time performed $268
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
NA

Transitional care management services, moderately complex... +

Transitional care management services, moderately complexity, requiring face-to-face visits within 14 days of discharge ×

Service Code: 99495
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 152nd

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

60
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,758an average of $163 per time performed $8,117
an average of $123 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood to screen for colon tumors

Service Code: 82270
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 113th

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

61
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,037an average of $17 per time performed $265
an average of $4 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 68th

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$612an average of $11 per time performed $12
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.91% of his services

14th 54th

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

46
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,269an average of $27 per time performed $1,090
an average of $23 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection ben... +

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection beneath the skin or into muscle, patient 2 years or older ×

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.91% of his services

15th 65th

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

46
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,724an average of $101 per time performed $3,548
an average of $75 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial imple ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.58% of his services

16th 77th

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

29
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,560an average of $52 per time performed $1,120
an average of $37 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
30
times performed,
0.58% of his services

17th 70th

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

30
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,380an average of $179 per time performed $4,680
an average of $156 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
27
times performed,
0.52% of his services

18th 24th

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

27
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$621an average of $23 per time performed $300
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99308
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.44% of his services

19th 56th

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

23
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$1,679an average of $73 per time performed $278
an average of $12 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
17
times performed,
0.33% of his services

20th 114th

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,938an average of $114 per time performed $1,018
an average of $60 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.31% of his services

21st 96th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,128an average of $133 per time performed $680
an average of $42 per time performed
medical
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
16
times performed,
0.31% of his services

22nd 253rd

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,264an average of $79 per time performed $576
an average of $36 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
15
times performed,
0.29% of his services

23rd 155th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,400an average of $160 per time performed $2,209
an average of $147 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax, one ear

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.25% of his services

24th 142nd

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$780an average of $60 per time performed $444
an average of $34 per time performed

Office Visits

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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

Philip Veatch
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in North Carolina

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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