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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $179 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,992
Rank: 89th
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,554
Rank: 120th
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.8 This Provider
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$201K
Rank: 210th
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$101 This Provider
Avg $179

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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Philip A. Paspa
Average for Cardiovascular Disease Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 81 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
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
1,425
times performed,
26% of his services

1st 7th

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

479
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$44,175an average of $31 per time performed $7,538
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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
993
times performed,
18% of his services

2nd 6th

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

774
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$109,230an average of $110 per time performed $49,124
an average of $49 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
576
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

524
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$50,112an average of $87 per time performed $7,091
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
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 a facility
410
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 1st

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

233
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$18,860an average of $46 per time performed $2,542
an average of $6 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 a facility
307
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 4th

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

306
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$219,812an average of $716 per time performed $14,015
an average of $46 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
292
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 16th

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

247
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$6,132an average of $21 per time performed $858
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
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
238
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 8th

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

120
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$29,750an average of $125 per time performed $12,702
an average of $53 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
148
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 36th

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

132
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$11,100an average of $75 per time performed $4,329
an average of $29 per time performed
medical
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
101
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 23rd

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

100
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$22,725an average of $225 per time performed $10,233
an average of $101 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
93
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 32nd

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

68
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$7,440an average of $80 per time performed $2,649
an average of $28 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood ... +

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood vessels or grafts and left lower heart ×

Service Code: 93458
Performed in a facility
84
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 29th

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

82
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$56,700an average of $675 per time performed $17,322
an average of $206 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
66
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 10th

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

62
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$2,970an average of $45 per time performed $911
an average of $14 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
56
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 54th

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)
$10,080an average of $180 per time performed $4,297
an average of $77 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
55
times performed,
0.99% of his services

14th 11th

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

54
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$67,870an average of $1,234 per time performed $7,066
an average of $128 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
55
times performed,
0.99% of his services

15th 40th

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

55
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,425an average of $135 per time performed $2,960
an average of $54 per time performed
medical
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
50
times performed,
0.9% of his services

16th 38th

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

48
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,300an average of $46 per time performed $299
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
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
38
times performed,
0.68% of his services

17th 47th

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

38
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,714an average of $203 per time performed $720
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Follow-up or limited ultrasound examination of heart

Service Code: 93308
Performed in a facility
33
times performed,
0.59% of his services

18th 56th

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

32
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,882an average of $148 per time performed $628
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
NA

Catheter insertion of stent in major coronary artery or b... +

Catheter insertion of stent in major coronary artery or branch ×

Service Code: 92928
Performed in a facility
33
times performed,
0.59% of his services

19th 75th

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)
$49,830an average of $1,510 per time performed $13,515
an average of $410 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care discharge

Service Code: 99217
Performed in a facility
31
times performed,
0.56% of his services

20th 76th

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

30
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,844an average of $124 per time performed $1,571
an average of $51 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 a facility
29
times performed,
0.52% of his services

21st 48th

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

29
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,465an average of $85 per time performed $594
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care typically 50 minutes

Service Code: 99219
Performed in a facility
29
times performed,
0.52% of his services

22nd 135th

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)
$5,945an average of $205 per time performed $2,691
an average of $93 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
28
times performed,
0.5% of his services

23rd 17th

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: 1.1)
$8,680an average of $310 per time performed $4,191
an average of $150 per time performed
medical
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
26
times performed,
0.47% of his services

24th 101st

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)
$3,848an average of $148 per time performed $167
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood ... +

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood vessels or grafts and left lower heart ×

Service Code: 93459
Performed in a facility
26
times performed,
0.47% of his services

25th 99th

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)
$20,800an average of $800 per time performed $4,960
an average of $191 per time performed
medical
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
25
times performed,
0.45% of his services

26th 87th

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)
$5,075an average of $203 per time performed $432
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician review, interpretation, and patient management ... +

Physician review, interpretation, and patient management of home inr testing for patient with either mechanical heart valve(s), chronic atrial fibrillation, or venous thromboembolism who meets medicare coverage criteria; testing not occurring more frequent ×

Service Code: G0250
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.4% of his services

27th 96th

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

14
patients got this service, 0.7% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$550an average of $25 per time performed $148
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound evaluation of heart blood vessel during diagno... +

Ultrasound evaluation of heart blood vessel during diagnosis or treatment ×

Service Code: 93571
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.32% of his services

28th 184th

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

17
patients got this service, 0.85% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,230an average of $235 per time performed $1,200
an average of $67 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 a facility
18
times performed,
0.32% of his services

29th 25th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.75% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,980an average of $110 per time performed $681
an average of $38 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 interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93018
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.27% of his services

30th 15th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.75% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,745an average of $183 per time performed $165
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-... +

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-hour ekg ×

Service Code: 93224
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.25% of his services

31st 50th

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

14
patients got this service, 0.7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,640an average of $260 per time performed $902
an average of $64 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Insertion of probe in esophagus for heart ultrasound exam... +

Insertion of probe in esophagus for heart ultrasound examination including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93312
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.25% of his services

32nd 43rd

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

14
patients got this service, 0.7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,656an average of $404 per time performed $1,099
an average of $78 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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