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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $181 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,711
Rank: 116th
out of 561 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,992
Rank: 130th
out of 561 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.9 This Provider
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$184K
Rank: 201st
out of 561 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$108 This Provider
Avg $181

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.

Patients saw before

PHILIP PASPA MD

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 76 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
1,235
times performed,
25% of his services

1st 6th

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

402
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$38,285an average of $31 per time performed $6,484
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
864
times performed,
17% of his services

2nd 7th

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

653
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$95,040an average of $110 per time performed $42,612
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
480
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

442
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$41,693an average of $87 per time performed $5,520
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
421
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 1st

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

227
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$19,366an average of $46 per time performed $2,724
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
281
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 4th

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

276
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$201,713an average of $718 per time performed $12,954
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
266
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 15th

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

233
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$5,586an average of $21 per time performed $782
an average of $3 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
194
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 43rd

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

175
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$14,513an average of $75 per time performed $5,779
an average of $30 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
188
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 8th

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

100
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$23,509an average of $125 per time performed $10,201
an average of $54 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
78
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 31st

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

77
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$52,650an average of $675 per time performed $16,830
an average of $216 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
75
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 24th

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

72
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$16,875an average of $225 per time performed $7,673
an average of $102 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
67
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 37th

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

50
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$5,360an average of $80 per time performed $1,861
an average of $28 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
57
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 53rd

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

53
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,695an average of $135 per time performed $3,068
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
53
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 28th

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

50
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,438an average of $46 per time performed $312
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 an office
52
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 11th

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

52
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$63,650an average of $1,224 per time performed $7,778
an average of $150 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
48
times performed,
0.96% of his services

15th 46th

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

48
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,744an average of $203 per time performed $870
an average of $18 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
46
times performed,
0.92% of his services

16th 55th

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

46
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,280an average of $180 per time performed $3,278
an average of $71 per time performed
medical
NA

Catheter insertion of stents in major coronary artery or ... +

Catheter insertion of stents in major coronary artery or branch, accessed through the skin ×

Service Code: 92928
Performed in a facility
37
times performed,
0.74% of his services

17th 74th

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

32
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$55,720an average of $1,506 per time performed $16,440
an average of $444 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
37
times performed,
0.74% of his services

18th 95th

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)
$5,476an average of $148 per time performed $237
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care typically 50 minutes

Service Code: 99219
Performed in a facility
36
times performed,
0.72% of his services

19th 130th

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

35
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,380an average of $205 per time performed $3,482
an average of $97 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
35
times performed,
0.7% of his services

20th 10th

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

32
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$1,575an average of $45 per time performed $438
an average of $13 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
35
times performed,
0.7% of his services

21st 75th

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

35
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,105an average of $203 per time performed $649
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Follow-up or limited ultrasound examination of heart

Service Code: 93308
Performed in a facility
35
times performed,
0.7% of his services

22nd 51st

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

34
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,900an average of $140 per time performed $633
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care discharge

Service Code: 99217
Performed in a facility
32
times performed,
0.64% of his services

23rd 65th

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)
$3,968an average of $124 per time performed $1,763
an average of $55 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
30
times performed,
0.6% of his services

24th 84th

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

22
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$750an average of $25 per time performed $206
an average of $7 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
22
times performed,
0.44% of his services

25th 108th

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

20
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,475an average of $794 per time performed $4,807
an average of $219 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on ... +

Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on both sides of head and neck ×

Service Code: 93880
Performed in a facility
22
times performed,
0.44% of his services

26th 39th

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)
$1,870an average of $85 per time performed $449
an average of $20 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
20
times performed,
0.4% of his services

27th 178th

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

20
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,700an average of $235 per time performed $1,380
an average of $69 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection for x-ray imaging of aorta above heart valve

Service Code: 93567
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.38% of his services

28th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,776an average of $304 per time performed $717
an average of $38 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter for imaging of heart blood vessels ... +

Insertion of catheter for imaging of heart blood vessels or grafts ×

Service Code: 93454
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.32% of his services

29th 132nd

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

16
patients got this service, 0.94% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,800an average of $550 per time performed $2,380
an average of $149 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
16
times performed,
0.32% of his services

30th 20th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.88% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,960an average of $310 per time performed $2,478
an average of $155 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,
0.3% of his services

31st 14th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.88% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,745an average of $183 per time performed $157
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99221
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.24% of his services

32nd 61st

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

12
patients got this service, 0.7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,920an average of $160 per time performed $724
an average of $60 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 A Paspa
Average for Cardiovascular Disease 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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