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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $224 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 2 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
952
Rank: 9th
out of 609 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,363
Rank: 26th
out of 609 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.5 This Provider
Avg 2.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$160K
Rank: 34th
out of 609 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$168 This Provider
Avg $224

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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Robert M. Deepe
Average for General Surgery 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.

Individuals

JOSEPH WHITLARK

MARK ADKINS

JOHN HERLONG

TOBIN FINIZIO

WILLIAM KOZEL

Organizations

LENOIR MEMORIAL HOSPITA...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

Robert M. Deepe

Patients saw after

Individuals

JOSEPH WHITLARK

MARK ADKINS

TOBIN FINIZIO

JOHN HERLONG

WILLIAM KOZEL

Organizations

LENOIR MEMORIAL HOSPITA...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 18 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
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
902
times performed,
38% of his services

1st 2nd

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

601
patients got this service, 63% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$55,924an average of $62 per time performed $27,060
an average of $30 per time performed
MEDICINE

Management and supervision of oxygen chamber therapy per ... +

Management and supervision of oxygen chamber therapy per session ×

Service Code: 99183
Performed in an office
302
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd Alert

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
11.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$138,618an average of $459 per time performed $48,622
an average of $161 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) test performed by hand-held instrument +

Blood glucose (sugar) test performed by hand-held instrument ×

Service Code: 82962
Performed in an office
292
times performed,
12% of his services

3rd 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
10.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,504an average of $12 per time performed $876
an average of $3 per time performed
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
283
times performed,
12% of his services

4th 18th

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

280
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$30,281an average of $107 per time performed $14,716
an average of $52 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Strapping, unna boot

Service Code: 29580
Performed in an office
165
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 34th

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

80
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.8)
$28,380an average of $172 per time performed $6,765
an average of $41 per time performed
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
78
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 3rd

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

59
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$7,566an average of $97 per time performed $2,262
an average of $29 per time performed
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
70
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 20th

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

66
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,210an average of $203 per time performed $5,110
an average of $73 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Preparation of graft site at trunk, arms, or legs (first ... +

Preparation of graft site at trunk, arms, or legs (first 100 sq cm or 1% body area infants and children) ×

Service Code: 15002
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
2% of his services

8th Alert

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

30
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$38,208an average of $796 per time performed $12,240
an average of $255 per time performed
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
42
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 14th

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

41
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,088an average of $264 per time performed $4,242
an average of $101 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of skin and tissue first 20 sq cm or less

Service Code: 11042
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 104th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$8,943an average of $271 per time performed $2,673
an average of $81 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of central venous catheter for infusion, patien... +

Insertion of central venous catheter for infusion, patient 5 years or older ×

Service Code: 36558
Performed in a facility
30
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 96th

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

30
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$39,120an average of $1,304 per time performed $6,270
an average of $209 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
21
times performed,
0.89% of his services

12th 1st

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,163an average of $103 per time performed $1,029
an average of $49 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.8% of his services

13th 126th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,496an average of $184 per time performed $1,577
an average of $83 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Application of skin substitute (wound surface up to 100 s... +

Application of skin substitute (wound surface up to 100 sq cm) to trunk, arms, or legs (first 25 sq cm or less) ×

Service Code: 15271
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.76% of his services

14th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,300an average of $350 per time performed $1,926
an average of $107 per time performed
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,
0.72% of his services

15th 7th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,907an average of $171 per time performed $1,139
an average of $67 per time performed
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Removal of gallbladder using an endoscope

Service Code: 47562
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.63% of his services

16th 22nd

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)
$45,000an average of $3,000 per time performed $7,755
an average of $517 per time performed
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Partial removal of large bowel

Service Code: 44140
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.59% of his services

17th 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
$52,752an average of $3,768 per time performed $10,780
an average of $770 per time performed
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Repair of groin hernia patient age 5 years or older

Service Code: 49505
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.59% of his services

18th 57th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$27,020an average of $1,930 per time performed $5,264
an average of $376 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 "Surgery." 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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