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This Provider: At A Glance

We aren’t showing our typical comparisons because this provider had an address in a different state in 2014.

Number of
Patients
816
Services
Performed
12,021
Avg Services
Per Patient
14.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$319K
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$390

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

Stephen Dechman Brown MD

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 144 different services in 2014
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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
1,261
times performed,
10% of his services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

621
patients got this service, 76% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$201,760an average of $160 per time performed $88,497
an average of $70 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
1,139
times performed,
9% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

621
patients got this service, 76% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,112an average of $8 per time performed $3,349
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
773
times performed,
6% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

571
patients got this service, 70% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$33,239an average of $43 per time performed $6,509
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
712
times performed,
6% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

548
patients got this service, 67% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$22,784an average of $32 per time performed $7,398
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
701
times performed,
6% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

136
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
5.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$14,020an average of $20 per time performed $3,680
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
639
times performed,
5% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

533
patients got this service, 65% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$50,481an average of $79 per time performed $9,163
an average of $14 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
596
times performed,
5% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

133
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$20,860an average of $35 per time performed $7,945
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
569
times performed,
5% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

369
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$58,038an average of $102 per time performed $26,999
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
560
times performed,
5% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

455
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$39,760an average of $71 per time performed $12,202
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
553
times performed,
5% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

453
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$26,544an average of $48 per time performed $6,653
an average of $12 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
494
times performed,
4% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

494
patients got this service, 61% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$83,980an average of $170 per time performed $52,818
an average of $107 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
268
times performed,
2% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

166
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,380an average of $35 per time performed $3,465
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
252
times performed,
2% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

248
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,300an average of $25 per time performed $5,844
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
243
times performed,
2% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

191
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,860an average of $20 per time performed $1,028
an average of $4 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90662
Performed in an office
238
times performed,
2% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

235
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,520an average of $40 per time performed $7,685
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
226
times performed,
2% of his services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

159
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,362an average of $37 per time performed $2,391
an average of $11 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
172
times performed,
1% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

31
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
5.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,332an average of $31 per time performed $2,857
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
135
times performed,
1% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

126
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,770an average of $102 per time performed $5,345
an average of $40 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
114
times performed,
0.95% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

109
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,726an average of $59 per time performed $2,297
an average of $20 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
96
times performed,
0.8% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

89
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,144an average of $64 per time performed $1,094
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
87
times performed,
0.72% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

56
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,074an average of $58 per time performed $1,567
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron level

Service Code: 83540
Performed in an office
86
times performed,
0.72% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

56
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,978an average of $23 per time performed $744
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron binding capacity

Service Code: 83550
Performed in an office
85
times performed,
0.71% of his services

23rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

56
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,955an average of $23 per time performed $994
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85652
Performed in an office
72
times performed,
0.6% of his services

24th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

60
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,944an average of $27 per time performed $261
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
67
times performed,
0.56% of his services

25th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

66
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,340an average of $20 per time performed $510
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Spine scanning x-ray done with bone density measurement f... +

Spine scanning x-ray done with bone density measurement for spine compression ×

Service Code: 77082
Performed in an office
67
times performed,
0.56% of his services

26th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

67
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,216an average of $48 per time performed $1,116
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
65
times performed,
0.54% of his services

27th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

65
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$18,460an average of $284 per time performed $2,948
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle in... +

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle injury ×

Service Code: 82570
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
0.53% of his services

28th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

63
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,344an average of $21 per time performed $436
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
0.53% of his services

29th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

55
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,440an average of $85 per time performed $908
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
0.47% of his services

30th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

48
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,197an average of $21 per time performed $215
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test... +

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test (psa) ×

Service Code: G0103
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.42% of his services

31st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

51
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,825an average of $75 per time performed $1,254
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.42% of his services

32nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

44
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,750an average of $75 per time performed $1,230
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
NA

Transitional care management services, highly complexity,... +

Transitional care management services, highly complexity, requiring face-to-face visits within 7 days of discharge ×

Service Code: 99496
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
0.4% of his services

33rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

44
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,240an average of $255 per time performed $8,344
an average of $174 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
44
times performed,
0.37% of his services

34th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

39
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,168an average of $72 per time performed $1,760
an average of $40 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Magnesium level

Service Code: 83735
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.36% of his services

35th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

38
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,376an average of $32 per time performed $377
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.34% of his services

36th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

40
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,025an average of $25 per time performed $951
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
37
times performed,
0.31% of his services

37th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

37
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,145an average of $85 per time performed $2,779
an average of $75 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, imm... +

Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, immunoassay, 1-3 simultaneous ×

Service Code: G0328
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.27% of his services

38th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

32
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,280an average of $40 per time performed $681
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatine kinase (cardiac enzyme) level

Service Code: 82550
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.19% of his services

39th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$736an average of $32 per time performed $119
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Parathormone (parathyroid hormone) level

Service Code: 83970
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.19% of his services

40th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,208an average of $96 per time performed $1,269
an average of $55 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.17% of his services

41st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$231an average of $11 per time performed $48
an average of $2 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
20
times performed,
0.17% of his services

42nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,000an average of $600 per time performed $2,279
an average of $114 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Digoxin level

Service Code: 80162
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.17% of his services

43rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$960an average of $48 per time performed $355
an average of $18 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
19
times performed,
0.16% of his services

44th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,330an average of $70 per time performed $563
an average of $30 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
19
times performed,
0.16% of his services

45th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,439an average of $181 per time performed $2,337
an average of $123 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
19
times performed,
0.16% of his services

46th 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, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,541an average of $239 per time performed $2,951
an average of $155 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
19
times performed,
0.16% of his services

47th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,831an average of $149 per time performed $827
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home heal... +

Physician re-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 im ×

Service Code: G0179
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.15% of his services

48th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,098an average of $61 per time performed $553
an average of $31 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
18
times performed,
0.15% of his services

49th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$522an average of $29 per time performed $162
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
17
times performed,
0.14% of his services

50th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,080an average of $240 per time performed $1,740
an average of $102 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Amylase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 82150
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.14% of his services

51st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$544an average of $32 per time performed $147
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lipase (fat enzyme) level

Service Code: 83690
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.14% of his services

52nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$544an average of $32 per time performed $148
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ldl cholesterol level

Service Code: 83721
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.14% of his services

53rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$629an average of $37 per time performed $217
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.14% of his services

54th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$425an average of $25 per time performed $278
an average of $16 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.12% of his services

55th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$300an average of $20 per time performed $78
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Testosterone (hormone) level

Service Code: 84403
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.12% of his services

56th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,800an average of $120 per time performed $518
an average of $35 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.1% of his services

57th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$576an average of $48 per time performed $99
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

58th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,060an average of $255 per time performed $1,923
an average of $160 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle, patient ... +

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle, patient 3 years and older ×

Service Code: 90656
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.1% of his services

59th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$180an average of $15 per time performed $164
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.09% of his services

60th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,310an average of $210 per time performed $1,179
an average of $107 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.

Stephen Dechman Brown
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.

Incorrect Info? If you are a provider and you believe your address is incorrect, check the listing you created on the National Provider Identifier registry. If you change your listing, send a note to checkup@propublica.org and we will update your information. If you have other questions about this data, send a note to checkup@propublica.org. Here's a link to Medicare's data on this provider.

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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