ProPublica

Journalism in the Public Interest

Cancel

Treatment Tracker

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $272 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 10 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
488
Rank: 138th
out of 363 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,219
Rank: 52nd
out of 363 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
10.7 This Provider
Avg 9.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$85K
Rank: 179th
out of 363 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$174 This Provider
Avg $272

Office Visits

Story image rib 8a2c1e812d78fea39cf7fb4926cf598dbc8604e0a950a7f60c1e192c8c412b43

Top Billing

Related story »

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.

Lucie M. Lauve
Average for Neurology 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

JOHN SMITH

JASON THOMASON

SAM AURINGER

GEOFFREY RIESER

BRENDAN MINER

Organizations

FORSYTH MEMORIAL HOSPIT...

NORTH CAROLINA BAPTIST ...

Patients saw before

Lucie M. Lauve

Patients saw after

Individuals

SAM AURINGER

JASON THOMASON

JOHN SMITH

GEOFFREY RIESER

JOHN DAVIS

Organizations

FORSYTH MEMORIAL HOSPIT...

NORTH CAROLINA BAPTIST ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 12 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
DRUGS

Injection, onabotulinumtoxina (botox), 1 unit

Service Code: J0585
Performed in an office
4,125
times performed,
79% of her services

1st 1st

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$49,500an average of $12 per time performed $16,500
an average of $4 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
528
times performed,
10% of her services

2nd 4th

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

366
patients got this service, 75% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$72,336an average of $137 per time performed $26,400
an average of $50 per time performed
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
153
times performed,
3% of her services

3rd 3rd

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

125
patients got this service, 26% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$31,824an average of $208 per time performed $10,251
an average of $67 per time performed
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording of nerve sensory (feel) ... +

Needle measurement and recording of nerve sensory (feel) function ×

Service Code: 95904
Performed in an office
108
times performed,
2% of her services

4th 5th

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

33
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,796an average of $137 per time performed $4,428
an average of $41 per time performed
MEDICINE

Needle measurement, rate, and recording of nerve motor (m... +

Needle measurement, rate, and recording of nerve motor (movement) function, with f-wave study ×

Service Code: 95903
Performed in an office
101
times performed,
2% of her services

5th 6th

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

33
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,574an average of $174 per time performed $5,454
an average of $54 per time performed
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
54
times performed,
1% of her services

6th 9th

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

54
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,334an average of $321 per time performed $5,994
an average of $111 per time performed
MEDICINE

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep lab +

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep lab ×

Service Code: 95810
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.67% of her services

7th 39th

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

34
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$16,030an average of $458 per time performed $3,185
an average of $91 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
32
times performed,
0.61% of her services

8th 48th

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

32
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,720an average of $210 per time performed $2,528
an average of $79 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.54% of her services

9th 19th

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

28
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,312an average of $404 per time performed $3,948
an average of $141 per time performed
MEDICINE

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep l... +

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep lab with continued pressured respiratory assistance by mask or breathing tube ×

Service Code: 95811
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.46% of her services

10th 40th

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

24
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$11,808an average of $492 per time performed $2,640
an average of $110 per time performed
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
18
times performed,
0.34% of her services

11th 11th

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

18
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$5,058an average of $281 per time performed $1,692
an average of $94 per time performed
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity o... +

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity of muscles of arm or leg limited study ×

Service Code: 95885
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.25% of her services

12th 42nd

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,496an average of $192 per time performed $546
an average of $42 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 "Neurology." 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.

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.


Read our methodology.


Credits: Warning icon designed by Stefan Parnarov from the Noun Project.