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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $245 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
537
Rank: 524th
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,626
Rank: 663rd
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.9 This Provider
Avg 6.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$95.4K
Rank: 885th
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$178 This Provider
Avg $245

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 her 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.

Individuals

SHARON RUBIN

BRIAN WOLF

AUGUSTUS GRANT

NEIL FREEDMAN

VAIDEHI BOINAPALLY

Organizations

DUKE UNIVERSITY HEALTH ...

DUKE UNIVERSITY HEALTH ...

Patients saw before

KATHLEEN WAITE M.D.

Patients saw after

Individuals

SHARON RUBIN

BRIAN WOLF

THOMAS WEBER

AUGUSTUS GRANT

JACQUELINE ROOKWOOD

Organizations

DUKE UNIVERSITY HEALTH ...

DUKE UNIVERSITY HEALTH ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 64 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
655
times performed,
25% of her services

1st 10th

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

110
patients got this service, 20% of her patients
6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.1)
$19,224an average of $29 per time performed $3,439
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
526
times performed,
20% of her services

2nd 2nd

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

319
patients got this service, 59% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$106,168an average of $202 per time performed $24,086
an average of $46 per time performed
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
476
times performed,
18% of her services

3rd 1st

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

255
patients got this service, 47% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$146,180an average of $307 per time performed $32,792
an average of $69 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
264
times performed,
10% of her services

4th 20th

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

83
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$15,663an average of $59 per time performed $3,361
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
106
times performed,
4% of her services

5th 11th

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

67
patients got this service, 12% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$7,654an average of $72 per time performed $1,376
an average of $13 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
102
times performed,
4% of her services

6th 84th

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

102
patients got this service, 19% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,698an average of $36 per time performed $1,377
an average of $14 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
99
times performed,
4% of her services

7th 22nd

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

99
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$32,851an average of $332 per time performed $10,585
an average of $107 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
99
times performed,
4% of her services

8th 13th

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

99
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,950an average of $70 per time performed $2,296
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
1% of her services

9th 105th

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

28
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,437an average of $51 per time performed $310
an average of $11 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
26
times performed,
0.99% of her services

10th 70th

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

26
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,977an average of $499 per time performed $4,165
an average of $160 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.99% of her services

11th 54th

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

26
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,531an average of $59 per time performed $603
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
23
times performed,
0.88% of her services

12th 65th

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

23
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,297an average of $100 per time performed $1,722
an average of $75 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
20
times performed,
0.76% of her services

13th 3rd

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$391an average of $20 per time performed $59
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at lea... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at least 12 leads ×

Service Code: 93005
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.69% of her services

14th 128th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$818an average of $45 per time performed $95
an average of $5 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
16
times performed,
0.61% of her services

15th 151st

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,002an average of $438 per time performed $2,781
an average of $174 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
13
times performed,
0.5% of her services

16th 155th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,535an average of $349 per time performed $2,019
an average of $155 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.

Kathleen Waite
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.

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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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