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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $525 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 14 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,227
Rank: 1st
out of 28 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
12,534
Rank: 3rd
out of 28 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
10.2 This Provider
Avg 13.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$568K
Rank: 3rd
out of 28 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$463 This Provider
Avg $525

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.

Individuals

SUNIL ARORA

GEORGE HUFFMON

MICHAEL FISHER

JOHN REMINGTON

FRED SCIALABBA

Organizations

NEW HANOVER REGIONAL ME...

AMERITOX, LTD

Patients saw before

JOHN KNAB MD

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 66 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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
2,614
times performed,
21% of his services

1st 1st

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

969
patients got this service, 79% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$392,100an average of $150 per time performed $126,518
an average of $48 per time performed
drug
TEMPORARY CODES

Low osmolar contrast material, 200-299 mg/ml iodine conce... +

Low osmolar contrast material, 200-299 mg/ml iodine concentration, per ml ×

Service Code: Q9966
Performed in an office
2,161
times performed,
17% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

360
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$8,644an average of $4 per time performed $367
an average of $0 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
829
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 6th

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

413
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$10,777an average of $13 per time performed $1,907
an average of $2 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
738
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

146
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,675an average of $10 per time performed $177
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Fluoroscopic guidance for spine or spinal canal injection +

Fluoroscopic guidance for spine or spinal canal injection ×

Service Code: 77003
Performed in an office
594
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 18th

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

315
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$178,200an average of $300 per time performed $39,400
an average of $66 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Drug screen, other than chromatographic; any number of dr... +

Drug screen, other than chromatographic; any number of drug classes, by clia waived test or moderate complexity test, per patient encounter ×

Service Code: G0434
Performed in an office
418
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 26th

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

387
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$13,489an average of $32 per time performed $8,097
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Radiological supervision and interpretation x-ray of cove... +

Radiological supervision and interpretation x-ray of covering of spinal cord ×

Service Code: 72275
Performed in an office
358
times performed,
3% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

221
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$125,300an average of $350 per time performed $30,434
an average of $85 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
318
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 14th

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

242
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$5,724an average of $18 per time performed $1,412
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of substances into lower or sacral spine

Service Code: 62311
Performed in an office
300
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 27th

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

190
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$180,000an average of $600 per time performed $22,746
an average of $76 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into lower o... +

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into lower or sacral spine nerve root using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64483
Performed in an office
279
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 13th

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

161
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$195,300an average of $700 per time performed $46,621
an average of $167 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
258
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 5th

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

45
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$1,032an average of $4 per time performed $361
an average of $1 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
229
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 41st

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

93
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$45,800an average of $200 per time performed $8,052
an average of $35 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretatio... +

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretation for insertion of needle ×

Service Code: 76942
Performed in an office
224
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 53rd

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

145
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$68,401an average of $305 per time performed $11,153
an average of $50 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
207
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

150
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$20,700an average of $100 per time performed $3,554
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Destruction of lower or sacral spinal facet joint nerves ... +

Destruction of lower or sacral spinal facet joint nerves with imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64636
Performed in an office
188
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 29th

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

99
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$103,400an average of $550 per time performed $31,195
an average of $166 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection procedure into sacroiliac joint for anesthetic ... +

Injection procedure into sacroiliac joint for anesthetic or steroid ×

Service Code: 27096
Performed in an office
180
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 38th

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

126
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$145,600an average of $809 per time performed $24,154
an average of $134 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64493
Performed in an office
177
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 39th

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

139
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$97,900an average of $553 per time performed $28,409
an average of $161 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 20 mg

Service Code: J1020
Performed in an office
168
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

132
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,512an average of $9 per time performed $432
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64494
Performed in an office
164
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 42nd

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

132
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$49,200an average of $300 per time performed $14,091
an average of $86 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
155
times performed,
1% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

155
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$46,500an average of $300 per time performed $11,363
an average of $73 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Fluoroscopic guidance for insertion of needle

Service Code: 77002
Performed in an office
138
times performed,
1% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

81
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$31,740an average of $230 per time performed $10,102
an average of $73 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 3 or more muscles

Service Code: 20553
Performed in an office
116
times performed,
0.93% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

78
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$23,200an average of $200 per time performed $4,928
an average of $42 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
112
times performed,
0.89% of his services

23rd 10th

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

104
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$25,760an average of $230 per time performed $8,510
an average of $76 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Destruction of lower or sacral spinal facet joint nerves ... +

Destruction of lower or sacral spinal facet joint nerves using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64635
Performed in an office
108
times performed,
0.86% of his services

24th 47th

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

99
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$129,600an average of $1,200 per time performed $43,975
an average of $407 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Hyaluronan or derivative, euflexxa, for intra-articular i... +

Hyaluronan or derivative, euflexxa, for intra-articular injection, per dose ×

Service Code: J7323
Performed in an office
88
times performed,
0.7% of his services

25th 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, 1% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$44,000an average of $500 per time performed $10,835
an average of $123 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 1 or 2 muscles

Service Code: 20552
Performed in an office
82
times performed,
0.65% of his services

26th 52nd

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

68
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$16,400an average of $200 per time performed $2,930
an average of $36 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64495
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
0.56% of his services

27th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

64
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$21,000an average of $300 per time performed $5,268
an average of $75 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of substances into upper or middle spine

Service Code: 62310
Performed in an office
68
times performed,
0.54% of his services

28th 57th

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

45
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$51,000an average of $750 per time performed $5,399
an average of $79 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into lower o... +

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into lower or sacral spine nerve root using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64484
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
0.51% of his services

29th 34th

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

54
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$25,600an average of $400 per time performed $4,307
an average of $67 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Electronic analysis reprogramming and refill of spinal ca... +

Electronic analysis reprogramming and refill of spinal canal drug infusion pump by physician ×

Service Code: 62370
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
0.5% of his services

30th 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, 1% of his patients
4.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$25,200an average of $400 per time performed $5,326
an average of $85 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection of dye for x-ray imaging of hip joint

Service Code: 27093
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.3% of his services

31st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

30
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$20,350an average of $550 per time performed $5,020
an average of $136 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
35
times performed,
0.28% of his services

32nd 46th

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

35
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,750an average of $450 per time performed $4,259
an average of $122 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of upper or middle spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of upper or middle spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64490
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.24% of his services

33rd 85th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$18,000an average of $600 per time performed $4,805
an average of $160 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of upper or middle spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of upper or middle spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64491
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.22% of his services

34th 88th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$8,100an average of $300 per time performed $2,204
an average of $82 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of anesthetic agent, other peripheral nerve or ... +

Injection of anesthetic agent, other peripheral nerve or branch ×

Service Code: 64450
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.19% of his services

35th 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, 1% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,000an average of $250 per time performed $1,435
an average of $60 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection or mechanical removal of spinal canal scar tiss... +

Injection or mechanical removal of spinal canal scar tissue, percutaneous procedure, accessed through the skin, multiple sessions in 1 day ×

Service Code: 62264
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.15% of his services

36th 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, 1% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$23,750an average of $1,250 per time performed $5,994
an average of $315 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.

John H Knab
Average for Interventional Pain 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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