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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $502 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 11 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,231
Rank: 3rd
out of 49 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
11,387
Rank: 5th
out of 49 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
9.3 This Provider
Avg 10.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$524K
Rank: 5th
out of 49 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$425 This Provider
Avg $502

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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John H. Knab
Average for Interventional Pain Management 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.

Patients saw before

John H. Knab

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 36 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
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
3,120
times performed,
27% of his services

1st 3rd

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

437
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$12,480an average of $4 per time performed $0
an average of $0 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
2,319
times performed,
20% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

937
patients got this service, 76% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$320,022an average of $138 per time performed $111,312
an average of $48 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
900
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 19th

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

411
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$11,700an average of $13 per time performed $2,700
an average of $3 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Fluoroscopic guidance for spine or spinal canal injection +

Fluoroscopic guidance for spine or spinal canal injection ×

Service Code: 77003
Performed in an office
517
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 13th

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

277
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$118,910an average of $230 per time performed $25,333
an average of $49 per time performed
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
439
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 47th

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

261
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$141,358an average of $322 per time performed $38,632
an average of $88 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
439
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 26th

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

326
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$7,902an average of $18 per time performed $2,195
an average of $5 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
378
times performed,
3% of his services

7th Alert

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

80
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,780an average of $10 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of substances into lower or sacral spine

Service Code: 62311
Performed in an office
355
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 18th

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

221
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$234,655an average of $661 per time performed $52,895
an average of $149 per time performed
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
313
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 12th

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

295
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$10,642an average of $34 per time performed $6,573
an average of $21 per time performed
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
288
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 11th

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

167
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$190,944an average of $663 per time performed $52,704
an average of $183 per time performed
DRUGS

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

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

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
280
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 1st

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

65
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$1,120an average of $4 per time performed $280
an average of $1 per time performed
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
180
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 25th

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

142
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$57,600an average of $320 per time performed $30,780
an average of $171 per time performed
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
169
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 35th

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

124
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$198,237an average of $1,173 per time performed $24,505
an average of $145 per time performed
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
169
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 31st

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

136
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$27,040an average of $160 per time performed $14,872
an average of $88 per time performed
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
155
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 29th

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

73
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$80,600an average of $520 per time performed $23,870
an average of $154 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
133
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 37th

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

133
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$33,649an average of $253 per time performed $9,975
an average of $75 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 3 or more muscles

Service Code: 20553
Performed in an office
122
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 93rd

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

70
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$21,106an average of $173 per time performed $5,490
an average of $45 per time performed
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
117
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 46th

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

67
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$21,528an average of $184 per time performed $5,265
an average of $45 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 20 mg

Service Code: J1020
Performed in an office
111
times performed,
0.97% of his services

19th Alert

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

79
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$999an average of $9 per time performed $222
an average of $2 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of substances into upper or middle spine

Service Code: 62310
Performed in an office
97
times performed,
0.85% of his services

20th 57th

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

59
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$66,930an average of $690 per time performed $17,169
an average of $177 per time performed
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
93
times performed,
0.82% of his services

21st 82nd

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

67
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$6,417an average of $69 per time performed $1,581
an average of $17 per time performed
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
90
times performed,
0.79% of his services

22nd 40th

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

73
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$111,510an average of $1,239 per time performed $34,830
an average of $387 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
87
times performed,
0.76% of his services

23rd 7th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.89% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$348an average of $4 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Fluoroscopic guidance for insertion of needle

Service Code: 77002
Performed in an office
78
times performed,
0.68% of his services

24th 64th

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

60
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$17,940an average of $230 per time performed $4,446
an average of $57 per time performed
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
60
times performed,
0.53% of his services

25th Alert

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

42
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$96,240an average of $1,604 per time performed $19,680
an average of $328 per time performed
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
54
times performed,
0.47% of his services

26th 60th

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

46
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$8,640an average of $160 per time performed $4,050
an average of $75 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

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

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

Service Code: 62369
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.47% of his services

27th Alert

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
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$18,179an average of $343 per time performed $4,558
an average of $86 per time performed
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
50
times performed,
0.44% of his services

28th 54th

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

47
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$21,550an average of $431 per time performed $3,800
an average of $76 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretatio... +

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretation for insertion of needle ×

Service Code: 76942
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.35% of his services

29th Alert

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$23,000an average of $575 per time performed $6,000
an average of $150 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection of dye for x-ray imaging of hip joint

Service Code: 27093
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.32% of his services

30th 69th

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$20,054an average of $542 per time performed $5,328
an average of $144 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 1 or 2 muscles

Service Code: 20552
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.32% of his services

31st 62nd

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$6,228an average of $173 per time performed $1,260
an average of $35 per time performed
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,
0.26% of his services

32nd 65th

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: 1.6)
$10,800an average of $360 per time performed $5,160
an average of $172 per time performed
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,
0.24% of his services

33rd 68th

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: 1.6)
$4,860an average of $180 per time performed $2,295
an average of $85 per time performed
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,
0.17% of his services

34th 34th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,976an average of $104 per time performed $532
an average of $28 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

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

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

Service Code: 64479
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.16% of his services

35th 104th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.89% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$17,082an average of $949 per time performed $3,618
an average of $201 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of anesthetic agent, greater occipital nerve

Service Code: 64405
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.12% of his services

36th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 0.89% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,424an average of $316 per time performed $854
an average of $61 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 "Interventional Pain Medicine." 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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