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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $259 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 10 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
380
Rank: 171st
out of 333 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
13,359
Rank: 31st
out of 333 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
35.2 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 9.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$127K
Rank: 105th
out of 333 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$335 This Provider
Avg $259

Note: About 38% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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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William B. Dawson
Average for Neurology Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 40 different services in 2013
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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
drug
DRUGS

Injection, onabotulinumtoxina, 1 unit

Service Code: J0585
Performed in an office
12,400
times performed,
93% of his services

1st 1st

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

26
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$231,136an average of $19 per time performed $48,732
an average of $4 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
272
times performed,
2% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

169
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$55,760an average of $205 per time performed $19,010
an average of $70 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 95886
Performed in an office
117
times performed,
0.88% of his services

3rd 10th

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

92
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$35,451an average of $303 per time performed $7,253
an average of $62 per time performed
medical
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
59
times performed,
0.44% of his services

4th 14th

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

59
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$32,804an average of $556 per time performed $8,122
an average of $138 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
44
times performed,
0.33% of his services

5th 4th

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

43
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$5,984an average of $136 per time performed $1,830
an average of $42 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
40
times performed,
0.3% of his services

6th 6th

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

29
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$5,840an average of $146 per time performed $2,144
an average of $54 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
39
times performed,
0.29% of his services

7th 9th

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

35
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$11,661an average of $299 per time performed $3,775
an average of $97 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity of muscles for guidance with injection of chemical for destruction of muscles ×

Service Code: 95874
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.28% of his services

8th 64th

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$4,066an average of $107 per time performed $1,822
an average of $48 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of neck muscles

Service Code: 64613
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.25% of his services

9th 80th

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

14
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$16,796an average of $494 per time performed $3,678
an average of $108 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 7-8 studies

Service Code: 95910
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.25% of his services

10th 27th

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

34
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,946an average of $440 per time performed $4,672
an average of $137 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 9-10 studies

Service Code: 95911
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.22% of his services

11th 31st

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

30
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,445an average of $515 per time performed $4,853
an average of $162 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 95885
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.22% of his services

12th 51st

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

25
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,606an average of $159 per time performed $1,275
an average of $44 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
28
times performed,
0.21% of his services

13th 8th

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

28
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,950an average of $427 per time performed $3,068
an average of $110 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 5-6 studies

Service Code: 95909
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.19% of his services

14th 47th

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

25
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,597an average of $344 per time performed $2,608
an average of $104 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.11% of his services

15th 13th

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

15
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,380an average of $492 per time performed $2,254
an average of $150 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 3-4 studies

Service Code: 95908
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.09% of his services

16th 77th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,420an average of $285 per time performed $1,044
an average of $87 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Digital analysis of electrical brain wave activity (eeg) +

Digital analysis of electrical brain wave activity (eeg) ×

Service Code: 95957
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.08% of his services

17th 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, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,234an average of $294 per time performed $868
an average of $79 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.08% of his services

18th 21st

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,949an average of $359 per time performed $1,137
an average of $103 per time performed

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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