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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
346
Rank: 203rd
out of 363 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
12,826
Rank: 25th
out of 363 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
37.1 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 9.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$122K
Rank: 125th
out of 363 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$351 This Provider
Avg $272

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

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

GARY DEFILIPP

STEVEN KARNER

ANDREA DIEDRICH

BARRY MCGINNIS

CHRISTOPHER ULLRICH

Organizations

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

MERCY HOSPITAL, INC

Patients saw before

William B. Dawson

Patients saw after

Individuals

ANDREA DIEDRICH

CHRISTOPHER ULLRICH

BARRY MCGINNIS

STEVEN KARNER

ARCHITA PATEL

Organizations

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

CAROLINAS MEDICAL CENTER

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 14 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
11,650
times performed,
91% of his services

1st 1st

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

26
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$186,400an average of $16 per time performed $46,600
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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
264
times performed,
2% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

163
patients got this service, 47% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$48,840an average of $185 per time performed $18,216
an average of $69 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
264
times performed,
2% of his services

3rd 5th

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

73
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$57,024an average of $216 per time performed $11,088
an average of $42 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
262
times performed,
2% of his services

4th 6th

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

74
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$65,500an average of $250 per time performed $14,410
an average of $55 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 complete study ×

Service Code: 95886
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
0.58% of his services

5th 12th

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

55
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,756an average of $294 per time performed $4,810
an average of $65 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
57
times performed,
0.44% of his services

6th 19th

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

57
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$29,526an average of $518 per time performed $7,182
an average of $126 per time performed
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
52
times performed,
0.41% of his services

7th 7th

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

36
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$8,996an average of $173 per time performed $2,756
an average of $53 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
42
times performed,
0.33% of his services

8th 4th

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

39
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,746an average of $113 per time performed $1,932
an average of $46 per time performed
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
36
times performed,
0.28% of his services

9th 75th

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

18
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$3,312an average of $92 per time performed $1,440
an average of $40 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
29
times performed,
0.23% of his services

10th 11th

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

27
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$7,627an average of $263 per time performed $2,842
an average of $98 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of neck muscles

Service Code: 64613
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.22% of his services

11th 61st

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$14,728an average of $526 per time performed $3,108
an average of $111 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
27
times performed,
0.21% of his services

12th 42nd

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

20
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,429an average of $127 per time performed $999
an average of $37 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
21
times performed,
0.16% of his services

13th 9th

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

21
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,421an average of $401 per time performed $2,352
an average of $112 per time performed
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
20
times performed,
0.16% of his services

14th 16th

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

20
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,340an average of $517 per time performed $2,980
an average of $149 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.

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