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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $234 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 7 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
647
Rank: 144th
out of 303 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,396
Rank: 196th
out of 303 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.7 This Provider
Avg 6.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$74.1K
Rank: 220th
out of 303 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$115 This Provider
Avg $234

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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Ronald M. Hammock
Average for Urology 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

Ronald M. Hammock

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 9 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
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81000
Performed in an office
1,024
times performed,
43% of his services

1st 4th

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

596
patients got this service, 92% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$13,312an average of $13 per time performed $4,096
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 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
882
times performed,
37% of his services

2nd 15th

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

531
patients got this service, 82% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$43,218an average of $49 per time performed $23,814
an average of $27 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
124
times performed,
5% of his services

3rd 92nd

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

124
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,292an average of $83 per time performed $5,952
an average of $48 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy administration bene... +

Hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy administration beneath the skin or into muscle ×

Service Code: 96402
Performed in an office
103
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 27th

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
6.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$4,635an average of $45 per time performed $2,575
an average of $25 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Leuprolide acetate for depot suspension (lupron), 7.5 mg +

Leuprolide acetate for depot suspension (lupron), 7.5 mg ×

Service Code: J9217
Performed in an office
103
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 13th

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
6.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$35,947an average of $349 per time performed $16,995
an average of $165 per time performed
URINARY SYSTEM

Diagnostic examination of the bladder and bladder canal (... +

Diagnostic examination of the bladder and bladder canal (urethra) using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 52000
Performed in an office
83
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 14th

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

73
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$22,825an average of $275 per time performed $12,035
an average of $145 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99221
Performed in a facility
47
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 68th

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

43
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,747an average of $101 per time performed $3,525
an average of $75 per time performed
MALE GENITAL SYSTEM

Biopsy of prostate gland

Service Code: 55700
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.63% of his services

8th 43rd

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,540an average of $236 per time performed $2,520
an average of $168 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
15
times performed,
0.63% of his services

9th 36th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,865an average of $191 per time performed $2,130
an average of $142 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 "Urology." 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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