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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
853
Rank: 33rd
out of 363 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
20,434
Rank: 14th
out of 363 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
24 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 9.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$207K
Rank: 53rd
out of 363 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$243 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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Bing Liu
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.

Patients saw before

Bing Liu

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 20 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
18,627
times performed,
91% of his services

1st 1st

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

48
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$298,032an average of $16 per time performed $74,508
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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
391
times performed,
2% of his services

2nd 4th

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

292
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$44,183an average of $113 per time performed $18,377
an average of $47 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
388
times performed,
2% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

284
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$71,780an average of $185 per time performed $26,772
an average of $69 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement and recording of brain wave (eeg) activity, a... +

Measurement and recording of brain wave (eeg) activity, awake and drowsy ×

Service Code: 95816
Performed in a facility
157
times performed,
0.77% of his services

4th 25th

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

155
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$20,096an average of $128 per time performed $6,594
an average of $42 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
141
times performed,
0.69% of his services

5th 33rd

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

62
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$3,384an average of $24 per time performed $423
an average of $3 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
113
times performed,
0.55% of his services

6th 19th

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

113
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$59,551an average of $527 per time performed $14,577
an average of $129 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of nerve muscles on... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of nerve muscles on one side of face ×

Service Code: 64612
Performed in an office
86
times performed,
0.42% of his services

7th 66th

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

37
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$54,266an average of $631 per time performed $12,728
an average of $148 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of anesthetic agent, greater occipital nerve

Service Code: 64405
Performed in an office
78
times performed,
0.38% of his services

8th 47th

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

62
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$42,198an average of $541 per time performed $5,304
an average of $68 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
74
times performed,
0.36% of his services

9th 9th

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

74
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$29,674an average of $401 per time performed $8,066
an average of $109 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
61
times performed,
0.3% of his services

10th 7th

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

54
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$10,553an average of $173 per time performed $3,172
an average of $52 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of neck muscles

Service Code: 64613
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
0.27% of his services

11th 61st

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

30
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$44,184an average of $789 per time performed $5,712
an average of $102 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement and recording of brain wave (eeg) activity, a... +

Measurement and recording of brain wave (eeg) activity, awake and asleep ×

Service Code: 95819
Performed in a facility
48
times performed,
0.23% of his services

12th 31st

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

46
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,192an average of $129 per time performed $2,016
an average of $42 per time performed
MEDICINE

Monitoring and localization of seizure activity over 24-h... +

Monitoring and localization of seizure activity over 24-hour period using 16-channel electroencephalograph (eeg) ×

Service Code: 95951
Performed in a facility
43
times performed,
0.21% of his services

13th 36th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$31,261an average of $727 per time performed $9,890
an average of $230 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of arms legs and/or... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of arms legs and/or torso muscles ×

Service Code: 64614
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.18% of his services

14th 115th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$28,872an average of $802 per time performed $4,428
an average of $123 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 1 or 2 muscles

Service Code: 20552
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.16% of his services

15th 72nd

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

28
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$4,960an average of $155 per time performed $704
an average of $22 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Prolonged office or other outpatient service first hour

Service Code: 99354
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.14% of his services

16th 83rd

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

28
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$7,644an average of $273 per time performed $1,960
an average of $70 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
24
times performed,
0.12% of his services

17th 35th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,064an average of $86 per time performed $720
an average of $30 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
23
times performed,
0.11% of his services

18th 11th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$6,049an average of $263 per time performed $2,415
an average of $105 per time performed
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
14
times performed,
0.07% of his services

19th 26th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,614an average of $401 per time performed $1,274
an average of $91 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
14
times performed,
0.07% of his services

20th 16th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,238an average of $517 per time performed $1,960
an average of $140 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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