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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $184 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,868
Rank: 116th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,326
Rank: 63rd
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.9 This Provider
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$179K
Rank: 311th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$96 This Provider
Avg $184

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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Dalton S. Mclean
Average for Cardiology 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

BRIAN CRENSHAW

PETER NISHAN

PAULA ROSS

JEFFREY KATZ

JAMES HOCHREIN

Organizations

THE MOSES H. CONE MEMOR...

SOLSTAS LAB PARTNERS GR...

Patients saw before

Dalton S. Mclean

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 38 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, 300-399 mg/ml iodine conce... +

Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml iodine concentration, per ml ×

Service Code: Q9967
Performed in an office
1,657
times performed,
23% of his services

1st 7th

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

20
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,657an average of $1 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
880
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 6th

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

563
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$14,080an average of $16 per time performed $4,400
an average of $5 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
810
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 11th

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

536
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$52,650an average of $65 per time performed $11,340
an average of $14 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
535
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 14th

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

326
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$6,420an average of $12 per time performed $1,605
an average of $3 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
515
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 3rd

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

338
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$40,170an average of $78 per time performed $6,695
an average of $13 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
468
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 1st

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

270
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$87,048an average of $186 per time performed $34,164
an average of $73 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in a facility
443
times performed,
6% of his services

7th 4th

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

435
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$92,587an average of $209 per time performed $20,821
an average of $47 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
341
times performed,
5% of his services

8th 8th

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

163
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$49,445an average of $145 per time performed $18,073
an average of $53 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in a facility
194
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 2nd

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

161
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$7,178an average of $37 per time performed $1,358
an average of $7 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
183
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 5th

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

155
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$23,973an average of $131 per time performed $9,150
an average of $50 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
166
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 37th

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

129
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$6,640an average of $40 per time performed $1,992
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
130
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 33rd

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

93
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,770an average of $29 per time performed $1,300
an average of $10 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring, physician interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93018
Performed in a facility
121
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 16th

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

120
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,445an average of $45 per time performed $1,331
an average of $11 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or... +

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or exercise multiple studies ×

Service Code: 78452
Performed in a facility
110
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 20th

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

109
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$28,050an average of $255 per time performed $6,160
an average of $56 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
85
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 17th

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

81
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$39,865an average of $469 per time performed $12,240
an average of $144 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring and physician supervision ×

Service Code: 93016
Performed in a facility
82
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 19th

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

82
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,510an average of $55 per time performed $1,394
an average of $17 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
55
times performed,
0.75% of his services

17th 23rd

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

55
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,510an average of $282 per time performed $6,325
an average of $115 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.64% of his services

18th 57th

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

42
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,833an average of $39 per time performed $470
an average of $10 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level +

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level ×

Service Code: 83880
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.64% of his services

19th 71st

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

34
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,290an average of $70 per time performed $2,256
an average of $48 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
46
times performed,
0.63% of his services

20th 13th

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

40
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$9,752an average of $212 per time performed $3,496
an average of $76 per time performed
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood fl... +

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood flow, rate, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93325
Performed in a facility
45
times performed,
0.61% of his services

21st 31st

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

42
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,745an average of $61 per time performed $135
an average of $3 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
43
times performed,
0.59% of his services

22nd 25th

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

38
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$10,879an average of $253 per time performed $4,429
an average of $103 per time performed
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and... +

Doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and chambers ×

Service Code: 93320
Performed in a facility
37
times performed,
0.51% of his services

23rd 35th

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

34
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,998an average of $54 per time performed $555
an average of $15 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of probe in esophagus for heart ultrasound exam... +

Insertion of probe in esophagus for heart ultrasound examination including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93312
Performed in a facility
36
times performed,
0.49% of his services

24th 48th

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

33
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,360an average of $260 per time performed $2,988
an average of $83 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood ... +

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood vessels or grafts and left lower heart ×

Service Code: 93458
Performed in a facility
33
times performed,
0.45% of his services

25th 26th

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

33
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$31,680an average of $960 per time performed $7,854
an average of $238 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
27
times performed,
0.37% of his services

26th 54th

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

25
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,643an average of $209 per time performed $1,998
an average of $74 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
21
times performed,
0.29% of his services

27th 60th

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,011an average of $191 per time performed $1,428
an average of $68 per time performed
MEDICINE

External shock to heart to regulate heart beat

Service Code: 92960
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.27% of his services

28th 78th

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

18
patients got this service, 0.96% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,720an average of $636 per time performed $1,800
an average of $90 per time performed
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-... +

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-hour ekg ×

Service Code: 93224
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.26% of his services

29th 44th

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

18
patients got this service, 0.96% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,757an average of $303 per time performed $1,330
an average of $70 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.25% of his services

30th 46th

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

17
patients got this service, 0.91% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$468an average of $26 per time performed $198
an average of $11 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.23% of his services

31st 38th

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

17
patients got this service, 0.91% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,550an average of $150 per time performed $833
an average of $49 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri of heart before and after contrast

Service Code: 75561
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.23% of his services

32nd 187th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,055an average of $415 per time performed $1,581
an average of $93 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan chest

Service Code: 71250
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.2% of his services

33rd 189th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,305an average of $687 per time performed $1,815
an average of $121 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
15
times performed,
0.2% of his services

34th 41st

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

15
patients got this service, 0.8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,385an average of $359 per time performed $2,070
an average of $138 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,
0.19% of his services

35th 22nd

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

14
patients got this service, 0.75% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,486an average of $249 per time performed $1,442
an average of $103 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of the heart performed during rest... +

Ultrasound examination of the heart performed during rest, exercise, and/or drug-induced stress with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93350
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.16% of his services

36th 52nd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.64% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,520an average of $210 per time performed $684
an average of $57 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of abdomen and pelvis with contrast

Service Code: 74177
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.15% of his services

37th 294th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.59% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$20,845an average of $1,895 per time performed $2,211
an average of $201 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of heart blood vessels and grafts with contrast dye +

Ct scan of heart blood vessels and grafts with contrast dye ×

Service Code: 75574
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.15% of his services

38th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 0.59% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,366an average of $306 per time performed $979
an average of $89 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 "Cardiovascular Disease." 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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