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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
591
Rank: 96th
out of 363 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
9,687
Rank: 33rd
out of 363 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
16.4 This Provider
Avg 9.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$184K
Rank: 66th
out of 363 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$312 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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Thor E. Borresen
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

Thor E. Borresen

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 18 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
7,102
times performed,
73% of his services

1st 1st

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$63,918an average of $9 per time performed $28,408
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
621
times performed,
6% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

298
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$96,876an average of $156 per time performed $41,607
an average of $67 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
535
times performed,
6% of his services

3rd 4th

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

333
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$55,105an average of $103 per time performed $24,610
an average of $46 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
367
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 6th

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

87
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$57,252an average of $156 per time performed $20,552
an average of $56 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
360
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 5th

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

88
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$54,000an average of $150 per time performed $15,120
an average of $42 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
130
times performed,
1% of his services

6th 29th

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

106
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,950an average of $15 per time performed $390
an average of $3 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
92
times performed,
0.95% of his services

7th 12th

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

70
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$30,912an average of $336 per time performed $6,072
an average of $66 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
79
times performed,
0.82% of his services

8th 19th

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

79
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$28,440an average of $360 per time performed $11,060
an average of $140 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
75
times performed,
0.77% of his services

9th 79th

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

63
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,350an average of $18 per time performed $825
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.52% of his services

10th 84th

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

46
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$900an average of $18 per time performed $600
an average of $12 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
48
times performed,
0.5% of his services

11th 7th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$4,752an average of $99 per time performed $2,592
an average of $54 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
45
times performed,
0.46% of his services

12th 11th

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

40
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$10,575an average of $235 per time performed $4,410
an average of $98 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
34
times performed,
0.35% of his services

13th 66th

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$21,726an average of $639 per time performed $6,018
an average of $177 per time performed
MEDICINE

Digital analysis of electrical brain wave activity (eeg) +

Digital analysis of electrical brain wave activity (eeg) ×

Service Code: 95957
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.34% of his services

14th 55th

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

27
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$11,220an average of $340 per time performed $8,976
an average of $272 per time performed
MEDICINE

Tracing of electrical activity of heart using 1-3 leads w... +

Tracing of electrical activity of heart using 1-3 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93040
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.34% of his services

15th 78th

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

27
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,320an average of $40 per time performed $330
an average of $10 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
32
times performed,
0.33% of his services

16th 9th

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

32
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,408an average of $294 per time performed $3,136
an average of $98 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
27
times performed,
0.28% of his services

17th 75th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$1,620an average of $60 per time performed $1,269
an average of $47 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 an office
24
times performed,
0.25% of his services

18th 43rd

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

24
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,640an average of $360 per time performed $6,048
an average of $252 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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