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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $259 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 10 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
607
Rank: 89th
out of 333 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
20,039
Rank: 21st
out of 333 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
33 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 9.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$285K
Rank: 30th
out of 333 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$470 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $259

Note: About 50% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 104 different services in 2013
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Drug Services
Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
drug
DRUGS

Injection, onabotulinumtoxina, 1 unit

Service Code: J0585
Performed in an office
11,807
times performed,
59% of his services

1st 1st

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

23
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$106,263an average of $9 per time performed $49,117
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
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
694
times performed,
3% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

357
patients got this service, 59% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$108,264an average of $156 per time performed $48,733
an average of $70 per time performed
medical
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
395
times performed,
2% of his services

3rd 4th

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

274
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$40,665an average of $103 per time performed $18,450
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
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
122
times performed,
0.61% of his services

4th 25th

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

99
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,830an average of $15 per time performed $356
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
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
74
times performed,
0.37% of his services

5th 14th

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

74
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$26,640an average of $360 per time performed $10,293
an average of $139 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
0.37% of his services

6th 74th

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

59
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,332an average of $18 per time performed $796
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity o... +

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity of muscles of arm or leg and spinal muscles complete study ×

Service Code: 95886
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
0.29% of his services

7th 10th

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

41
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$19,488an average of $336 per time performed $3,661
an average of $63 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.26% of his services

8th 23rd

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$525an average of $10 per time performed $72
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
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
46
times performed,
0.23% of his services

9th 8th

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

46
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,524an average of $294 per time performed $5,032
an average of $109 per time performed
medical
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
44
times performed,
0.22% of his services

10th 9th

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

43
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$10,340an average of $235 per time performed $4,575
an average of $104 per time performed
medical
NA

Injection of chemical for destruction of facial and neck ... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of facial and neck nerve muscles ×

Service Code: 64615
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.2% of his services

11th 69th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$9,500an average of $232 per time performed $3,637
an average of $89 per time performed
medical
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
40
times performed,
0.2% of his services

12th 83rd

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

37
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$720an average of $18 per time performed $412
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
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
32
times performed,
0.16% of his services

13th 64th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$1,920an average of $60 per time performed $1,465
an average of $46 per time performed
medical
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
28
times performed,
0.14% of his services

14th 66th

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

22
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,120an average of $40 per time performed $276
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Digital analysis of electrical brain wave activity (eeg) +

Digital analysis of electrical brain wave activity (eeg) ×

Service Code: 95957
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.14% of his services

15th 49th

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

22
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$9,520an average of $340 per time performed $7,496
an average of $268 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood creatinine level

Service Code: 82565
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.1% of his services

16th 98th

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$240an average of $12 per time performed $132
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
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
19
times performed,
0.09% of his services

17th 32nd

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,200an average of $379 per time performed $5,591
an average of $294 per time performed
medical
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
17
times performed,
0.08% of his services

18th 6th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$1,683an average of $99 per time performed $912
an average of $54 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 7-8 studies

Service Code: 95910
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.08% of his services

19th 27th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,000an average of $250 per time performed $2,205
an average of $138 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Neuropsychological testing by a computer with interpretat... +

Neuropsychological testing by a computer with interpretation and report by a qualified healthcare professional ×

Service Code: 96120
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.08% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,840an average of $240 per time performed $1,068
an average of $67 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 9-10 studies

Service Code: 95911
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.07% of his services

21st 31st

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)
$3,850an average of $275 per time performed $2,215
an average of $158 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 5-6 studies

Service Code: 95909
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.06% of his services

22nd 47th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,925an average of $225 per time performed $1,250
an average of $96 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.06% of his services

23rd 78th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$300an average of $25 per time performed $244
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of anesthetic agent, greater occipital nerve

Service Code: 64405
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.05% of his services

24th 36th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$2,475an average of $225 per time performed $800
an average of $73 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.05% of his services

25th 85th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$385an average of $35 per time performed $241
an average of $22 per time performed

Notes: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients. The contact information listed above is the most current we have for this provider. The services listed on this page may have been delivered at a previous address or as part of a different practice.

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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.

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