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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $259 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
716
Rank: 71st
out of 263 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
9,012
Rank: 15th
out of 263 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
12.6 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$407K
Rank: 6th
out of 263 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$568 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $259

Note: About 27% 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.

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of his Part B patients.

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 in 2014.

Individuals

BOBBY WALTERS

UMBERTO FONTANA

HASSAN ALHOSAINI

JOHN MYERS

JON DUBOSE

Organizations

EAST CAROLINA HEALTH - ...

COUNTY OF EDGECOMBE OFF...

Patients saw before

JEFFREY SILVER M.D.

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 98 different services in 2014
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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
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient,... +

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient, first 30-74 minutes ×

Service Code: 99291
Performed in a facility
664
times performed,
7% of his services

1st 5th

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

193
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$405,040an average of $610 per time performed $112,349
an average of $169 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
654
times performed,
7% of his services

2nd 1st

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

335
patients got this service, 47% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$151,728an average of $232 per time performed $48,821
an average of $75 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
213
times performed,
2% of his services

3rd 34th

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

34
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$11,076an average of $52 per time performed $3,915
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Pulmonary exercise testing

Service Code: 94620
Performed in an office
211
times performed,
2% of his services

4th 23rd

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

121
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$31,861an average of $151 per time performed $8,328
an average of $39 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
171
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 3rd

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

132
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$26,505an average of $155 per time performed $7,767
an average of $45 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
170
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 15th

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

94
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,590an average of $27 per time performed $500
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of lung diffusing capacity

Service Code: 94729
Performed in an office
165
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 8th

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

139
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$20,415an average of $124 per time performed $6,473
an average of $39 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of the amount and speed... +

Measurement and graphic recording of the amount and speed of breathed air, before and following medication administration ×

Service Code: 94060
Performed in an office
164
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 11th

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

137
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$21,454an average of $131 per time performed $7,072
an average of $43 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
128
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 48th

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

78
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,840an average of $30 per time performed $741
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
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
118
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 4th

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

93
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$29,146an average of $247 per time performed $9,278
an average of $79 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
100
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 55th

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

72
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$10,000an average of $100 per time performed $1,248
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ldl cholesterol level

Service Code: 83721
Performed in an office
98
times performed,
1% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

70
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,056an average of $72 per time performed $1,250
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep lab +

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep lab ×

Service Code: 95810
Performed in an office
82
times performed,
0.91% of his services

13th 37th

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

79
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$143,500an average of $1,750 per time performed $36,798
an average of $449 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
77
times performed,
0.85% of his services

14th 116th

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

60
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$8,855an average of $115 per time performed $812
an average of $11 per time performed
drug
NA

Vaccine for influenza administered into muscle to individ... +

Vaccine for influenza administered into muscle to individuals 3 years of age and older ×

Service Code: 90688
Performed in an office
71
times performed,
0.79% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

71
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,704an average of $24 per time performed $1,172
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
71
times performed,
0.79% of his services

16th 29th

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

71
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,485an average of $35 per time performed $1,646
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exha... +

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exhaled air capacity ×

Service Code: 94010
Performed in an office
65
times performed,
0.72% of his services

17th 12th

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

62
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,884an average of $75 per time performed $1,659
an average of $26 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
54
times performed,
0.6% of his services

18th 32nd

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

50
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,348an average of $62 per time performed $562
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.59% of his services

19th 9th

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

47
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,763an average of $71 per time performed $713
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep l... +

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep lab with continued pressured respiratory assistance by mask or breathing tube ×

Service Code: 95811
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.58% of his services

20th 36th

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

50
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$93,704an average of $1,802 per time performed $24,874
an average of $478 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient +

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient ×

Service Code: 99292
Performed in a facility
44
times performed,
0.49% of his services

21st 56th

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

32
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$12,144an average of $276 per time performed $3,648
an average of $83 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.37% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

28
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$396an average of $12 per time performed $140
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.3% of his services

23rd 57th

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

22
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,889an average of $107 per time performed $350
an average of $13 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.3% of his services

24th 73rd

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$270an average of $10 per time performed $113
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85651
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.28% of his services

25th 98th

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,225an average of $49 per time performed $119
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
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
25
times performed,
0.28% of his services

26th 28th

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,650an average of $306 per time performed $2,626
an average of $105 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
20
times performed,
0.22% of his services

27th 18th

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,140an average of $357 per time performed $2,473
an average of $124 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.21% of his services

28th 54th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,465an average of $235 per time performed $1,548
an average of $81 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test... +

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test (psa) ×

Service Code: G0103
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.21% of his services

29th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,368an average of $72 per time performed $467
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exha... +

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exhaled air capacity ×

Service Code: 94010
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.17% of his services

30th 31st

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)
$300an average of $20 per time performed $98
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Irrigation and suction of lung airways to obtain cells us... +

Irrigation and suction of lung airways to obtain cells using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 31624
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.14% of his services

31st 46th

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: 1.1)
$9,152an average of $704 per time performed $1,422
an average of $109 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.14% of his services

32nd 58th

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)
$1,222an average of $94 per time performed $283
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Determination of lung volumes using gas dilution or washout +

Determination of lung volumes using gas dilution or washout ×

Service Code: 94727
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.14% of his services

33rd 51st

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)
$4,550an average of $350 per time performed $125
an average of $10 per time performed

Office Visits

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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

Jeffrey Silver
Average for Pulmonary Disease Providers in North Carolina

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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