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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $176 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,079
Rank: 7th
out of 143 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
8,884
Rank: 7th
out of 143 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
8.2 This Provider
Avg 4.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$207K
Rank: 11th
out of 143 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$192 This Provider
Avg $176

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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Michael S. Mcgarrity
Average for Endocrinology 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

SARAH FALK

CHRISTY PIERCE

LEWIS WARREN

LARRY BEARD

BRIAN BRODWATER

Organizations

NEW HANOVER REGIONAL ME...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

Michael S. Mcgarrity

Patients saw after

Individuals

SARAH FALK

CHRISTY PIERCE

LEWIS WARREN

HA EVANS

BRIAN BRODWATER

Organizations

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

NEW HANOVER REGIONAL ME...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 40 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
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
1,816
times performed,
20% of his services

1st 3rd

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

879
patients got this service, 81% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$45,400an average of $25 per time performed $5,448
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
1,085
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 5th

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

666
patients got this service, 62% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$111,755an average of $103 per time performed $24,955
an average of $23 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
963
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 7th

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

556
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$76,077an average of $79 per time performed $12,519
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
897
times performed,
10% of his services

4th 1st

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

505
patients got this service, 47% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$165,048an average of $184 per time performed $63,687
an average of $71 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
621
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 2nd

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

371
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$34,155an average of $55 per time performed $8,694
an average of $14 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
478
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 6th

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

352
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$48,756an average of $102 per time performed $21,988
an average of $46 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
420
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 17th

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

276
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$25,200an average of $60 per time performed $4,620
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
316
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 8th

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

264
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$28,440an average of $90 per time performed $3,792
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
263
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 11th

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

198
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$23,670an average of $90 per time performed $3,156
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
193
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 21st

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

143
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$21,230an average of $110 per time performed $8,106
an average of $42 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
186
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 18th

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

181
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$5,394an average of $29 per time performed $1,488
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle in... +

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle injury ×

Service Code: 82570
Performed in an office
186
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 20th

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

181
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,464an average of $24 per time performed $1,302
an average of $7 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
140
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 13th

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

56
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$21,560an average of $154 per time performed $7,420
an average of $53 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
107
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 33rd

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

82
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$7,276an average of $68 per time performed $1,070
an average of $10 per time performed
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
97
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 26th

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$5,432an average of $56 per time performed $1,649
an average of $17 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
97
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 30th

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

95
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,813an average of $29 per time performed $2,231
an average of $23 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroid hormone, t3 measurement

Service Code: 84481
Performed in an office
93
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 25th

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

68
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$9,207an average of $99 per time performed $2,232
an average of $24 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
88
times performed,
0.99% of his services

18th 22nd

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

80
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,488an average of $51 per time performed $968
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Microsomal antibodies (autoantibody) measurement

Service Code: 86376
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
0.86% of his services

19th 80th

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

75
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,964an average of $39 per time performed $1,444
an average of $19 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (fluzone) ×

Service Code: Q2038
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
0.83% of his services

20th 59th

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

74
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,332an average of $18 per time performed $962
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Testosterone (hormone) level

Service Code: 84403
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
0.79% of his services

21st 57th

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

42
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$11,410an average of $163 per time performed $2,590
an average of $37 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, testosterone cypionate, 1 cc, 200 mg

Service Code: J1080
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
0.65% of his services

22nd Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
5.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,146an average of $37 per time performed $290
an average of $5 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
55
times performed,
0.62% of his services

23rd 35th

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$11,880an average of $216 per time performed $4,070
an average of $74 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Prolactin (milk producing hormone) level

Service Code: 84146
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.57% of his services

24th Alert

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

40
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,264an average of $64 per time performed $1,377
an average of $27 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
0.52% of his services

25th 42nd

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

46
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,556an average of $186 per time performed $3,312
an average of $72 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
43
times performed,
0.48% of his services

26th 45th

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$3,225an average of $75 per time performed $1,247
an average of $29 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.47% of his services

27th 16th

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

42
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,718an average of $279 per time performed $2,520
an average of $60 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Spine scanning x-ray done with bone density measurement f... +

Spine scanning x-ray done with bone density measurement for spine compression ×

Service Code: 77082
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.42% of his services

28th Alert

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

37
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,441an average of $93 per time performed $703
an average of $19 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
36
times performed,
0.41% of his services

29th 23rd

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$4,464an average of $124 per time performed $1,044
an average of $29 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
35
times performed,
0.39% of his services

30th 15th

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

35
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,415an average of $269 per time performed $3,430
an average of $98 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
33
times performed,
0.37% of his services

31st 12th

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

30
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$7,260an average of $220 per time performed $3,168
an average of $96 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Smoking and tobacco use intermediate counseling, greater ... +

Smoking and tobacco use intermediate counseling, greater than 3 minutes up to 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99406
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.33% of his services

32nd Alert

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,073an average of $37 per time performed $261
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.28% of his services

33rd 43rd

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$725an average of $29 per time performed $100
an average of $4 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.26% of his services

34th 46th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$414an average of $18 per time performed $322
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Gonadotropin, follicle stimulating (reproductive hormone)... +

Gonadotropin, follicle stimulating (reproductive hormone) level ×

Service Code: 83001
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.25% of his services

35th Alert

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$814an average of $37 per time performed $572
an average of $26 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
21
times performed,
0.24% of his services

36th 50th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,029an average of $49 per time performed $315
an average of $15 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.21% of his services

37th 65th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$418an average of $22 per time performed $57
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Gonadotropin, luteinizing (reproductive hormone) level

Service Code: 83002
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.18% of his services

38th Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$832an average of $52 per time performed $416
an average of $26 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine volume measurement

Service Code: 81050
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.18% of his services

39th 98th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$288an average of $18 per time performed $64
an average of $4 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of brain before and after contrast

Service Code: 70553
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.12% of his services

40th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$21,604an average of $1,964 per time performed $4,158
an average of $378 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 "Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism." 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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