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The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $798 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 65 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
860
Rank: 12th
out of 261 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
151,598
Rank: 16th
out of 261 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
176.3 This Provider
Avg 64.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$1.24M
Rank: 24th
out of 261 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,441 This Provider
Avg $798

Note: About 80% 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

RICHARD ORLOWSKI

JORGE FRANK

KNOX TATE

CHANDRA BAKER

ADRIAN HOLTZMAN

Organizations

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

CATAWBA VALLEY MEDICAL ...

Patients saw before

MICHAEL TATE MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

RICHARD ORLOWSKI

JORGE FRANK

ADRIAN HOLTZMAN

CHANDRA BAKER

JOHN BATTISTON

Organizations

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

FRYE REGIONAL MEDICAL C...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 133 different services in 2014

All Services

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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
TEMPORARY CODES

Injection, ferumoxytol, for treatment of iron deficiency ... +

Injection, ferumoxytol, for treatment of iron deficiency anemia, 1 mg (non-esrd use) ×

Service Code: Q0138
Performed in an office
37,230
times performed,
25% of his services

1st 2nd

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

40
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$75,577an average of $2 per time performed $20,477
an average of $1 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-esrd use)

Service Code: J0881
Performed in an office
24,620
times performed,
16% of his services

2nd 1st

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

38
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$110,790an average of $5 per time performed $71,644
an average of $3 per time performed
drug
NA

Injection, ferric carboxymaltose, 1 mg

Service Code: Q9970
Performed in an office
21,000
times performed,
14% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

22
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$42,000an average of $2 per time performed $17,640
an average of $1 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, fosaprepitant, 1 mg

Service Code: J1453
Performed in an office
7,200
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 5th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$21,600an average of $3 per time performed $9,144
an average of $1 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab, 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
5,280
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 4th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$84,480an average of $16 per time performed $59,506
an average of $11 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
2,517
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 13th

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

689
patients got this service, 80% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$32,394an average of $13 per time performed $25,749
an average of $10 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
1,828
times performed,
1% of his services

7th 7th

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

59
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.3)
$640an average of $0 per time performed $183
an average of $0 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, palonosetron hcl, 25 mcg

Service Code: J2469
Performed in an office
1,710
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 11th

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

58
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$38,236an average of $22 per time performed $24,966
an average of $15 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
1,257
times performed,
0.83% of his services

9th 14th

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

550
patients got this service, 64% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$5,191an average of $4 per time performed $3,670
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
DRUGS

Unclassified drugs

Service Code: J3490
Performed in an office
1,187
times performed,
0.78% of his services

10th 49th

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

94
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$22,933an average of $19 per time performed $9,104
an average of $8 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
866
times performed,
0.57% of his services

11th 22nd

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

487
patients got this service, 57% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$70,120an average of $81 per time performed $42,555
an average of $49 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 250 cc

Service Code: J7050
Performed in an office
796
times performed,
0.53% of his services

12th 38th

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

162
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.8)
$2,619an average of $3 per time performed $191
an average of $0 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ondansetron hydrochloride, per 1 mg

Service Code: J2405
Performed in an office
792
times performed,
0.52% of his services

13th 20th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$1,568an average of $2 per time performed $55
an average of $0 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
676
times performed,
0.45% of his services

14th 17th

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

247
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$79,106an average of $117 per time performed $51,768
an average of $77 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for ... +

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96375
Performed in an office
474
times performed,
0.31% of his services

15th 27th

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

74
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$12,343an average of $26 per time performed $7,447
an average of $16 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein

Service Code: 96361
Performed in an office
469
times performed,
0.31% of his services

16th 47th

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

158
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$9,718an average of $21 per time performed $5,051
an average of $11 per time performed
drug
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, gemcitabine hydrochloride, 200 mg

Service Code: J9201
Performed in an office
418
times performed,
0.28% of his services

17th 50th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$5,242an average of $13 per time performed $2,174
an average of $5 per time performed
drug
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, carboplatin, 50 mg

Service Code: J9045
Performed in an office
387
times performed,
0.26% of his services

18th 33rd

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$4,141an average of $11 per time performed $1,006
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis ... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy prevention or diagnosis additional sequential infusion up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96367
Performed in an office
387
times performed,
0.26% of his services

19th 28th

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

120
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$14,474an average of $37 per time performed $8,297
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96365
Performed in an office
252
times performed,
0.17% of his services

20th 46th

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

112
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$21,123an average of $84 per time performed $11,917
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein up to 1 hour

Service Code: 96413
Performed in an office
243
times performed,
0.16% of his services

21st 31st

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

71
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.8)
$39,288an average of $162 per time performed $22,643
an average of $93 per time performed
drug
NA

Injection, zoledronic acid, 1 mg

Service Code: J3489
Performed in an office
236
times performed,
0.16% of his services

22nd 37th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$21,528an average of $91 per time performed $14,323
an average of $61 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, potassium chloride, per 2 meq

Service Code: J3480
Performed in an office
223
times performed,
0.15% of his services

23rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$60an average of $0 per time performed $9
an average of $0 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
204
times performed,
0.13% of his services

24th 24th

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

71
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$5,887an average of $29 per time performed $3,662
an average of $18 per time performed
drug
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, paclitaxel, 30 mg

Service Code: J9265
Performed in an office
177
times performed,
0.12% of his services

25th 55th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$4,062an average of $23 per time performed $604
an average of $3 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
168
times performed,
0.11% of his services

26th 30th

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

44
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$12,815an average of $76 per time performed $9,203
an average of $55 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis ×

Service Code: 96366
Performed in an office
142
times performed,
0.09% of his services

27th 63rd

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$3,693an average of $26 per time performed $1,830
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
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
130
times performed,
0.09% of his services

28th 91st

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

118
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$6,546an average of $50 per time performed $3,970
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
128
times performed,
0.08% of his services

29th 41st

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
6.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.6)
$896an average of $7 per time performed $673
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Non-hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy beneath the ski... +

Non-hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy beneath the skin or into muscle ×

Service Code: 96401
Performed in an office
123
times performed,
0.08% of his services

30th 71st

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
5.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.7)
$9,416an average of $77 per time performed $6,547
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of chemotherapy into a vein

Service Code: 96415
Performed in an office
109
times performed,
0.07% of his services

31st 51st

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$3,935an average of $36 per time performed $2,192
an average of $20 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, heparin sodium, (heparin lock flush), per 10 u... +

Injection, heparin sodium, (heparin lock flush), per 10 units ×

Service Code: J1642
Performed in an office
105
times performed,
0.07% of his services

32nd 9th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$30an average of $0 per time performed $12
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into... +

Infusion of different chemotherapy drug or substance into a vein up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96417
Performed in an office
88
times performed,
0.06% of his services

33rd 58th

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

40
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$6,552an average of $74 per time performed $3,904
an average of $44 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, diphenhydramine hcl, up to 50 mg

Service Code: J1200
Performed in an office
87
times performed,
0.06% of his services

34th 48th

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

31
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$189an average of $2 per time performed $38
an average of $0 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, pegfilgrastim, 6 mg

Service Code: J2505
Performed in an office
65
times performed,
0.04% of his services

35th 88th

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$215,992an average of $3,323 per time performed $168,699
an average of $2,595 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ranitidine hydrochloride, 25 mg

Service Code: J2780
Performed in an office
62
times performed,
0.04% of his services

36th 83rd

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

22
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$124an average of $2 per time performed $53
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Irrigation of implanted venous access drug delivery device +

Irrigation of implanted venous access drug delivery device ×

Service Code: 96523
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.03% of his services

37th 79th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$1,555an average of $33 per time performed $710
an average of $15 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
43
times performed,
0.03% of his services

38th 84th

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

38
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,865an average of $136 per time performed $4,516
an average of $105 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
35
times performed,
0.02% of his services

39th 69th

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

35
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,175an average of $205 per time performed $5,449
an average of $156 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
33
times performed,
0.02% of his services

40th 72nd

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

33
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,445an average of $165 per time performed $4,000
an average of $121 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Therapeutic removal of whole blood to correct blood level... +

Therapeutic removal of whole blood to correct blood level imbalance ×

Service Code: 99195
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.02% of his services

41st 118th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$3,200an average of $100 per time performed $2,037
an average of $64 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.02% of his services

42nd 133rd

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$326an average of $12 per time performed $91
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
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
26
times performed,
0.02% of his services

43rd 67th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$1,169an average of $45 per time performed $755
an average of $29 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood

Service Code: 82274
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.01% of his services

44th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$550an average of $25 per time performed $468
an average of $21 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, vitamin b-12 cyanocobalamin, up to 1000 mcg

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.01% of his services

45th 64th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$63an average of $3 per time performed $33
an average of $2 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
11
times performed,
0.01% of his services

46th 42nd

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$1,595an average of $145 per time performed $1,177
an average of $107 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.

Michael N Tate
Average for Hematology & Oncology 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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