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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $179 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,526
Rank: 178th
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,870
Rank: 65th
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.5 This Provider
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$239K
Rank: 146th
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$157 This Provider
Avg $179

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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Kushal K. Handa
Average for Cardiovascular Disease Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 62 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
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
1,238
times performed,
18% of his services

1st 2nd

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

678
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$253,790an average of $205 per time performed $86,858
an average of $70 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
811
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 7th

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

198
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$11,354an average of $14 per time performed $4,290
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
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
717
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 10th

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

200
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$38,001an average of $53 per time performed $9,687
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in a facility
457
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 4th

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

452
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$170,004an average of $372 per time performed $20,935
an average of $46 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
407
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 16th

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

340
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$6,512an average of $16 per time performed $1,205
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Remote evaluation of single, dual, or multiple lead pacem... +

Remote evaluation of single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker or cardioverter-defibrillator transmissions, technician review, support, and distribution of results up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93296
Performed in an office
343
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 30th

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

171
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$30,184an average of $88 per time performed $5,732
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
332
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 3rd

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

303
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$22,908an average of $69 per time performed $3,964
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent dual lead pacemaker system with physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93280
Performed in an office
313
times performed,
5% of his services

8th 24th

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

168
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$66,744an average of $213 per time performed $9,809
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or... +

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or exercise multiple studies ×

Service Code: 78452
Performed in a facility
251
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 20th

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

249
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$119,476an average of $476 per time performed $14,267
an average of $57 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring, physician interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93018
Performed in a facility
251
times performed,
4% of his services

10th 15th

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

248
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,295an average of $45 per time performed $2,671
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring and physician supervision ×

Service Code: 93016
Performed in a facility
232
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 19th

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

230
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,544an average of $67 per time performed $3,693
an average of $16 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
187
times performed,
3% of his services

12th 14th

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

109
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$39,083an average of $209 per time performed $14,236
an average of $76 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Remote evaluation of single, dual, or multiple lead cardi... +

Remote evaluation of single, dual, or multiple lead cardioverter-defibrillator with physician analysis, review, and report up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93295
Performed in an office
177
times performed,
3% of his services

13th 44th

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

89
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$30,798an average of $174 per time performed $7,459
an average of $42 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Remote evaluation of single, dual, or multiple lead pacem... +

Remote evaluation of single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker with physician analysis, review, and report up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93294
Performed in an office
167
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 41st

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

90
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$42,084an average of $252 per time performed $3,474
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician review, interpretation, and patient management ... +

Physician review, interpretation, and patient management of home inr testing for patient with either mechanical heart valve(s), chronic atrial fibrillation, or venous thromboembolism who meets medicare coverage criteria; testing not occurring more frequent ×

Service Code: G0250
Performed in an office
108
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 96th

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

34
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$2,052an average of $19 per time performed $729
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent single lead pacemaker system with physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93279
Performed in an office
98
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 57th

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

57
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$17,914an average of $183 per time performed $2,789
an average of $28 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent single lead cardioverter-defibrillator including physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93282
Performed in an office
93
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 93rd

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

51
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$18,987an average of $204 per time performed $3,365
an average of $36 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent dual lead cardioverter-defibrillator including physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93283
Performed in an office
82
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 72nd

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

51
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$18,243an average of $222 per time performed $3,614
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
71
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 17th

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

71
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$34,644an average of $488 per time performed $10,527
an average of $148 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent multiple lead cardioverter-defibrillator including physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93284
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
0.92% of his services

20th 85th

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

36
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$15,752an average of $250 per time performed $3,139
an average of $50 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
60
times performed,
0.87% of his services

21st 39th

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

60
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$32,872an average of $548 per time performed $8,503
an average of $142 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-... +

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-hour ekg ×

Service Code: 93227
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.57% of his services

22nd 47th

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

39
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,042an average of $78 per time performed $770
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing of 48-hour ekg

Service Code: 93225
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.55% of his services

23rd 55th

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

38
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,712an average of $124 per time performed $739
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, computer analysis, and interpretati... +

Heart rhythm tracing, computer analysis, and interpretation of patient-triggered events greater than 24-hour ekg up to 30 days ×

Service Code: 93228
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.51% of his services

24th 118th

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

34
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,275an average of $65 per time performed $562
an average of $16 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent observation care, typically 35 minutes per day +

Subsequent observation care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99226
Performed in a facility
34
times performed,
0.49% of his services

25th 174th

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

29
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,378an average of $217 per time performed $2,539
an average of $75 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 a facility
30
times performed,
0.44% of his services

26th 42nd

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

29
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$16,680an average of $556 per time performed $2,332
an average of $78 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation of parameters of single, dual, or multiple lea... +

Evaluation of parameters of single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker including device connection, recording, and disconnection ×

Service Code: 93288
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.41% of his services

27th 37th

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

27
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$5,715an average of $204 per time performed $625
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation of parameters of single, dual, or multiple lea... +

Evaluation of parameters of single, dual, or multiple lead cardioverter-defibrillator including device connection, recording, and disconnection ×

Service Code: 93289
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.33% of his services

28th 81st

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: 1.5)
$5,169an average of $225 per time performed $935
an average of $41 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Follow-up or limited ultrasound examination of heart

Service Code: 93308
Performed in a facility
21
times performed,
0.31% of his services

29th 56th

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,596an average of $76 per time performed $400
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Follow-up or limited heart doppler ultrasound study of he... +

Follow-up or limited heart doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and chambers ×

Service Code: 93321
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.28% of his services

30th 77th

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$418an average of $22 per time performed $103
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood fl... +

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood flow, rate, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93325
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.26% of his services

31st 27th

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$198an average of $11 per time performed $50
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 a facility
13
times performed,
0.19% of his services

32nd 98th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.85% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,228an average of $556 per time performed $1,559
an average of $120 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation of parameters of single, dual, or multiple lea... +

Evaluation of parameters of single, dual, or multiple lead cardioverter-defibrillator including connection, recording, disconnection, and analysis ×

Service Code: 93290
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.16% of his services

33rd 172nd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.72% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,077an average of $98 per time performed $193
an average of $18 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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