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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $245 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
423
Rank: 876th
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,170
Rank: 772nd
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.1 This Provider
Avg 6.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$44.4K
Rank: 1723rd
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$105 This Provider
Avg $245

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.

Patients saw before

BILLY PRICE MD

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 57 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

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
273
times performed,
13% of his services

1st 1st

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

217
patients got this service, 51% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$43,685an average of $160 per time performed $12,468
an average of $46 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
201
times performed,
9% of his services

2nd 10th

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

90
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.1)
$5,628an average of $28 per time performed $1,047
an average of $5 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
182
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

155
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$2,846an average of $16 per time performed $531
an average of $3 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
170
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 47th

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

81
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$13,585an average of $80 per time performed $3,164
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
126
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 9th

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

122
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$7,434an average of $59 per time performed $1,250
an average of $10 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
106
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 6th

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

97
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$4,770an average of $45 per time performed $1,102
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
97
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 7th

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

97
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$7,663an average of $79 per time performed $1,249
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
88
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 12th

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

87
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$6,952an average of $79 per time performed $1,918
an average of $22 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
87
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 2nd

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

77
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$8,670an average of $100 per time performed $2,791
an average of $32 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
76
times performed,
4% of his services

10th 28th

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

72
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,812an average of $37 per time performed $321
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), subsequent visit ×

Service Code: G0439
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 22nd

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

54
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,260an average of $190 per time performed $5,774
an average of $107 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
54
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 16th

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

27
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$1,620an average of $30 per time performed $633
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 11th

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

46
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$2,392an average of $52 per time performed $588
an average of $13 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
27
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 4th

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$3,159an average of $117 per time performed $1,486
an average of $55 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 43rd

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.6)
$621an average of $27 per time performed $25
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 53rd

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

22
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,342an average of $61 per time performed $170
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
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
22
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 42nd

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

22
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,122an average of $51 per time performed $152
an average of $7 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
14
times performed,
0.65% of his services

18th 62nd

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,260an average of $90 per time performed $344
an average of $25 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
12
times performed,
0.55% of his services

19th 97th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$300an average of $25 per time performed $57
an average of $5 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.

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Billy L Price
Average for Internal Medicine 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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