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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $241 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,027
Rank: 116th
out of 2,400 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
12,296
Rank: 135th
out of 2,400 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
12 This Provider
Avg 6.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$313K
Rank: 119th
out of 2,400 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$305 This Provider
Avg $241

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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Billy L. Price
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 88 different services in 2013
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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
1,532
times performed,
12% of his services

1st 1st

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

519
patients got this service, 51% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$245,120an average of $160 per time performed $105,677
an average of $69 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab, 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
1,320
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd 24th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$52,800an average of $40 per time performed $14,480
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
1,037
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 11th

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

139
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
7.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.2)
$29,036an average of $28 per time performed $5,434
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
1,014
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 3rd

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

580
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$16,214an average of $16 per time performed $2,951
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
848
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 43rd

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

140
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
6.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$67,840an average of $80 per time performed $23,778
an average of $28 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
695
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 10th

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

520
patients got this service, 51% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$41,005an average of $59 per time performed $6,985
an average of $10 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
634
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 2nd

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

389
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$63,400an average of $100 per time performed $27,592
an average of $44 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
606
times performed,
5% of his services

8th 7th

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

449
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$27,270an average of $45 per time performed $6,272
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
489
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 9th

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

426
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$38,631an average of $79 per time performed $6,328
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, o... +

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
372
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 16th

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

69
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
5.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$11,160an average of $30 per time performed $6,339
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
360
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 13th

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

338
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$28,440an average of $79 per time performed $7,812
an average of $22 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
321
times performed,
3% of his services

12th 28th

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

272
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$11,877an average of $37 per time performed $1,361
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
291
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 26th

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

291
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$55,290an average of $190 per time performed $30,744
an average of $106 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
280
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 14th

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

276
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,880an average of $25 per time performed $6,583
an average of $24 per time performed
drug
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 (flulaval) ×

Service Code: Q2036
Performed in an office
256
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 73rd

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

253
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,400an average of $25 per time performed $2,243
an average of $9 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, testosterone cypionate, 1 cc, 200 mg

Service Code: J1080
Performed in an office
215
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 113th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
14.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 7.4)
$5,375an average of $25 per time performed $858
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
193
times performed,
2% of his services

17th 12th

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

143
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$10,036an average of $52 per time performed $2,480
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
187
times performed,
2% of his services

18th 4th

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

57
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$21,879an average of $117 per time performed $9,887
an average of $53 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
173
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 36th

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
5.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.6)
$4,671an average of $27 per time performed $151
an average of $1 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
101
times performed,
0.82% of his services

20th 63rd

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

101
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,090an average of $90 per time performed $2,514
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in a facility
99
times performed,
0.81% of his services

21st 23rd

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

91
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,564an average of $36 per time performed $574
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
0.6% of his services

22nd 18th

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

47
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$3,330an average of $45 per time performed $649
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
0.51% of his services

23rd 59th

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

58
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,843an average of $61 per time performed $486
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
63
times performed,
0.51% of his services

24th 47th

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

58
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,213an average of $51 per time performed $435
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

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

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

Service Code: G0438
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
0.48% of his services

25th 70th

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

59
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,210an average of $190 per time performed $9,291
an average of $157 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
0.47% of his services

26th 22nd

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

58
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$986an average of $17 per time performed $177
an average of $3 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
57
times performed,
0.46% of his services

27th 94th

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

41
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,425an average of $25 per time performed $270
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement spine or hips using dedicated x-... +

Bone density measurement spine or hips using dedicated x-ray machine ×

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.43% of his services

28th 64th

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

53
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,225an average of $325 per time performed $2,446
an average of $46 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
43
times performed,
0.35% of his services

29th 15th

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

41
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,975an average of $325 per time performed $6,394
an average of $149 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.34% of his services

30th 130th

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

41
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,074an average of $97 per time performed $1,449
an average of $34 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
42
times performed,
0.34% of his services

31st 20th

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

41
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,906an average of $93 per time performed $490
an average of $12 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
36
times performed,
0.29% of his services

32nd 6th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$6,228an average of $173 per time performed $2,779
an average of $77 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
35
times performed,
0.28% of his services

33rd 32nd

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,935an average of $141 per time performed $1,889
an average of $54 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
32
times performed,
0.26% of his services

34th 17th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$1,344an average of $42 per time performed $457
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial imple ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.26% of his services

35th 78th

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,480an average of $140 per time performed $1,109
an average of $35 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home heal... +

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial im ×

Service Code: G0179
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.25% of his services

36th 84th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$2,945an average of $95 per time performed $869
an average of $28 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.23% of his services

37th 29th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$700an average of $25 per time performed $3
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of large joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.2% of his services

38th 100th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,504an average of $146 per time performed $947
an average of $39 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection int... +

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection into muscle, patient 2 years or older ×

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.18% of his services

39th 58th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,005an average of $46 per time performed $991
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.18% of his services

40th 60th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$535an average of $24 per time performed $514
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Initial preventive physical examination; face-to-face vis... +

Initial preventive physical examination; face-to-face visit, services limited to new beneficiary during the first 12 months of medicare enrollment ×

Service Code: G0402
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.16% of his services

41st 144th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,400an average of $170 per time performed $3,089
an average of $154 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.11% of his services

42nd 104th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,260an average of $90 per time performed $349
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Detection test for influenza virus

Service Code: 87804
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.09% of his services

43rd 142nd

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: 1.1)
$330an average of $30 per time performed $172
an average of $16 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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