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How This Provider Compares

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
2,267
Rank: 61st
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
15,468
Rank: 9th
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.8 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$905K
Rank: 6th
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$399 This Provider is in the top 10%
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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Matthew Block
Average for Cardiovascular Disease Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 56 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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
1,926
times performed,
12% of his services

1st 6th

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

1,256
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$173,436an average of $90 per time performed $92,332
an average of $48 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
1,855
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

1,355
patients got this service, 60% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$140,980an average of $76 per time performed $24,041
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
ADMINISTRATIVE

Technetium tc-99m tetrofosmin, diagnostic, per study dose +

Technetium tc-99m tetrofosmin, diagnostic, per study dose ×

Service Code: A9502
Performed in an office
1,381
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 34th

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

691
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$119,291an average of $86 per time performed $93,867
an average of $68 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
1,372
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 7th

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

124
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
11.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$38,416an average of $28 per time performed $7,217
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
1,230
times performed,
8% of his services

5th 10th

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

109
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
11.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$48,044an average of $39 per time performed $16,421
an average of $13 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 an office
1,071
times performed,
7% of his services

6th 11th

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

941
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$593,280an average of $554 per time performed $145,388
an average of $136 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 supervision, interpretation, and report ×

Service Code: 93015
Performed in an office
713
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 21st

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

710
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$124,675an average of $175 per time performed $36,677
an average of $51 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 an office
689
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 18th

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

687
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$430,418an average of $625 per time performed $250,906
an average of $364 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
504
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 2nd

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

416
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$65,520an average of $130 per time performed $37,356
an average of $74 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
440
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 35th

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

355
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$35,640an average of $81 per time performed $7,660
an average of $17 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
431
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 4th

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

410
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$96,975an average of $225 per time performed $20,309
an average of $47 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
415
times performed,
3% of his services

12th 36th

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

408
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$31,142an average of $75 per time performed $12,604
an average of $30 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
381
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 16th

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

274
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$8,397an average of $22 per time performed $1,124
an average of $3 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dipyridamole, per 10 mg

Service Code: J1245
Performed in an office
315
times performed,
2% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

313
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,229an average of $10 per time performed $214
an average of $1 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
310
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 23rd

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

265
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$66,030an average of $213 per time performed $31,109
an average of $100 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
284
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 32nd

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

116
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$24,992an average of $88 per time performed $8,097
an average of $29 per time performed
medical
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
227
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 54th

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

227
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$27,581an average of $122 per time performed $16,287
an average of $72 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound study of arteries of legs with functional mane... +

Ultrasound study of arteries of legs with functional maneuvers ×

Service Code: 93923
Performed in a facility
194
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 152nd

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

181
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$31,816an average of $164 per time performed $3,178
an average of $16 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, aminophyllin, up to 250 mg

Service Code: J0280
Performed in an office
180
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 121st

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

179
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$382an average of $2 per time performed $135
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
134
times performed,
0.87% of his services

20th 40th

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

111
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,936an average of $104 per time performed $7,211
an average of $54 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
131
times performed,
0.85% of his services

21st 24th

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

73
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$20,174an average of $154 per time performed $5,207
an average of $40 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter into left heart for diagnosis

Service Code: 93452
Performed in a facility
128
times performed,
0.83% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

128
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$83,200an average of $650 per time performed $24,399
an average of $191 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
109
times performed,
0.7% of his services

23rd 85th

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

41
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$30,520an average of $280 per time performed $6,844
an average of $63 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver enzyme (sgpt), level

Service Code: 84460
Performed in an office
103
times performed,
0.67% of his services

24th 106th

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

98
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,793an average of $27 per time performed $524
an average of $5 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
101
times performed,
0.65% of his services

25th 8th

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

73
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$12,120an average of $120 per time performed $5,221
an average of $52 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99221
Performed in a facility
80
times performed,
0.52% of his services

26th 67th

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

77
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,640an average of $158 per time performed $6,026
an average of $75 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
69
times performed,
0.45% of his services

27th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

69
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,279an average of $91 per time performed $3,407
an average of $49 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
64
times performed,
0.41% of his services

28th 19th

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

63
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,784an average of $106 per time performed $1,056
an average of $17 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
64
times performed,
0.41% of his services

29th 15th

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

63
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,480an average of $70 per time performed $703
an average of $11 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
59
times performed,
0.38% of his services

30th 20th

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

58
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$36,875an average of $625 per time performed $3,474
an average of $59 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: 93224
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.36% of his services

31st 50th

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

51
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$27,225an average of $495 per time performed $3,279
an average of $60 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 a facility
54
times performed,
0.35% of his services

32nd 66th

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

52
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,800an average of $200 per time performed $1,070
an average of $20 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
44
times performed,
0.28% of his services

33rd 72nd

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

21
patients got this service, 0.93% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$10,223an average of $232 per time performed $2,458
an average of $56 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
41
times performed,
0.27% of his services

34th 22nd

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

41
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,008an average of $171 per time performed $4,769
an average of $116 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 93281
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.25% of his services

35th 199th

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

19
patients got this service, 0.84% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$6,650an average of $175 per time performed $1,859
an average of $49 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter into right and left heart for diagn... +

Insertion of catheter into right and left heart for diagnosis ×

Service Code: 93453
Performed in a facility
35
times performed,
0.23% of his services

36th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

35
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$45,325an average of $1,295 per time performed $8,771
an average of $251 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
34
times performed,
0.22% of his services

37th 93rd

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

15
patients got this service, 0.66% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$6,800an average of $200 per time performed $1,549
an average of $46 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
30
times performed,
0.19% of his services

38th 37th

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

20
patients got this service, 0.88% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,450an average of $115 per time performed $791
an average of $26 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care discharge

Service Code: 99217
Performed in a facility
28
times performed,
0.18% of his services

39th 76th

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

28
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,360an average of $120 per time performed $1,511
an average of $54 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
24
times performed,
0.16% of his services

40th 57th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.66% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,800an average of $200 per time performed $860
an average of $36 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
21
times performed,
0.14% of his services

41st 81st

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

12
patients got this service, 0.53% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,725an average of $225 per time performed $732
an average of $35 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation of heart function using tilt table

Service Code: 93660
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.11% of his services

42nd 232nd

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

17
patients got this service, 0.75% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,845an average of $285 per time performed $1,194
an average of $70 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
14
times performed,
0.09% of his services

43rd 17th

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

14
patients got this service, 0.62% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,850an average of $275 per time performed $2,110
an average of $151 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

External shock to heart to regulate heart beat

Service Code: 92960
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.08% of his services

44th 82nd

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

13
patients got this service, 0.57% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,954an average of $458 per time performed $1,183
an average of $91 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

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