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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $184 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
2,226
Rank: 78th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
15,019
Rank: 12th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.7 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$905K
Rank: 9th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$407 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $184

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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Average for Cardiology Providers in North Carolina

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, from Jan. 2012 to June 2013.

Individuals

WILLIAM KODZAI

JACK BROCK

JONATHAN NESTOR

FRANK BALL

SCOTT MARINELLI

Organizations

SCOTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPI...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

Matthew Block

Patients saw after

Individuals

WILLIAM KODZAI

JACK BROCK

BRADLEY BETHEL

FRANK BALL

DONNA RICHARDSON

Organizations

SCOTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPI...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 41 different services in 2012
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
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
2,131
times performed,
14% of his services

1st 5th

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

1,424
patients got this service, 64% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$191,790an average of $90 per time performed $100,157
an average of $47 per time performed
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
1,494
times performed,
10% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

1,164
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$113,544an average of $76 per time performed $19,422
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
1,456
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 6th

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

139
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
10.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$40,768an average of $28 per time performed $8,736
an average of $6 per time performed
ADMINISTRATIVE

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

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

Service Code: A9502
Performed in an office
1,312
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 32nd

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

657
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$108,896an average of $83 per time performed $87,904
an average of $67 per time performed
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
1,304
times performed,
9% of his services

5th 11th

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

127
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
10.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$50,856an average of $39 per time performed $16,952
an average of $13 per time performed
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
958
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 10th

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

869
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$530,732an average of $554 per time performed $147,532
an average of $154 per time performed
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
676
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 18th

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

675
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$118,300an average of $175 per time performed $44,616
an average of $66 per time performed
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
651
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 15th

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

650
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$406,875an average of $625 per time performed $238,917
an average of $367 per time performed
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
579
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 1st

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

473
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$75,270an average of $130 per time performed $41,688
an average of $72 per time performed
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
506
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 4th

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

447
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$116,886an average of $231 per time performed $25,300
an average of $50 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
400
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 37th

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

334
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$32,400an average of $81 per time performed $6,800
an average of $17 per time performed
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
355
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 22nd

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

297
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$75,615an average of $213 per time performed $35,145
an average of $99 per time performed
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
315
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 14th

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

256
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$6,930an average of $22 per time performed $945
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dipyridamole, per 10 mg

Service Code: J1245
Performed in an office
298
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 53rd

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

297
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,980an average of $10 per time performed $298
an average of $1 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, aminophyllin, up to 250 mg

Service Code: J0280
Performed in an office
297
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 87th

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

296
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$594an average of $2 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
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
256
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 29th

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

118
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$22,528an average of $88 per time performed $7,424
an average of $29 per time performed
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
246
times performed,
2% of his services

17th 61st

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

246
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$29,274an average of $119 per time performed $17,958
an average of $73 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver enzyme (sgpt), level

Service Code: 84460
Performed in an office
231
times performed,
2% of his services

18th 98th

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

205
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$6,237an average of $27 per time performed $1,155
an average of $5 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound study of arteries of both arms and legs

Service Code: 93923
Performed in a facility
176
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 157th

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

169
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$28,864an average of $164 per time performed $2,816
an average of $16 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
161
times performed,
1% of his services

20th 38th

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

136
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$16,744an average of $104 per time performed $8,533
an average of $53 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter into left heart for diagnosis

Service Code: 93452
Performed in a facility
152
times performed,
1% of his services

21st 201st

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

149
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$99,408an average of $654 per time performed $29,032
an average of $191 per time performed
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
129
times performed,
0.86% of his services

22nd 24th

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

79
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$19,866an average of $154 per time performed $5,289
an average of $41 per time performed
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
121
times performed,
0.81% of his services

23rd 72nd

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

48
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$33,880an average of $280 per time performed $7,986
an average of $66 per time performed
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
93
times performed,
0.62% of his services

24th 8th

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

72
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$11,160an average of $120 per time performed $4,929
an average of $53 per time performed
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
79
times performed,
0.53% of his services

25th 19th

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

72
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,374an average of $106 per time performed $1,343
an average of $17 per time performed
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
79
times performed,
0.53% of his services

26th 16th

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

72
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,530an average of $70 per time performed $948
an average of $12 per time performed
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
77
times performed,
0.51% of his services

27th 20th

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

69
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$48,125an average of $625 per time performed $4,543
an average of $59 per time performed
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
68
times performed,
0.45% of his services

28th 60th

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

67
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,744an average of $158 per time performed $5,100
an average of $75 per time performed
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
54
times performed,
0.36% of his services

29th 198th

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

54
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,968an average of $92 per time performed $2,808
an average of $52 per time performed
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
44
times performed,
0.29% of his services

30th 165th

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

25
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$7,700an average of $175 per time performed $2,156
an average of $49 per time performed
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
41
times performed,
0.27% of his services

31st 17th

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

39
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$11,275an average of $275 per time performed $6,068
an average of $148 per time performed
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
39
times performed,
0.26% of his services

32nd 58th

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

21
patients got this service, 0.94% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$9,165an average of $235 per time performed $2,301
an average of $59 per time performed
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
35
times performed,
0.23% of his services

33rd 40th

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

35
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,625an average of $75 per time performed $910
an average of $26 per time performed
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
32
times performed,
0.21% of his services

34th Alert

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

31
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$41,440an average of $1,295 per time performed $8,032
an average of $251 per time performed
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
30
times performed,
0.2% of his services

35th 23rd

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

30
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,070an average of $169 per time performed $3,270
an average of $109 per time performed
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
28
times performed,
0.19% of his services

36th 91st

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

12
patients got this service, 0.54% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$5,600an average of $200 per time performed $1,232
an average of $44 per time performed
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
22
times performed,
0.15% of his services

37th 44th

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

20
patients got this service, 0.9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,890an average of $495 per time performed $1,584
an average of $72 per time performed
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
22
times performed,
0.15% of his services

38th 36th

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

20
patients got this service, 0.9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,596an average of $118 per time performed $528
an average of $24 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care discharge

Service Code: 99217
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.12% of his services

39th 69th

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

18
patients got this service, 0.81% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,160an average of $120 per time performed $972
an average of $54 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, regadenoson (lexiscan), 0.1 mg

Service Code: J2785
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.12% of his services

40th 9th

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

18
patients got this service, 0.81% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,140an average of $230 per time performed $756
an average of $42 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of probe in esophagus for heart ultrasound exam... +

Insertion of probe in esophagus for heart ultrasound examination including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93312
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.09% of his services

41st 48th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.49% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,654an average of $358 per time performed $1,066
an average of $82 per time performed
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
12
times performed,
0.08% of his services

42nd 94th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.54% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,400an average of $200 per time performed $240
an average of $20 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination and continuous monitoring of the h... +

Ultrasound examination and continuous monitoring of the heart performed during rest, exercise, and/or drug-induced stress with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93351
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.07% of his services

43rd 68th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.49% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,994an average of $454 per time performed $1,991
an average of $181 per time performed

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.

Notes: This provider has a self-reported specialty of "Cardiovascular Disease." In some cases the self-reported specialty may differ from the specialty listed above, which comes from Medicare. Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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