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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
1,665
Rank: 139th
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,872
Rank: 251st
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.3 This Provider
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$158K
Rank: 280th
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$95 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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Brian P. Hearon
Average for Cardiovascular Disease Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 52 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
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
1,071
times performed,
28% of his services

1st 7th

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

257
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
4.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$17,672an average of $17 per time performed $5,687
an average of $5 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
854
times performed,
22% of his services

2nd 1st

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

660
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$37,576an average of $44 per time performed $4,911
an average of $6 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
602
times performed,
16% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

415
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$135,745an average of $225 per time performed $41,586
an average of $69 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
209
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 8th

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

144
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$35,112an average of $168 per time performed $10,502
an average of $50 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
148
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 11th

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

146
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$64,605an average of $437 per time performed $6,586
an average of $45 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
145
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 6th

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

132
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$16,645an average of $115 per time performed $7,270
an average of $50 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
126
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 4th

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

125
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$52,920an average of $420 per time performed $5,610
an average of $45 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
111
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 3rd

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

106
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$6,757an average of $61 per time performed $1,306
an average of $12 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
95
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 17th

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

94
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$45,030an average of $474 per time performed $13,562
an average of $143 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood ... +

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood vessels or grafts and left lower heart ×

Service Code: 93458
Performed in a facility
65
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 29th

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

65
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$104,000an average of $1,600 per time performed $12,600
an average of $194 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 an office
63
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 26th

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

59
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$20,866an average of $331 per time performed $5,797
an average of $92 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
43
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 40th

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

42
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,944an average of $208 per time performed $2,255
an average of $52 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care typically 70 minutes

Service Code: 99220
Performed in a facility
41
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 89th

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)
$15,088an average of $368 per time performed $5,147
an average of $126 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care discharge

Service Code: 99217
Performed in a facility
34
times performed,
0.88% of his services

14th 76th

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)
$6,882an average of $202 per time performed $1,689
an average of $50 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
27
times performed,
0.7% of his services

15th 22nd

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)
$8,054an average of $298 per time performed $2,912
an average of $108 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
27
times performed,
0.7% of his services

16th 96th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.9% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$756an average of $28 per time performed $168
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
NA

Catheter insertion of stent in major coronary artery or b... +

Catheter insertion of stent in major coronary artery or branch ×

Service Code: 92928
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.49% of his services

17th 75th

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)
$32,412an average of $1,706 per time performed $7,985
an average of $420 per time performed
medical
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
14
times performed,
0.36% of his services

18th 43rd

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

14
patients got this service, 0.84% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,822an average of $273 per time performed $1,086
an average of $78 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood ... +

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood vessels or grafts and left lower heart ×

Service Code: 93459
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.36% of his services

19th 99th

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

14
patients got this service, 0.84% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$25,340an average of $1,810 per time performed $2,735
an average of $195 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound evaluation of heart blood vessel during diagno... +

Ultrasound evaluation of heart blood vessel during diagnosis or treatment ×

Service Code: 93571
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.36% of his services

20th 184th

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

14
patients got this service, 0.84% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,875an average of $491 per time performed $932
an average of $67 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

External shock to heart to regulate heart beat

Service Code: 92960
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.36% of his services

21st 82nd

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

14
patients got this service, 0.84% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,202an average of $443 per time performed $1,080
an average of $77 per time performed
medical
NA

Any combination of insertion of stent, removal of plaque ... +

Any combination of insertion of stent, removal of plaque and balloon dilation of coronary vessel during heart attack ×

Service Code: 92941
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.31% of his services

22nd 133rd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.66% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$22,936an average of $1,911 per time performed $5,393
an average of $449 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
11
times performed,
0.28% of his services

23rd 39th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.66% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,412an average of $310 per time performed $1,275
an average of $116 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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