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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $256 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,906
Rank: 5th
out of 252 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
9,637
Rank: 12th
out of 252 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.1 This Provider
Avg 4.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$457K
Rank: 5th
out of 252 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$240 This Provider
Avg $256

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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Robert T. Gallaher
Average for Pulmonary Disease Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 41 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

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
2,545
times performed,
26% of his services

1st 18th

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

552
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
4.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$246,865an average of $97 per time performed $71,769
an average of $28 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
2,206
times performed,
23% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

1,278
patients got this service, 67% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$187,510an average of $85 per time performed $109,418
an average of $50 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
964
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 4th

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

325
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$174,484an average of $181 per time performed $72,599
an average of $75 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
784
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 9th

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

617
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$79,968an average of $102 per time performed $16,417
an average of $21 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
497
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 1st

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

409
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$65,604an average of $132 per time performed $37,991
an average of $76 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
489
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 2nd

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

236
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$58,313an average of $119 per time performed $25,257
an average of $52 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
307
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 15th

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

303
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$80,434an average of $262 per time performed $44,113
an average of $144 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exha... +

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exhaled air capacity ×

Service Code: 94010
Performed in a facility
272
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 25th

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

265
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$23,120an average of $85 per time performed $1,575
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Determination of lung volumes using plethysmography

Service Code: 94726
Performed in a facility
233
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 39th

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

230
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,320an average of $40 per time performed $2,118
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement of lung diffusing capacity

Service Code: 94729
Performed in a facility
227
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 20th

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

224
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,080an average of $40 per time performed $1,503
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99307
Performed in a facility
177
times performed,
2% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

40
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
4.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,036an average of $68 per time performed $5,783
an average of $33 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep lab +

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep lab ×

Service Code: 95810
Performed in a facility
175
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 42nd

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

173
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$91,175an average of $521 per time performed $15,299
an average of $87 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep l... +

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep lab with continued pressured respiratory assistance by mask or breathing tube ×

Service Code: 95811
Performed in a facility
137
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 41st

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

131
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$80,008an average of $584 per time performed $12,381
an average of $90 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
86
times performed,
0.89% of his services

14th 17th

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

86
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,770an average of $195 per time performed $9,868
an average of $115 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
84
times performed,
0.87% of his services

15th 47th

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

84
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,584an average of $126 per time performed $6,069
an average of $72 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Placement of radiation therapy markers in lung airways us... +

Placement of radiation therapy markers in lung airways using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 31622
Performed in a facility
79
times performed,
0.82% of his services

16th 90th

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

56
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$62,252an average of $788 per time performed $8,504
an average of $108 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
67
times performed,
0.7% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

67
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,154an average of $62 per time performed $1,987
an average of $30 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
56
times performed,
0.58% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

53
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,592an average of $82 per time performed $2,112
an average of $38 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
36
times performed,
0.37% of his services

19th 26th

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

36
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,344an average of $204 per time performed $3,338
an average of $93 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 1 view, front

Service Code: 71010
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.35% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

32
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,686an average of $79 per time performed $571
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Respiratory inhaled pressure or nonpressure treatment to ... +

Respiratory inhaled pressure or nonpressure treatment to relieve airway obstruction or for sputum specimen ×

Service Code: 94640
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.25% of his services

21st 57th

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

22
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$960an average of $40 per time performed $320
an average of $13 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
24
times performed,
0.25% of his services

22nd 71st

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

23
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,392an average of $58 per time performed $694
an average of $29 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
23
times performed,
0.24% of his services

23rd 60th

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

23
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$736an average of $32 per time performed $330
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of paranasal sinus, less than 3 views

Service Code: 70210
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.19% of his services

24th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 0.89% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,530an average of $85 per time performed $270
an average of $15 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
16
times performed,
0.17% of his services

25th 19th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.79% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,992an average of $187 per time performed $1,604
an average of $100 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99308
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.17% of his services

26th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 0.68% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,632an average of $102 per time performed $810
an average of $51 per time performed
medical
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Examination of lung airways using an endoscope

Service Code: 31623
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.12% of his services

27th 98th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.63% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,548an average of $879 per time performed $1,108
an average of $92 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exha... +

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exhaled air capacity ×

Service Code: 94010
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.11% of his services

28th 11th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.58% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$935an average of $85 per time performed $279
an average of $25 per time performed

Note: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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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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