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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $233 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,089
Rank: 130th
out of 2,711 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
14,281
Rank: 92nd
out of 2,711 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
13.1 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$257K
Rank: 205th
out of 2,711 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$236 This Provider
Avg $233

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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Kevin Brennan
Average for Internal Medicine 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

EMILY MURTHA

SANDIP PATEL

PAUL KAMITSUKA

LARRY BEARD

SUSAN THOMAS

Organizations

NEW HANOVER REGIONAL ME...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

Kevin Brennan

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 45 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
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
1,931
times performed,
14% of his services

1st 3rd

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

854
patients got this service, 78% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$48,275an average of $25 per time performed $5,793
an average of $3 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml iodine conce... +

Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml iodine concentration, per ml ×

Service Code: Q9967
Performed in an office
1,750
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 6th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$3,500an average of $2 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
1,318
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 22nd

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

702
patients got this service, 64% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$79,080an average of $60 per time performed $10,544
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
1,307
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 9th

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

731
patients got this service, 67% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$117,630an average of $90 per time performed $14,377
an average of $11 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
1,190
times performed,
8% of his services

5th 1st

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

588
patients got this service, 54% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$218,960an average of $184 per time performed $79,730
an average of $67 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
1,126
times performed,
8% of his services

6th 36th

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

610
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$76,568an average of $68 per time performed $9,008
an average of $8 per time performed
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
1,104
times performed,
8% of his services

7th 2nd

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

563
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$112,608an average of $102 per time performed $48,576
an average of $44 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
682
times performed,
5% of his services

8th 12th

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

338
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$37,510an average of $55 per time performed $9,548
an average of $14 per time performed
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
595
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 7th

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

427
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$30,345an average of $51 per time performed $6,545
an average of $11 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
380
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 13th

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

372
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,020an average of $29 per time performed $8,740
an average of $23 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
317
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 17th

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

216
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$32,651an average of $103 per time performed $7,291
an average of $23 per time performed
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 (not otherwise specified) ×

Service Code: Q2039
Performed in an office
238
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 209th

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

238
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,284an average of $18 per time performed $2,856
an average of $12 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
236
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 18th

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
6.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$13,216an average of $56 per time performed $3,776
an average of $16 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
229
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 42nd

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

149
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$18,091an average of $79 per time performed $2,977
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
182
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 50th

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

160
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$20,020an average of $110 per time performed $7,644
an average of $42 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
154
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 8th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
7.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.5)
$3,542an average of $23 per time performed $924
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
153
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 10th

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

96
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$13,770an average of $90 per time performed $1,836
an average of $12 per time performed
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
146
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 35th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
7.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.7)
$3,212an average of $22 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
136
times performed,
0.95% of his services

19th 111th

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

123
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$10,880an average of $80 per time performed $3,536
an average of $26 per time performed
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection ben... +

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

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
131
times performed,
0.92% of his services

20th 68th

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

131
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,908an average of $68 per time performed $8,122
an average of $62 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
128
times performed,
0.9% of his services

21st 71st

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

128
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,840an average of $30 per time performed $2,944
an average of $23 per time performed
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
119
times performed,
0.83% of his services

22nd 24th

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

119
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$26,180an average of $220 per time performed $9,401
an average of $79 per time performed
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 (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
109
times performed,
0.76% of his services

23rd 30th

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

109
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,962an average of $18 per time performed $1,526
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
0.4% of his services

24th 25th

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

52
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,311an average of $23 per time performed $171
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85652
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.39% of his services

25th 102nd

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

49
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,760an average of $32 per time performed $220
an average of $4 per time performed
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.36% of his services

26th 80th

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

52
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,716an average of $33 per time performed $780
an average of $15 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.28% of his services

27th 40th

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

40
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,080an average of $77 per time performed $520
an average of $13 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.26% of his services

28th 70th

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

36
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,323an average of $279 per time performed $2,331
an average of $63 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
32
times performed,
0.22% of his services

29th 23rd

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

32
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,392an average of $106 per time performed $448
an average of $14 per time performed
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 (fluzone) ×

Service Code: Q2038
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.22% of his services

30th 44th

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

30
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$558an average of $18 per time performed $403
an average of $13 per time performed
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: 85027
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.22% of his services

31st 55th

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$744an average of $24 per time performed $279
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.2% of his services

32nd 31st

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$812an average of $29 per time performed $112
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood creatinine level

Service Code: 82565
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.19% of his services

33rd 96th

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: 1.5)
$891an average of $33 per time performed $189
an average of $7 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Screening mammography of both breasts

Service Code: 77057
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.19% of his services

34th 424th

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)
$2,862an average of $106 per time performed $1,161
an average of $43 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test... +

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test (psa) ×

Service Code: G0103
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.18% of his services

35th 72nd

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,000an average of $80 per time performed $650
an average of $26 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron level

Service Code: 83540
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.18% of his services

36th 97th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$700an average of $28 per time performed $225
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron binding capacity

Service Code: 83550
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.18% of his services

37th 106th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$750an average of $30 per time performed $300
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Testosterone (hormone) level

Service Code: 84403
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.14% of his services

38th 198th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,260an average of $163 per time performed $740
an average of $37 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.14% of his services

39th 90th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$440an average of $22 per time performed $80
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level +

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level ×

Service Code: 83880
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.13% of his services

40th 140th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,843an average of $97 per time performed $912
an average of $48 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.12% of his services

41st 82nd

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,479an average of $87 per time performed $357
an average of $21 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Spine scanning x-ray done with bone density measurement f... +

Spine scanning x-ray done with bone density measurement for spine compression ×

Service Code: 77082
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.1% of his services

42nd 185th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,302an average of $93 per time performed $210
an average of $15 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.09% of his services

43rd 92nd

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,131an average of $87 per time performed $247
an average of $19 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lipase (fat enzyme) level

Service Code: 83690
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.09% of his services

44th 330th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$442an average of $34 per time performed $130
an average of $10 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
12
times performed,
0.08% of his services

45th 38th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$900an average of $75 per time performed $372
an average of $31 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 "Internal Medicine." 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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