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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
1,231
Rank: 301st
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,843
Rank: 198th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.9 This Provider
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$145K
Rank: 370th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$118 This Provider
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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Samuel G. Mcdowell
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

GUY DE GENT

ROBERT ROTHBART

MARK BOLES

JEFFREY KATZ

MUHAMMAD ARIDA

Organizations

MOREHEAD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

THE MOSES H. CONE MEMOR...

Patients saw before

Samuel G. Mcdowell

Patients saw after

Individuals

GUY DE GENT

ROBERT ROTHBART

JEFFREY KATZ

MUHAMMAD ARIDA

DHRUV VYAS

Organizations

THE MOSES H. CONE MEMOR...

MOREHEAD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 19 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
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
1,347
times performed,
28% of his services

1st 6th

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

349
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$21,552an average of $16 per time performed $8,082
an average of $6 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
1,272
times performed,
26% of his services

2nd 11th

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

363
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$82,680an average of $65 per time performed $16,536
an average of $13 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
407
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 1st

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

268
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$75,702an average of $186 per time performed $29,304
an average of $72 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
398
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 3rd

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

303
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$31,044an average of $78 per time performed $5,174
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 a facility
320
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 4th

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

315
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$66,880an average of $209 per time performed $15,360
an average of $48 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
254
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 8th

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

187
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$35,560an average of $140 per time performed $13,462
an average of $53 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
193
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 5th

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

158
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$25,476an average of $132 per time performed $9,071
an average of $47 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
111
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 17th

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

106
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$52,614an average of $474 per time performed $16,428
an average of $148 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
91
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 20th

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

91
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$24,024an average of $264 per time performed $5,369
an average of $59 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
85
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 16th

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

85
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,825an average of $45 per time performed $935
an average of $11 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
78
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 23rd

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

78
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$22,074an average of $283 per time performed $8,736
an average of $112 per time performed
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
75
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 13th

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

62
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$15,675an average of $209 per time performed $5,700
an average of $76 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, regadenoson (lexiscan), 0.1 mg

Service Code: J2785
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 9th

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,760an average of $90 per time performed $2,688
an average of $42 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 an office
26
times performed,
0.54% of his services

14th 45th

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,170an average of $45 per time performed $286
an average of $11 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
25
times performed,
0.52% of his services

15th 22nd

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)
$6,300an average of $252 per time performed $2,575
an average of $103 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
24
times performed,
0.5% of his services

16th 29th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,880an average of $120 per time performed $624
an average of $26 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 tracing and monitoring ×

Service Code: 93017
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.5% of his services

17th 59th

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,600an average of $150 per time performed $864
an average of $36 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of the heart performed during rest... +

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

Service Code: 93350
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.27% of his services

18th 52nd

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,730an average of $210 per time performed $741
an average of $57 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 a facility
13
times performed,
0.27% of his services

19th 70th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,263an average of $251 per time performed $988
an average of $76 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
12
times performed,
0.25% of his services

20th 10th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.97% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,376an average of $698 per time performed $1,812
an average of $151 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 an office
11
times performed,
0.23% of his services

21st 50th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.89% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$605an average of $55 per time performed $176
an average of $16 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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