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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $181 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,407
Rank: 184th
out of 561 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,394
Rank: 172nd
out of 561 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.1 This Provider
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$145K
Rank: 281st
out of 561 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$103 This Provider
Avg $181

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of his Part B patients.

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 in 2014.

Individuals

SURESH KONESWARAN

JEFFREY KATZ

JONATHAN BRANCH

ROBERT ROTHBART

DALTON MCLEAN

Organizations

THE MOSES H. CONE MEMOR...

MOREHEAD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Patients saw before

SAMUEL MCDOWELL M.D.

Patients saw after

Individuals

SURESH KONESWARAN

JEFFREY KATZ

JONATHAN BRANCH

ROBERT ROTHBART

JAMES HOCHREIN

Organizations

THE MOSES H. CONE MEMOR...

MOREHEAD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 41 different services in 2014
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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
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
970
times performed,
22% of his services

1st 10th

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

284
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$63,050an average of $65 per time performed $12,445
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
946
times performed,
22% of his services

2nd 6th

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

254
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$15,136an average of $16 per time performed $4,910
an average of $5 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
388
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

289
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$82,811an average of $213 per time performed $28,735
an average of $74 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
329
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 1st

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

275
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$10,696an average of $33 per time performed $2,139
an average of $7 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
315
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 7th

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

236
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$46,891an average of $149 per time performed $15,003
an average of $48 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
310
times performed,
7% of his services

6th 4th

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

301
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$64,790an average of $209 per time performed $14,028
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
305
times performed,
7% of his services

7th 3rd

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

286
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$23,790an average of $78 per time performed $3,032
an average of $10 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
180
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 8th

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

120
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$29,700an average of $165 per time performed $9,623
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
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
102
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 14th

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

101
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,590an average of $45 per time performed $1,066
an average of $10 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
90
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 11th

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

88
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$66,780an average of $742 per time performed $14,744
an average of $164 per time performed
medical
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
79
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 18th

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)
$16,350an average of $207 per time performed $4,531
an average of $57 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
75
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 20th

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

73
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$32,475an average of $433 per time performed $11,348
an average of $151 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
46
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 13th

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

39
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$10,350an average of $225 per time performed $3,648
an average of $79 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 a facility
33
times performed,
0.75% of his services

14th 12th

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

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$6,735an average of $204 per time performed $1,916
an average of $58 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
30
times performed,
0.68% of his services

15th 22nd

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

30
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,450an average of $315 per time performed $3,374
an average of $112 per time performed
medical
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
28
times performed,
0.64% of his services

16th 61st

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)
$5,676an average of $203 per time performed $1,991
an average of $71 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 a facility
20
times performed,
0.46% of his services

17th 41st

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

20
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,740an average of $287 per time performed $1,693
an average of $85 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 a facility
16
times performed,
0.36% of his services

18th 97th

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)
$6,000an average of $375 per time performed $1,819
an average of $114 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
16
times performed,
0.36% of his services

19th 24th

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: 1.1)
$4,370an average of $273 per time performed $1,680
an average of $105 per time performed
medical
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
15
times performed,
0.34% of his services

20th 63rd

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,150an average of $210 per time performed $775
an average of $52 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
12
times performed,
0.27% of his services

21st 40th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.85% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,990an average of $416 per time performed $1,815
an average of $151 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
12
times performed,
0.27% of his services

22nd 26th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.78% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,620an average of $302 per time performed $1,221
an average of $102 per time performed

Office Visits

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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

Samuel Grainger Mcdowell
Average for Cardiovascular Disease Providers in North Carolina

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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