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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
1,614
Rank: 152nd
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,940
Rank: 166th
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.1 This Provider
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$150K
Rank: 297th
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$93 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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Samuel G. Mcdowell
Average for Cardiovascular Disease Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 46 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
1,063
times performed,
22% of his services

1st 7th

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

324
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$17,008an average of $16 per time performed $5,602
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 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
1,034
times performed,
21% of his services

2nd 10th

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

343
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$67,210an average of $65 per time performed $13,897
an average of $13 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
536
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 1st

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

460
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$17,908an average of $33 per time performed $3,318
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
366
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 2nd

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

259
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$71,370an average of $195 per time performed $25,221
an average of $69 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
323
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 3rd

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

265
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$25,194an average of $78 per time performed $3,769
an average of $12 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
311
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 4th

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

309
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$64,999an average of $209 per time performed $14,045
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
273
times performed,
6% of his services

7th 6th

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

207
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$39,585an average of $145 per time performed $14,021
an average of $51 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
211
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 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)
$34,815an average of $165 per time performed $10,613
an average of $50 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
113
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 17th

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

112
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$48,590an average of $430 per time performed $16,344
an average of $145 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
106
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 15th

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

104
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,770an average of $45 per time performed $1,127
an average of $11 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
105
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 20th

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

105
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,000an average of $200 per time performed $5,838
an average of $56 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
66
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 14th

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

53
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$14,850an average of $225 per time performed $4,984
an average of $76 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
62
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 11th

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

62
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$45,471an average of $733 per time performed $8,268
an average of $133 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
39
times performed,
0.79% of his services

14th 22nd

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

39
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,505an average of $295 per time performed $4,182
an average of $107 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
26
times performed,
0.53% of his services

15th 42nd

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)
$7,410an average of $285 per time performed $2,127
an average of $82 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
23
times performed,
0.47% of his services

16th 98th

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)
$8,625an average of $375 per time performed $2,688
an average of $117 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
22
times performed,
0.45% of his services

17th 67th

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,356an average of $198 per time performed $1,651
an average of $75 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 tracing and monitoring ×

Service Code: 93017
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.4% of his services

18th 59th

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)
$3,000an average of $150 per time performed $582
an average of $29 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 an office
20
times performed,
0.4% of his services

19th 46th

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)
$900an average of $45 per time performed $210
an average of $10 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
19
times performed,
0.38% of his services

20th 13th

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,705an average of $195 per time performed $1,103
an average of $58 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 93350
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.36% of his services

21st 60th

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)
$3,780an average of $210 per time performed $959
an average of $53 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
18
times performed,
0.36% of his services

22nd 23rd

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: 1.1)
$4,680an average of $260 per time performed $1,682
an average of $93 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
13
times performed,
0.26% of his services

23rd 39th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.81% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,875an average of $375 per time performed $1,757
an average of $135 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, computer analysis, and interpretati... +

Heart rhythm tracing, computer analysis, and interpretation of patient-triggered events greater than 24-hour ekg up to 30 days ×

Service Code: 93228
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.22% of his services

24th 118th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.68% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$825an average of $75 per time performed $213
an average of $19 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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