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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $324 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 8 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
613
Rank: 36th
out of 179 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
16,799
Rank: 4th
out of 179 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
27.4 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 7.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$593K
Rank: 7th
out of 179 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$967 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $324

Office Visits

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Top Billing

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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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Neal S. Taub
Average for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 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.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 27 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
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
2,402
times performed,
14% of his services

1st 4th

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

551
patients got this service, 90% of his patients
4.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$192,160an average of $80 per time performed $115,296
an average of $48 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle in... +

Creatinine level to test for kidney function or muscle injury ×

Service Code: 82570
Performed in an office
2,178
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd Alert

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

540
patients got this service, 88% of his patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$65,340an average of $30 per time performed $15,246
an average of $7 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Opiates (drug) measurement

Service Code: 83925
Performed in an office
2,050
times performed,
12% of his services

3rd Alert

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

358
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$82,000an average of $40 per time performed $55,350
an average of $27 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Body fluid ph level

Service Code: 83986
Performed in an office
1,665
times performed,
10% of his services

4th Alert

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

508
patients got this service, 83% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$49,950an average of $30 per time performed $8,325
an average of $5 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Drug screen, qualitative; multiple drug classes by high c... +

Drug screen, qualitative; multiple drug classes by high complexity test method (e.g., immunoassay, enzyme assay), per patient encounter ×

Service Code: G0431
Performed in an office
1,492
times performed,
9% of his services

5th 38th

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

506
patients got this service, 83% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$229,768an average of $154 per time performed $149,200
an average of $100 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cocaine (drug) level

Service Code: 82520
Performed in an office
1,081
times performed,
6% of his services

6th Alert

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

358
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$37,835an average of $35 per time performed $22,701
an average of $21 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Alcohol (ethanol) level

Service Code: 82055
Performed in an office
1,003
times performed,
6% of his services

7th Alert

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

448
patients got this service, 73% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$30,090an average of $30 per time performed $15,045
an average of $15 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Drug screen, other than chromatographic; any number of dr... +

Drug screen, other than chromatographic; any number of drug classes, by clia waived test or moderate complexity test, per patient encounter ×

Service Code: G0434
Performed in an office
978
times performed,
6% of his services

8th 18th

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

462
patients got this service, 75% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$36,186an average of $37 per time performed $19,560
an average of $20 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Destruction of peripheral nerve or branch

Service Code: 64640
Performed in an office
697
times performed,
4% of his services

9th Alert

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

130
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$326,893an average of $469 per time performed $86,428
an average of $124 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Benzodiazepines level

Service Code: 80154
Performed in an office
652
times performed,
4% of his services

10th Alert

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

357
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$45,640an average of $70 per time performed $16,952
an average of $26 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Amphetamine or methamphetamine level

Service Code: 82145
Performed in an office
553
times performed,
3% of his services

11th Alert

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

355
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$19,355an average of $35 per time performed $12,166
an average of $22 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pcp drug level

Service Code: 83992
Performed in an office
542
times performed,
3% of his services

12th Alert

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

357
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$21,680an average of $40 per time performed $11,382
an average of $21 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Methadone level

Service Code: 83840
Performed in an office
540
times performed,
3% of his services

13th Alert

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

358
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$18,900an average of $35 per time performed $12,420
an average of $23 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
138
times performed,
0.82% of his services

14th 19th

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

60
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$17,388an average of $126 per time performed $5,244
an average of $38 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
132
times performed,
0.79% of his services

15th 17th

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

132
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$31,152an average of $236 per time performed $14,916
an average of $113 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
122
times performed,
0.73% of his services

16th 5th

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

104
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$17,080an average of $140 per time performed $8,784
an average of $72 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Meprobamate (sedative) level

Service Code: 83805
Performed in an office
101
times performed,
0.6% of his services

17th Alert

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

54
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,535an average of $35 per time performed $2,525
an average of $25 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 3 or more muscles

Service Code: 20553
Performed in an office
84
times performed,
0.5% of his services

18th 62nd

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

40
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$21,000an average of $250 per time performed $2,604
an average of $31 per time performed
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording of nerve sensory (feel) ... +

Needle measurement and recording of nerve sensory (feel) function ×

Service Code: 95904
Performed in an office
72
times performed,
0.43% of his services

19th 8th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,480an average of $90 per time performed $3,024
an average of $42 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Chemical analysis

Service Code: 82491
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
0.38% of his services

20th Alert

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

36
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,240an average of $35 per time performed $1,600
an average of $25 per time performed
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording of nerve motor (movement... +

Needle measurement and recording of nerve motor (movement) function ×

Service Code: 95900
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
0.33% of his services

21st 11th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,600an average of $100 per time performed $2,688
an average of $48 per time performed
MEDICINE

Psychological testing with interpretation and report by c... +

Psychological testing with interpretation and report by computer ×

Service Code: 96103
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
0.32% of his services

22nd Alert

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

54
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,294an average of $61 per time performed $2,214
an average of $41 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Chemical analysis

Service Code: 82492
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.28% of his services

23rd Alert

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

45
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,645an average of $35 per time performed $1,222
an average of $26 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of anesthetic agent, other peripheral nerve or ... +

Injection of anesthetic agent, other peripheral nerve or branch ×

Service Code: 64450
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.17% of his services

24th Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,729an average of $301 per time performed $2,581
an average of $89 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretatio... +

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretation for insertion of needle ×

Service Code: 76942
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.17% of his services

25th 54th

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$6,720an average of $240 per time performed $3,976
an average of $142 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of tendon attachment to bone

Service Code: 20551
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.12% of his services

26th Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,500an average of $125 per time performed $500
an average of $25 per time performed
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
19
times performed,
0.11% of his services

27th 22nd

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,135an average of $165 per time performed $1,501
an average of $79 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 "Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation." 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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