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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
1,201
Rank: 86th
out of 2,711 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
23,671
Rank: 33rd
out of 2,711 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
19.7 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$454K
Rank: 44th
out of 2,711 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$378 This Provider is in the top 10%
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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Richard L. Pippin
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

STEVEN HAMSTEAD

ROY BARROW

GABOR VARJU

JOHN FOGARTY

JEFFREY ALLOWAY

Organizations

PITT COUNTY MEMORIAL HO...

QUEST DIAGNOSTICS CLINI...

Patients saw before

Richard L. Pippin

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 103 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
TEMPORARY CODES

Low osmolar contrast material, 100-199 mg/ml iodine conce... +

Low osmolar contrast material, 100-199 mg/ml iodine concentration, per ml ×

Service Code: Q9965
Performed in an office
4,420
times performed,
19% of his services

1st 28th

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

36
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,840an average of $2 per time performed $4,420
an average of $1 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
2,379
times performed,
10% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

969
patients got this service, 81% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$221,247an average of $93 per time performed $107,055
an average of $45 per time performed
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
2,052
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

855
patients got this service, 71% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$22,572an average of $11 per time performed $6,156
an average of $3 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
1,204
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 1st

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

671
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$174,580an average of $145 per time performed $80,668
an average of $67 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
849
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 9th

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

601
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$60,279an average of $71 per time performed $9,339
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
758
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 12th

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

369
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$33,352an average of $44 per time performed $10,612
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
730
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 7th

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

550
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$21,170an average of $29 per time performed $8,030
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
703
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 22nd

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

422
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$33,744an average of $48 per time performed $6,327
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
630
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 8th

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

101
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
6.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.5)
$15,750an average of $25 per time performed $3,780
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) test performed by hand-held instrument +

Blood glucose (sugar) test performed by hand-held instrument ×

Service Code: 82962
Performed in an office
542
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 34th

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

274
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$7,046an average of $13 per time performed $1,626
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatine kinase (cardiac enzyme) level

Service Code: 82550
Performed in an office
522
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 79th

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

363
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$25,056an average of $48 per time performed $3,132
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
521
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 36th

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

386
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$25,008an average of $48 per time performed $3,126
an average of $6 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
479
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 13th

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

470
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,017an average of $23 per time performed $11,017
an average of $23 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
474
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 18th

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

148
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$24,174an average of $51 per time performed $7,584
an average of $16 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
459
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 30th

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

459
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,180an average of $20 per time performed $6,426
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
387
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 17th

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

305
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$22,446an average of $58 per time performed $8,901
an average of $23 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
343
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 31st

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

246
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$5,831an average of $17 per time performed $1,372
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
330
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 10th

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

318
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$16,500an average of $50 per time performed $2,970
an average of $9 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ceftriaxone sodium, per 250 mg

Service Code: J0696
Performed in an office
302
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 43rd

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$6,342an average of $21 per time performed $302
an average of $1 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
296
times performed,
1% of his services

20th 50th

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

199
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$44,400an average of $150 per time performed $12,432
an average of $42 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ldl cholesterol level

Service Code: 83721
Performed in an office
271
times performed,
1% of his services

21st 49th

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

269
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$9,214an average of $34 per time performed $3,523
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 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
250
times performed,
1% of his services

22nd 38th

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

185
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$16,500an average of $66 per time performed $7,250
an average of $29 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
249
times performed,
1% of his services

23rd 25th

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

221
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,735an average of $15 per time performed $747
an average of $3 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
246
times performed,
1% of his services

24th 40th

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

199
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,530an average of $55 per time performed $3,444
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
212
times performed,
0.9% of his services

25th 126th

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

154
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$7,844an average of $37 per time performed $2,332
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 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
208
times performed,
0.88% of his services

26th 16th

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

81
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$7,488an average of $36 per time performed $2,704
an average of $13 per time performed
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
196
times performed,
0.83% of his services

27th 35th

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
5.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.7)
$2,548an average of $13 per time performed $0
an average of $0 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
181
times performed,
0.76% of his services

28th 23rd

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

164
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,498an average of $58 per time performed $2,353
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood creatinine level

Service Code: 82565
Performed in an office
171
times performed,
0.72% of his services

29th 96th

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

145
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,078an average of $18 per time performed $684
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
140
times performed,
0.59% of his services

30th 82nd

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

127
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$7,280an average of $52 per time performed $2,940
an average of $21 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
121
times performed,
0.51% of his services

31st 100th

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

78
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$23,595an average of $195 per time performed $5,445
an average of $45 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Screening mammography, producing direct digital image, bi... +

Screening mammography, producing direct digital image, bilateral, all views ×

Service Code: G0202
Performed in an office
119
times performed,
0.5% of his services

32nd 161st

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

119
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$33,082an average of $278 per time performed $15,589
an average of $131 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Evaluation of antimicrobial drug (antibiotic, antifungal,... +

Evaluation of antimicrobial drug (antibiotic, antifungal, antiviral) ×

Service Code: 87186
Performed in an office
119
times performed,
0.5% of his services

33rd 253rd

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

92
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$7,140an average of $60 per time performed $1,428
an average of $12 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
118
times performed,
0.5% of his services

34th 72nd

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

118
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,788an average of $66 per time performed $3,068
an average of $26 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
118
times performed,
0.5% of his services

35th 83rd

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

75
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,360an average of $20 per time performed $590
an average of $5 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Computer analysis of screening mammogram to assist detect... +

Computer analysis of screening mammogram to assist detection of cancer ×

Service Code: 77052
Performed in an office
117
times performed,
0.49% of his services

36th 229th

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

117
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,914an average of $42 per time performed $1,170
an average of $10 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, testosterone cypionate, 1 cc, 200 mg

Service Code: J1080
Performed in an office
117
times performed,
0.49% of his services

37th 118th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
5.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 7)
$2,457an average of $21 per time performed $585
an average of $5 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), subsequent visit ×

Service Code: G0439
Performed in an office
116
times performed,
0.49% of his services

38th 41st

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

116
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,644an average of $109 per time performed $12,296
an average of $106 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), initial visit ×

Service Code: G0438
Performed in an office
114
times performed,
0.48% of his services

39th 53rd

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

114
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,898an average of $157 per time performed $17,784
an average of $156 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
87
times performed,
0.37% of his services

40th 51st

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

82
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,175an average of $25 per time performed $609
an average of $7 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
85
times performed,
0.36% of his services

41st 77th

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$850an average of $10 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
0.32% of his services

42nd 69th

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

75
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,175an average of $29 per time performed $600
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron level

Service Code: 83540
Performed in an office
72
times performed,
0.3% of his services

43rd 97th

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

67
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,448an average of $34 per time performed $648
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron binding capacity

Service Code: 83550
Performed in an office
72
times performed,
0.3% of his services

44th 106th

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

67
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,880an average of $40 per time performed $864
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
71
times performed,
0.3% of his services

45th 90th

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

62
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,136an average of $16 per time performed $213
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Magnesium level

Service Code: 83735
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
0.3% of his services

46th 141st

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

51
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,100an average of $30 per time performed $630
an average of $9 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
68
times performed,
0.29% of his services

47th 70th

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

68
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,428an average of $271 per time performed $3,536
an average of $52 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urea nitrogen level to assess kidney function

Service Code: 84520
Performed in an office
68
times performed,
0.29% of his services

48th 110th

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

62
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,428an average of $21 per time performed $136
an average of $2 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
67
times performed,
0.28% of his services

49th 62nd

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

62
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$1,340an average of $20 per time performed $268
an average of $4 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower and sacral spine, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
67
times performed,
0.28% of his services

50th 191st

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

67
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,154an average of $62 per time performed $1,206
an average of $18 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, zoledronic acid (reclast), 1 mg

Service Code: J3488
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
0.25% of his services

51st 124th

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)
$21,960an average of $366 per time performed $10,620
an average of $177 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 125 mg +

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 125 mg ×

Service Code: J2930
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
0.25% of his services

52nd 155th

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

49
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,534an average of $26 per time performed $118
an average of $2 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home heal... +

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per re-certification period ×

Service Code: G0179
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
0.23% of his services

53rd 87th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$6,750an average of $125 per time performed $1,620
an average of $30 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per certification period ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
0.2% of his services

54th 84th

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

45
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$7,008an average of $146 per time performed $1,920
an average of $40 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Detection test for influenza virus

Service Code: 87804
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.18% of his services

55th 172nd

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)
$1,680an average of $40 per time performed $672
an average of $16 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood potassium level

Service Code: 84132
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.16% of his services

56th 142nd

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,064an average of $28 per time performed $228
an average of $6 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.16% of his services

57th 71st

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

38
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$836an average of $22 per time performed $836
an average of $22 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
38
times performed,
0.16% of his services

58th 68th

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

38
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,850an average of $75 per time performed $2,394
an average of $63 per time performed
MEDICINE

Respiratory inhaled pressure or nonpressure treatment to ... +

Respiratory inhaled pressure or nonpressure treatment to relieve airway obstruction or for sputum specimen ×

Service Code: 94640
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.14% of his services

59th 153rd

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,870an average of $55 per time performed $442
an average of $13 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99307
Performed in a facility
34
times performed,
0.14% of his services

60th 94th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$2,278an average of $67 per time performed $714
an average of $21 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
34
times performed,
0.14% of his services

61st 102nd

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

32
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$646an average of $19 per time performed $136
an average of $4 per time performed
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.14% of his services

62nd 80th

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,023an average of $31 per time performed $528
an average of $16 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of paranasal sinus, complete, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 70220
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.13% of his services

63rd 335th

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: 1.1)
$3,000an average of $100 per time performed $870
an average of $29 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Testosterone (hormone) level

Service Code: 84403
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.13% of his services

64th 198th

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,850an average of $95 per time performed $1,110
an average of $37 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on ... +

Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on both sides of head and neck ×

Service Code: 93880
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.11% of his services

65th 114th

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)
$12,116an average of $466 per time performed $2,938
an average of $113 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of lower spinal canal

Service Code: 72148
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.11% of his services

66th Alert

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$32,864an average of $1,264 per time performed $7,462
an average of $287 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of hepatitis b vaccine

Service Code: G0010
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.11% of his services

67th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$598an average of $23 per time performed $598
an average of $23 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Ultrasound b-scan and/or real time with image documentati... +

Ultrasound b-scan and/or real time with image documentation; for abdominal aortic aneurysm (aaa) screening ×

Service Code: G0389
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.11% of his services

68th 357th

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)
$5,252an average of $202 per time performed $2,730
an average of $105 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Amylase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 82150
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.11% of his services

69th 243rd

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: 1.1)
$598an average of $23 per time performed $234
an average of $9 per time performed
MEDICINE

Vaccine for hepatitis b adult dosage (3 dose schedule) in... +

Vaccine for hepatitis b adult dosage (3 dose schedule) injection into muscle ×

Service Code: 90746
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.11% of his services

70th 467th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,210an average of $85 per time performed $1,560
an average of $60 per time performed
DRUGS

Levalbuterol, inhalation solution, fda-approved final pro... +

Levalbuterol, inhalation solution, fda-approved final product, non-compounded, administered through durable medical equipment, unit dose, 0.5 mg ×

Service Code: J7614
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.11% of his services

71st 549th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$100an average of $4 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lipase (fat enzyme) level

Service Code: 83690
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.11% of his services

72nd 330th

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: 1.1)
$875an average of $35 per time performed $250
an average of $10 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of the amount and speed... +

Measurement and graphic recording of the amount and speed of breathed air, before and following medication administration ×

Service Code: 94060
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.1% of his services

73rd 136th

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: 1.2)
$2,760an average of $120 per time performed $1,058
an average of $46 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Sex hormone binding globulin (protein) level

Service Code: 84270
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.1% of his services

74th Alert

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,116an average of $92 per time performed $690
an average of $30 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood to screen for colon tumors

Service Code: 82270
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.1% of his services

75th 99th

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)
$368an average of $16 per time performed $115
an average of $5 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
22
times performed,
0.09% of his services

76th 93rd

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,404an average of $382 per time performed $2,332
an average of $106 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan brain

Service Code: 70551
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.09% of his services

77th Alert

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$25,454an average of $1,157 per time performed $6,710
an average of $305 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Parathormone (parathyroid hormone) level

Service Code: 83970
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.09% of his services

78th 341st

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,476an average of $158 per time performed $1,276
an average of $58 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Calcium level

Service Code: 82310
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.09% of his services

79th 268th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$396an average of $18 per time performed $88
an average of $4 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ribs of one side of body, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.09% of his services

80th 274th

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)
$1,239an average of $59 per time performed $504
an average of $24 per time performed
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax, one ear

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.08% of his services

81st 134th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,540an average of $127 per time performed $700
an average of $35 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan head or brain

Service Code: 70450
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.08% of his services

82nd 266th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,880an average of $520 per time performed $2,489
an average of $131 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.08% of his services

83rd 279th

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,140an average of $60 per time performed $323
an average of $17 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exha... +

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exhaled air capacity ×

Service Code: 94010
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.07% of his services

84th 129th

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,751an average of $103 per time performed $391
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 (flulaval) ×

Service Code: Q2036
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.07% of his services

85th 78th

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$340an average of $20 per time performed $153
an average of $9 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Electrocardiogram, routine ecg with 12 leads; performed a... +

Electrocardiogram, routine ecg with 12 leads; performed as a screening for the initial preventive physical examination with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: G0403
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.07% of his services

86th 237th

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,581an average of $93 per time performed $153
an average of $9 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.07% of his services

87th 249th

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)
$784an average of $49 per time performed $256
an average of $16 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84436
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.07% of his services

88th 150th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$464an average of $29 per time performed $128
an average of $8 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Initial preventive physical examination; face-to-face vis... +

Initial preventive physical examination; face-to-face visit, services limited to new beneficiary during the first 12 months of medicare enrollment ×

Service Code: G0402
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.07% of his services

89th 159th

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)
$3,520an average of $220 per time performed $2,368
an average of $148 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.06% of his services

90th 92nd

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$945an average of $63 per time performed $285
an average of $19 per time performed
DRUGS

Albuterol, inhalation solution, fda-approved final produc... +

Albuterol, inhalation solution, fda-approved final product, non-compounded, administered through durable medical equipment, unit dose, 1 mg ×

Service Code: J7613
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.06% of his services

91st 312th

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: 1.2)
$15an average of $1 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ribs on one side of body including the chest, mi... +

X-ray of ribs on one side of body including the chest, minimum of 3 views ×

Service Code: 71101
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.06% of his services

92nd Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,380an average of $92 per time performed $450
an average of $30 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
15
times performed,
0.06% of his services

93rd 88th

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)
$2,505an average of $167 per time performed $960
an average of $64 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan of abdomen and pelvis with contrast

Service Code: 74177
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.06% of his services

94th 319th

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)
$11,850an average of $790 per time performed $4,020
an average of $268 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Analysis for antibody, treponema pallidum

Service Code: 86780
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.06% of his services

95th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$750an average of $50 per time performed $285
an average of $19 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Crystal identification from tissue or body fluid

Service Code: 89060
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.06% of his services

96th Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$585an average of $39 per time performed $150
an average of $10 per time performed
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-... +

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-hour ekg ×

Service Code: 93224
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.06% of his services

97th 285th

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)
$4,760an average of $340 per time performed $1,022
an average of $73 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of eye bones, minimum of 4 views

Service Code: 70200
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.05% of his services

98th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,352an average of $104 per time performed $364
an average of $28 per time performed
DRUGS

Infusion, normal saline solution , 250 cc

Service Code: J7050
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.05% of his services

99th 138th

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: 1.7)
$260an average of $20 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of upper spine, 4 or 5 views

Service Code: 72050
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.05% of his services

100th 358th

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)
$1,053an average of $81 per time performed $351
an average of $27 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Imaging of abdomen

Service Code: 74020
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.05% of his services

101st 462nd

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: 1.1)
$1,144an average of $88 per time performed $390
an average of $30 per time performed
MEDICINE

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosi... +

Infusion into a vein for therapy, prevention, or diagnosis up to 1 hour ×

Service Code: 96365
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.05% of his services

102nd 167th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.92% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,585an average of $235 per time performed $484
an average of $44 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan chest with contrast

Service Code: 71260
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.05% of his services

103rd 394th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.92% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,503an average of $773 per time performed $2,145
an average of $195 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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