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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $193 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
864
Rank: 97th
out of 2,477 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
17,953
Rank: 8th
out of 2,477 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
20.8 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$387K
Rank: 16th
out of 2,477 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$448 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $193

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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Ernest C. Dunn
Average for Family Practice 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.

Patients saw before

Ernest C. Dunn

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 68 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
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
2,626
times performed,
15% of his services

1st 3rd

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

653
patients got this service, 76% of his patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$23,634an average of $9 per time performed $7,878
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
2,065
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 1st

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

631
patients got this service, 73% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$247,800an average of $120 per time performed $140,420
an average of $68 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
1,728
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 5th

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

628
patients got this service, 73% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$81,216an average of $47 per time performed $19,008
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
1,031
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 10th

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

486
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$45,364an average of $44 per time performed $11,341
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
883
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 12th

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

264
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$26,490an average of $30 per time performed $12,362
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
851
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 8th

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

445
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$40,848an average of $48 per time performed $11,063
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
730
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 4th

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

80
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
9.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.2)
$27,740an average of $38 per time performed $4,380
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
665
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 7th

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

299
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$23,275an average of $35 per time performed $9,310
an average of $14 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
648
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 2nd

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

352
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$51,192an average of $79 per time performed $31,104
an average of $48 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
551
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 21st

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

265
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$21,489an average of $39 per time performed $6,061
an average of $11 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ceftriaxone sodium, per 250 mg

Service Code: J0696
Performed in an office
532
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 25th

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

41
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$5,320an average of $10 per time performed $532
an average of $1 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
430
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 19th

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

325
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$15,910an average of $37 per time performed $9,890
an average of $23 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level +

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level ×

Service Code: 83880
Performed in an office
410
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 145th

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

163
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$21,730an average of $53 per time performed $19,680
an average of $48 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
345
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 79th

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

90
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$15,870an average of $46 per time performed $9,315
an average of $27 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin measurement

Service Code: 85018
Performed in an office
313
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 91st

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

74
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
4.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$5,634an average of $18 per time performed $939
an average of $3 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
300
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 6th

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

300
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,000an average of $20 per time performed $6,000
an average of $20 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 (afluria) ×

Service Code: Q2035
Performed in an office
300
times performed,
2% of his services

17th 97th

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

300
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,500an average of $15 per time performed $3,600
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81000
Performed in an office
294
times performed,
2% of his services

18th 53rd

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

217
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$7,644an average of $26 per time performed $1,176
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
285
times performed,
2% of his services

19th 20th

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

198
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$5,130an average of $18 per time performed $1,140
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
219
times performed,
1% of his services

20th 101st

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

155
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$10,950an average of $50 per time performed $2,409
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 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
214
times performed,
1% of his services

21st 26th

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

128
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$11,770an average of $55 per time performed $5,992
an average of $28 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99308
Performed in a facility
167
times performed,
0.93% of his services

22nd 32nd

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

76
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$11,022an average of $66 per time performed $7,849
an average of $47 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test panel for electrolytes (sodium potassium, chlo... +

Blood test panel for electrolytes (sodium potassium, chloride, carbon dioxide) ×

Service Code: 80051
Performed in an office
164
times performed,
0.91% of his services

23rd 127th

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

104
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$5,904an average of $36 per time performed $1,476
an average of $9 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 1 view, front

Service Code: 71010
Performed in an office
155
times performed,
0.86% of his services

24th Alert

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

130
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,400an average of $80 per time performed $2,480
an average of $16 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
152
times performed,
0.85% of his services

25th 22nd

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

134
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,072an average of $86 per time performed $1,976
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 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
121
times performed,
0.67% of his services

26th 17th

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

112
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$19,360an average of $160 per time performed $9,801
an average of $81 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 25 minutes per day +

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99304
Performed in a facility
106
times performed,
0.59% of his services

27th 200th

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

89
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$9,010an average of $85 per time performed $7,102
an average of $67 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
102
times performed,
0.57% of his services

28th 60th

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

65
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,468an average of $34 per time performed $1,326
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

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

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

Service Code: 87184
Performed in an office
95
times performed,
0.53% of his services

29th 268th

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

65
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,520an average of $16 per time performed $950
an average of $10 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
84
times performed,
0.47% of his services

30th 37th

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

59
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$4,032an average of $48 per time performed $756
an average of $9 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial urine culture

Service Code: 87088
Performed in an office
78
times performed,
0.43% of his services

31st 240th

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

54
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,014an average of $13 per time performed $858
an average of $11 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, zoledronic acid (reclast), 1 mg

Service Code: J3488
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
0.42% of his services

32nd 147th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$19,500an average of $260 per time performed $13,125
an average of $175 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
67
times performed,
0.37% of his services

33rd 11th

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

42
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$335an average of $5 per time performed $67
an average of $1 per time performed
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax, one ear

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
0.35% of his services

34th 111th

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

56
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,347an average of $69 per time performed $2,142
an average of $34 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) analysis

Service Code: 82044
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
0.34% of his services

35th 48th

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

52
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,281an average of $21 per time performed $244
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85651
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
0.33% of his services

36th 109th

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

42
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,560an average of $26 per time performed $300
an average of $5 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.31% of his services

37th 178th

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

43
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$8,140an average of $148 per time performed $3,850
an average of $70 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood to screen for colon tumors

Service Code: 82270
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.29% of his services

38th 81st

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

52
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,092an average of $21 per time performed $260
an average of $5 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84152
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.27% of his services

39th Alert

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

45
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,813an average of $37 per time performed $1,274
an average of $26 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
47
times performed,
0.26% of his services

40th 55th

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$5,405an average of $115 per time performed $2,209
an average of $47 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
45
times performed,
0.25% of his services

41st 80th

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

45
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,665an average of $37 per time performed $1,125
an average of $25 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Cervical or vaginal cancer screening; pelvic and clinical... +

Cervical or vaginal cancer screening; pelvic and clinical breast examination ×

Service Code: G0101
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.25% of his services

42nd 123rd

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

44
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,628an average of $37 per time performed $1,540
an average of $35 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Tissue fungi or parasites

Service Code: 87220
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.24% of his services

43rd 429th

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

39
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$817an average of $19 per time performed $258
an average of $6 per time performed
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing of 48-hour ekg

Service Code: 93225
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.23% of his services

44th 348th

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,239an average of $79 per time performed $820
an average of $20 per time performed
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm analysis, interpretation and report of 48-ho... +

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

Service Code: 93226
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.23% of his services

45th Alert

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,346an average of $106 per time performed $1,230
an average of $30 per time performed
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 93227
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.23% of his services

46th 397th

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,378an average of $58 per time performed $779
an average of $19 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
39
times performed,
0.22% of his services

47th 44th

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

39
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,326an average of $34 per time performed $1,287
an average of $33 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.21% of his services

48th 52nd

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

37
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$740an average of $20 per time performed $740
an average of $20 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
35
times performed,
0.19% of his services

49th 9th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$735an average of $21 per time performed $525
an average of $15 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.19% of his services

50th 30th

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

32
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,958an average of $87 per time performed $680
an average of $20 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
31
times performed,
0.17% of his services

51st 133rd

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

22
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,767an average of $57 per time performed $806
an average of $26 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
30
times performed,
0.17% of his services

52nd 112th

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,050an average of $35 per time performed $390
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood creatinine level

Service Code: 82565
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.17% of his services

53rd 108th

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,020an average of $34 per time performed $120
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urea nitrogen level to assess kidney function

Service Code: 84520
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.16% of his services

54th 124th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$986an average of $34 per time performed $116
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) measurement using reagent strip

Service Code: 82948
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.15% of his services

55th 104th

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$540an average of $20 per time performed $108
an average of $4 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 40 mg +

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 40 mg ×

Service Code: J2920
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.14% of his services

56th 154th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$208an average of $8 per time performed $26
an average of $1 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Screening papanicolaou smear; obtaining, preparing and co... +

Screening papanicolaou smear; obtaining, preparing and conveyance of cervical or vaginal smear to laboratory ×

Service Code: Q0091
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.14% of his services

57th 150th

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,898an average of $73 per time performed $1,092
an average of $42 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood potassium level

Service Code: 84132
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.13% of his services

58th 159th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$720an average of $30 per time performed $168
an average of $7 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial culture

Service Code: 87070
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.11% of his services

59th 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
$1,000an average of $50 per time performed $240
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Smear for infectious agents

Service Code: 87210
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.09% of his services

60th 261st

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$170an average of $10 per time performed $85
an average of $5 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Detection test for strep (streptococcus, group a)

Service Code: 87430
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.09% of his services

61st 386th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$408an average of $24 per time performed $272
an average of $16 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Body fluid ph level

Service Code: 83986
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.09% of his services

62nd 206th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$153an average of $9 per time performed $85
an average of $5 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.08% of his services

63rd Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,080an average of $72 per time performed $360
an average of $24 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial culture and colony count

Service Code: 87071
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.08% of his services

64th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$195an average of $13 per time performed $195
an average of $13 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
15
times performed,
0.08% of his services

65th 213th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,080an average of $72 per time performed $795
an average of $53 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
15
times performed,
0.08% of his services

66th 56th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,745an average of $183 per time performed $1,320
an average of $88 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.08% of his services

67th 88th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,750an average of $125 per time performed $686
an average of $49 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, 1 view

Service Code: 73020
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.07% of his services

68th 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
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$900an average of $75 per time performed $204
an average of $17 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 "Family 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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