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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $184 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
2,051
Rank: 95th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,293
Rank: 100th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.1 This Provider
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$138K
Rank: 384th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$67 This Provider
Avg $184

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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Jeffrey D. Katz
Average for Cardiology 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

BRIAN CRENSHAW

PETER NISHAN

JAMES HOCHREIN

DALTON MCLEAN

PAULA ROSS

Organizations

THE MOSES H. CONE MEMOR...

SOLSTAS LAB PARTNERS GR...

Patients saw before

Jeffrey D. Katz

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 24 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, 300-399 mg/ml iodine conce... +

Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml iodine concentration, per ml ×

Service Code: Q9967
Performed in an office
1,396
times performed,
22% of his services

1st 7th

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

17
patients got this service, 0.83% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,396an average of $1 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
991
times performed,
16% of his services

2nd 6th

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

617
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$15,856an average of $16 per time performed $4,955
an average of $5 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
965
times performed,
15% of his services

3rd 11th

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

613
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$62,725an average of $65 per time performed $13,510
an average of $14 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 a facility
494
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 4th

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

489
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$103,246an average of $209 per time performed $23,712
an average of $48 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
341
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 3rd

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

270
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$26,598an average of $78 per time performed $4,433
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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
313
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 1st

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

238
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$58,218an average of $186 per time performed $23,162
an average of $74 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
306
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 5th

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

207
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$39,780an average of $130 per time performed $14,994
an average of $49 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in a facility
299
times performed,
5% of his services

8th 2nd

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

246
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$10,465an average of $35 per time performed $1,794
an average of $6 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
243
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 8th

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

140
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$34,506an average of $142 per time performed $13,122
an average of $54 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring, physician interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93018
Performed in a facility
177
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 16th

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

176
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,965an average of $45 per time performed $1,947
an average of $11 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
169
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 14th

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

141
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$2,028an average of $12 per time performed $507
an average of $3 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or... +

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or exercise multiple studies ×

Service Code: 78452
Performed in a facility
164
times performed,
3% of his services

12th 20th

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

163
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$43,296an average of $264 per time performed $9,512
an average of $58 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
93
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 29th

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

67
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$11,160an average of $120 per time performed $2,697
an average of $29 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring and physician supervision ×

Service Code: 93016
Performed in a facility
89
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 19th

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

89
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,895an average of $55 per time performed $1,335
an average of $15 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
66
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 17th

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

66
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$31,284an average of $474 per time performed $9,570
an average of $145 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
31
times performed,
0.49% of his services

16th 54th

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

30
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,355an average of $205 per time performed $2,387
an average of $77 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.41% of his services

17th 33rd

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

22
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$754an average of $29 per time performed $286
an average of $11 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99221
Performed in a facility
25
times performed,
0.4% of his services

18th 60th

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

24
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,700an average of $188 per time performed $1,825
an average of $73 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.35% of his services

19th 37th

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

20
patients got this service, 0.98% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$880an average of $40 per time performed $286
an average of $13 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
21
times performed,
0.33% of his services

20th 23rd

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,069an average of $289 per time performed $2,457
an average of $117 per time performed
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 93350
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.29% of his services

21st 52nd

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

18
patients got this service, 0.88% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,780an average of $210 per time performed $918
an average of $51 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.25% of his services

22nd 22nd

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

16
patients got this service, 0.78% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,984an average of $249 per time performed $1,648
an average of $103 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.24% of his services

23rd 13th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.63% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$3,120an average of $208 per time performed $1,080
an average of $72 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan chest

Service Code: 71250
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.21% of his services

24th 189th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.63% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,931an average of $687 per time performed $1,625
an average of $125 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 "Cardiovascular Disease." 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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