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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $241 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,411
Rank: 50th
out of 2,400 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
14,153
Rank: 101st
out of 2,400 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
10 This Provider
Avg 6.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$403K
Rank: 54th
out of 2,400 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$285 This Provider
Avg $241

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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Kerrie-anne A. Heron
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 82 different services in 2013
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Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
medical
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
2,177
times performed,
15% of her services

1st 2nd

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

1,062
patients got this service, 75% of her patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$193,753an average of $89 per time performed $94,133
an average of $43 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
1,710
times performed,
12% of her services

2nd 1st

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

1,008
patients got this service, 71% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$230,850an average of $135 per time performed $104,036
an average of $61 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, o... +

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
1,051
times performed,
7% of her services

3rd 16th

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

317
patients got this service, 22% of her patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$44,142an average of $42 per time performed $17,814
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of allergenic extracts into skin for immediate ... +

Injection of allergenic extracts into skin for immediate reaction analysis ×

Service Code: 95004
Performed in an office
928
times performed,
7% of her services

4th 44th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.92% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,280an average of $10 per time performed $4,445
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
914
times performed,
6% of her services

5th 22nd

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

695
patients got this service, 49% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$18,280an average of $20 per time performed $2,788
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
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
515
times performed,
4% of her services

6th 26th

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

515
patients got this service, 36% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$69,525an average of $135 per time performed $54,333
an average of $106 per time performed
drug
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
467
times performed,
3% of her services

7th 31st

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

467
patients got this service, 33% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,010an average of $30 per time performed $6,589
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
467
times performed,
3% of her services

8th 11th

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

54
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
8.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.2)
$12,142an average of $26 per time performed $2,484
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
466
times performed,
3% of her services

9th 14th

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

466
patients got this service, 33% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,378an average of $33 per time performed $11,077
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
459
times performed,
3% of her services

10th 20th

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

448
patients got this service, 32% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$39,474an average of $86 per time performed $5,040
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician supervision of a patient receiving medicare-cov... +

Physician supervision of a patient receiving medicare-covered services provided by a participating home health agency (patient not present) requiring complex and multidisciplinary care modalities involving regular physician development and/or revision of c ×

Service Code: G0181
Performed in an office
459
times performed,
3% of her services

11th 208th

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

129
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$59,670an average of $130 per time performed $35,953
an average of $78 per time performed
medical
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
456
times performed,
3% of her services

12th 47th

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

439
patients got this service, 31% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$15,048an average of $33 per time performed $3,201
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
430
times performed,
3% of her services

13th 17th

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

78
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
5.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$18,060an average of $42 per time performed $5,637
an average of $13 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

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

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
370
times performed,
3% of her services

14th 27th

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

63
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,700an average of $10 per time performed $485
an average of $1 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ceftriaxone sodium, per 250 mg

Service Code: J0696
Performed in an office
296
times performed,
2% of her services

15th 39th

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

61
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$7,400an average of $25 per time performed $166
an average of $1 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, testosterone cypionate, 1 cc, 200 mg

Service Code: J1080
Performed in an office
279
times performed,
2% of her services

16th 113th

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

34
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
6.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 7.4)
$4,913an average of $18 per time performed $1,055
an average of $4 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
270
times performed,
2% of her services

17th 83rd

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

191
patients got this service, 14% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$10,800an average of $40 per time performed $945
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Pure tone air conduction threshold hearing assessment

Service Code: 92552
Performed in an office
268
times performed,
2% of her services

18th 365th

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

267
patients got this service, 19% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,380an average of $35 per time performed $5,089
an average of $19 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
189
times performed,
1% of her services

19th 66th

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

37
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,890an average of $10 per time performed $45
an average of $0 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
128
times performed,
0.9% of her services

20th 36th

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

38
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.6)
$1,280an average of $10 per time performed $106
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
119
times performed,
0.84% of her services

21st 9th

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

104
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$10,234an average of $86 per time performed $2,100
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
82
times performed,
0.58% of her services

22nd 12th

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

76
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$4,510an average of $55 per time performed $1,077
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of large joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
81
times performed,
0.57% of her services

23rd 100th

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

53
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$14,256an average of $176 per time performed $2,929
an average of $36 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
0.52% of her services

24th 68th

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

73
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,133an average of $221 per time performed $6,642
an average of $91 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

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

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

Service Code: G0434
Performed in an office
71
times performed,
0.5% of her services

25th 148th

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

51
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$2,840an average of $40 per time performed $1,397
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
69
times performed,
0.49% of her services

26th 88th

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

64
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,277an average of $33 per time performed $979
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
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
64
times performed,
0.45% of her services

27th 219th

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

64
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,200an average of $50 per time performed $2,733
an average of $43 per time performed
medical
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
63
times performed,
0.45% of her services

28th 148th

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

46
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,339an average of $53 per time performed $794
an average of $13 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection int... +

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection into muscle, patient 2 years or older ×

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
0.43% of her services

29th 58th

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

61
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,880an average of $80 per time performed $4,222
an average of $69 per time performed
medical
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
59
times performed,
0.42% of her services

30th 167th

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

59
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,422an average of $58 per time performed $2,109
an average of $36 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
0.4% of her services

31st 60th

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

57
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,881an average of $33 per time performed $1,367
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Detection test for influenza virus

Service Code: 87804
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.3% of her services

32nd 142nd

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,974an average of $47 per time performed $657
an average of $16 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.3% of her services

33rd 65th

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

33
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$1,092an average of $26 per time performed $201
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
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
33
times performed,
0.23% of her services

34th 144th

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

33
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,500an average of $167 per time performed $5,043
an average of $153 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, imm... +

Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, immunoassay, 1-3 simultaneous ×

Service Code: G0328
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.21% of her services

35th 109th

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

30
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,560an average of $52 per time performed $645
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 93010
Performed in a facility
28
times performed,
0.2% of her services

36th 23rd

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,176an average of $42 per time performed $162
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.19% of her services

37th 43rd

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$1,782an average of $66 per time performed $755
an average of $28 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Hydration infusion into a vein 31 minutes to 1 hour

Service Code: 96360
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.18% of her services

38th 361st

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,642an average of $217 per time performed $949
an average of $36 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, furosemide, up to 20 mg

Service Code: J1940
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.18% of her services

39th 415th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$100an average of $4 per time performed $49
an average of $2 per time performed
medical
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
24
times performed,
0.17% of her services

40th 116th

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,448an average of $102 per time performed $609
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Demonstration or evaluation of patient use of aerosol gen... +

Demonstration or evaluation of patient use of aerosol generator, nebulizer, metered dose inhaler or intermittent positive pressure breathing (ippb) device ×

Service Code: 94664
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.16% of her services

41st 280th

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$1,232an average of $56 per time performed $261
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Collection and analysis of exhaled air for evaluation of ... +

Collection and analysis of exhaled air for evaluation of lung function at rest ×

Service Code: 94690
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.09% of her services

42nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 0.92% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,625an average of $125 per time performed $315
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
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
13
times performed,
0.09% of her services

43rd 99th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.92% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,054an average of $158 per time performed $473
an average of $36 per time performed
medical
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
11
times performed,
0.08% of her services

44th 217th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.78% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$946an average of $86 per time performed $82
an average of $7 per time performed

Notes: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients. The contact information listed above is the most current we have for this provider. The services listed on this page may have been delivered at a previous address or as part of a different practice.

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Sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Plan and Provider Enumeration System, American Medical Association

Services that begin with a letter come from CMS. All other codes and descriptions of the medical procedures are from the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set, copyright 2013 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. Where practical, AMA’s consumer friendly translation of the CPT descriptor was used. ProPublica has received permission from the AMA to use these codes on this site.

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