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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $245 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
586
Rank: 412th
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
23,848
Rank: 26th
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
40.7 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 6.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$396K
Rank: 49th
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$676 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $245

Note: About 20% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of his Part B patients.

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 in 2014.

Patients saw before

CHARLES HERRING M.D.

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 209 different services in 2014
All Services

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Drug Services
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
drug
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab, 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
4,320
times performed,
18% of his services

1st 17th

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

42
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$302,400an average of $70 per time performed $48,125
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
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
1,828
times performed,
8% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

408
patients got this service, 70% of his patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$29,248an average of $16 per time performed $5,374
an average of $3 per time performed
drug
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
1,600
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 8th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,600an average of $1 per time performed $240
an average of $0 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
961
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 1st

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

361
patients got this service, 62% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$197,005an average of $205 per time performed $70,259
an average of $73 per time performed
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
839
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 2nd

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

299
patients got this service, 51% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$114,104an average of $136 per time performed $41,874
an average of $50 per time performed
medical
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
793
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 16th

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

173
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
4.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$56,993an average of $72 per time performed $13,616
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
561
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 28th

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

270
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$8,415an average of $15 per time performed $2,367
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
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
557
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 163rd

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

245
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$13,925an average of $25 per time performed $2,273
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
550
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 67th

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

199
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$7,700an average of $14 per time performed $1,568
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
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
542
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 6th

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

285
patients got this service, 49% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$15,176an average of $28 per time performed $5,583
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood creatinine level

Service Code: 82565
Performed in an office
524
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 108th

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

248
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$9,432an average of $18 per time performed $1,362
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urea nitrogen level to assess kidney function

Service Code: 84520
Performed in an office
491
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 124th

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

243
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$6,874an average of $14 per time performed $982
an average of $2 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
458
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 12th

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

321
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$26,564an average of $58 per time performed $9,925
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
456
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 32nd

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

321
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$14,592an average of $32 per time performed $5,463
an average of $12 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
396
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 30th

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

37
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$396an average of $1 per time performed $40
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
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
374
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 25th

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

239
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$111,826an average of $299 per time performed $36,001
an average of $96 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
355
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 43rd

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

41
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
8.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.6)
$1,786an average of $5 per time performed $550
an average of $2 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
352
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 11th

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

171
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$12,320an average of $35 per time performed $4,537
an average of $13 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, testosterone cypionate, 1 cc, 200 mg

Service Code: J1080
Performed in an office
343
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 150th

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
9.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 8.1)
$17,836an average of $52 per time performed $1,149
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Calcium level

Service Code: 82310
Performed in an office
336
times performed,
1% of his services

20th 285th

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

175
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$6,384an average of $19 per time performed $1,525
an average of $5 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
313
times performed,
1% of his services

21st 42nd

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

188
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$5,947an average of $19 per time performed $2,153
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
300
times performed,
1% of his services

22nd 31st

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

182
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$31,200an average of $104 per time performed $11,754
an average of $39 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver enzyme (sgot), level

Service Code: 84450
Performed in an office
298
times performed,
1% of his services

23rd 126th

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

195
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$5,662an average of $19 per time performed $793
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver enzyme (sgpt), level

Service Code: 84460
Performed in an office
292
times performed,
1% of his services

24th 115th

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

194
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$5,548an average of $19 per time performed $777
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
291
times performed,
1% of his services

25th 7th

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

269
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$13,677an average of $47 per time performed $3,253
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ldl cholesterol level

Service Code: 83721
Performed in an office
281
times performed,
1% of his services

26th 44th

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

231
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$9,554an average of $34 per time performed $3,563
an average of $13 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
252
times performed,
1% of his services

27th 24th

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

232
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$17,388an average of $69 per time performed $2,762
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
236
times performed,
0.99% of his services

28th 13th

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

235
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,676an average of $41 per time performed $5,381
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
225
times performed,
0.94% of his services

29th 53rd

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

160
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,725an average of $21 per time performed $1,733
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
217
times performed,
0.91% of his services

30th 33rd

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

168
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$6,293an average of $29 per time performed $1,317
an average of $6 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
203
times performed,
0.85% of his services

31st 26th

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

113
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,669an average of $23 per time performed $1,330
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine calcium level

Service Code: 82340
Performed in an office
168
times performed,
0.7% of his services

32nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

108
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,192an average of $19 per time performed $1,168
an average of $7 per time performed
drug
NA

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90661
Performed in an office
157
times performed,
0.66% of his services

33rd 93rd

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

157
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,734an average of $62 per time performed $3,168
an average of $20 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ceftriaxone sodium, per 250 mg

Service Code: J0696
Performed in an office
156
times performed,
0.65% of his services

34th 40th

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

30
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$5,928an average of $38 per time performed $72
an average of $0 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
156
times performed,
0.65% of his services

35th 68th

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

38
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$936an average of $6 per time performed $37
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Spine scanning x-ray done with bone density measurement f... +

Spine scanning x-ray done with bone density measurement for spine compression ×

Service Code: 77082
Performed in an office
155
times performed,
0.65% of his services

36th 185th

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

155
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,950an average of $90 per time performed $2,903
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
153
times performed,
0.64% of his services

37th 73rd

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

153
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$66,861an average of $437 per time performed $6,879
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
141
times performed,
0.59% of his services

38th 111th

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

86
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,089an average of $29 per time performed $1,510
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
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
122
times performed,
0.51% of his services

39th 97th

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

96
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,586an average of $13 per time performed $573
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
117
times performed,
0.49% of his services

40th 10th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
7.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.1)
$1,638an average of $14 per time performed $615
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron level

Service Code: 83540
Performed in an office
113
times performed,
0.47% of his services

41st 86th

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

75
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,599an average of $23 per time performed $968
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
112
times performed,
0.47% of his services

42nd 79th

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

74
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$5,376an average of $48 per time performed $2,026
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron binding capacity

Service Code: 83550
Performed in an office
112
times performed,
0.47% of his services

43rd 92nd

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

74
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,472an average of $31 per time performed $1,300
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
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
106
times performed,
0.44% of his services

44th 5th

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

33
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$22,154an average of $209 per time performed $8,406
an average of $79 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hdl cholesterol level

Service Code: 83718
Performed in an office
105
times performed,
0.44% of his services

45th 198th

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

103
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,045an average of $29 per time performed $1,141
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cholesterol level

Service Code: 82465
Performed in an office
103
times performed,
0.43% of his services

46th 183rd

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

101
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,648an average of $16 per time performed $237
an average of $2 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
103
times performed,
0.43% of his services

47th 9th

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

101
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$3,090an average of $30 per time performed $1,010
an average of $10 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ibandronate sodium, 1 mg

Service Code: J1740
Performed in an office
102
times performed,
0.43% of his services

48th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$56,202an average of $551 per time performed $12,442
an average of $122 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test... +

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test (psa) ×

Service Code: G0103
Performed in an office
95
times performed,
0.4% of his services

49th 62nd

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

95
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,175an average of $65 per time performed $2,336
an average of $25 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
92
times performed,
0.39% of his services

50th 99th

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

92
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,232an average of $46 per time performed $1,957
an average of $21 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90662
Performed in an office
82
times performed,
0.34% of his services

51st 66th

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

82
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,412an average of $66 per time performed $2,620
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
67
times performed,
0.28% of his services

52nd 75th

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

44
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,072an average of $16 per time performed $236
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
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
62
times performed,
0.26% of his services

53rd 96th

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

42
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$13,144an average of $212 per time performed $2,561
an average of $41 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
0.23% of his services

54th 54th

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

54
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,214an average of $41 per time performed $1,229
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.22% of his services

55th 27th

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

34
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$416an average of $8 per time performed $151
an average of $3 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.21% of his services

56th 140th

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

39
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,050an average of $21 per time performed $116
an average of $2 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.21% of his services

57th 80th

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

40
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,950an average of $39 per time performed $219
an average of $4 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Pneumococcal vaccine for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90670
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.17% of his services

58th 109th

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

41
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,669an average of $309 per time performed $6,151
an average of $150 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.17% of his services

59th 61st

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

39
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,120an average of $53 per time performed $786
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Strep test (streptococcus, group a)

Service Code: 87880
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.17% of his services

60th 206th

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

38
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,640an average of $41 per time performed $598
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Apolipoprotein level

Service Code: 82172
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.16% of his services

61st 94th

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

23
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,090an average of $55 per time performed $787
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Prolonged office or other outpatient service first hour

Service Code: 99354
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.14% of his services

62nd 203rd

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

30
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$8,466an average of $249 per time performed $2,583
an average of $76 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.14% of his services

63rd 101st

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

23
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,145an average of $65 per time performed $811
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell concentration measurement

Service Code: 85014
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.14% of his services

64th 327th

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

30
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$297an average of $9 per time performed $105
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin measurement

Service Code: 85018
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.13% of his services

65th 189th

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

29
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$288an average of $9 per time performed $101
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial urine culture

Service Code: 87088
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.13% of his services

66th 217th

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$899an average of $29 per time performed $336
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

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

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

Service Code: 87184
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.13% of his services

67th 277th

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$775an average of $25 per time performed $286
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy, d... +

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96374
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.12% of his services

68th 251st

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$5,768an average of $206 per time performed $1,152
an average of $41 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.12% of his services

69th 133rd

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

28
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,152an average of $434 per time performed $3,914
an average of $140 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
28
times performed,
0.12% of his services

70th 18th

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

23
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,804an average of $243 per time performed $2,281
an average of $81 per time performed
medical
NA

Transitional care management services, highly complexity,... +

Transitional care management services, highly complexity, requiring face-to-face visits within 7 days of discharge ×

Service Code: 99496
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.12% of his services

71st 151st

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

25
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$18,504an average of $661 per time performed $4,867
an average of $174 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Amylase (enzyme) level

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

72nd 224th

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

23
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$598an average of $23 per time performed $217
an average of $8 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
26
times performed,
0.11% of his services

73rd 176th

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,066an average of $41 per time performed $331
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Triglycerides level

Service Code: 84478
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.11% of his services

74th 243rd

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

22
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$546an average of $21 per time performed $81
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Lipase (fat enzyme) level

Service Code: 83690
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.1% of his services

75th 276th

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

22
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$625an average of $25 per time performed $221
an average of $9 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, garamycin, gentamicin, up to 80 mg

Service Code: J1580
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.1% of his services

76th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$504an average of $21 per time performed $23
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Insulin measurement

Service Code: 83525
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.1% of his services

77th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$984an average of $41 per time performed $367
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.1% of his services

78th 105th

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

22
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$943an average of $41 per time performed $352
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Testosterone (hormone) level

Service Code: 84403
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.1% of his services

79th 196th

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,093an average of $91 per time performed $794
an average of $35 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
22
times performed,
0.09% of his services

80th 120th

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,980an average of $90 per time performed $569
an average of $26 per time performed
medical
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
21
times performed,
0.09% of his services

81st 144th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,499an average of $119 per time performed $953
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Folic acid level

Service Code: 82746
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.08% of his services

82nd 122nd

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$1,040an average of $52 per time performed $374
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing of 48-hour ekg

Service Code: 93225
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.08% of his services

83rd 431st

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,480an average of $124 per time performed $351
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
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
20
times performed,
0.08% of his services

84th 416th

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,560an average of $78 per time performed $388
an average of $19 per time performed
drug
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
19
times performed,
0.08% of his services

85th 65th

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,857an average of $203 per time performed $1,401
an average of $74 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Creatine kinase (cardiac enzyme) level

Service Code: 82550
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.08% of his services

86th 78th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$414an average of $23 per time performed $86
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of head and neck

Service Code: 76536
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.08% of his services

87th 249th

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,222an average of $179 per time performed $1,175
an average of $65 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood count, automated test

Service Code: 85045
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.07% of his services

88th 515th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$255an average of $15 per time performed $91
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Nasal smear for eosinophils (allergy related white blood ... +

Nasal smear for eosinophils (allergy related white blood cells) ×

Service Code: 89190
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.07% of his services

89th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$374an average of $22 per time performed $106
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Total protein level, blood

Service Code: 84155
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.07% of his services

90th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$221an average of $13 per time performed $31
an average of $2 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan head or brain

Service Code: 70450
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.07% of his services

91st 233rd

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,730an average of $690 per time performed $1,008
an average of $59 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Rheumatoid factor analysis

Service Code: 86430
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.07% of his services

92nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$320an average of $20 per time performed $121
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Albumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82040
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.07% of his services

93rd 245th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$288an average of $18 per time performed $41
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
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
16
times performed,
0.07% of his services

94th 160th

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,480an average of $155 per time performed $683
an average of $43 per time performed
medical
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
15
times performed,
0.06% of his services

95th 4th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$2,190an average of $146 per time performed $826
an average of $55 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Homocysteine (amino acid) level

Service Code: 83090
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.05% of his services

96th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$720an average of $60 per time performed $271
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.05% of his services

97th 174th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,244an average of $187 per time performed $667
an average of $56 per time performed

Office Visits

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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Charles B. Herring
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in North Carolina

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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