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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $204 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
795
Rank: 91st
out of 2,609 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
8,257
Rank: 79th
out of 2,609 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
10.4 This Provider
Avg 5.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$197K
Rank: 124th
out of 2,609 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$248 This Provider
Avg $204

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.

Individuals

CHARLES TUBBS

RAUL DE LA VEGA

KAREN SENNEWALD

MICHAEL WEHMUELLER

JAMES STEVENS

Organizations

CLEVELAND COUNTY HEALTH...

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

Patients saw before

LARRY SMITH M.D.

Patients saw after

Individuals

CHARLES TUBBS

JAMES STEVENS

MICHAEL WEHMUELLER

CHARLES GIRARD

RAUL DE LA VEGA

Organizations

CLEVELAND COUNTY HEALTH...

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 100 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
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
1,194
times performed,
14% of his services

1st 3rd

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

537
patients got this service, 68% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$19,104an average of $16 per time performed $3,475
an average of $3 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
1,081
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 1st

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

485
patients got this service, 61% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$221,897an average of $205 per time performed $70,881
an average of $66 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
1,013
times performed,
12% of his services

3rd 8th

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

478
patients got this service, 60% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$47,611an average of $47 per time performed $13,594
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
975
times performed,
12% of his services

4th 9th

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

477
patients got this service, 60% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$29,250an average of $30 per time performed $8,444
an average of $9 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
572
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 2nd

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

349
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$77,792an average of $136 per time performed $26,444
an average of $46 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
472
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 5th

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

229
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$16,520an average of $35 per time performed $6,032
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
289
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 12th

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

36
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,312an average of $8 per time performed $309
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
213
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 7th

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

49
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
4.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.8)
$2,982an average of $14 per time performed $1,118
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
195
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 6th

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

193
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,995an average of $41 per time performed $4,499
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) analysis

Service Code: 82044
Performed in an office
143
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 49th

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

138
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,573an average of $11 per time performed $542
an average of $4 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
143
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 37th

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

138
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,717an average of $19 per time performed $978
an average of $7 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90662
Performed in an office
141
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 32nd

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

140
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,306an average of $66 per time performed $4,491
an average of $32 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
130
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 4th

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

108
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,640an average of $28 per time performed $1,346
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
107
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 22nd

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

76
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$3,103an average of $29 per time performed $1,100
an average of $10 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
105
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 17th

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

37
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$5,565an average of $53 per time performed $1,358
an average of $13 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
93
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 21st

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

93
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$25,203an average of $271 per time performed $9,944
an average of $107 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
81
times performed,
0.98% of his services

17th 16th

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

73
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,698an average of $58 per time performed $1,726
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99307
Performed in a facility
79
times performed,
0.96% of his services

18th 82nd

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$8,320an average of $105 per time performed $2,544
an average of $32 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
75
times performed,
0.91% of his services

19th 10th

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

47
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$5,399an average of $72 per time performed $1,043
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
0.91% of his services

20th 70th

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

75
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$32,775an average of $437 per time performed $3,357
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

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

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

Service Code: G0202
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
0.9% of his services

21st 150th

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

74
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,838an average of $214 per time performed $6,738
an average of $91 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

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

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

Service Code: G0179
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
0.88% of his services

22nd 77th

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

37
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$9,141an average of $125 per time performed $2,067
an average of $28 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Computer analysis of screening mammogram to assist detection of cancer ×

Service Code: 77052
Performed in an office
72
times performed,
0.87% of his services

23rd 177th

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

72
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,880an average of $40 per time performed $471
an average of $7 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
61
times performed,
0.74% of his services

24th 81st

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

61
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,965an average of $65 per time performed $1,500
an average of $25 per time performed
drug
NA

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90661
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
0.73% of his services

25th 88th

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

60
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,720an average of $62 per time performed $1,232
an average of $21 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
56
times performed,
0.68% of his services

26th 26th

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

50
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$840an average of $15 per time performed $237
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.67% of his services

27th 46th

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

43
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,595an average of $29 per time performed $413
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

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

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

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
0.56% of his services

28th 74th

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

43
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$7,180an average of $156 per time performed $1,760
an average of $38 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
43
times performed,
0.52% of his services

29th 55th

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

43
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,620an average of $340 per time performed $4,683
an average of $109 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
29
times performed,
0.35% of his services

30th 54th

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

28
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,277an average of $182 per time performed $2,062
an average of $71 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
28
times performed,
0.34% of his services

31st 39th

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,688an average of $96 per time performed $728
an average of $26 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
27
times performed,
0.33% of his services

32nd 148th

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,430an average of $90 per time performed $583
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.33% of his services

33rd 43rd

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,107an average of $41 per time performed $603
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 25 minutes per day +

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99304
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.28% of his services

34th 195th

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,542an average of $154 per time performed $1,625
an average of $71 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.28% of his services

35th 13th

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$184an average of $8 per time performed $69
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Smoking and tobacco use intermediate counseling, greater ... +

Smoking and tobacco use intermediate counseling, greater than 3 minutes up to 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99406
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.23% of his services

36th 105th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$570an average of $30 per time performed $145
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.19% of his services

37th 35th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,472an average of $92 per time performed $340
an average of $21 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
16
times performed,
0.19% of his services

38th 98th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$736an average of $46 per time performed $340
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.16% of his services

39th 80th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$533an average of $41 per time performed $215
an average of $17 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
13
times performed,
0.16% of his services

40th 24th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$897an average of $69 per time performed $162
an average of $12 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
12
times performed,
0.15% of his services

41st 47th

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)
$2,880an average of $240 per time performed $502
an average of $42 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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

Larry Edward Smith
Average for Family 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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