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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $193 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,211
Rank: 33rd
out of 2,477 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
12,816
Rank: 31st
out of 2,477 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
10.6 This Provider
Avg 5.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$287K
Rank: 47th
out of 2,477 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$237 This Provider
Avg $193

Office Visits

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Medicare reimburses office visits using a five-point scale, with five being the most intensive and costly. The chart below shows what percentage of this provider’s office visits were reimbursed at each level. A higher than average proportion of costly visits is not necessarily an indication of a problem, but it may be worth asking about.

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Larry E. Smith
Average for Family Practice Providers in North Carolina

Who Patients See Before and After This Provider

Providers often refer their patients to a small network of other providers and organizations. Here’s who patients saw the most patients within 30 days before or after this provider, from Jan. 2012 to June 2013.

Individuals

CHARLES TUBBS

AIMEE PEARSON

WILLIAM CAMPBELL

KAREN SENNEWALD

JAMES STEVENS

Organizations

CLEVELAND COUNTY HEALTH...

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

Patients saw before

Larry E. Smith

Patients saw after

Individuals

AIMEE PEARSON

CHARLES GIRARD

CHARLES TUBBS

JAMES STEVENS

MICHAEL WEHMUELLER

Organizations

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

CLEVELAND COUNTY HEALTH...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 43 different services in 2012
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
2,488
times performed,
19% of his services

1st 3rd

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

871
patients got this service, 72% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$44,784an average of $18 per time performed $7,464
an average of $3 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
1,898
times performed,
15% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

874
patients got this service, 72% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$214,474an average of $113 per time performed $83,512
an average of $44 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

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

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
1,395
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 1st

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

624
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$258,075an average of $185 per time performed $90,675
an average of $65 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
1,177
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 10th

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

698
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$88,275an average of $75 per time performed $11,770
an average of $10 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
1,068
times performed,
8% of his services

5th 8th

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

650
patients got this service, 54% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$110,004an average of $103 per time performed $13,884
an average of $13 per time performed
DRUGS

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

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

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
673
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 11th

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

76
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$14,133an average of $21 per time performed $673
an average of $1 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
597
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 7th

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

316
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$53,133an average of $89 per time performed $8,358
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
567
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 4th

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

77
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
7.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.2)
$9,072an average of $16 per time performed $2,835
an average of $5 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
333
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 6th

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

328
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,653an average of $41 per time performed $7,659
an average of $23 per time performed
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90662
Performed in an office
247
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 45th

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

247
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,055an average of $65 per time performed $7,657
an average of $31 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
228
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 5th

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

182
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$11,172an average of $49 per time performed $2,508
an average of $11 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

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

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
209
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 12th

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

48
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
4.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.2)
$13,585an average of $65 per time performed $2,926
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) analysis

Service Code: 82044
Performed in an office
200
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 48th

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

188
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$10,400an average of $52 per time performed $800
an average of $4 per time performed
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
200
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 39th

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

188
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$9,600an average of $48 per time performed $1,400
an average of $7 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
166
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 13th

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

139
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,818an average of $23 per time performed $498
an average of $3 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
156
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 9th

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

99
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$11,388an average of $73 per time performed $2,652
an average of $17 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
122
times performed,
0.95% of his services

17th 19th

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

107
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$11,346an average of $93 per time performed $2,806
an average of $23 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
108
times performed,
0.84% of his services

18th 21st

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

84
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$7,020an average of $65 per time performed $1,188
an average of $11 per time performed
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
106
times performed,
0.83% of his services

19th 165th

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

106
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,240an average of $40 per time performed $742
an average of $7 per time performed
PROCEDURES

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

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

Service Code: G0202
Performed in an office
106
times performed,
0.83% of his services

20th 142nd

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

106
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,730an average of $205 per time performed $10,282
an average of $97 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (fluzone) ×

Service Code: Q2038
Performed in an office
87
times performed,
0.68% of his services

21st 23rd

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

85
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,262an average of $26 per time performed $1,131
an average of $13 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99307
Performed in a facility
85
times performed,
0.66% of his services

22nd 79th

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

27
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$6,035an average of $71 per time performed $2,550
an average of $30 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ceftriaxone sodium, per 250 mg

Service Code: J0696
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
0.47% of his services

23rd 25th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,820an average of $47 per time performed $60
an average of $1 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

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

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
0.44% of his services

24th 56th

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

56
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,240an average of $290 per time performed $5,768
an average of $103 per time performed
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.41% of his services

25th 22nd

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

51
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,936an average of $112 per time performed $583
an average of $11 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.39% of his services

26th 30th

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

49
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,350an average of $127 per time performed $1,050
an average of $21 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 25 minutes per day +

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99304
Performed in a facility
45
times performed,
0.35% of his services

27th 200th

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

38
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$6,885an average of $153 per time performed $3,015
an average of $67 per time performed
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 implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per re-certification period ×

Service Code: G0179
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.33% of his services

28th 68th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$5,670an average of $135 per time performed $1,302
an average of $31 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.29% of his services

29th 66th

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

37
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,169an average of $437 per time performed $2,072
an average of $56 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.26% of his services

30th 37th

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$3,399an average of $103 per time performed $363
an average of $11 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.19% of his services

31st 177th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,712an average of $113 per time performed $456
an average of $19 per time performed
PROCEDURES

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

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

Service Code: G0103
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.19% of his services

32nd 80th

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,928an average of $122 per time performed $600
an average of $25 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood potassium level

Service Code: 84132
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.16% of his services

33rd 159th

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$735an average of $35 per time performed $126
an average of $6 per time performed
MEDICINE

Respiratory inhaled pressure or nonpressure treatment to ... +

Respiratory inhaled pressure or nonpressure treatment to relieve airway obstruction or for sputum specimen ×

Service Code: 94640
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.16% of his services

34th 112th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,470an average of $70 per time performed $273
an average of $13 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower and sacral spine, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.15% of his services

35th 131st

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,565an average of $135 per time performed $418
an average of $22 per time performed
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 implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per certification period ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.15% of his services

36th 69th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,040an average of $160 per time performed $760
an average of $40 per time performed
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
18
times performed,
0.14% of his services

37th 43rd

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,878an average of $271 per time performed $1,908
an average of $106 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ribs of one side of body, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.12% of his services

38th 169th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,950an average of $130 per time performed $390
an average of $26 per time performed
PROCEDURES

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

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

Service Code: G0101
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.12% of his services

39th 123rd

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,245an average of $83 per time performed $540
an average of $36 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ribs on one side of body including the chest, mi... +

X-ray of ribs on one side of body including the chest, minimum of 3 views ×

Service Code: 71101
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.1% of his services

40th 431st

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

12
patients got this service, 0.99% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,171an average of $167 per time performed $390
an average of $30 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of upper spine, 4 or 5 views

Service Code: 72050
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.1% of his services

41st 295th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,249an average of $173 per time performed $520
an average of $40 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.09% of his services

42nd 52nd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.91% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$429an average of $39 per time performed $253
an average of $23 per time performed
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.09% of his services

43rd 51st

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

11
patients got this service, 0.91% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$440an average of $40 per time performed $77
an average of $7 per time performed

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

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

Notes: This provider has a self-reported specialty of "Family Medicine." In some cases the self-reported specialty may differ from the specialty listed above, which comes from Medicare. Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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