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This Provider: At A Glance

We aren’t showing our typical comparisons because this provider had an address in a different state (North Carolina) in 2013.

Number of
Patients
975
Services
Performed
13,370
Avg Services
Per Patient
13.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$247K
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$254

Note: About 10% 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.

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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Todd S. Albala
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in South Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 128 different services in 2013
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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
1,447
times performed,
11% of his services

1st

most performed service for this provider

481
patients got this service, 49% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$23,152an average of $16 per time performed $4,269
an average of $3 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab, 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
1,440
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd

most performed service for this provider

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$96,120an average of $67 per time performed $16,056
an average of $11 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
1,396
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd

most performed service for this provider

484
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$286,180an average of $205 per time performed $94,411
an average of $68 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
931
times performed,
7% of his services

4th

most performed service for this provider

105
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
8.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,034an average of $14 per time performed $4,851
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
896
times performed,
7% of his services

5th

most performed service for this provider

436
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$26,880an average of $30 per time performed $6,012
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ldl cholesterol level

Service Code: 83721
Performed in an office
693
times performed,
5% of his services

6th

most performed service for this provider

339
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$23,562an average of $34 per time performed $8,850
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cholesterol level

Service Code: 82465
Performed in an office
685
times performed,
5% of his services

7th

most performed service for this provider

337
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,960an average of $16 per time performed $1,939
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Triglycerides level

Service Code: 84478
Performed in an office
627
times performed,
5% of his services

8th

most performed service for this provider

315
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,167an average of $21 per time performed $2,238
an average of $4 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
548
times performed,
4% of his services

9th

most performed service for this provider

81
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
6.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$29,044an average of $53 per time performed $7,250
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) test performed by hand-held instrument +

Blood glucose (sugar) test performed by hand-held instrument ×

Service Code: 82962
Performed in an office
532
times performed,
4% of his services

10th

most performed service for this provider

185
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,788an average of $9 per time performed $1,665
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
470
times performed,
4% of his services

11th

most performed service for this provider

231
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,450an average of $35 per time performed $6,143
an average of $13 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
407
times performed,
3% of his services

12th

most performed service for this provider

152
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$59,422an average of $146 per time performed $21,587
an average of $53 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
298
times performed,
2% of his services

13th

most performed service for this provider

270
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,748an average of $26 per time performed $1,645
an average of $6 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
277
times performed,
2% of his services

14th

most performed service for this provider

190
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,756an average of $28 per time performed $2,903
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
266
times performed,
2% of his services

15th

most performed service for this provider

178
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$15,428an average of $58 per time performed $5,849
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
233
times performed,
2% of his services

16th

most performed service for this provider

230
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,553an average of $41 per time performed $5,552
an average of $24 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza injection into muscle, patient 3 ye... +

Vaccine for influenza injection into muscle, patient 3 years and older ×

Service Code: 90656
Performed in an office
231
times performed,
2% of his services

17th

most performed service for this provider

231
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,205an average of $36 per time performed $2,758
an average of $12 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
207
times performed,
2% of his services

18th

most performed service for this provider

165
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$28,152an average of $136 per time performed $8,104
an average of $39 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
201
times performed,
2% of his services

19th

most performed service for this provider

43
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
4.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$14,673an average of $73 per time performed $3,513
an average of $17 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
129
times performed,
0.96% of his services

20th

most performed service for this provider

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
6.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$373an average of $3 per time performed $115
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
126
times performed,
0.94% of his services

21st

most performed service for this provider

91
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,654an average of $29 per time performed $1,269
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
114
times performed,
0.85% of his services

22nd

most performed service for this provider

97
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$20,292an average of $178 per time performed $5,894
an average of $52 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
104
times performed,
0.78% of his services

23rd

most performed service for this provider

92
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,176an average of $69 per time performed $1,268
an average of $12 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
85
times performed,
0.64% of his services

24th

most performed service for this provider

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,475an average of $135 per time performed $2,508
an average of $30 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
0.52% of his services

25th

most performed service for this provider

68
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,290an average of $47 per time performed $1,007
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99308
Performed in a facility
58
times performed,
0.43% of his services

26th

most performed service for this provider

49
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,844an average of $118 per time performed $2,950
an average of $51 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement spine or hips using dedicated x-... +

Bone density measurement spine or hips using dedicated x-ray machine ×

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.41% of his services

27th

most performed service for this provider

55
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$24,035an average of $437 per time performed $2,543
an average of $46 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.4% of his services

28th

most performed service for this provider

47
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$424an average of $8 per time performed $161
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.33% of his services

29th

most performed service for this provider

32
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,112an average of $48 per time performed $811
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.28% of his services

30th

most performed service for this provider

36
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,624an average of $69 per time performed $541
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron binding capacity

Service Code: 83550
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.28% of his services

31st

most performed service for this provider

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,147an average of $31 per time performed $438
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron level

Service Code: 83540
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.27% of his services

32nd

most performed service for this provider

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$828an average of $23 per time performed $315
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood creatinine level

Service Code: 82565
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.19% of his services

33rd

most performed service for this provider

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$450an average of $18 per time performed $91
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Magnesium level

Service Code: 83735
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.19% of his services

34th

most performed service for this provider

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$600an average of $24 per time performed $227
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care discharge

Service Code: 99217
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
0.18% of his services

35th

most performed service for this provider

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,272an average of $178 per time performed $1,256
an average of $52 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Calcium level

Service Code: 82310
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.18% of his services

36th

most performed service for this provider

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$456an average of $19 per time performed $85
an average of $4 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
21
times performed,
0.16% of his services

37th

most performed service for this provider

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,140an average of $340 per time performed $2,333
an average of $111 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection int... +

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

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.14% of his services

38th

most performed service for this provider

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,337an average of $123 per time performed $1,301
an average of $68 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
19
times performed,
0.14% of his services

39th

most performed service for this provider

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,040an average of $160 per time performed $718
an average of $38 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.13% of his services

40th

most performed service for this provider

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$738an average of $41 per time performed $433
an average of $24 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: 85027
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.13% of his services

41st

most performed service for this provider

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$391an average of $23 per time performed $149
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.1% of his services

42nd

most performed service for this provider

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$406an average of $29 per time performed $116
an average of $8 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: 93224
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.1% of his services

43rd

most performed service for this provider

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,838an average of $417 per time performed $887
an average of $63 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent observation care, typically 25 minutes per day +

Subsequent observation care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99225
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.1% of his services

44th

most performed service for this provider

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,872an average of $144 per time performed $692
an average of $53 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
13
times performed,
0.1% of his services

45th

most performed service for this provider

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,170an average of $90 per time performed $357
an average of $27 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
13
times performed,
0.1% of his services

46th

most performed service for this provider

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,248an average of $96 per time performed $379
an average of $29 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
11
times performed,
0.08% of his services

47th

most performed service for this provider

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,309an average of $119 per time performed $508
an average of $46 per time performed

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

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

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

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