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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $233 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,344
Rank: 64th
out of 2,711 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
14,147
Rank: 95th
out of 2,711 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
10.5 This Provider
Avg 5.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$328K
Rank: 116th
out of 2,711 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$244 This Provider
Avg $233

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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John D. Hodgson
Average for Internal Medicine 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.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 44 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
PROCEDURES

National committee for quality assurance - level 1 medica... +

National committee for quality assurance - level 1 medical home ×

Service Code: G9148
Performed in an office
3,192
times performed,
23% of his services

1st 54th

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

699
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
4.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5)
$9,576an average of $3 per time performed $9,576
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
2,740
times performed,
19% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

761
patients got this service, 57% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$309,620an average of $113 per time performed $120,560
an average of $44 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
1,801
times performed,
13% of his services

3rd 32nd

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

291
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$37,821an average of $21 per time performed $0
an average of $0 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
889
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 23rd

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

581
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$99,568an average of $112 per time performed $10,668
an average of $12 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
813
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 18th

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

319
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$59,349an average of $73 per time performed $12,195
an average of $15 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
544
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 1st

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

298
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$100,640an average of $185 per time performed $39,168
an average of $72 per time performed
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
523
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 20th

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

513
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$28,242an average of $54 per time performed $3,138
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood to screen for colon tumors

Service Code: 82270
Performed in an office
431
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 99th

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

431
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,499an average of $29 per time performed $2,155
an average of $5 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 an office
427
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 108th

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

64
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
6.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$30,317an average of $71 per time performed $13,237
an average of $31 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), initial visit ×

Service Code: G0438
Performed in an office
393
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 53rd

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

393
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$128,511an average of $327 per time performed $62,094
an average of $158 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
255
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 77th

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

61
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$7,650an average of $30 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
240
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 13th

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

239
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,840an average of $41 per time performed $5,520
an average of $23 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 (not otherwise specified) ×

Service Code: Q2039
Performed in an office
233
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 209th

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

233
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,058an average of $26 per time performed $2,796
an average of $12 per time performed
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 an office
142
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 76th

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

51
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$16,756an average of $118 per time performed $6,958
an average of $49 per time performed
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
137
times performed,
0.97% of his services

15th 38th

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

113
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$11,782an average of $86 per time performed $3,836
an average of $28 per time performed
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
130
times performed,
0.92% of his services

16th 35th

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

46
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.7)
$2,730an average of $21 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ceftriaxone sodium, per 250 mg

Service Code: J0696
Performed in an office
127
times performed,
0.9% of his services

17th 43rd

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$5,969an average of $47 per time performed $127
an average of $1 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
103
times performed,
0.73% of his services

18th 16th

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

77
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$6,695an average of $65 per time performed $1,133
an average of $11 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
100
times performed,
0.71% of his services

19th 87th

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

38
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$13,500an average of $135 per time performed $2,900
an average of $29 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
96
times performed,
0.68% of his services

20th 70th

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

96
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,936an average of $41 per time performed $960
an average of $10 per time performed
MEDICINE

Overnight measurement of oxygen saturation in blood using... +

Overnight measurement of oxygen saturation in blood using ear or finger device ×

Service Code: 94762
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
0.52% of his services

21st 555th

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

63
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,358an average of $167 per time performed $740
an average of $10 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
71
times performed,
0.5% of his services

22nd 84th

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

60
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$11,360an average of $160 per time performed $2,840
an average of $40 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Smoking and tobacco cessation counseling visit for the as... +

Smoking and tobacco cessation counseling visit for the asymptomatic patient; intermediate, greater than 3 minutes, up to 10 minutes ×

Service Code: G0436
Performed in an office
69
times performed,
0.49% of his services

23rd 247th

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

37
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$2,001an average of $29 per time performed $897
an average of $13 per time performed
MEDICINE

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead pace... +

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker with physician analysis, review, and report up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93294
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.33% of his services

24th Alert

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,844an average of $252 per time performed $1,034
an average of $22 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood

Service Code: 82272
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.32% of his services

25th 251st

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

41
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,305an average of $29 per time performed $225
an average of $5 per time performed
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
42
times performed,
0.3% of his services

26th 100th

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$9,912an average of $236 per time performed $1,764
an average of $42 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring and physician supervision ×

Service Code: 93016
Performed in a facility
42
times performed,
0.3% of his services

27th 203rd

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

42
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,426an average of $153 per time performed $588
an average of $14 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring, physician interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93018
Performed in a facility
42
times performed,
0.3% of his services

28th 178th

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

42
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,508an average of $274 per time performed $420
an average of $10 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 25 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99309
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.28% of his services

29th 85th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$7,640an average of $191 per time performed $2,560
an average of $64 per time performed
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax, one ear

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.26% of his services

30th 134th

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

33
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,365an average of $145 per time performed $1,184
an average of $32 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
37
times performed,
0.26% of his services

31st 41st

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)
$10,027an average of $271 per time performed $3,922
an average of $106 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 45 minutes per day +

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 45 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99306
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.24% of his services

32nd 181st

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

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,112an average of $268 per time performed $4,216
an average of $124 per time performed
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
32
times performed,
0.23% of his services

33rd 285th

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

32
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$17,152an average of $536 per time performed $2,304
an average of $72 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 1 or 2 muscles

Service Code: 20552
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.21% of his services

34th 303rd

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

27
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,740an average of $158 per time performed $1,140
an average of $38 per time performed
MEDICINE

Psychological testing with interpretation and report by p... +

Psychological testing with interpretation and report by psychologist or physician per hour ×

Service Code: 96101
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.18% of his services

35th Alert

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,460an average of $210 per time performed $1,456
an average of $56 per time performed
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent dual lead pacemaker system with physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93280
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.16% of his services

36th 508th

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: 1.5)
$5,612an average of $244 per time performed $1,012
an average of $44 per time performed
MEDICINE

Telephonic evaluation of single, dual, or multiple lead p... +

Telephonic evaluation of single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker heart rhythm strips up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93293
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.15% of his services

37th Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 0.97% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$819an average of $39 per time performed $210
an average of $10 per time performed
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm symptom-related tracing of 24-hour ekg monit... +

Heart rhythm symptom-related tracing of 24-hour ekg monitoring up to 30 days ×

Service Code: 93270
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.14% of his services

38th 597th

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

20
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,900an average of $145 per time performed $180
an average of $9 per time performed
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm symptom-related interpretation of 24-hour ek... +

Heart rhythm symptom-related interpretation of 24-hour ekg monitoring up to 30 days ×

Service Code: 93272
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.14% of his services

39th 616th

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

20
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,180an average of $109 per time performed $380
an average of $19 per time performed
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
20
times performed,
0.14% of his services

40th 24th

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

20
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$5,260an average of $263 per time performed $1,940
an average of $97 per time performed
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
16
times performed,
0.11% of his services

41st 129th

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$736an average of $46 per time performed $96
an average of $6 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 35 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99310
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.11% of his services

42nd 199th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.97% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$3,120an average of $208 per time performed $1,440
an average of $96 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.1% of his services

43rd 71st

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$546an average of $39 per time performed $322
an average of $23 per time performed
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
14
times performed,
0.1% of his services

44th 68th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,722an average of $123 per time performed $896
an average of $64 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 "Internal 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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