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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $245 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,236
Rank: 60th
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
10,645
Rank: 135th
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
8.6 This Provider
Avg 6.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$280K
Rank: 142nd
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$227 This Provider
Avg $245

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.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 67 different services in 2014
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Drug Services
Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
3,237
times performed,
30% of his services

1st 30th

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

243
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$3,237an average of $1 per time performed $291
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

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

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
1,486
times performed,
14% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

620
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$202,096an average of $136 per time performed $63,571
an average of $43 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
896
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 1st

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

444
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$183,680an average of $205 per time performed $64,745
an average of $72 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
697
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 24th

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

453
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$48,086an average of $69 per time performed $6,608
an average of $9 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
675
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 16th

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

272
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$48,485an average of $72 per time performed $10,598
an average of $16 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
499
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 26th

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

480
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$27,944an average of $56 per time performed $3,194
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood to screen for colon tumors

Service Code: 82270
Performed in an office
375
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 113th

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

375
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,500an average of $12 per time performed $1,601
an average of $4 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
369
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 22nd

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

369
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$99,999an average of $271 per time performed $39,132
an average of $106 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 an office
283
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 127th

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

56
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
5.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$30,043an average of $106 per time performed $8,849
an average of $31 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
240
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 68th

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

47
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,440an average of $6 per time performed $60
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
229
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 13th

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

219
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,389an average of $41 per time performed $5,242
an average of $23 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 an office
221
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 57th

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

69
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$38,861an average of $176 per time performed $11,253
an average of $51 per time performed
drug
NA

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle

Service Code: 90661
Performed in an office
211
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 93rd

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

211
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,082an average of $62 per time performed $4,391
an average of $21 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
114
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 77th

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

53
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$17,778an average of $156 per time performed $3,962
an average of $35 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
108
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 25th

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

82
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$32,292an average of $299 per time performed $10,660
an average of $99 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
97
times performed,
0.91% of his services

16th 43rd

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.6)
$468an average of $5 per time performed $144
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
NA

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

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

Service Code: 99496
Performed in an office
77
times performed,
0.72% of his services

17th 151st

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

66
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$50,994an average of $662 per time performed $13,385
an average of $174 per time performed
medical
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
69
times performed,
0.65% of his services

18th 145th

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

60
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$24,539an average of $356 per time performed $8,816
an average of $128 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ceftriaxone sodium, per 250 mg

Service Code: J0696
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
0.6% of his services

19th 40th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,432an average of $38 per time performed $35
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
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
60
times performed,
0.56% of his services

20th 71st

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$13,577an average of $226 per time performed $4,053
an average of $68 per time performed
medical
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
45
times performed,
0.42% of his services

21st 182nd

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,305an average of $29 per time performed $611
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.41% of his services

22nd 73rd

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

44
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,804an average of $41 per time performed $425
an average of $10 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
40
times performed,
0.38% of his services

23rd 333rd

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

38
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$16,680an average of $417 per time performed $2,384
an average of $60 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
35
times performed,
0.33% of his services

24th 20th

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$1,855an average of $53 per time performed $433
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
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
34
times performed,
0.32% of his services

25th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,074an average of $61 per time performed $574
an average of $17 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
32
times performed,
0.3% of his services

26th 65th

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

32
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,311an average of $197 per time performed $2,338
an average of $73 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.27% of his services

27th 54th

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

29
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,189an average of $41 per time performed $673
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
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
26
times performed,
0.24% of his services

28th 181st

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,742an average of $67 per time performed $424
an average of $16 per time performed
medical
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
26
times performed,
0.24% of his services

29th 171st

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,170an average of $45 per time performed $288
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.22% of his services

30th 96th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,876an average of $212 per time performed $861
an average of $37 per time performed
drug
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
21
times performed,
0.2% of his services

31st 90th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$588an average of $28 per time performed $236
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
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
20
times performed,
0.19% of his services

32nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,040an average of $252 per time performed $417
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood

Service Code: 82272
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.19% of his services

33rd 291st

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$475an average of $24 per time performed $87
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 1 or 2 muscles

Service Code: 20552
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.18% of his services

34th 265th

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,869an average of $151 per time performed $666
an average of $35 per time performed
medical
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
19
times performed,
0.18% of his services

35th 199th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$6,491an average of $342 per time performed $1,949
an average of $103 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax, one ear

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.17% of his services

36th 142nd

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,520an average of $140 per time performed $508
an average of $28 per time performed
medical
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
17
times performed,
0.16% of his services

37th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,275an average of $75 per time performed $293
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
NA

Transitional care management services, moderately complex... +

Transitional care management services, moderately complexity, requiring face-to-face visits within 14 days of discharge ×

Service Code: 99495
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.15% of his services

38th 152nd

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)
$7,508an average of $469 per time performed $1,968
an average of $123 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.11% of his services

39th 105th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.97% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$492an average of $41 per time performed $143
an average of $12 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.

John David Hodgson
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in North Carolina

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

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

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

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