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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $241 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,395
Rank: 52nd
out of 2,400 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
12,371
Rank: 131st
out of 2,400 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
8.9 This Provider
Avg 6.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$318K
Rank: 115th
out of 2,400 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$228 This Provider
Avg $241

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

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 67 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
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
3,286
times performed,
27% of his services

1st 29th

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

263
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,516an average of $1 per time performed $263
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
2,167
times performed,
18% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

727
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$294,712an average of $136 per time performed $93,419
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
916
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 1st

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

414
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$188,082an average of $205 per time performed $67,381
an average of $74 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
851
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 20th

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

552
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$58,719an average of $69 per time performed $9,684
an average of $11 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
743
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 16th

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

300
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$54,239an average of $73 per time performed $12,438
an average of $17 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
601
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 23rd

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

580
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$33,656an average of $56 per time performed $3,678
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
430
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 106th

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

430
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,160an average of $12 per time performed $1,879
an average of $4 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
419
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 137th

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

68
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
6.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$36,730an average of $88 per time performed $12,884
an average of $31 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
361
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 66th

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

70
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,126an average of $6 per time performed $105
an average of $0 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
340
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 26th

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

340
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$92,194an average of $271 per time performed $35,720
an average of $105 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
274
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 87th

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

68
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$32,332an average of $118 per time performed $13,626
an average of $50 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
269
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 14th

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

266
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,029an average of $41 per time performed $6,389
an average of $24 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
176
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 50th

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

176
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,928an average of $28 per time performed $2,064
an average of $12 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
110
times performed,
0.89% of his services

14th 36th

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

37
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.6)
$320an average of $3 per time performed $90
an average of $1 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ceftriaxone sodium, per 250 mg

Service Code: J0696
Performed in an office
100
times performed,
0.81% of his services

15th 39th

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$3,656an average of $37 per time performed $64
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
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
88
times performed,
0.71% of his services

16th 276th

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

86
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,437an average of $28 per time performed $1,072
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
84
times performed,
0.68% of his services

17th 84th

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

29
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$11,340an average of $135 per time performed $2,241
an average of $27 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
71
times performed,
0.57% of his services

18th 78th

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

50
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$11,360an average of $160 per time performed $2,746
an average of $39 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
61
times performed,
0.49% of his services

19th 101st

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

34
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$11,651an average of $191 per time performed $3,908
an average of $64 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
61
times performed,
0.49% of his services

20th 64th

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

61
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,501an average of $41 per time performed $574
an average of $9 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
57
times performed,
0.46% of his services

21st 202nd

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

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,653an average of $29 per time performed $756
an average of $13 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
56
times performed,
0.45% of his services

22nd 25th

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

52
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$16,744an average of $299 per time performed $5,848
an average of $104 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of large joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.44% of his services

23rd 100th

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

44
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$11,660an average of $212 per time performed $2,158
an average of $39 per time performed
medical
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
55
times performed,
0.44% of his services

24th 70th

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

55
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,985an average of $327 per time performed $8,850
an average of $161 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
53
times performed,
0.43% of his services

25th 468th

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

41
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,233an average of $61 per time performed $899
an average of $17 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
52
times performed,
0.42% of his services

26th 17th

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

42
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$2,756an average of $53 per time performed $683
an average of $13 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
50
times performed,
0.4% of his services

27th 284th

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

46
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$20,850an average of $417 per time performed $2,984
an average of $60 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Remote evaluation of single, dual, or multiple lead pacem... +

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

Service Code: 93294
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.36% of his services

28th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

20
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,340an average of $252 per time performed $927
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection of trigger points in 1 or 2 muscles

Service Code: 20552
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.35% of his services

29th 277th

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

35
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$6,493an average of $151 per time performed $1,518
an average of $35 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.33% of his services

30th 130th

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

41
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,740an average of $140 per time performed $1,465
an average of $36 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
39
times performed,
0.32% of his services

31st 195th

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

32
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,725an average of $275 per time performed $4,772
an average of $122 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
31
times performed,
0.25% of his services

32nd 166th

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

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,395an average of $45 per time performed $324
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
NA

Transitional care management services with communication ... +

Transitional care management services with communication with the patient and/or caregiver within 2 business days of discharge, medical decision making of high complexity during the service period face-to-face visit, within 7 calendar days of discharge ×

Service Code: 99496
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.25% of his services

33rd 185th

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

29
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$16,430an average of $530 per time performed $5,358
an average of $173 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
31
times performed,
0.25% of his services

34th 58th

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

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,813an average of $123 per time performed $2,131
an average of $69 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
31
times performed,
0.25% of his services

35th 191st

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

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,077an average of $67 per time performed $478
an average of $15 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
18
times performed,
0.15% of his services

36th 116th

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)
$432an average of $24 per time performed $112
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.15% of his services

37th 60th

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)
$738an average of $41 per time performed $430
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood

Service Code: 82272
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.14% of his services

38th 240th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$493an average of $29 per time performed $75
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.14% of his services

39th 88th

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$697an average of $41 per time performed $284
an average of $17 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
16
times performed,
0.13% of his services

40th 43rd

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

13
patients got this service, 0.93% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$1,536an average of $96 per time performed $392
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Initial preventive physical examination; face-to-face vis... +

Initial preventive physical examination; face-to-face visit, services limited to new beneficiary during the first 12 months of medicare enrollment ×

Service Code: G0402
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.11% of his services

41st 144th

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)
$4,678an average of $334 per time performed $2,033
an average of $145 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
13
times performed,
0.11% of his services

42nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.86% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$975an average of $75 per time performed $243
an average of $19 per time performed

Note: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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