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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
1,176
Rank: 98th
out of 2,711 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
16,812
Rank: 67th
out of 2,711 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
14.3 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$201K
Rank: 349th
out of 2,711 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$171 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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Thomas E. Hooper
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.

Individuals

JEFFREY JONES

EDWARD CLARK

JONATHAN LOZEVSKI

RICHARD CODY

J BURNETTE

Organizations

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

WILSON MEDICAL CENTER, ...

Patients saw before

Thomas E. Hooper

Patients saw after

Individuals

JEFFREY JONES

EDWARD CLARK

JONATHAN LOZEVSKI

RICHARD CODY

J BURNETTE

Organizations

WILSON MEDICAL CENTER, ...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 40 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
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
5,135
times performed,
31% of his services

1st 32nd

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

394
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$0an average of $0 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
1,909
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd 43rd

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

257
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$3,818an average of $2 per time performed $1,909
an average of $1 per time performed
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
1,876
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

767
patients got this service, 65% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$5,628an average of $3 per time performed $5,628
an average of $3 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

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

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
1,567
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 2nd

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

820
patients got this service, 70% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$115,958an average of $74 per time performed $65,814
an average of $42 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

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

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

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
1,277
times performed,
8% of his services

5th 7th

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

707
patients got this service, 60% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$19,155an average of $15 per time performed $14,047
an average of $11 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

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

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
890
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 1st

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

390
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$97,010an average of $109 per time performed $54,290
an average of $61 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
548
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 31st

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

361
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,288an average of $6 per time performed $2,192
an average of $4 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
439
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 40th

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

181
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,024an average of $16 per time performed $3,951
an average of $9 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
406
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 77th

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

76
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$0an average of $0 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
295
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 13th

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

291
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,900an average of $20 per time performed $5,900
an average of $20 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 (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
286
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 30th

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

286
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,004an average of $14 per time performed $4,004
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
239
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 12th

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

116
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$4,302an average of $18 per time performed $3,346
an average of $14 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
233
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 18th

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

93
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$5,825an average of $25 per time performed $3,728
an average of $16 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
205
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 8th

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
8.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.5)
$1,435an average of $7 per time performed $1,230
an average of $6 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
202
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 24th

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

200
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$29,492an average of $146 per time performed $15,352
an average of $76 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
161
times performed,
0.96% of his services

16th 16th

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

40
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$3,220an average of $20 per time performed $2,093
an average of $13 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
147
times performed,
0.87% of his services

17th 88th

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

147
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,023an average of $109 per time performed $9,114
an average of $62 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Detection test for influenza virus

Service Code: 87804
Performed in an office
138
times performed,
0.82% of his services

18th 172nd

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

66
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,174an average of $23 per time performed $2,208
an average of $16 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at lea... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at least 12 leads ×

Service Code: 93005
Performed in an office
105
times performed,
0.62% of his services

19th 117th

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

93
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,050an average of $10 per time performed $630
an average of $6 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 an office
105
times performed,
0.62% of his services

20th 95th

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

92
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$945an average of $9 per time performed $525
an average of $5 per time performed
DRUGS

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

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

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
85
times performed,
0.51% of his services

21st 27th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$170an average of $2 per time performed $85
an average of $1 per time performed
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
71
times performed,
0.42% of his services

22nd 35th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
4.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.7)
$71an average of $1 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
0.29% of his services

23rd 69th

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

44
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$528an average of $11 per time performed $384
an average of $8 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Strep test (streptococcus, group a)

Service Code: 87880
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.23% of his services

24th 188th

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: 1.2)
$836an average of $22 per time performed $608
an average of $16 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of both sides of the ribs, 3 views

Service Code: 71110
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.2% of his services

25th Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$714an average of $21 per time performed $510
an average of $15 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.19% of his services

26th 191st

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)
$608an average of $19 per time performed $352
an average of $11 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.19% of his services

27th 274th

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)
$640an average of $20 per time performed $384
an average of $12 per time performed
MEDICINE

Respiratory inhaled pressure or nonpressure treatment to ... +

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

Service Code: 94640
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.18% of his services

28th 153rd

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$589an average of $19 per time performed $310
an average of $10 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.18% of his services

29th 83rd

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: 1.4)
$270an average of $9 per time performed $120
an average of $4 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
28
times performed,
0.17% of his services

30th 38th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$1,260an average of $45 per time performed $784
an average of $28 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.17% of his services

31st 349th

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)
$448an average of $16 per time performed $280
an average of $10 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, lidocaine hydrochloride for intravenous infusi... +

Injection, lidocaine hydrochloride for intravenous infusion, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J2001
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.16% of his services

32nd 371st

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)
$0an average of $0 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85651
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.16% of his services

33rd 107th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$189an average of $7 per time performed $135
an average of $5 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.15% of his services

34th 62nd

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$208an average of $8 per time performed $156
an average of $6 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hand, 2 views

Service Code: 73120
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.15% of his services

35th 532nd

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$375an average of $15 per time performed $225
an average of $9 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.14% of his services

36th 249th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$384an average of $16 per time performed $216
an average of $9 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.12% of his services

37th 130th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$63an average of $3 per time performed $42
an average of $2 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Analysis for antibody to helicobacter pylori (gastrointes... +

Analysis for antibody to helicobacter pylori (gastrointestinal bacteria) ×

Service Code: 86677
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.09% of his services

38th 556th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$405an average of $27 per time performed $315
an average of $21 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
14
times performed,
0.08% of his services

39th 84th

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: 1.2)
$742an average of $53 per time performed $532
an average of $38 per time performed
MEDICINE

Vaccine for tetanus and diphtheria injection into muscle,... +

Vaccine for tetanus and diphtheria injection into muscle, patient 7 years of age and older ×

Service Code: 90718
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.08% of his services

40th 620th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$182an average of $14 per time performed $117
an average of $9 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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