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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $259 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 10 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
513
Rank: 120th
out of 333 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
70,747
Rank: 4th
out of 333 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
137.9 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 9.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$445K
Rank: 15th
out of 333 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$868 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $259

Note: About 64% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

Office Visits

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Medicare reimburses office visits using a five-point scale, with five being the most intensive and costly. The chart below shows what percentage of this provider’s office visits were reimbursed at each level. A higher than average proportion of costly visits is not necessarily an indication of a problem, but it may be worth asking about.

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Russ A. Bodner
Average for Neurology Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 50 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, onabotulinumtoxina, 1 unit

Service Code: J0585
Performed in an office
67,797
times performed,
96% of his services

1st 1st

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

102
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$1,284,075an average of $19 per time performed $277,968
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

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

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
347
times performed,
0.49% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

239
patients got this service, 47% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$71,135an average of $205 per time performed $23,846
an average of $69 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
237
times performed,
0.33% of his services

3rd 4th

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

179
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$32,232an average of $136 per time performed $10,658
an average of $45 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
203
times performed,
0.29% of his services

4th 9th

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

160
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$60,697an average of $299 per time performed $18,995
an average of $94 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity o... +

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity of muscles for guidance with injection of chemical for destruction of muscles ×

Service Code: 95874
Performed in an office
155
times performed,
0.22% of his services

5th 64th

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

59
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$16,585an average of $107 per time performed $8,341
an average of $54 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
123
times performed,
0.17% of his services

6th 33rd

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

82
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$11,808an average of $96 per time performed $3,374
an average of $27 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
118
times performed,
0.17% of his services

7th 41st

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

26
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,390an average of $20 per time performed $240
an average of $2 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity o... +

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity of muscles of arm or leg and spinal muscles complete study ×

Service Code: 95886
Performed in an office
109
times performed,
0.15% of his services

8th 10th

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

89
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$33,027an average of $303 per time performed $6,709
an average of $62 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of arms legs and/or... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of arms legs and/or torso muscles ×

Service Code: 64614
Performed in an office
102
times performed,
0.14% of his services

9th 100th

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

39
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$66,368an average of $651 per time performed $14,230
an average of $140 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of neck muscles

Service Code: 64613
Performed in an office
91
times performed,
0.13% of his services

10th 80th

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

35
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$44,954an average of $494 per time performed $8,455
an average of $93 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
88
times performed,
0.12% of his services

11th 14th

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

88
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$48,684an average of $553 per time performed $12,634
an average of $144 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity o... +

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity of muscles of arm or leg and spinal muscles limited study ×

Service Code: 95885
Performed in an office
82
times performed,
0.12% of his services

12th 51st

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

62
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,272an average of $150 per time performed $3,715
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
NA

Injection of chemical for destruction of facial and neck ... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of facial and neck nerve muscles ×

Service Code: 64615
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
0.11% of his services

13th 69th

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

31
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$24,968an average of $329 per time performed $7,139
an average of $94 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of anesthetic agent, greater occipital nerve

Service Code: 64405
Performed in an office
65
times performed,
0.09% of his services

14th 36th

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

26
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$43,913an average of $676 per time performed $6,215
an average of $96 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of facial nerve mus... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of facial nerve muscles ×

Service Code: 64612
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
0.09% of his services

15th 108th

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$44,620an average of $708 per time performed $7,606
an average of $121 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection of trigger points in 3 or more muscles

Service Code: 20553
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.07% of his services

16th 82nd

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$8,840an average of $170 per time performed $1,261
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 7-8 studies

Service Code: 95910
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.04% of his services

17th 27th

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

26
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,020an average of $424 per time performed $3,563
an average of $137 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 13 or more studies

Service Code: 95913
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.03% of his services

18th 75th

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

24
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,076an average of $670 per time performed $5,344
an average of $223 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 9-10 studies

Service Code: 95911
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.03% of his services

19th 31st

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

23
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,870an average of $516 per time performed $3,569
an average of $155 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.02% of his services

20th 6th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$2,482an average of $146 per time performed $905
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 11-12 studies

Service Code: 95912
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.02% of his services

21st 43rd

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,928an average of $621 per time performed $3,126
an average of $195 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.02% of his services

22nd 13th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,380an average of $492 per time performed $2,257
an average of $150 per time performed

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

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

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

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