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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $199 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,007
Rank: 50th
out of 2,592 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,675
Rank: 127th
out of 2,592 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
7.6 This Provider
Avg 6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$320K
Rank: 36th
out of 2,592 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$318 This Provider
Avg $199

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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Donald N. Gardner
Average for Family Medicine Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 125 different services in 2013
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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
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
2,498
times performed,
33% of his services

1st 2nd

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

828
patients got this service, 82% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$262,090an average of $105 per time performed $111,311
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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
1,423
times performed,
19% of his services

2nd 1st

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

640
patients got this service, 64% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$223,183an average of $157 per time performed $93,463
an average of $66 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
683
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 9th

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

183
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$23,222an average of $34 per time performed $11,727
an average of $17 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 (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
459
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 31st

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

453
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,180an average of $20 per time performed $6,577
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
455
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 7th

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

449
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,470an average of $34 per time performed $10,820
an average of $24 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
288
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 35th

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

66
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
4.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$3,105an average of $11 per time performed $251
an average of $1 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
234
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 24th

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

234
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$35,100an average of $150 per time performed $24,701
an average of $106 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ceftriaxone sodium, per 250 mg

Service Code: J0696
Performed in an office
192
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 25th

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

48
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,305an average of $22 per time performed $125
an average of $1 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
145
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 68th

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

97
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$5,398an average of $37 per time performed $570
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of large joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
124
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 60th

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

74
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$14,136an average of $114 per time performed $4,770
an average of $38 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
78
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 67th

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

78
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,296an average of $132 per time performed $3,603
an average of $46 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
77
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 34th

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

71
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,142an average of $54 per time performed $1,658
an average of $22 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, testosterone cypionate, 1 cc, 200 mg

Service Code: J1080
Performed in an office
66
times performed,
0.86% of his services

13th 91st

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.2)
$3,498an average of $53 per time performed $246
an average of $4 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
58
times performed,
0.76% of his services

14th 22nd

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

51
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,204an average of $38 per time performed $694
an average of $12 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
53
times performed,
0.69% of his services

15th 48th

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

53
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,185an average of $79 per time performed $3,469
an average of $65 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,
0.68% of his services

16th 14th

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$1,664an average of $32 per time performed $647
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.66% of his services

17th 66th

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

49
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,734an average of $34 per time performed $707
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.64% of his services

18th 248th

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

38
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,203an average of $147 per time performed $3,502
an average of $71 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.64% of his services

19th 51st

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

49
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,337an average of $27 per time performed $1,172
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scanning of head and neck vessel blood flow (o... +

Ultrasound scanning of head and neck vessel blood flow (outside the brain) ×

Service Code: 93880
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.42% of his services

20th 145th

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,600an average of $300 per time performed $4,087
an average of $128 per time performed
medical
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
31
times performed,
0.4% of his services

21st 44th

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,868an average of $157 per time performed $1,737
an average of $56 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
31
times performed,
0.4% of his services

22nd 32nd

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$2,714an average of $88 per time performed $940
an average of $30 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 125 mg +

Injection, methylprednisolone sodium succinate, up to 125 mg ×

Service Code: J2930
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.39% of his services

23rd 140th

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,223an average of $41 per time performed $60
an average of $2 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.38% of his services

24th 58th

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,063an average of $244 per time performed $3,214
an average of $111 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
22
times performed,
0.29% of his services

25th 59th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,400an average of $200 per time performed $3,519
an average of $160 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.27% of his services

26th 149th

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)
$1,323an average of $63 per time performed $489
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of abdomen

Service Code: 76700
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.26% of his services

27th 221st

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: 1.1)
$3,200an average of $160 per time performed $1,944
an average of $97 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17111
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.25% of his services

28th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,401an average of $179 per time performed $1,776
an average of $93 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Demonstration or evaluation of patient use of aerosol gen... +

Demonstration or evaluation of patient use of aerosol generator, nebulizer, metered dose inhaler or intermittent positive pressure breathing (ippb) device ×

Service Code: 94664
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.22% of his services

29th 268th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$340an average of $20 per time performed $230
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.21% of his services

30th 99th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,752an average of $110 per time performed $787
an average of $49 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.18% of his services

31st 195th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$658an average of $47 per time performed $319
an average of $23 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,
0.18% of his services

32nd 131st

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)
$2,192an average of $157 per time performed $2,139
an average of $153 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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