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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $241 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,008
Rank: 121st
out of 2,400 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
9,356
Rank: 188th
out of 2,400 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
9.3 This Provider
Avg 6.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$367K
Rank: 73rd
out of 2,400 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$364 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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Ronald D. Walters
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 71 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
3,134
times performed,
33% of his services

1st 2nd

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

777
patients got this service, 77% of his patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$266,390an average of $85 per time performed $147,141
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
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
1,471
times performed,
16% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

631
patients got this service, 63% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$26,478an average of $18 per time performed $4,325
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
741
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 46th

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

564
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$23,712an average of $32 per time performed $2,549
an average of $3 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 a facility
611
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 51st

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

135
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$69,043an average of $113 per time performed $31,094
an average of $51 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
466
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 1st

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

321
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$62,933an average of $135 per time performed $31,874
an average of $68 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
387
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 26th

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

387
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$44,617an average of $115 per time performed $40,825
an average of $105 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
332
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 4th

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

95
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$41,500an average of $125 per time performed $17,716
an average of $53 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
313
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 31st

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

313
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,390an average of $30 per time performed $4,388
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
312
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 14th

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

312
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,736an average of $28 per time performed $7,407
an average of $24 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
230
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 17th

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

52
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
4.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$6,900an average of $30 per time performed $3,448
an average of $15 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
165
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 20th

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

158
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,570an average of $58 per time performed $1,739
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
156
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 16th

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

28
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
5.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$4,368an average of $28 per time performed $2,697
an average of $17 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
145
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 36th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
7.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.6)
$1,450an average of $10 per time performed $123
an average of $1 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 a facility
135
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 110th

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

112
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$36,045an average of $267 per time performed $16,708
an average of $124 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
106
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 32nd

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

88
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,356an average of $126 per time performed $5,658
an average of $53 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
100
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 15th

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

83
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$27,000an average of $270 per time performed $14,701
an average of $147 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Nursing facility discharge day management, 30 minutes or ... +

Nursing facility discharge day management, 30 minutes or less ×

Service Code: 99315
Performed in a facility
90
times performed,
0.96% of his services

17th 232nd

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

88
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,810an average of $109 per time performed $4,629
an average of $51 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
37
times performed,
0.4% of his services

18th 68th

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

37
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,770an average of $210 per time performed $3,288
an average of $89 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
33
times performed,
0.35% of his services

19th 70th

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,676an average of $172 per time performed $5,267
an average of $160 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
25
times performed,
0.27% of his services

20th 144th

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)
$4,012an average of $160 per time performed $3,848
an average of $154 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.25% of his services

21st 60th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$575an average of $25 per time performed $548
an average of $24 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
23
times performed,
0.25% of his services

22nd 58th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$910an average of $40 per time performed $892
an average of $39 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent observation care, typically 25 minutes per day +

Subsequent observation care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99225
Performed in a facility
21
times performed,
0.22% of his services

23rd 102nd

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,142an average of $102 per time performed $1,118
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Electrocardiogram, routine ecg with 12 leads; interpretat... +

Electrocardiogram, routine ecg with 12 leads; interpretation and report only, performed as a screening for the initial preventive physical examination ×

Service Code: G0405
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.21% of his services

24th 540th

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)
$300an average of $15 per time performed $68
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.19% of his services

25th 130th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,260an average of $70 per time performed $555
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.18% of his services

26th 88th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$544an average of $32 per time performed $297
an average of $17 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
16
times performed,
0.17% of his services

27th 116th

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: 1.4)
$1,120an average of $70 per time performed $385
an average of $24 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
15
times performed,
0.16% of his services

28th 284th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,750an average of $250 per time performed $949
an average of $63 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.14% of his services

29th 578th

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)
$1,820an average of $140 per time performed $1,096
an average of $84 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Nursing facility annual assessment, typically 30 minutes +

Nursing facility annual assessment, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99318
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.12% of his services

30th 526th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,716an average of $156 per time performed $778
an average of $71 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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