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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
733
Rank: 383rd
out of 2,711 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,270
Rank: 387th
out of 2,711 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
7.2 This Provider
Avg 5.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$167K
Rank: 484th
out of 2,711 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$228 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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Robert W. Surratt
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.

Patients saw before

Robert W. Surratt

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 18 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
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
1,144
times performed,
22% of his services

1st 2nd

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

528
patients got this service, 72% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$129,272an average of $113 per time performed $49,192
an average of $43 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
1,128
times performed,
21% of his services

2nd 1st

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

439
patients got this service, 60% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$208,680an average of $185 per time performed $80,088
an average of $71 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
958
times performed,
18% of his services

3rd 8th

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

128
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
7.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.5)
$15,328an average of $16 per time performed $5,748
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 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
724
times performed,
14% of his services

4th 16th

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

126
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
5.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$47,060an average of $65 per time performed $9,412
an average of $13 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
297
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 13th

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

296
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,177an average of $41 per time performed $6,831
an average of $23 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
295
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 30th

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

294
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,670an average of $26 per time performed $4,130
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
236
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 18th

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

33
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
7.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$17,228an average of $73 per time performed $3,776
an average of $16 per time performed
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
163
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 35th

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
8.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.7)
$3,423an average of $21 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 25th

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

52
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,702an average of $23 per time performed $222
an average of $3 per time performed
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 implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per re-certification period ×

Service Code: G0179
Performed in an office
67
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 87th

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

38
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$9,045an average of $135 per time performed $1,943
an average of $29 per time performed
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
40
times performed,
0.76% of his services

11th 23rd

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

38
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,480an average of $112 per time performed $560
an average of $14 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
34
times performed,
0.65% of his services

12th 84th

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

32
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,440an average of $160 per time performed $1,326
an average of $39 per time performed
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection ben... +

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection beneath the skin or into muscle, patient 2 years or older ×

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.47% of his services

13th 68th

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,075an average of $123 per time performed $1,575
an average of $63 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
24
times performed,
0.46% of his services

14th 95th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,824an average of $76 per time performed $168
an average of $7 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.46% of his services

15th 71st

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$912an average of $38 per time performed $528
an average of $22 per time performed
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Removal of impact ear wax, one ear

Service Code: 69210
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.25% of his services

16th 134th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,885an average of $145 per time performed $468
an average of $36 per time performed
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
13
times performed,
0.25% of his services

17th 159th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,407an average of $339 per time performed $1,950
an average of $150 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Electrocardiogram, routine ecg with 12 leads; performed a... +

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

Service Code: G0403
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.21% of his services

18th 237th

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)
$682an average of $62 per time performed $88
an average of $8 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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