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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $267 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 10 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
306
Rank: 193rd
out of 353 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
520
Rank: 261st
out of 353 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
1.7 This Provider
Avg 10.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$43.6K
Rank: 250th
out of 353 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$143 This Provider
Avg $267

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of her Part B patients.

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 in 2014.

Patients saw before

NINA BROWNER M.D.

Patients saw after

Individuals

LEONARD PARKER

BLAIR KEAGY

MICHAEL LEE

PAULA MILLER

ROSS SIMPSON

Organizations

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAR...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 23 different services in 2014
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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
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
193
times performed,
37% of her services

1st 3rd

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

145
patients got this service, 47% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$43,425an average of $225 per time performed $13,776
an average of $71 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
50
times performed,
10% of her services

2nd 4th

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

47
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$7,650an average of $153 per time performed $2,657
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
NA

Injection of chemical for destruction of nerve muscles on... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of nerve muscles on one side of neck excluding voice box accessed through the skin ×

Service Code: 64616
Performed in a facility
37
times performed,
7% of her services

3rd 86th

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

18
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$14,945an average of $404 per time performed $3,619
an average of $98 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
35
times performed,
7% of her services

4th 7th

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

35
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,000an average of $400 per time performed $4,215
an average of $120 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of nerve muscles on... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of nerve muscles on one side of face ×

Service Code: 64612
Performed in a facility
34
times performed,
7% of her services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$18,834an average of $554 per time performed $3,827
an average of $113 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
29
times performed,
6% of her services

6th 12th

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

28
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,949an average of $447 per time performed $4,491
an average of $155 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
26
times performed,
5% of her services

7th 13th

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

17
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$7,644an average of $294 per time performed $2,062
an average of $79 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 a facility
17
times performed,
3% of her services

8th 14th

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

16
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,825an average of $225 per time performed $962
an average of $57 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
13
times performed,
3% of her services

9th 11th

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,913an average of $301 per time performed $1,304
an average of $100 per time performed

Office Visits

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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

Nina Browner
Average for Neurology Providers in North Carolina

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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