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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
410
Rank: 1253rd
out of 2,711 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,923
Rank: 343rd
out of 2,711 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
14.4 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$178K
Rank: 428th
out of 2,711 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$435 This Provider is in the top 10%
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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Ajey A. Golwala
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

Ajey A. Golwala

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 21 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
2,372
times performed,
40% of his services

1st 2nd

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

391
patients got this service, 95% of his patients
6.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$237,200an average of $100 per time performed $109,112
an average of $46 per time performed
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
1,480
times performed,
25% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

381
patients got this service, 93% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$31,080an average of $21 per time performed $4,440
an average of $3 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
344
times performed,
6% of his services

3rd 8th

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

42
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
8.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.5)
$6,880an average of $20 per time performed $2,064
an average of $6 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
214
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 13th

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

214
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,420an average of $30 per time performed $4,922
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
214
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 30th

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

214
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,350an average of $25 per time performed $2,996
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
213
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 18th

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

29
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
7.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$5,325an average of $25 per time performed $3,621
an average of $17 per time performed
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
181
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 35th

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

24
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
7.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.7)
$2,896an average of $16 per time performed $0
an average of $0 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
136
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 1st

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

110
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$17,000an average of $125 per time performed $9,656
an average of $71 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood to screen for colon tumors

Service Code: 82270
Performed in an office
126
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 99th

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

126
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,520an average of $20 per time performed $630
an average of $5 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
111
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 23rd

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

106
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,550an average of $50 per time performed $1,554
an average of $14 per time performed
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
107
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 4th

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

25
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$9,630an average of $90 per time performed $5,671
an average of $53 per time performed
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
91
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 53rd

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

91
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,200an average of $200 per time performed $14,378
an average of $158 per time performed
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
56
times performed,
0.95% of his services

13th 5th

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

30
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$7,280an average of $130 per time performed $4,312
an average of $77 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.89% of his services

14th 45th

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

39
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$795an average of $15 per time performed $212
an average of $4 per time performed
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of the amount and speed... +

Measurement and graphic recording of the amount and speed of breathed air, before and following medication administration ×

Service Code: 94060
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.84% of his services

15th 136th

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

49
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,000an average of $100 per time performed $2,100
an average of $42 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
44
times performed,
0.74% of his services

16th 29th

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

33
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,840an average of $110 per time performed $2,332
an average of $53 per time performed
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
41
times performed,
0.69% of his services

17th 11th

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

33
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$11,890an average of $290 per time performed $5,945
an average of $145 per time performed
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
29
times performed,
0.49% of his services

18th 88th

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

29
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,510an average of $190 per time performed $1,943
an average of $67 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.37% of his services

19th 100th

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,200an average of $100 per time performed $1,056
an average of $48 per time performed
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
22
times performed,
0.37% of his services

20th 41st

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

22
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,344an average of $152 per time performed $2,310
an average of $105 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.29% of his services

21st 130th

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$374an average of $22 per time performed $51
an average of $3 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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