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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $184 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,132
Rank: 332nd
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,797
Rank: 131st
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.1 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$210K
Rank: 260th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$186 This Provider
Avg $184

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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Henry W. Smith
Average for Cardiology 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.

Individuals

MARK SKAINS

TRACI TURNER

JAYADEEP VARANASI

PETER NISHAN

PAUL BARRY

Organizations

THE MOSES H. CONE MEMOR...

COUNTY OF GUILFORD

Patients saw before

Henry W. Smith

Patients saw after

Individuals

TRACI TURNER

MARK SKAINS

JAYADEEP VARANASI

HAROLD HALL

PAUL BARRY

Organizations

THE MOSES H. CONE MEMOR...

SOLSTAS LAB PARTNERS GR...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 43 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
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
1,287
times performed,
22% of his services

1st 6th

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

132
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
9.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$27,027an average of $21 per time performed $6,435
an average of $5 per time performed
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
571
times performed,
10% of his services

2nd 5th

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

405
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$66,236an average of $116 per time performed $26,837
an average of $47 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
466
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 14th

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

215
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$6,990an average of $15 per time performed $1,398
an average of $3 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
461
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 3rd

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

414
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$35,497an average of $77 per time performed $5,993
an average of $13 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
400
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 1st

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

290
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$70,000an average of $175 per time performed $28,400
an average of $71 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 a facility
359
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 2nd

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

287
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$13,283an average of $37 per time performed $2,154
an average of $6 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, regadenoson (lexiscan), 0.1 mg

Service Code: J2785
Performed in an office
172
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 9th

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

42
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,772an average of $51 per time performed $7,052
an average of $41 per time performed
ADMINISTRATIVE

Technetium tc-99m sestamibi, diagnostic, per study dose

Service Code: A9500
Performed in an office
146
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 12th

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

72
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,264an average of $84 per time performed $9,782
an average of $67 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
125
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 29th

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

76
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$9,250an average of $74 per time performed $3,625
an average of $29 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
118
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 33rd

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

84
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,248an average of $36 per time performed $1,298
an average of $11 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
108
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 8th

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

75
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$14,472an average of $134 per time performed $5,832
an average of $54 per time performed
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent dual lead pacemaker system with physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93280
Performed in an office
95
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 24th

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

61
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$17,480an average of $184 per time performed $3,895
an average of $41 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in a facility
88
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 4th

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

86
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,392an average of $209 per time performed $4,312
an average of $49 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in an office
87
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 10th

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

87
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$67,773an average of $779 per time performed $13,050
an average of $150 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring, physician supervision, interpretation, and report ×

Service Code: 93015
Performed in an office
85
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 18th

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

84
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$25,925an average of $305 per time performed $5,695
an average of $67 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
78
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 37th

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

63
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,446an average of $57 per time performed $780
an average of $10 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ldl cholesterol level

Service Code: 83721
Performed in an office
78
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 148th

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

63
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,120an average of $40 per time performed $1,092
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Phosphatase (enzyme) level

Service Code: 84075
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
1% of his services

18th Alert

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

60
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,875an average of $25 per time performed $300
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver enzyme (sgot), level

Service Code: 84450
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 119th

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

60
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,650an average of $22 per time performed $300
an average of $4 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver enzyme (sgpt), level

Service Code: 84460
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
1% of his services

20th 98th

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

60
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,650an average of $22 per time performed $300
an average of $4 per time performed
MEDICINE

Telephonic evaluation of single, dual, or multiple lead p... +

Telephonic evaluation of single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker heart rhythm strips up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93293
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
1% of his services

21st 43rd

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

51
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,675an average of $49 per time performed $675
an average of $9 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or... +

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or exercise multiple studies ×

Service Code: 78452
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
1% of his services

22nd 15th

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

72
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$87,600an average of $1,200 per time performed $27,229
an average of $373 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
62
times performed,
1% of his services

23rd 67th

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

47
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,022an average of $81 per time performed $1,364
an average of $22 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
61
times performed,
1% of his services

24th 13th

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

36
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$11,712an average of $192 per time performed $4,697
an average of $77 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.88% of his services

25th 74th

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

35
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,468an average of $68 per time performed $1,173
an average of $23 per time performed
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
44
times performed,
0.76% of his services

26th 23rd

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

44
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,012an average of $273 per time performed $4,840
an average of $110 per time performed
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-... +

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-hour ekg ×

Service Code: 93227
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.66% of his services

27th 51st

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

36
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,002an average of $79 per time performed $760
an average of $20 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.64% of his services

28th 46th

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

36
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,221an average of $33 per time performed $407
an average of $11 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
36
times performed,
0.62% of his services

29th 17th

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

35
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,212an average of $367 per time performed $5,220
an average of $145 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.62% of his services

30th 57th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,980an average of $55 per time performed $396
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level +

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level ×

Service Code: 83880
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.6% of his services

31st 71st

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,450an average of $70 per time performed $1,680
an average of $48 per time performed
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing of 48-hour ekg

Service Code: 93225
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.59% of his services

32nd 63rd

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: 1.1)
$3,536an average of $104 per time performed $646
an average of $19 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
32
times performed,
0.55% of his services

33rd 11th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$1,088an average of $34 per time performed $384
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.55% of his services

34th 66th

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: 1.2)
$1,248an average of $39 per time performed $384
an average of $12 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood ... +

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood vessels or grafts and left lower heart ×

Service Code: 93458
Performed in a facility
30
times performed,
0.52% of his services

35th 26th

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

30
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$59,340an average of $1,978 per time performed $5,670
an average of $189 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
27
times performed,
0.47% of his services

36th 38th

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,564an average of $132 per time performed $1,404
an average of $52 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
25
times performed,
0.43% of his services

37th 22nd

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)
$6,250an average of $250 per time performed $2,575
an average of $103 per time performed
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
23
times performed,
0.4% of his services

38th 25th

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: 1.3)
$5,497an average of $239 per time performed $2,093
an average of $91 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of heart artery stent via catheter

Service Code: 92980
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.4% of his services

39th 39th

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: 1.1)
$54,004an average of $2,348 per time performed $14,375
an average of $625 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99221
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.31% of his services

40th 60th

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)
$3,060an average of $170 per time performed $1,368
an average of $76 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
16
times performed,
0.28% of his services

41st 61st

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,800an average of $175 per time performed $1,168
an average of $73 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.24% of his services

42nd 41st

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)
$4,774an average of $341 per time performed $2,142
an average of $153 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring and physician supervision ×

Service Code: 93016
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.22% of his services

43rd 19th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$884an average of $68 per time performed $208
an average of $16 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring, physician interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93018
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.22% of his services

44th 16th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$585an average of $45 per time performed $143
an average of $11 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 "Interventional Cardiology." 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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