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This Provider: At A Glance

We aren’t showing our typical comparisons because this provider had an address in a different state in 2014.

Number of
Patients
1,436
Services
Performed
20,293
Avg Services
Per Patient
14.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$453K
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$316

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 his 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.

Individuals

MARK ADKINS

JOHN HERLONG

ALAN KIROLLOS

WILLIAM KOZEL

JOHN JOHN

Organizations

LENOIR MEMORIAL HOSPITA...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

Gary Herschel Heck DO

Patients saw after

Individuals

MARK ADKINS

ALAN KIROLLOS

JOHN JOHN

JOHN HERLONG

ROBERT GALLAHER

Organizations

LENOIR MEMORIAL HOSPITA...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 178 different services in 2014
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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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
2,383
times performed,
12% of his services

1st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

834
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$357,903an average of $150 per time performed $167,501
an average of $70 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
1,743
times performed,
9% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

739
patients got this service, 51% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$28,219an average of $16 per time performed $5,124
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
1,657
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

746
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$85,402an average of $52 per time performed $12,560
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
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
1,334
times performed,
7% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

684
patients got this service, 48% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$50,785an average of $38 per time performed $13,754
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
1,239
times performed,
6% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

711
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$64,899an average of $52 per time performed $8,227
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
1,048
times performed,
5% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

139
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
7.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$30,843an average of $29 per time performed $5,502
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
1,023
times performed,
5% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

639
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$85,809an average of $84 per time performed $11,233
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ldl cholesterol level

Service Code: 83721
Performed in an office
1,022
times performed,
5% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

638
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$42,556an average of $42 per time performed $12,959
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
943
times performed,
5% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

602
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$79,448an average of $84 per time performed $20,416
an average of $22 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
807
times performed,
4% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

129
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,803an average of $8 per time performed $1,073
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
683
times performed,
3% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

452
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$51,915an average of $76 per time performed $8,189
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
483
times performed,
2% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

254
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$28,994an average of $60 per time performed $6,221
an average of $13 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
475
times performed,
2% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

154
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$18,701an average of $39 per time performed $6,313
an average of $13 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
398
times performed,
2% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

303
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$37,750an average of $95 per time performed $20,545
an average of $52 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
372
times performed,
2% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

286
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$78,994an average of $212 per time performed $35,411
an average of $95 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
349
times performed,
2% of his services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

176
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$23,596an average of $68 per time performed $5,036
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
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
310
times performed,
2% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

125
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$14,713an average of $47 per time performed $5,267
an average of $17 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
271
times performed,
1% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

269
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,729an average of $21 per time performed $4,051
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
270
times performed,
1% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

268
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,046an average of $30 per time performed $6,237
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
262
times performed,
1% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

205
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$52,890an average of $202 per time performed $6,526
an average of $25 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
160
times performed,
0.79% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

107
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$44,736an average of $280 per time performed $12,634
an average of $79 per time performed
medical
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
155
times performed,
0.76% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

149
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,750an average of $50 per time performed $806
an average of $5 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
154
times performed,
0.76% of his services

23rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
5.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,127an average of $7 per time performed $191
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
153
times performed,
0.75% of his services

24th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

108
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,179an average of $21 per time performed $450
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
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
137
times performed,
0.68% of his services

25th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

122
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,629an average of $19 per time performed $871
an average of $6 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
134
times performed,
0.66% of his services

26th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

87
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$25,200an average of $188 per time performed $7,375
an average of $55 per time performed
medical
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 im ×

Service Code: G0179
Performed in an office
125
times performed,
0.62% of his services

27th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

68
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,180an average of $81 per time performed $3,280
an average of $26 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
105
times performed,
0.52% of his services

28th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

99
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,090an average of $58 per time performed $1,240
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at lea... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at least 12 leads ×

Service Code: 93005
Performed in an office
101
times performed,
0.5% of his services

29th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

96
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,060an average of $60 per time performed $445
an average of $4 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
79
times performed,
0.39% of his services

30th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

79
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,970an average of $126 per time performed $8,447
an average of $107 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Bacterial colony count, urine

Service Code: 87086
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
0.36% of his services

31st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

54
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,738an average of $37 per time performed $781
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
68
times performed,
0.34% of his services

32nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

68
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,795an average of $26 per time performed $1,577
an average of $23 per time performed
drug
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
65
times performed,
0.32% of his services

33rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

65
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,800an average of $89 per time performed $4,959
an average of $76 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower and sacral spine, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
0.29% of his services

34th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

44
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,603an average of $78 per time performed $976
an average of $17 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
0.28% of his services

35th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$448an average of $8 per time performed $13
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood

Service Code: 82272
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.26% of his services

36th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

51
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$884an average of $17 per time performed $226
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Detection test for influenza virus

Service Code: 87804
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.21% of his services

37th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,800an average of $43 per time performed $643
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
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
41
times performed,
0.2% of his services

38th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

30
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,045an average of $196 per time performed $1,725
an average of $42 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test... +

Prostate cancer screening; prostate specific antigen test (psa) ×

Service Code: G0103
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.2% of his services

39th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

40
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,568an average of $89 per time performed $984
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, imm... +

Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, immunoassay, 1-3 simultaneous ×

Service Code: G0328
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.2% of his services

40th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

40
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,200an average of $55 per time performed $851
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.2% of his services

41st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

40
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,494an average of $87 per time performed $984
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Evaluation of antimicrobial drug (antibiotic, antifungal,... +

Evaluation of antimicrobial drug (antibiotic, antifungal, antiviral) ×

Service Code: 87186
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.19% of his services

42nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

34
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,280an average of $60 per time performed $430
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ribs of one side of body, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.18% of his services

43rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,478an average of $67 per time performed $697
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Magnesium level

Service Code: 83735
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.17% of his services

44th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,020an average of $30 per time performed $305
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Ferritin (blood protein) level

Service Code: 82728
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.16% of his services

45th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

33
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,079an average of $63 per time performed $601
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood potassium level

Service Code: 84132
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.16% of his services

46th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

32
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$979an average of $30 per time performed $201
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.14% of his services

47th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,962an average of $68 per time performed $847
an average of $29 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.14% of his services

48th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,962an average of $68 per time performed $505
an average of $17 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, furosemide, up to 20 mg

Service Code: J1940
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.13% of his services

49th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 0.91% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$139an average of $5 per time performed $92
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Vitamin d-3 level

Service Code: 82306
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.13% of his services

50th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,900an average of $150 per time performed $1,029
an average of $40 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron level

Service Code: 83540
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.13% of his services

51st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$884an average of $34 per time performed $225
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron binding capacity

Service Code: 83550
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.13% of his services

52nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,040an average of $40 per time performed $304
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy, d... +

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96374
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.13% of his services

53rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,300an average of $127 per time performed $1,001
an average of $39 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
25
times performed,
0.12% of his services

54th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,615an average of $185 per time performed $4,005
an average of $160 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient,... +

Critical care delivery critically ill or injured patient, first 30-74 minutes ×

Service Code: 99291
Performed in a facility
22
times performed,
0.11% of his services

55th 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, 1% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$14,668an average of $667 per time performed $3,756
an average of $171 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.1% of his services

56th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 0.97% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$420an average of $20 per time performed $72
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of pelvis, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 72170
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.1% of his services

57th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 0.91% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,176an average of $59 per time performed $254
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
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 imple ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.09% of his services

58th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,774an average of $146 per time performed $760
an average of $40 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
19
times performed,
0.09% of his services

59th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,550an average of $450 per time performed $2,836
an average of $149 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.09% of his services

60th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 0.97% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,244an average of $65 per time performed $218
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.09% of his services

61st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,159an average of $61 per time performed $250
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85652
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.09% of his services

62nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$342an average of $19 per time performed $65
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of upper spine, 4 or 5 views

Service Code: 72050
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.09% of his services

63rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 0.91% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,787an average of $99 per time performed $438
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Skin test for tuberculosis

Service Code: 86580
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.08% of his services

64th 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, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$412an average of $24 per time performed $91
an average of $5 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
15
times performed,
0.07% of his services

65th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,628an average of $242 per time performed $1,634
an average of $109 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.07% of his services

66th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 0.97% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,710an average of $336 per time performed $1,140
an average of $81 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.06% of his services

67th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.84% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$332an average of $26 per time performed $64
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
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
13
times performed,
0.06% of his services

68th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 0.91% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,923an average of $379 per time performed $1,573
an average of $121 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Stool analysis for blood to screen for colon tumors

Service Code: 82270
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.06% of his services

69th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.84% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$242an average of $20 per time performed $52
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.06% of his services

70th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.84% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$474an average of $40 per time performed $204
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.05% of his services

71st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.77% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$572an average of $52 per time performed $222
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
TEMPORARY CODES

Screening papanicolaou smear; obtaining, preparing and co... +

Screening papanicolaou smear; obtaining, preparing and conveyance of cervical or vaginal smear to laboratory ×

Service Code: Q0091
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.05% of his services

72nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.77% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$230an average of $21 per time performed $207
an average of $19 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.

Gary Herschel Heck
Average for Internal Medicine 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.

Incorrect Info? If you are a provider and you believe your address is incorrect, check the listing you created on the National Provider Identifier registry. If you change your listing, send a note to checkup@propublica.org and we will update your information. If you have other questions about this data, send a note to checkup@propublica.org. Here's a link to Medicare's data on this provider.

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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