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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
786
Rank: 322nd
out of 2,711 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,871
Rank: 726th
out of 2,711 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.7 This Provider
Avg 5.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$121K
Rank: 806th
out of 2,711 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$153 This Provider
Avg $233

Office Visits

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Medicare reimburses office visits using a five-point scale, with five being the most intensive and costly. The chart below shows what percentage of this provider’s office visits were reimbursed at each level. A higher than average proportion of costly visits is not necessarily an indication of a problem, but it may be worth asking about.

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Russell Anderson
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

Russell Anderson

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 11 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 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in a facility
911
times performed,
32% of his services

1st 156th

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

261
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$74,702an average of $82 per time performed $17,309
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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in a facility
791
times performed,
28% of his services

2nd 37th

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

365
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$102,830an average of $130 per time performed $29,267
an average of $37 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 a facility
555
times performed,
19% of his services

3rd 26th

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

322
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$109,335an average of $197 per time performed $31,080
an average of $56 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 a facility
190
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 190th

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

190
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$53,580an average of $282 per time performed $17,670
an average of $93 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
155
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 4th

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

71
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$24,645an average of $159 per time performed $8,370
an average of $54 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
100
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 157th

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

79
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$20,600an average of $206 per time performed $7,500
an average of $75 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
74
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 48th

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

74
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$20,572an average of $278 per time performed $7,400
an average of $100 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood smear interpretation by physician with written report +

Blood smear interpretation by physician with written report ×

Service Code: 85060
Performed in a facility
35
times performed,
1% of his services

8th Alert

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

35
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,870an average of $82 per time performed $630
an average of $18 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
26
times performed,
0.91% of his services

9th 39th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$2,808an average of $108 per time performed $754
an average of $29 per time performed
HEMIC AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS

Needle or trocar bone marrow biopsy

Service Code: 38221
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.59% of his services

10th Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,175an average of $775 per time performed $986
an average of $58 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Bone marrow aspiration performed with bone marrow biopsy ... +

Bone marrow aspiration performed with bone marrow biopsy through the same incision on the same date of service ×

Service Code: G0364
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.59% of his services

11th Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,274an average of $722 per time performed $119
an average of $7 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 "Hematology & Oncology." 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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