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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $267 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 10 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
300
Rank: 197th
out of 353 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,567
Rank: 83rd
out of 353 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
11.9 This Provider
Avg 10.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$101K
Rank: 121st
out of 353 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$336 This Provider
Avg $267

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

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

Who Patients See Before and After This Provider

Providers often refer their patients to a small network of other providers and organizations. Here’s who patients saw the most patients within 30 days before or after this provider in 2014.

Individuals

BENJAMIN BROOKS

MARY TRAYNOR

MARTIN KRESHON

ROBERT GIEDRAITIS

ELENA BRAVVER

Organizations

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

CAROLINAS MEDICAL CENTER

Patients saw before

URVI DESAI M.D.

Patients saw after

Individuals

OLIN HARBURY

GARY DEFILIPP

JOHN ADAMS

Organizations

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

CAROLINAS MEDICAL CENTER

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 42 different services in 2014
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Drug Services
Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
236
times performed,
7% of her services

1st 3rd

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

154
patients got this service, 51% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$48,380an average of $205 per time performed $17,629
an average of $75 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
181
times performed,
5% of her services

2nd 11th

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

123
patients got this service, 41% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$55,918an average of $309 per time performed $18,308
an average of $101 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity o... +

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity of muscles of arm or leg complete study ×

Service Code: 95886
Performed in an office
108
times performed,
3% of her services

3rd 10th

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

57
patients got this service, 19% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$31,142an average of $288 per time performed $7,294
an average of $68 per time performed
medical
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
58
times performed,
2% of her services

4th 15th

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

58
patients got this service, 19% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$32,126an average of $554 per time performed $8,614
an average of $149 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep lab +

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep lab ×

Service Code: 95810
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
1% of her services

5th 42nd

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

40
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$20,295an average of $495 per time performed $3,740
an average of $91 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep l... +

Sleep monitoring of patient (6 years or older) in sleep lab with continued pressured respiratory assistance by mask or breathing tube ×

Service Code: 95811
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.87% of her services

6th 40th

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

29
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$16,492an average of $532 per time performed $2,957
an average of $95 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in a facility
30
times performed,
0.84% of her services

7th 14th

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

19
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,460an average of $82 per time performed $1,725
an average of $58 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 13 or more studies

Service Code: 95913
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.7% of her services

8th 76th

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

25
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$19,594an average of $784 per time performed $5,694
an average of $228 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Needle measurement and recording electrical activity of m... +

Needle measurement and recording electrical activity of muscles including jitter blocking and/or fiber density using single electrode ×

Service Code: 95872
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.62% of her services

9th 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, 6% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,802an average of $491 per time performed $3,401
an average of $155 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 9-10 studies

Service Code: 95911
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.59% of her services

10th 32nd

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

21
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,646an average of $555 per time performed $3,510
an average of $167 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
16
times performed,
0.45% of her services

11th 4th

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,176an average of $136 per time performed $692
an average of $43 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 7-8 studies

Service Code: 95910
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.42% of her services

12th 30th

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

14
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,804an average of $454 per time performed $2,075
an average of $138 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Testing with stimulation for assessment of function at mu... +

Testing with stimulation for assessment of function at muscle-nerve junction ×

Service Code: 95937
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.42% of her services

13th 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, 4% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,400an average of $160 per time performed $908
an average of $61 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 a facility
15
times performed,
0.42% of her services

14th 25th

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,117an average of $208 per time performed $1,110
an average of $74 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Home sleep test (hst) with type iv portable monitor, unat... +

Home sleep test (hst) with type iv portable monitor, unattended; minimum of 3 channels ×

Service Code: G0400
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.39% of her services

15th 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, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,516an average of $394 per time performed $1,718
an average of $123 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
14
times performed,
0.39% of her services

16th 7th

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

14
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,930an average of $424 per time performed $1,665
an average of $119 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.

Urvi Gautam Desai
Average for Neurology Providers in North Carolina

Notes: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients. The contact information listed above is the most current we have for this provider. The services listed on this page may have been delivered at a previous address or as part of a different practice.

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Sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Plan and Provider Enumeration System, American Medical Association

Services that begin with a letter come from CMS. All other codes and descriptions of the medical procedures are from the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set, copyright 2013 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. Where practical, AMA’s consumer friendly translation of the CPT descriptor was used. ProPublica has received permission from the AMA to use these codes on this site.

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