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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
692
Rank: 51st
out of 353 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
24,813
Rank: 14th
out of 353 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
35.9 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 10.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$520K
Rank: 5th
out of 353 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$751 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $267

Note: About 18% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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.

Patients saw before

ANDREAS RUNHEIM M.D.

Patients saw after

Individuals

SAM AURINGER

GEOFFREY RIESER

SCOTT STEFFEN

LESLIE FORT

BRADLEY VANDYKE

Organizations

FORSYTH MEMORIAL HOSPIT...

NORTH CAROLINA BAPTIST ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 46 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
drug
DRUGS

Injection, onabotulinumtoxina, 1 unit

Service Code: J0585
Performed in an office
15,901
times performed,
64% of his services

1st 1st

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

30
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$143,268an average of $9 per time performed $67,420
an average of $4 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
1,796
times performed,
7% of his services

2nd 28th

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

237
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$107,958an average of $60 per time performed $8,028
an average of $4 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
1,483
times performed,
6% of his services

3rd 10th

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

412
patients got this service, 60% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$185,375an average of $125 per time performed $98,901
an average of $67 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 an office
1,426
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 3rd

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

552
patients got this service, 80% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$271,111an average of $190 per time performed $108,162
an average of $76 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of substances into lower or sacral spine

Service Code: 62311
Performed in an office
546
times performed,
2% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

209
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$333,060an average of $610 per time performed $39,880
an average of $73 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 11-12 studies

Service Code: 95912
Performed in an office
499
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 44th

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

411
patients got this service, 59% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$391,216an average of $784 per time performed $94,181
an average of $189 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
188
times performed,
0.76% of his services

7th 52nd

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

43
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$5,640an average of $30 per time performed $419
an average of $2 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
171
times performed,
0.69% of his services

8th 7th

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

171
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$44,747an average of $262 per time performed $19,674
an average of $115 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
160
times performed,
0.64% of his services

9th 4th

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

139
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$17,600an average of $110 per time performed $8,024
an average of $50 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 3 or more muscles

Service Code: 20553
Performed in an office
115
times performed,
0.46% of his services

10th 82nd

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

62
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$22,080an average of $192 per time performed $5,152
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on ... +

Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on both sides of head and neck ×

Service Code: 93880
Performed in an office
87
times performed,
0.35% of his services

11th 75th

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

77
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$54,810an average of $630 per time performed $10,943
an average of $126 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity of muscles for guidance with injection of chemical for destruction of muscles ×

Service Code: 95874
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.21% of his services

12th 69th

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

25
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$5,355an average of $105 per time performed $2,665
an average of $52 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

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

Needle measurement and recording of electrical activity of head or trunk muscles ×

Service Code: 95887
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.16% of his services

13th 120th

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

29
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,000an average of $175 per time performed $2,576
an average of $64 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
31
times performed,
0.12% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,010an average of $291 per time performed $4,763
an average of $154 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of anesthetic agent, greater occipital nerve

Service Code: 64405
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.12% of his services

15th 37th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$8,010an average of $267 per time performed $1,994
an average of $66 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and recording of brain wave (eeg) activity, a... +

Measurement and recording of brain wave (eeg) activity, awake and drowsy ×

Service Code: 95816
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.12% of his services

16th 31st

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

26
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,125an average of $625 per time performed $6,850
an average of $236 per time performed
medical
NA

Injection of chemical for destruction of nerve muscles on... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of nerve muscles on one side of neck excluding voice box accessed through the skin ×

Service Code: 64616
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.11% of his services

17th 90th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$6,757an average of $241 per time performed $3,430
an average of $123 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of chemical for destruction of nerve muscles on... +

Injection of chemical for destruction of nerve muscles on one side of face ×

Service Code: 64612
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.08% of his services

18th 113th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$9,144an average of $435 per time performed $3,145
an average of $150 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scanning of head and neck vessel blood flow (i... +

Ultrasound scanning of head and neck vessel blood flow (inside the brain) ×

Service Code: 93886
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.07% of his services

19th 136th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,942an average of $526 per time performed $2,671
an average of $157 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and recording of brain wave (eeg) activity, a... +

Measurement and recording of brain wave (eeg) activity, awake and drowsy ×

Service Code: 95816
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.04% of his services

20th 16th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,320an average of $120 per time performed $488
an average of $44 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.

Andreas D Runheim
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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