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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
1,689
Rank: 165th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,318
Rank: 157th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.1 This Provider
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$256K
Rank: 185th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$152 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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Michael C. Hodges
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

THOR KLANG

MARTIN BACON

TIMOTHY BLAIR

MAX FAYKUS

RICHARD FALTER

Organizations

CUMBERLAND COUNTY HOSPI...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

Michael C. Hodges

Patients saw after

Individuals

THOR KLANG

MARTIN BACON

TIMOTHY BLAIR

SRINIVAS MUNUGOTI

RICHARD ROUX

Organizations

CUMBERLAND COUNTY HOSPI...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 24 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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
1,247
times performed,
23% of his services

1st 1st

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

899
patients got this service, 53% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$149,640an average of $120 per time performed $86,043
an average of $69 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
931
times performed,
18% of his services

2nd 6th

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

258
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$37,240an average of $40 per time performed $4,655
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 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
892
times performed,
17% of his services

3rd 11th

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

255
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$40,140an average of $45 per time performed $11,596
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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
348
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 5th

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

270
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$34,800an average of $100 per time performed $16,356
an average of $47 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
228
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 3rd

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

224
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$15,960an average of $70 per time performed $2,736
an average of $12 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
211
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 4th

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

209
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$114,995an average of $545 per time performed $9,495
an average of $45 per time performed
ADMINISTRATIVE

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

Service Code: A9500
Performed in an office
182
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 12th

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

91
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,742an average of $81 per time performed $11,102
an average of $61 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
171
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 22nd

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

162
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$38,475an average of $225 per time performed $16,758
an average of $98 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, regadenoson (lexiscan), 0.1 mg

Service Code: J2785
Performed in an office
156
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 9th

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

39
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,892an average of $57 per time performed $6,552
an average of $42 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
136
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 18th

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

136
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$57,120an average of $420 per time performed $8,432
an average of $62 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
122
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 10th

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

121
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$192,760an average of $1,580 per time performed $18,422
an average of $151 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
104
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 8th

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

80
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$13,000an average of $125 per time performed $5,512
an average of $53 per time performed
MEDICINE

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead pace... +

Remote evaluations of single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker with physician analysis, review, and report up to 90 days ×

Service Code: 93294
Performed in a facility
95
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 83rd

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

35
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$9,025an average of $95 per time performed $2,185
an average of $23 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
92
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 15th

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

92
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$179,400an average of $1,950 per time performed $34,408
an average of $374 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dipyridamole, per 10 mg

Service Code: J1245
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 53rd

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

15
patients got this service, 0.89% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$73an average of $1 per time performed $73
an average of $1 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 a facility
66
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 20th

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

66
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$37,620an average of $570 per time performed $3,960
an average of $60 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
60
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 61st

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

60
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,800an average of $130 per time performed $4,320
an average of $72 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
52
times performed,
0.98% of his services

18th 23rd

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

52
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,360an average of $180 per time performed $5,304
an average of $102 per time performed
MEDICINE

Evaluation of parameters of single, dual, or multiple lea... +

Evaluation of parameters of single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker including device connection, recording, and disconnection ×

Service Code: 93288
Performed in a facility
33
times performed,
0.62% of his services

19th 105th

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$4,125an average of $125 per time performed $495
an average of $15 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
24
times performed,
0.45% of his services

20th 29th

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

23
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,640an average of $110 per time performed $696
an average of $29 per time performed
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 93224
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.38% of his services

21st 44th

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

20
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,800an average of $440 per time performed $1,460
an average of $73 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter for imaging of heart blood vessels ... +

Insertion of catheter for imaging of heart blood vessels or grafts ×

Service Code: 93454
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.38% of his services

22nd 106th

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

20
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$29,000an average of $1,450 per time performed $3,900
an average of $195 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, aminophyllin, up to 250 mg

Service Code: J0280
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.38% of his services

23rd 87th

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

20
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$300an average of $15 per time performed $0
an average of $0 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
12
times performed,
0.23% of his services

24th 19th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.71% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,140an average of $95 per time performed $144
an average of $12 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
12
times performed,
0.23% of his services

25th 16th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.71% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,400an average of $200 per time performed $96
an average of $8 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care discharge

Service Code: 99217
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.21% of his services

26th 69th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.65% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,210an average of $110 per time performed $594
an average of $54 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 "Cardiovascular Disease." 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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