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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $181 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,522
Rank: 152nd
out of 561 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,506
Rank: 96th
out of 561 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.6 This Provider
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$335K
Rank: 68th
out of 561 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$220 This Provider
Avg $181

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

THOR KLANG

JAMES SHEARER

MARTIN BACON

TIMOTHY BLAIR

RICHARD ROUX

Organizations

CUMBERLAND COUNTY HOSPI...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

MICHAEL HODGES MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

THOR KLANG

MARTIN BACON

JAMES SHEARER

STEPHEN GINN

RICHARD FALTER

Organizations

CUMBERLAND COUNTY HOSPI...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 52 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
1,348
times performed,
24% of his services

1st 2nd

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

917
patients got this service, 60% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$161,760an average of $120 per time performed $95,695
an average of $71 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
588
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd 6th

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

179
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$23,520an average of $40 per time performed $3,058
an average of $5 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, regadenoson, 0.1 mg

Service Code: J2785
Performed in an office
568
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 9th

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

142
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$35,210an average of $62 per time performed $23,316
an average of $41 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
560
times performed,
10% of his services

4th 10th

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

175
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$25,200an average of $45 per time performed $7,174
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
ADMINISTRATIVE

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

Service Code: A9500
Performed in an office
406
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 16th

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

203
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$32,983an average of $81 per time performed $22,086
an average of $54 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
405
times performed,
7% of his services

6th 7th

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

309
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$40,500an average of $100 per time performed $20,732
an average of $51 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
210
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 3rd

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

203
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$14,700an average of $70 per time performed $2,104
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
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
202
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 19th

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

202
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$393,900an average of $1,950 per time performed $71,647
an average of $355 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
176
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 11th

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

172
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$278,080an average of $1,580 per time performed $28,517
an average of $162 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 a facility
163
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 4th

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

162
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$88,835an average of $545 per time performed $7,773
an average of $48 per time performed
medical
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
152
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 23rd

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

152
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$63,840an average of $420 per time performed $7,547
an average of $50 per time performed
medical
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
103
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 24th

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

92
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$23,175an average of $225 per time performed $10,441
an average of $101 per time performed
medical
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
90
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 55th

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

90
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,700an average of $130 per time performed $6,411
an average of $71 per time performed
medical
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
81
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 18th

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

81
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$46,170an average of $570 per time performed $4,726
an average of $58 per time performed
medical
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
69
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 62nd

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

30
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$6,555an average of $95 per time performed $1,502
an average of $22 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
66
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 8th

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

47
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$8,250an average of $125 per time performed $3,620
an average of $55 per time performed
medical
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
43
times performed,
0.78% of his services

17th 57th

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

42
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,920an average of $440 per time performed $2,645
an average of $62 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
33
times performed,
0.6% of his services

18th 12th

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

29
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,065an average of $123 per time performed $1,983
an average of $60 per time performed
medical
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
25
times performed,
0.45% of his services

19th 91st

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,125an average of $125 per time performed $405
an average of $16 per time performed
medical
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
21
times performed,
0.38% of his services

20th 17th

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,995an average of $95 per time performed $324
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
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
21
times performed,
0.38% of his services

21st 14th

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,200an average of $200 per time performed $214
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
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
19
times performed,
0.35% of his services

22nd 132nd

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$27,550an average of $1,450 per time performed $3,504
an average of $184 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent dual lead pacemaker system with physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93280
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.33% of his services

23rd 71st

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

13
patients got this service, 0.85% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,150an average of $175 per time performed $507
an average of $28 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, aminophyllin, up to 250 mg

Service Code: J0280
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.29% of his services

24th 116th

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$266an average of $17 per time performed $31
an average of $2 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm symptom-related interpretation of 24-hour ek... +

Heart rhythm symptom-related interpretation of 24-hour ekg monitoring up to 30 days ×

Service Code: 93272
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.25% of his services

25th 75th

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

14
patients got this service, 0.92% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,800an average of $200 per time performed $273
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm symptom-related tracing of 24-hour ekg monit... +

Heart rhythm symptom-related tracing of 24-hour ekg monitoring up to 30 days ×

Service Code: 93270
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.24% of his services

26th 95th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.85% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,170an average of $90 per time performed $87
an average of $7 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.

Michael Carson Hodges
Average for Cardiovascular Disease 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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