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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $363 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
975
Rank: 3rd
out of 45 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,790
Rank: 4th
out of 45 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.9 This Provider
Avg 5.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$400K
Rank: 3rd
out of 45 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$410 This Provider
Avg $363

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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Gordon I. Groh
Average for Hand Surgery Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 138 different services in 2013
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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, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
1,162
times performed,
20% of his services

1st 13th

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

462
patients got this service, 47% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$11,608an average of $10 per time performed $2,359
an average of $2 per time performed
medical
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 an office
668
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 11th

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

464
patients got this service, 48% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$50,988an average of $76 per time performed $19,185
an average of $29 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of large joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
482
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 14th

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

366
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$76,956an average of $160 per time performed $18,109
an average of $38 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
469
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 17th

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

200
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$40,826an average of $87 per time performed $9,267
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of collar bone

Service Code: 73000
Performed in an office
330
times performed,
6% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

278
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$27,357an average of $83 per time performed $6,422
an average of $19 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
318
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 1st

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

283
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$40,198an average of $126 per time performed $15,289
an average of $48 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, 1 view

Service Code: 73020
Performed in an office
273
times performed,
5% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

257
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$20,194an average of $74 per time performed $4,515
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
215
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 23rd

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

215
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$28,062an average of $131 per time performed $9,697
an average of $45 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
154
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 5th

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

154
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$28,952an average of $188 per time performed $11,374
an average of $74 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, 2 views

Service Code: 73100
Performed in an office
117
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 15th

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

49
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$8,640an average of $74 per time performed $2,434
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of fingers, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73140
Performed in an office
94
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 7th

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

67
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$6,243an average of $66 per time performed $2,146
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Anchoring of biceps tendon

Service Code: 23430
Performed in a facility
84
times performed,
1% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

83
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$148,932an average of $1,773 per time performed $23,573
an average of $281 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Bone graft harvest

Service Code: 20902
Performed in a facility
79
times performed,
1% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

78
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$128,612an average of $1,628 per time performed $8,991
an average of $114 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Prosthetic repair of shoulder joint

Service Code: 23472
Performed in a facility
78
times performed,
1% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

77
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$343,824an average of $4,408 per time performed $83,247
an average of $1,067 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Shaving of shoulder bone using an endoscope

Service Code: 29826
Performed in a facility
62
times performed,
1% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

62
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$141,050an average of $2,275 per time performed $8,109
an average of $131 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection of carpal tunnel

Service Code: 20526
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 22nd

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

56
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,243an average of $201 per time performed $3,392
an average of $56 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane +

Injection of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane ×

Service Code: 20550
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
0.97% of his services

17th 9th

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

39
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$6,888an average of $123 per time performed $1,470
an average of $26 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of shoulder rotator cuff using an endoscope

Service Code: 29827
Performed in a facility
54
times performed,
0.93% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

54
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$148,068an average of $2,742 per time performed $42,346
an average of $784 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Therapeutic exercise to develop strength, endurance, rang... +

Therapeutic exercise to develop strength, endurance, range of motion, and flexibility, each 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 97110
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.92% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,074an average of $58 per time performed $1,171
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Manual (physical) therapy techniques to 1 or more regions... +

Manual (physical) therapy techniques to 1 or more regions, each 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 97140
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
0.9% of his services

20th 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, 1% of his patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,600an average of $50 per time performed $984
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of small joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20600
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.78% of his services

21st 18th

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

36
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$8,415an average of $187 per time performed $1,076
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hand, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73130
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.76% of his services

22nd 10th

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

28
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,696an average of $84 per time performed $875
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of medium joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration or injection of medium joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20605
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.69% of his services

23rd 20th

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,960an average of $124 per time performed $1,487
an average of $37 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal of shoulder joint tissue using an endoscope

Service Code: 29822
Performed in a facility
40
times performed,
0.69% of his services

24th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

40
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$72,560an average of $1,814 per time performed $3,727
an average of $93 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Release and relocation of median nerve of hand

Service Code: 64721
Performed in a facility
39
times performed,
0.67% of his services

25th 19th

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$44,850an average of $1,150 per time performed $11,627
an average of $298 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of elbow, 2 views

Service Code: 73070
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.67% of his services

26th 28th

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,940an average of $75 per time performed $741
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73110
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.67% of his services

27th 12th

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,192an average of $82 per time performed $913
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Partial removal of collar bone at shoulder using an endos... +

Partial removal of collar bone at shoulder using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 29824
Performed in a facility
38
times performed,
0.66% of his services

28th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

38
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$68,400an average of $1,800 per time performed $6,739
an average of $177 per time performed
medical
NA

Nerve transmission studies, 1-2 studies

Service Code: 95907
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.59% of his services

29th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,780an average of $170 per time performed $2,127
an average of $63 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
30
times performed,
0.52% of his services

30th 47th

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

30
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,680an average of $256 per time performed $2,960
an average of $99 per time performed
medical
TEMPORARY CODES

Cast supplies, short arm cast, adult (11 years +), fiberg... +

Cast supplies, short arm cast, adult (11 years +), fiberglass ×

Service Code: Q4010
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.43% of his services

31st 26th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$850an average of $34 per time performed $368
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Application of cast, elbow to finger (short arm)

Service Code: 29075
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.4% of his services

32nd 29th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,600an average of $200 per time performed $1,454
an average of $63 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Incision to repair tendon covering at wrist

Service Code: 25000
Performed in a facility
22
times performed,
0.38% of his services

33rd 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, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$21,298an average of $968 per time performed $3,020
an average of $137 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Incision of tendon covering

Service Code: 26055
Performed in a facility
21
times performed,
0.36% of his services

34th 24th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$23,436an average of $1,116 per time performed $3,265
an average of $155 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hip 2 or more views

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.36% of his services

35th 43rd

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,451an average of $69 per time performed $312
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial imple ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.35% of his services

36th 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, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,340an average of $217 per time performed $756
an average of $38 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
15
times performed,
0.26% of his services

37th 6th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,850an average of $190 per time performed $1,209
an average of $81 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of torn tendons of shoulder

Service Code: 23410
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.26% of his services

38th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$36,165an average of $2,411 per time performed $4,617
an average of $308 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Extensive removal of shoulder joint tissue using an endos... +

Extensive removal of shoulder joint tissue using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 29823
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.26% of his services

39th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$28,545an average of $1,903 per time performed $2,410
an average of $161 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Physical therapy evaluation

Service Code: 97001
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.24% of his services

40th 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, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,030an average of $145 per time performed $739
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Surgical treatment of broken of lower forearm or growth p... +

Surgical treatment of broken of lower forearm or growth plate separation ×

Service Code: 25609
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.22% of his services

41st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$28,184an average of $2,168 per time performed $9,897
an average of $761 per time performed
medical
MEDICAL AND SURGICAL SUPPLIES

Slings

Service Code: A4565
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.21% of his services

42nd 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, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$90an average of $8 per time performed $71
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of spine, 3 views or less

Service Code: 72040
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.21% of his services

43rd 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, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,200an average of $100 per time performed $265
an average of $22 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
11
times performed,
0.19% of his services

44th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$473an average of $43 per time performed $143
an average of $13 per time performed

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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