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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $179 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
433
Rank: 9th
out of 45 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,262
Rank: 1st
out of 45 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
14.5 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$201K
Rank: 2nd
out of 45 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$465 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $179

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

DAVID GLOWACKI

BROOK HILL

DORWYN CROOM

ANDREW SHANNON

SCOTT WHIDDON

Organizations

SOLSTAS LAB PARTNERS GR...

BLUE RIDGE HEALTHCARE H...

Patients saw before

CARROL ELLISON MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

DAVID GLOWACKI

ANDREW SHANNON

JEFFREY ZAPAWA

GRADY SHUE

BROOK HILL

Organizations

SOLSTAS LAB PARTNERS GR...

BLUE RIDGE HEALTHCARE H...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 75 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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
1,872
times performed,
30% of his services

1st 1st

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

367
patients got this service, 85% of his patients
5.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$159,026an average of $85 per time performed $83,248
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
1,179
times performed,
19% of his services

2nd 5th

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

329
patients got this service, 76% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$23,580an average of $20 per time performed $3,502
an average of $3 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
716
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

267
patients got this service, 62% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$93,080an average of $130 per time performed $54,924
an average of $77 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) test performed by hand-held instrument +

Blood glucose (sugar) test performed by hand-held instrument ×

Service Code: 82962
Performed in an office
336
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 6th

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

72
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
4.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$5,040an average of $15 per time performed $1,035
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
300
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 3rd

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

204
patients got this service, 47% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$3,600an average of $12 per time performed $870
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), subsequent visit ×

Service Code: G0439
Performed in an office
227
times performed,
4% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

227
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$41,841an average of $184 per time performed $23,785
an average of $105 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, imm... +

Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, immunoassay, 1-3 simultaneous ×

Service Code: G0328
Performed in an office
149
times performed,
2% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

149
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,172an average of $28 per time performed $3,148
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
133
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 8th

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
10.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 7.3)
$3,990an average of $30 per time performed $700
an average of $5 per time performed
drug
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (flulaval) ×

Service Code: Q2036
Performed in an office
130
times performed,
2% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

130
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,550an average of $35 per time performed $1,076
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
125
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 9th

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

38
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$4,500an average of $36 per time performed $2,091
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
116
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 10th

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

116
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,895an average of $34 per time performed $2,651
an average of $23 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
108
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 4th

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

86
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$7,020an average of $65 per time performed $3,172
an average of $29 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
107
times performed,
2% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

107
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,700an average of $100 per time performed $4,833
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin measurement

Service Code: 85018
Performed in an office
65
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

45
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$650an average of $10 per time performed $203
an average of $3 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, vitamin b-12 cyanocobalamin, up to 1000 mcg

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
0.94% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,180an average of $20 per time performed $94
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 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.78% of his services

16th 27th

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

45
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,205an average of $45 per time performed $650
an average of $13 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection ben... +

Vaccine for pneumococcal polysaccharide for injection beneath the skin or into muscle, patient 2 years or older ×

Service Code: 90732
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.75% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

45
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,700an average of $100 per time performed $3,477
an average of $74 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81001
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.7% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

28
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,100an average of $25 per time performed $186
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Single energy x-ray absorptiometry (sexa) bone density st... +

Single energy x-ray absorptiometry (sexa) bone density study, one or more sites; appendicular skeleton (peripheral) (eg, radius, wrist, heel) ×

Service Code: G0130
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.67% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

42
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,200an average of $100 per time performed $1,306
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Strep test (streptococcus, group a)

Service Code: 87880
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.62% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

37
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,170an average of $30 per time performed $597
an average of $15 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
32
times performed,
0.51% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

32
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,760an average of $55 per time performed $331
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.5% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

30
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$977an average of $32 per time performed $708
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exha... +

Measurement and graphic recording of total and timed exhaled air capacity ×

Service Code: 94010
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.27% of his services

23rd 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, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$578an average of $34 per time performed $393
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope +

Manual urinalysis test with examination using microscope ×

Service Code: 81000
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.26% of his services

24th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$128an average of $8 per time performed $68
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.24% of his services

25th 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, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$525an average of $35 per time performed $255
an average of $17 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
13
times performed,
0.21% of his services

26th 11th

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,820an average of $140 per time performed $917
an average of $71 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77081
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.18% of his services

27th 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, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,100an average of $100 per time performed $279
an average of $25 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.

Carrol Wendall Ellison
Average for General Practice 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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