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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $222 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
443
Rank: 11th
out of 41 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,974
Rank: 2nd
out of 41 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
18 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 6.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$187K
Rank: 4th
out of 41 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$421 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $222

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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Carrol W. Ellison
Average for General Practice Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 69 different services in 2013
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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
2,834
times performed,
36% of his services

1st 1st

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

415
patients got this service, 94% of his patients
6.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$240,833an average of $85 per time performed $131,328
an average of $46 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
2,238
times performed,
28% of his services

2nd 5th

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

395
patients got this service, 89% of his patients
5.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$44,738an average of $20 per time performed $6,759
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
528
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

273
patients got this service, 62% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$6,336an average of $12 per time performed $1,558
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin measurement

Service Code: 85018
Performed in an office
312
times performed,
4% of his services

4th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

104
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,276an average of $11 per time performed $1,008
an average of $3 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
221
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 4th

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

73
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.4)
$3,315an average of $15 per time performed $687
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
186
times performed,
2% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

186
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$36,330an average of $195 per time performed $19,236
an average of $103 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Smoking and tobacco use intermediate counseling, greater ... +

Smoking and tobacco use intermediate counseling, greater than 3 minutes up to 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99406
Performed in an office
143
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

86
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,145an average of $15 per time performed $1,027
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, o... +

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
127
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 11th

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

40
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$2,659an average of $21 per time performed $1,575
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Strep test (streptococcus, group a)

Service Code: 87880
Performed in an office
125
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

95
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,700an average of $30 per time performed $1,916
an average of $15 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
95
times performed,
1% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

95
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,340an average of $25 per time performed $1,842
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
88
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 6th

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

87
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,855an average of $21 per time performed $1,756
an average of $20 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 (fluvirin) ×

Service Code: Q2037
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
0.99% of his services

12th 18th

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

79
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,595an average of $20 per time performed $1,143
an average of $14 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ceftriaxone sodium, per 250 mg

Service Code: J0696
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
0.74% of his services

13th 23rd

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$345an average of $6 per time performed $27
an average of $0 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
45
times performed,
0.56% of his services

14th 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, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,083an average of $24 per time performed $186
an average of $4 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, testosterone cypionate, 1 cc, 200 mg

Service Code: J1080
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.56% of his services

15th 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
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,350an average of $30 per time performed $162
an average of $4 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
41
times performed,
0.51% of his services

16th 13th

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

40
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,255an average of $55 per time performed $480
an average of $12 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
36
times performed,
0.45% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

36
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,600an average of $100 per time performed $1,576
an average of $44 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
33
times performed,
0.41% of his services

18th 8th

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

30
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$2,145an average of $65 per time performed $1,038
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Smear for infectious agents

Service Code: 87210
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.26% of his services

19th 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
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$210an average of $10 per time performed $108
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.25% of his services

20th 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
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$700an average of $35 per time performed $301
an average of $15 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
20
times performed,
0.25% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

20
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,000an average of $100 per time performed $629
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement forearm/ wrist using dedicated x... +

Bone density measurement forearm/ wrist using dedicated x-ray machine ×

Service Code: 77081
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.21% of his services

22nd 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, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,700an average of $100 per time performed $447
an average of $26 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

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

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

Service Code: G0438
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.21% of his services

23rd 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, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,400an average of $200 per time performed $2,661
an average of $157 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
16
times performed,
0.2% of his services

24th 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
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$362an average of $23 per time performed $246
an average of $15 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
12
times performed,
0.15% of his services

25th 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, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$420an average of $35 per time performed $115
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin, tissue, or mouth

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.15% of his services

26th 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, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,016an average of $168 per time performed $736
an average of $61 per time performed
medical
URINARY SYSTEM

Insertion of temporary bladder catheter

Service Code: 51701
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.15% of his services

27th 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, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,200an average of $100 per time performed $445
an average of $37 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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