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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $245 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
386
Rank: 1035th
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,891
Rank: 858th
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.9 This Provider
Avg 6.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$37K
Rank: 1851st
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$96 This Provider
Avg $245

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.

Patients saw before

ROY BLANK M.D.

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 83 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
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
417
times performed,
22% of his services

1st 3rd

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

325
patients got this service, 84% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$6,672an average of $16 per time performed $1,222
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
365
times performed,
19% of his services

2nd 1st

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

327
patients got this service, 85% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$75,920an average of $208 per time performed $17,516
an average of $48 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
208
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 6th

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

182
patients got this service, 47% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$6,864an average of $33 per time performed $2,134
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
204
times performed,
11% of his services

4th 11th

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

203
patients got this service, 53% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$8,364an average of $41 per time performed $2,599
an average of $13 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
55
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 2nd

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

47
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$7,700an average of $140 per time performed $1,696
an average of $31 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
43
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 16th

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

27
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$2,408an average of $56 per time performed $545
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation +

Red blood cell sedimentation rate, to detect inflammation ×

Service Code: 85651
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 97th

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

31
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$570an average of $15 per time performed $180
an average of $5 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
37
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 28th

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

37
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$518an average of $14 per time performed $153
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of chest, 2 views, front and side

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 38th

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

31
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,852an average of $92 per time performed $600
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 10th

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

24
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.1)
$510an average of $17 per time performed $154
an average of $5 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 43rd

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.6)
$240an average of $12 per time performed $23
an average of $1 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
18
times performed,
0.95% of his services

12th 65th

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

18
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,530an average of $85 per time performed $1,276
an average of $71 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.95% of his services

13th 54th

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

18
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$846an average of $47 per time performed $417
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 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.85% of his services

14th 25th

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,496an average of $281 per time performed $1,717
an average of $107 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.69% of his services

15th 9th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$468an average of $36 per time performed $112
an average of $9 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
12
times performed,
0.63% of his services

16th 24th

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$780an average of $65 per time performed $137
an average of $11 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.

Roy C Blank
Average for Internal Medicine 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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