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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $241 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
974
Rank: 139th
out of 2,400 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,016
Rank: 397th
out of 2,400 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.1 This Provider
Avg 6.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$212K
Rank: 268th
out of 2,400 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$218 This Provider
Avg $241

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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Shilpesh P. Patel
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 40 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
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
2,342
times performed,
47% of his services

1st 2nd

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

645
patients got this service, 66% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$204,972an average of $88 per time performed $100,214
an average of $43 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in a facility
326
times performed,
6% of his services

2nd 23rd

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

261
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$16,512an average of $51 per time performed $1,826
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
320
times performed,
6% of his services

3rd 6th

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

103
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$55,274an average of $173 per time performed $24,250
an average of $76 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
243
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 14th

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

237
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,075an average of $25 per time performed $5,793
an average of $24 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
240
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 17th

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

49
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
4.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$7,771an average of $32 per time performed $3,065
an average of $13 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 (fluzone) ×

Service Code: Q2038
Performed in an office
236
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 50th

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

236
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,900an average of $25 per time performed $2,785
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
169
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 32nd

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

118
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$21,809an average of $129 per time performed $8,908
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
164
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 15th

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

116
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$56,241an average of $343 per time performed $23,782
an average of $145 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 25 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99309
Performed in a facility
106
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 71st

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$16,200an average of $153 per time performed $5,910
an average of $56 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 25 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99309
Performed in an office
83
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 101st

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$12,693an average of $153 per time performed $4,624
an average of $56 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
80
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 4th

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

44
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$8,150an average of $102 per time performed $4,232
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in an office
69
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 111th

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

68
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,518an average of $22 per time performed $339
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at lea... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) with tracing using at least 12 leads ×

Service Code: 93005
Performed in an office
68
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 123rd

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

67
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,788an average of $41 per time performed $356
an average of $5 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
68
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 1st

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

61
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$8,824an average of $130 per time performed $3,359
an average of $49 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care discharge

Service Code: 99217
Performed in a facility
64
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 52nd

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

58
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,248an average of $82 per time performed $3,333
an average of $52 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care typically 70 minutes

Service Code: 99220
Performed in a facility
62
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 56th

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)
$14,375an average of $232 per time performed $7,879
an average of $127 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 36th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.6)
$330an average of $6 per time performed $47
an average of $1 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
39
times performed,
0.78% of his services

18th 78th

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,705an average of $95 per time performed $1,529
an average of $39 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
35
times performed,
0.7% of his services

19th 43rd

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

35
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$2,070an average of $59 per time performed $830
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician re-certification for medicare-covered home heal... +

Physician re-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 im ×

Service Code: G0179
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.62% of his services

20th 84th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$2,170an average of $70 per time performed $793
an average of $26 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 a facility
23
times performed,
0.46% of his services

21st 273rd

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,829an average of $123 per time performed $135
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 45 minutes per day +

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 45 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99306
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.38% of his services

22nd 110th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,450an average of $182 per time performed $2,100
an average of $111 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: 93227
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.32% of his services

23rd 416th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,080an average of $130 per time performed $296
an average of $18 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,
0.26% of his services

24th 99th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,784an average of $137 per time performed $796
an average of $61 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Nursing facility discharge day management, 30 minutes or ... +

Nursing facility discharge day management, 30 minutes or less ×

Service Code: 99315
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.22% of his services

25th 232nd

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,111an average of $101 per time performed $584
an average of $53 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
11
times performed,
0.22% of his services

26th 73rd

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$275an average of $25 per time performed $108
an average of $10 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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