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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $233 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
785
Rank: 323rd
out of 2,711 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,859
Rank: 539th
out of 2,711 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.9 This Provider
Avg 5.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$141K
Rank: 629th
out of 2,711 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$180 This Provider
Avg $233

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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Maria Fakadej
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in North Carolina

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, from Jan. 2012 to June 2013.

Individuals

CARY BIZZELL

JONATHAN LOZEVSKI

RICHARD CODY

EDWARD CLARK

ERIC JANIS

Organizations

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

JOHNSTON MEMORIAL HOSPI...

Patients saw before

Maria Fakadej

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 12 different services in 2012
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
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
2,730
times performed,
71% of her services

1st 2nd

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

755
patients got this service, 96% of her patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$354,900an average of $130 per time performed $122,850
an average of $45 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
317
times performed,
8% of her services

2nd 13th

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

317
patients got this service, 40% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,582an average of $46 per time performed $7,291
an average of $23 per time performed
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
178
times performed,
5% of her services

3rd 78th

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

178
patients got this service, 23% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,052an average of $34 per time performed $1,602
an average of $9 per time performed
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle, patient ... +

Vaccine for influenza for injection into muscle, patient 3 years and older ×

Service Code: 90656
Performed in an office
123
times performed,
3% of her services

4th 104th

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

123
patients got this service, 16% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,182an average of $34 per time performed $1,476
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
112
times performed,
3% of her services

5th 45th

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

86
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,128an average of $19 per time performed $448
an average of $4 per time performed
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
109
times performed,
3% of her services

6th 38th

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

87
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$8,938an average of $82 per time performed $2,834
an average of $26 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ceftriaxone sodium, per 250 mg

Service Code: J0696
Performed in an office
109
times performed,
3% of her services

7th 43rd

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

30
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$5,232an average of $48 per time performed $109
an average of $1 per time performed
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
52
times performed,
1% of her services

8th 1st

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

50
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$9,984an average of $192 per time performed $3,068
an average of $59 per time performed
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
41
times performed,
1% of her services

9th 88th

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

41
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,036an average of $196 per time performed $2,255
an average of $55 per time performed
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
36
times performed,
0.93% of her services

10th 23rd

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

36
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,760an average of $160 per time performed $396
an average of $11 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.91% of her services

11th 130th

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

29
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$875an average of $25 per time performed $105
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.44% of her services

12th 35th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.7)
$119an average of $7 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed

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.

Notes: This provider has a self-reported specialty of "Internal Medicine." In some cases the self-reported specialty may differ from the specialty listed above, which comes from Medicare. Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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