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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
1,014
Rank: 119th
out of 2,400 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,440
Rank: 293rd
out of 2,400 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.4 This Provider
Avg 6.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$108K
Rank: 818th
out of 2,400 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$106 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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Michael F. Soboeiro
Average for Internal Medicine Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 115 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
drug
TEMPORARY CODES

Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml iodine conce... +

Low osmolar contrast material, 300-399 mg/ml iodine concentration, per ml ×

Service Code: Q9967
Performed in an office
1,520
times performed,
24% of his services

1st 5th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,520an average of $1 per time performed $137
an average of $0 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
943
times performed,
15% of his services

2nd 1st

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

707
patients got this service, 70% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$163,139an average of $173 per time performed $48,565
an average of $52 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
697
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

592
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$13,940an average of $20 per time performed $2,077
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, comprehensive group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80053
Performed in an office
458
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 10th

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

445
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$35,266an average of $77 per time performed $4,626
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
353
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 9th

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

352
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$33,535an average of $95 per time performed $4,405
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
272
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 12th

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

245
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$17,680an average of $65 per time performed $3,609
an average of $13 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
242
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 7th

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

232
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$9,680an average of $40 per time performed $2,575
an average of $11 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
188
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 2nd

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

164
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$21,432an average of $114 per time performed $7,089
an average of $38 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
139
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 11th

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

117
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.2)
$4,587an average of $33 per time performed $744
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 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
108
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 17th

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

99
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$4,968an average of $46 per time performed $1,159
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
100
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 18th

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

93
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$5,900an average of $59 per time performed $1,087
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
93
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 13th

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

86
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$8,370an average of $90 per time performed $2,073
an average of $22 per time performed
drug
MEDICINE

Vaccine for influenza injection into muscle, patient 3 ye... +

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

Service Code: 90656
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 69th

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

79
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,332an average of $30 per time performed $960
an average of $12 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
0.99% of his services

14th 27th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$384an average of $6 per time performed $60
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Psa (prostate specific antigen) measurement

Service Code: 84153
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
0.9% of his services

15th 104th

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

56
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,742an average of $99 per time performed $1,459
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Thyroxine (thyroid chemical) measurement

Service Code: 84439
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.85% of his services

16th 35th

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

51
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,345an average of $79 per time performed $678
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hdl cholesterol level

Service Code: 83718
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.73% of his services

17th 216th

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

47
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,927an average of $41 per time performed $526
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cholesterol level

Service Code: 82465
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
0.71% of his services

18th 153rd

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

46
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,472an average of $32 per time performed $155
an average of $3 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: 85027
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
0.71% of his services

19th 49th

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

45
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,840an average of $40 per time performed $398
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 71020
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.64% of his services

20th 38th

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

37
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,731an average of $91 per time performed $412
an average of $10 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
39
times performed,
0.61% of his services

21st 16th

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$1,568an average of $40 per time performed $485
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.54% of his services

22nd 14th

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

35
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,223an average of $35 per time performed $841
an average of $24 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
32
times performed,
0.5% of his services

23rd 28th

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$768an average of $24 per time performed $138
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urine microalbumin (protein) level

Service Code: 82043
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.5% of his services

24th 59th

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

32
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,304an average of $72 per time performed $253
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood glucose (sugar) level

Service Code: 82947
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.47% of his services

25th 65th

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

28
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$900an average of $30 per time performed $136
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Uric acid level, blood

Service Code: 84550
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.45% of his services

26th 80th

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$957an average of $33 per time performed $117
an average of $4 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
28
times performed,
0.43% of his services

27th 111th

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

28
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,260an average of $45 per time performed $171
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.42% of his services

28th 88th

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,007an average of $37 per time performed $326
an average of $12 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
26
times performed,
0.4% of his services

29th 20th

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,280an average of $88 per time performed $272
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood creatinine level

Service Code: 82565
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.36% of his services

30th 97th

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: 1.5)
$805an average of $35 per time performed $71
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement spine or hips using dedicated x-... +

Bone density measurement spine or hips using dedicated x-ray machine ×

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.34% of his services

31st 64th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,260an average of $330 per time performed $1,025
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Kidney function blood test panel

Service Code: 80069
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.3% of his services

32nd 74th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$1,178an average of $62 per time performed $200
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron level

Service Code: 83540
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.3% of his services

33rd 89th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$874an average of $46 per time performed $168
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Iron binding capacity

Service Code: 83550
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.3% of his services

34th 92nd

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$798an average of $42 per time performed $227
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of large joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.28% of his services

35th 100th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,235an average of $180 per time performed $683
an average of $38 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Cyanocobalamin (vitamin b-12) level

Service Code: 82607
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.25% of his services

36th 67th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,536an average of $96 per time performed $330
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urea nitrogen level to assess kidney function

Service Code: 84520
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.25% of his services

37th 112th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$528an average of $33 per time performed $47
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.23% of his services

38th 30th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$855an average of $57 per time performed $110
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of abdomen

Service Code: 76700
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.22% of his services

39th 190th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,220an average of $230 per time performed $914
an average of $65 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
14
times performed,
0.22% of his services

40th 31st

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$336an average of $24 per time performed $197
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
NA

Transitional care management services with communication ... +

Transitional care management services with communication with the patient and/or caregiver within 2 business days of discharge, medical decision making of high complexity during the service period face-to-face visit, within 7 calendar days of discharge ×

Service Code: 99496
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.17% of his services

41st 185th

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)
$6,325an average of $575 per time performed $1,919
an average of $174 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood potassium level

Service Code: 84132
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.17% of his services

42nd 152nd

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: 1.6)
$330an average of $30 per time performed $28
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Coagulation function measurement

Service Code: 85379
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.17% of his services

43rd 376th

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)
$1,045an average of $95 per time performed $139
an average of $13 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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