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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
302
Rank: 1390th
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,219
Rank: 1232nd
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4 This Provider
Avg 6.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$71.9K
Rank: 1263rd
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$238 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

MICHAEL SOBOEIRO MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

FARAZ AKHTAR

RYAN MURRAY

ALEKSANDRA AVERY

IMRE GAAL

PAUL HAUGAN

Organizations

WAKEMED

WAKE HEALTH SERVICES, INC

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 38 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
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
470
times performed,
39% of his services

1st 1st

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

200
patients got this service, 66% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$94,470an average of $201 per time performed $37,478
an average of $80 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
169
times performed,
14% of his services

2nd 69th

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

169
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$55,939an average of $331 per time performed $18,700
an average of $111 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
95
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

80
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$14,155an average of $149 per time performed $4,912
an average of $52 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 13th

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

74
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,951an average of $40 per time performed $1,716
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
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 (not otherwise specified) ×

Service Code: Q2039
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 434th

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

59
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,475an average of $25 per time performed $815
an average of $14 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 10th

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

20
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.1)
$1,740an average of $30 per time performed $305
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 54th

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

42
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,680an average of $40 per time performed $974
an average of $23 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
42
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 65th

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

42
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,326an average of $103 per time performed $3,204
an average of $76 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Hemoglobin a1c level

Service Code: 83036
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 11th

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

31
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$2,016an average of $56 per time performed $467
an average of $13 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
15
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 24th

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

15
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,226an average of $82 per time performed $175
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Automated urinalysis test

Service Code: 81003
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 27th

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$234an average of $18 per time performed $39
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 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.98% of his services

12th 25th

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,032an average of $336 per time performed $1,040
an average of $87 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
12
times performed,
0.98% of his services

13th 37th

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

11
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$219an average of $18 per time performed $38
an average of $3 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.

Michael F Soboeiro
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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