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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
898
Rank: 129th
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
10,477
Rank: 138th
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
11.7 This Provider
Avg 6.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$314K
Rank: 95th
out of 2,484 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$350 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.

Individuals

GAIL CAPEL

TRAVIS PICKENS

JUAN ALDRICH

BRYAN SATTERWHITE

LARRY BEARD

Organizations

J. ARTHUR DOSHER MEMORI...

NEW HANOVER REGIONAL ME...

Patients saw before

TERRY PIEPER MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

GAIL CAPEL

JUAN ALDRICH

TRAVIS PICKENS

BRYAN SATTERWHITE

WILLIAM MCCUSKEY

Organizations

J. ARTHUR DOSHER MEMORI...

NEW HANOVER REGIONAL ME...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 51 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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
1,458
times performed,
14% of his services

1st 2nd

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

558
patients got this service, 62% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$101,929an average of $70 per time performed $67,739
an average of $46 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
1,077
times performed,
10% of his services

2nd 29th

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

178
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,766an average of $2 per time performed $1,217
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
1,068
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 174th

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

562
patients got this service, 63% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$75,711an average of $71 per time performed $49,694
an average of $47 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
770
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 1st

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

495
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$79,541an average of $103 per time performed $51,706
an average of $67 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
730
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 204th

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

444
patients got this service, 49% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$6,840an average of $9 per time performed $4,840
an average of $7 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Urinalysis, manual test

Service Code: 81002
Performed in an office
538
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 45th

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

478
patients got this service, 53% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,228an average of $6 per time performed $1,840
an average of $3 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
519
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 16th

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

101
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$12,549an average of $24 per time performed $8,647
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Annual alcohol misuse screening, 15 minutes

Service Code: G0442
Performed in an office
468
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 173rd

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

468
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,096an average of $17 per time performed $7,797
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Annual depression screening, 15 minutes

Service Code: G0444
Performed in an office
327
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 95th

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

327
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,690an average of $17 per time performed $5,445
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit, includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), subsequent visit ×

Service Code: G0439
Performed in an office
321
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 22nd

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

321
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$35,021an average of $109 per time performed $34,321
an average of $107 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
319
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 24th

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

315
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,082an average of $16 per time performed $2,865
an average of $9 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
304
times performed,
3% of his services

12th 34th

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

295
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,606an average of $15 per time performed $4,457
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
303
times performed,
3% of his services

13th 13th

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

294
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,354an average of $24 per time performed $7,027
an average of $23 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, testosterone enanthate, up to 200 mg

Service Code: J3130
Performed in an office
274
times performed,
3% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
13.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3an average of $0 per time performed $3
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 10 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99307
Performed in a facility
266
times performed,
3% of his services

15th 100th

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

53
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$11,507an average of $43 per time performed $8,456
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, imm... +

Colorectal cancer screening; fecal occult blood test, immunoassay, 1-3 simultaneous ×

Service Code: G0328
Performed in an office
229
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 99th

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

229
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,954an average of $26 per time performed $4,871
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
225
times performed,
2% of his services

17th 10th

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

30
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
7.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.1)
$1,208an average of $5 per time performed $1,184
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Prostate cancer screening; digital rectal examination

Service Code: G0102
Performed in an office
217
times performed,
2% of his services

18th 308th

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

217
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,051an average of $19 per time performed $2,383
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 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
211
times performed,
2% of his services

19th 20th

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

52
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
4.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$4,013an average of $19 per time performed $2,775
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
205
times performed,
2% of his services

20th 96th

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

103
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$11,851an average of $58 per time performed $6,937
an average of $34 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention... +

Annual wellness visit; includes a personalized prevention plan of service (pps), initial visit ×

Service Code: G0438
Performed in an office
115
times performed,
1% of his services

21st 70th

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

115
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,793an average of $163 per time performed $18,417
an average of $160 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
68
times performed,
0.65% of his services

22nd 43rd

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
4.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.6)
$20an average of $0 per time performed $12
an average of $0 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
53
times performed,
0.51% of his services

23rd 65th

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

53
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,211an average of $79 per time performed $3,966
an average of $75 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Administration of pneumococcal vaccine

Service Code: G0009
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.47% of his services

24th 54th

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

49
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,178an average of $24 per time performed $1,136
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 35 minutes per day +

Initial nursing facility visit, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99305
Performed in a facility
37
times performed,
0.35% of his services

25th 147th

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

35
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,752an average of $128 per time performed $3,726
an average of $101 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
35
times performed,
0.33% of his services

26th 69th

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)
$5,566an average of $159 per time performed $2,903
an average of $83 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
31
times performed,
0.3% of his services

27th 77th

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: 1.2)
$1,581an average of $51 per time performed $1,200
an average of $39 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ceftriaxone sodium, per 250 mg

Service Code: J0696
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.29% of his services

28th 40th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$27an average of $1 per time performed $12
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 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.25% of his services

29th 47th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$1,080an average of $42 per time performed $646
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Initial preventive physical examination; face-to-face vis... +

Initial preventive physical examination; face-to-face visit, services limited to new beneficiary during the first 12 months of medicare enrollment ×

Service Code: G0402
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.25% of his services

30th 155th

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)
$4,121an average of $158 per time performed $4,038
an average of $155 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 1 or 2 muscles

Service Code: 20552
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.25% of his services

31st 265th

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,373an average of $53 per time performed $1,015
an average of $39 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Electrocardiogram, routine ecg with 12 leads; performed a... +

Electrocardiogram, routine ecg with 12 leads; performed as a screening for the initial preventive physical examination with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: G0403
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.18% of his services

32nd 240th

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)
$303an average of $16 per time performed $112
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of medium joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of medium joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20605
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.14% of his services

33rd 363rd

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$721an average of $48 per time performed $439
an average of $29 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.12% of his services

34th 556th

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)
$677an average of $52 per time performed $501
an average of $39 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Administration of 1 vaccine

Service Code: 90471
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.1% of his services

35th 105th

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)
$267an average of $24 per time performed $148
an average of $13 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.

Terry Lee Pieper
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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