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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $116 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,264
Rank: 5th
out of 2,047 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
12,658
Rank: 1st
out of 2,047 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
10 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$288K
Rank: 8th
out of 2,047 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$228 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $116

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

DENNIS POLLEY

JAMES SHEARER

RICHARD ROUX

DIVYANG PATEL

MARTIN BACON

Organizations

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

CUMBERLAND COUNTY HOSPI...

Patients saw before

MICHAEL SABOL PA-C

Patients saw after

Individuals

DENNIS POLLEY

RICHARD ROUX

MICHAEL HODGES

RICHARD FALTER

THOR KLANG

Organizations

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

CUMBERLAND COUNTY HOSPI...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 52 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
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
7,003
times performed,
55% of his services

1st 5th

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

542
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$448,192an average of $64 per time performed $42,438
an average of $6 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
2,255
times performed,
18% of his services

2nd 1st

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

1,046
patients got this service, 83% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$270,600an average of $120 per time performed $92,365
an average of $41 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
1,207
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 18th

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

644
patients got this service, 51% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$179,843an average of $149 per time performed $42,498
an average of $35 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
462
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 27th

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

338
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$46,200an average of $100 per time performed $30,233
an average of $65 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
376
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 25th

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

336
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$94,000an average of $250 per time performed $19,484
an average of $52 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
366
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 3rd

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$10,980an average of $30 per time performed $458
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
303
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 37th

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

303
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$44,541an average of $147 per time performed $12,475
an average of $41 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
157
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 51st

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

93
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$39,250an average of $250 per time performed $3,079
an average of $20 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
103
times performed,
0.81% of his services

9th 2nd

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

96
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$19,467an average of $189 per time performed $6,549
an average of $64 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
102
times performed,
0.81% of his services

10th 11th

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

102
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$22,440an average of $220 per time performed $6,050
an average of $59 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
56
times performed,
0.44% of his services

11th 15th

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

52
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,872an average of $87 per time performed $1,300
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17263
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.28% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

35
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,250an average of $350 per time performed $3,978
an average of $114 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Aminolevulinic acid hcl for topical administration, 20%, ... +

Aminolevulinic acid hcl for topical administration, 20%, single unit dosage form (354 mg) ×

Service Code: J7308
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.21% of his services

13th 107th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$13,500an average of $500 per time performed $4,915
an average of $182 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of the scalp, un... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of the scalp, underarms, trunk, arms, and/or legs ×

Service Code: 12032
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.21% of his services

14th 240th

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,000an average of $500 per time performed $4,475
an average of $172 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Application of light to aid destruction of premalignant a... +

Application of light to aid destruction of premalignant and/or malignant skin growths, each session ×

Service Code: 96567
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.21% of his services

15th 122nd

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$13,000an average of $500 per time performed $1,992
an average of $77 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the trunk, ... +

Removal of growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11402
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.15% of his services

16th 374th

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,500an average of $500 per time performed $1,077
an average of $57 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17283
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.13% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,096an average of $506 per time performed $2,348
an average of $147 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (over 4.0 centimeters) of... +

Destruction of malignant growth (over 4.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17266
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.1% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,226an average of $556 per time performed $1,756
an average of $135 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17282
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.1% of his services

19th 206th

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)
$5,655an average of $435 per time performed $1,597
an average of $123 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17273
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.09% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.87% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,895an average of $445 per time performed $1,434
an average of $130 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.

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Michael E. Sabol
Average for Physician Assistant 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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