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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $103 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,119
Rank: 10th
out of 2,413 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
12,981
Rank: 3rd
out of 2,413 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
11.6 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 2.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$285K
Rank: 9th
out of 2,413 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$254 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $103

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 E. Sabol
Average for Physician Assistant 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

DENNIS POLLEY

RICHARD ROUX

THOR KLANG

BRIAN FLEMING

MICHAEL WOODCOCK

Organizations

CUMBERLAND COUNTY HOSPI...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

Michael E. Sabol

Patients saw after

Individuals

DENNIS POLLEY

RICHARD ROUX

THOR KLANG

DAVID FISHER

ALI NASIM

Organizations

CUMBERLAND COUNTY HOSPI...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 21 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
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
7,018
times performed,
54% of his services

1st 5th

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

497
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$449,152an average of $64 per time performed $28,072
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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
2,267
times performed,
17% of his services

2nd 1st

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

932
patients got this service, 83% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$272,040an average of $120 per time performed $92,947
an average of $41 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
1,168
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 24th

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

566
patients got this service, 51% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$174,032an average of $149 per time performed $44,384
an average of $38 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
484
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 34th

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

408
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$121,000an average of $250 per time performed $25,652
an average of $53 per time performed
DRUGS

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

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

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
466
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 4th

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

48
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$13,980an average of $30 per time performed $466
an average of $1 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
357
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 42nd

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

262
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$35,700an average of $100 per time performed $24,276
an average of $68 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
334
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 61st

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

156
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$83,500an average of $250 per time performed $6,680
an average of $20 per time performed
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
321
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 43rd

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

321
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$47,187an average of $147 per time performed $12,519
an average of $39 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
180
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 12th

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

180
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$39,600an average of $220 per time performed $9,900
an average of $55 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
65
times performed,
0.5% of his services

10th 2nd

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

58
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$12,285an average of $189 per time performed $4,030
an average of $62 per time performed
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
55
times performed,
0.42% of his services

11th 314th

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: 1.1)
$19,250an average of $350 per time performed $5,940
an average of $108 per time performed
DRUGS

Aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride (levulan kerastick) for... +

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

Service Code: J7308
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.35% of his services

12th 165th

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$9,000an average of $200 per time performed $5,355
an average of $119 per time performed
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
44
times performed,
0.34% of his services

13th 178th

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$13,200an average of $300 per time performed $3,168
an average of $72 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
39
times performed,
0.3% of his services

14th 9th

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

38
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,393an average of $87 per time performed $1,014
an average of $26 per time performed
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
31
times performed,
0.24% of his services

15th Alert

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

31
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,795an average of $445 per time performed $4,030
an average of $130 per time performed
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
30
times performed,
0.23% of his services

16th 237th

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

30
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,960an average of $432 per time performed $3,690
an average of $123 per time performed
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
21
times performed,
0.16% of his services

17th Alert

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
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,655an average of $555 per time performed $3,024
an average of $144 per time performed
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
18
times performed,
0.14% of his services

18th Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,108an average of $506 per time performed $2,700
an average of $150 per time performed
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of ear

Service Code: 69100
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.12% of his services

19th 238th

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: 1.1)
$3,750an average of $250 per time performed $690
an average of $46 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Biopsy of soft tissue of leg or ankle

Service Code: 27613
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.09% of his services

20th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,920an average of $410 per time performed $1,932
an average of $161 per time performed
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
11
times performed,
0.08% of his services

21st 389th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.98% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,500an average of $500 per time performed $880
an average of $80 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 "Physician Assistant." 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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