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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $114 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,281
Rank: 6th
out of 1,811 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
14,401
Rank: 2nd
out of 1,811 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
11.2 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$315K
Rank: 6th
out of 1,811 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$246 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $114

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

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 55 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
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of multiple skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
7,709
times performed,
54% of his services

1st 4th

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

557
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$493,376an average of $64 per time performed $31,838
an average of $4 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
2,527
times performed,
18% of his services

2nd 1st

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

1,090
patients got this service, 85% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$303,240an average of $120 per time performed $104,618
an average of $41 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
1,268
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 18th

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

636
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$188,932an average of $149 per time performed $48,362
an average of $38 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
678
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 3rd

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

69
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$20,340an average of $30 per time performed $854
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin, tissue, or mouth

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
490
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 25th

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

404
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$122,500an average of $250 per time performed $26,156
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
474
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 29th

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

319
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$47,400an average of $100 per time performed $30,971
an average of $65 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
328
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 39th

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

328
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$48,216an average of $147 per time performed $12,326
an average of $38 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin, tissue, or mouth +

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin, tissue, or mouth ×

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
290
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 49th

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

145
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$72,819an average of $251 per time performed $5,931
an average of $20 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
163
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 10th

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

163
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$35,860an average of $220 per time performed $9,151
an average of $56 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
90
times performed,
0.62% of his services

10th 2nd

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

82
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$17,010an average of $189 per time performed $5,252
an average of $58 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

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

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

Service Code: 17282
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
0.4% of his services

11th 208th

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

56
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$24,795an average of $435 per time performed $7,087
an average of $124 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
49
times performed,
0.34% of his services

12th 13th

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

43
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,263an average of $87 per time performed $1,358
an average of $28 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

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

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

Service Code: 17263
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
0.33% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

44
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,800an average of $350 per time performed $5,491
an average of $114 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

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

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 centimeters to 2.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17262
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.17% of his services

14th 163rd

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)
$7,500an average of $300 per time performed $2,284
an average of $91 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

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

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 centimeters to 2.0 centimeters) of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17272
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.15% of his services

15th 281st

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,707an average of $367 per time performed $2,271
an average of $108 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
19
times performed,
0.13% of his services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,545an average of $555 per time performed $2,774
an average of $146 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

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

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

Service Code: 17283
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.12% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,108an average of $506 per time performed $2,746
an average of $153 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.11% of his services

18th 218th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.94% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,384an average of $149 per time performed $466
an average of $29 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
15
times performed,
0.1% of his services

19th 340th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,337an average of $489 per time performed $1,337
an average of $89 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

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

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

Service Code: 17273
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.08% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.94% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,340an average of $445 per time performed $1,464
an average of $122 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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