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Diane R. Merrill N.P.

1900 brunswick ave, Charlotte, N.C., 28207 | (704) 358-4428

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $113 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
475
Rank: 127th
out of 1,839 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,909
Rank: 148th
out of 1,839 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4 This Provider
Avg 3.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$15.8K
Rank: 789th
out of 1,839 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$33 This Provider
Avg $113

Office Visits

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Top Billing

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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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Diane R. Merrill
Average for Nurse Practitioner 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

SARAH MASSEY

DAVID FRAMM

KENNETH OWEN

EDWARD KNISH

RICHARD MILLER

Organizations

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

CAROLINAS MEDICAL CENTER

Patients saw before

Diane R. Merrill

Patients saw after

Individuals

SARAH MASSEY

KENNETH OWEN

DAVID FRAMM

EDWARD KNISH

RICHARD MILLER

Organizations

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

CAROLINAS MEDICAL CENTER

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 4 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
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
900
times performed,
47% of her services

1st 18th

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

437
patients got this service, 92% of her patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$14,400an average of $16 per time performed $4,500
an average of $5 per time performed
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
871
times performed,
46% of her services

2nd 29th

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

420
patients got this service, 88% of her patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$56,615an average of $65 per time performed $9,581
an average of $11 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Physician review, interpretation, and patient management ... +

Physician review, interpretation, and patient management of home inr testing for patient with either mechanical heart valve(s), chronic atrial fibrillation, or venous thromboembolism who meets medicare coverage criteria; testing not occurring more frequently than once a week; billing units of service include 4 tests ×

Service Code: G0250
Performed in an office
125
times performed,
7% of her services

3rd Alert

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

45
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,250an average of $18 per time performed $750
an average of $6 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
13
times performed,
0.68% of her services

4th 1st

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,469an average of $113 per time performed $598
an average of $46 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 "Nurse Practitioner." 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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