Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $142 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
463
Rank: 68th
out of 915 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,056
Rank: 81st
out of 915 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.4 This Provider
Avg 4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$17.7K
Rank: 424th
out of 915 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$38 This Provider
Avg $142

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 her Part B patients.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 14 different services in 2015
(9 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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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
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
990
times performed,
48% of her services

1st 22nd

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

407
patients got this service, 88% of her patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$13,860.00an average of $14.00 per time performed $5,068.80
an average of $5.12 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
895
times performed,
44% of her services

2nd 48th

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

381
patients got this service, 82% of her patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$47,435.00an average of $53.00 per time performed $10,623.65
an average of $11.87 per time performed
medical
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 frequent ×

Service Code: G0250
Performed in an office
122
times performed,
6% of her services

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

59
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,318.00an average of $19.00 per time performed $710.04
an average of $5.82 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
20
times performed,
0.97% of her services

4th 2nd

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

20
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,720.00an average of $136.00 per time performed $841.60
an average of $42.08 per time performed
medical
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.73% of her services

5th 3rd

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$240.00an average of $16.00 per time performed $44.10
an average of $2.94 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.

Diane R Merrill
Average for Nurse Practitioner 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 2015 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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