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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $356 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,777
Rank: 2nd
out of 82 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,016
Rank: 17th
out of 82 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
1.7 This Provider
Avg 4.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$223K
Rank: 25th
out of 82 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$125 This Provider
Avg $356

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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Peter L. Villani
Average for Vascular Surgery 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

MACK MCCLAIN

THOMAS FISHER

ANDREW SIMAYS

BOYD GASQUE

GEORGE PROVOSTY

Organizations

SOUTHEASTERN REGIONAL M...

COUNTY OF ROBESON

Patients saw before

Peter L. Villani

Patients saw after

Individuals

THOMAS FISHER

BOYD GASQUE

MACK MCCLAIN

GEORGE PROVOSTY

ANDREW SIMAYS

Organizations

SOUTHEASTERN REGIONAL M...

SOUTHEASTERN REGIONAL P...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 24 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
MEDICINE

Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on ... +

Ultrasound scanning of blood flow (outside the brain) on both sides of head and neck ×

Service Code: 93880
Performed in a facility
894
times performed,
30% of his services

1st 9th

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

862
patients got this service, 49% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$403,194an average of $451 per time performed $19,668
an average of $22 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
653
times performed,
22% of his services

2nd 4th

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

409
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$45,710an average of $70 per time performed $19,590
an average of $30 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound study of arteries of both arms and legs

Service Code: 93923
Performed in a facility
228
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 34th

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

224
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$36,708an average of $161 per time performed $3,648
an average of $16 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
219
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 6th

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

187
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$32,850an average of $150 per time performed $15,987
an average of $73 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound study of arteries of both legs at rest and exe... +

Ultrasound study of arteries of both legs at rest and exercise ×

Service Code: 93924
Performed in a facility
202
times performed,
7% of his services

5th Alert

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

185
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$67,872an average of $336 per time performed $3,636
an average of $18 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99221
Performed in a facility
137
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 30th

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

132
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,988an average of $124 per time performed $10,412
an average of $76 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 1... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99201
Performed in an office
125
times performed,
4% of his services

7th Alert

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

125
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,500an average of $68 per time performed $3,625
an average of $29 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
71
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 13th

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

71
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,638an average of $178 per time performed $5,396
an average of $76 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of vena cava filter by endovascular approach, i... +

Insertion of vena cava filter by endovascular approach, including radiological supervision and interpretation ×

Service Code: 37191
Performed in a facility
63
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 115th

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

63
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$578,844an average of $9,188 per time performed $11,088
an average of $176 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
60
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 14th

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

41
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$3,720an average of $62 per time performed $1,740
an average of $29 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of central venous catheter for infusion, patien... +

Insertion of central venous catheter for infusion, patient 5 years or older ×

Service Code: 36558
Performed in a facility
57
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 67th

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

43
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$63,384an average of $1,112 per time performed $12,255
an average of $215 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound guidance for accessing into blood vessel

Service Code: 76937
Performed in a facility
51
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 41st

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

42
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,550an average of $50 per time performed $612
an average of $12 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Removal of blood clot and portion of artery of neck

Service Code: 35301
Performed in a facility
48
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 43rd

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

45
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$167,232an average of $3,484 per time performed $39,216
an average of $817 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
33
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 2nd

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

33
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,168an average of $96 per time performed $1,650
an average of $50 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of stents into arteries in one leg, endovascula... +

Insertion of stents into arteries in one leg, endovascular, accessed through the skin or open procedure ×

Service Code: 37226
Performed in a facility
29
times performed,
0.96% of his services

15th 102nd

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$704,236an average of $24,284 per time performed $10,411
an average of $359 per time performed
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Removal of gallbladder using an endoscope

Service Code: 47562
Performed in a facility
28
times performed,
0.93% of his services

16th Alert

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$72,072an average of $2,574 per time performed $15,652
an average of $559 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of central venous catheter for infusion, patien... +

Insertion of central venous catheter for infusion, patient 5 years or older ×

Service Code: 36556
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.6% of his services

17th 105th

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

17
patients got this service, 0.96% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,748an average of $486 per time performed $1,692
an average of $94 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Relocation of arm vein with connection to arm artery, ope... +

Relocation of arm vein with connection to arm artery, open procedure ×

Service Code: 36818
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.6% of his services

18th Alert

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
$40,932an average of $2,274 per time performed $9,216
an average of $512 per time performed
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Repair of groin hernia patient age 5 years or older

Service Code: 49505
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.53% of his services

19th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 0.84% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$24,544an average of $1,534 per time performed $6,240
an average of $390 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Balloon dilation of artery of one leg, endovascular, acce... +

Balloon dilation of artery of one leg, endovascular, accessed through the skin or open procedure ×

Service Code: 37228
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.5% of his services

20th 123rd

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

15
patients got this service, 0.84% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$219,420an average of $14,628 per time performed $6,525
an average of $435 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of breast and underarm lymph nodes

Service Code: 19307
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.46% of his services

21st Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 0.79% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$43,050an average of $3,075 per time performed $12,306
an average of $879 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Connection of tube graft to vein and artery for dialysis +

Connection of tube graft to vein and artery for dialysis ×

Service Code: 36830
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.43% of his services

22nd 68th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.73% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$28,665an average of $2,205 per time performed $6,552
an average of $504 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Balloon dilation of arteries in one leg, endovascular, ac... +

Balloon dilation of arteries in one leg, endovascular, accessed through the skin or open procedure ×

Service Code: 37224
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.4% of his services

23rd 90th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.68% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$123,312an average of $10,276 per time performed $3,732
an average of $311 per time performed
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Insertion of stomach tube using an endoscope

Service Code: 43246
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.4% of his services

24th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 0.68% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,916an average of $743 per time performed $1,644
an average of $137 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 "Surgery." 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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