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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $179 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,764
Rank: 120th
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,326
Rank: 87th
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.6 This Provider
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$385K
Rank: 59th
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$218 This Provider
Avg $179

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 J. Wiegman
Average for Cardiovascular Disease Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 47 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
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
1,817
times performed,
29% of his services

1st 2nd

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

1,025
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$372,485an average of $205 per time performed $131,496
an average of $72 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
907
times performed,
14% of his services

2nd 7th

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

236
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$12,698an average of $14 per time performed $4,816
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
802
times performed,
13% of his services

3rd 14th

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

219
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$167,618an average of $209 per time performed $61,658
an average of $77 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
399
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 3rd

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

338
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$27,531an average of $69 per time performed $5,051
an average of $13 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted ... +

Ultrasound examination of heart including color-depicted blood flow rate, direction, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93306
Performed in a facility
393
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 4th

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

371
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$146,196an average of $372 per time performed $17,626
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring, physician interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93018
Performed in a facility
241
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 15th

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

241
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,845an average of $45 per time performed $2,509
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or... +

Nuclear medicine study of vessels of heart using drugs or exercise multiple studies ×

Service Code: 78452
Performed in a facility
234
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 20th

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

234
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$111,384an average of $476 per time performed $12,779
an average of $55 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring and physician supervision ×

Service Code: 93016
Performed in a facility
229
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 19th

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

229
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,343an average of $67 per time performed $3,586
an average of $16 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in a facility
186
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 1st

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

140
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,278an average of $23 per time performed $1,131
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
180
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 17th

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

158
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$83,471an average of $464 per time performed $26,165
an average of $145 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-... +

Heart rhythm tracing, analysis, and interpretation of 48-hour ekg ×

Service Code: 93224
Performed in an office
134
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 50th

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

114
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$55,878an average of $417 per time performed $8,367
an average of $62 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
131
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 26th

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

114
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$39,169an average of $299 per time performed $11,976
an average of $91 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
104
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 39th

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

104
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$55,262an average of $531 per time performed $14,418
an average of $139 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood ... +

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood vessels or grafts and left lower heart ×

Service Code: 93458
Performed in a facility
101
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 29th

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

94
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$210,585an average of $2,085 per time performed $20,166
an average of $200 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
83
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 10th

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

63
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$4,399an average of $53 per time performed $945
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
NA

Catheter insertion of stent in major coronary artery or b... +

Catheter insertion of stent in major coronary artery or branch ×

Service Code: 92928
Performed in a facility
64
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 75th

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

56
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$91,008an average of $1,422 per time performed $27,000
an average of $422 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
52
times performed,
0.82% of his services

17th 58th

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

47
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,636an average of $243 per time performed $4,096
an average of $79 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 a facility
34
times performed,
0.54% of his services

18th 25th

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)
$4,624an average of $136 per time performed $1,245
an average of $37 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood ... +

Insertion of catheter in left heart for imaging of blood vessels or grafts and left lower heart ×

Service Code: 93459
Performed in a facility
31
times performed,
0.49% of his services

19th 99th

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

29
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$83,018an average of $2,678 per time performed $6,465
an average of $209 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
30
times performed,
0.47% of his services

20th 6th

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

29
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,080an average of $136 per time performed $1,540
an average of $51 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.36% of his services

21st 8th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.85% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$3,421an average of $149 per time performed $1,225
an average of $53 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
14
times performed,
0.22% of his services

22nd 16th

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

14
patients got this service, 0.79% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$224an average of $16 per time performed $41
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

External shock to heart to regulate heart beat

Service Code: 92960
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.22% of his services

23rd 82nd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.68% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,264an average of $876 per time performed $1,271
an average of $91 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter in right and left heart for imaging... +

Insertion of catheter in right and left heart for imaging of blood vessels or grafts and left lower heart ×

Service Code: 93460
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.21% of his services

24th 110th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.74% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$32,019an average of $2,463 per time performed $3,534
an average of $272 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm symptom-related interpretation of 24-hour ek... +

Heart rhythm symptom-related interpretation of 24-hour ekg monitoring up to 30 days ×

Service Code: 93272
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.17% of his services

25th 87th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.62% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$825an average of $75 per time performed $205
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter for imaging of heart blood vessels ... +

Insertion of catheter for imaging of heart blood vessels or grafts ×

Service Code: 93455
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.17% of his services

26th 239th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.62% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$20,053an average of $1,823 per time performed $1,766
an average of $161 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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