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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $184 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,729
Rank: 149th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
8,534
Rank: 40th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.9 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$507K
Rank: 30th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$293 This Provider
Avg $184

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 Cardiology 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.

Patients saw before

Peter J. Wiegman

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 31 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
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
1,625
times performed,
19% of his services

1st 1st

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

972
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$229,125an average of $141 per time performed $115,375
an average of $71 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
897
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd 6th

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

301
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$8,970an average of $10 per time performed $5,382
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 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
652
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 11th

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

231
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$24,124an average of $37 per time performed $8,476
an average of $13 per time performed
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
610
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 13th

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

197
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$112,240an average of $184 per time performed $46,970
an average of $77 per time performed
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
436
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 14th

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

289
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$3,052an average of $7 per time performed $1,308
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, regadenoson (lexiscan), 0.1 mg

Service Code: J2785
Performed in an office
433
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 9th

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

109
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$22,516an average of $52 per time performed $18,186
an average of $42 per time performed
ADMINISTRATIVE

Technetium tc-99m sestamibi, diagnostic, per study dose

Service Code: A9500
Performed in an office
370
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 12th

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

185
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$32,190an average of $87 per time performed $25,160
an average of $68 per time performed
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
269
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 3rd

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

202
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$17,485an average of $65 per time performed $3,766
an average of $14 per time performed
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
256
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 4th

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

251
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$81,664an average of $319 per time performed $12,800
an average of $50 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
254
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 33rd

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

189
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,048an average of $12 per time performed $2,286
an average of $9 per time performed
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
220
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 2nd

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

189
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,620an average of $21 per time performed $1,320
an average of $6 per time performed
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
199
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 17th

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

177
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$70,446an average of $354 per time performed $29,253
an average of $147 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
196
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 46th

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

159
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,156an average of $11 per time performed $2,156
an average of $11 per time performed
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
193
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 25th

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

153
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$41,302an average of $214 per time performed $19,493
an average of $101 per time performed
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 an office
189
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 10th

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

186
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$44,037an average of $233 per time performed $29,484
an average of $156 per time performed
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 supervision, interpretation, and report ×

Service Code: 93015
Performed in an office
187
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 18th

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

186
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,155an average of $65 per time performed $8,976
an average of $48 per time performed
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 an office
179
times performed,
2% of his services

17th 15th

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

179
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$79,118an average of $442 per time performed $58,712
an average of $328 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
158
times performed,
2% of his services

18th 57th

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

140
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,896an average of $12 per time performed $1,106
an average of $7 per time performed
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
140
times performed,
2% of his services

19th 19th

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

140
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,280an average of $152 per time performed $2,380
an average of $17 per time performed
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
140
times performed,
2% of his services

20th 16th

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

140
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$37,660an average of $269 per time performed $1,680
an average of $12 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
135
times performed,
2% of his services

21st 37th

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

123
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,700an average of $20 per time performed $1,755
an average of $13 per time performed
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
132
times performed,
2% of his services

22nd 20th

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

132
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$62,832an average of $476 per time performed $7,788
an average of $59 per time performed
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
121
times performed,
1% of his services

23rd 44th

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

112
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$34,606an average of $286 per time performed $8,470
an average of $70 per time performed
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
115
times performed,
1% of his services

24th 41st

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

115
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$39,905an average of $347 per time performed $16,905
an average of $147 per time performed
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
90
times performed,
1% of his services

25th 26th

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

84
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$132,840an average of $1,476 per time performed $17,820
an average of $198 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level +

Natriuretic peptide (heart and blood vessel protein) level ×

Service Code: 83880
Performed in an office
86
times performed,
1% of his services

26th 71st

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

65
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,214an average of $49 per time performed $4,128
an average of $48 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of heart artery stent via catheter

Service Code: 92980
Performed in a facility
66
times performed,
0.77% of his services

27th 39th

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

61
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$135,696an average of $2,056 per time performed $41,580
an average of $630 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, more than 30 minutes

Service Code: 99239
Performed in a facility
54
times performed,
0.63% of his services

28th 54th

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

49
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,964an average of $166 per time performed $4,212
an average of $78 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.52% of his services

29th 74th

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

36
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,012an average of $23 per time performed $1,012
an average of $23 per time performed
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
22
times performed,
0.26% of his services

30th 73rd

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$35,530an average of $1,615 per time performed $5,236
an average of $238 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
22
times performed,
0.26% of his services

31st 5th

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

22
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,398an average of $109 per time performed $1,122
an average of $51 per time performed
MEDICINE

External shock to heart to regulate heart beat

Service Code: 92960
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.2% of his services

32nd 78th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.87% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,939an average of $467 per time performed $1,615
an average of $95 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 a facility
15
times performed,
0.18% of his services

33rd 27th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.87% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,515an average of $101 per time performed $570
an average of $38 per time performed
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
12
times performed,
0.14% of his services

34th 88th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.69% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$972an average of $81 per time performed $228
an average of $19 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 "Cardiovascular Disease." 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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