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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
1,247
Rank: 298th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,243
Rank: 103rd
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$302K
Rank: 140th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$242 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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Daniel N. Koehler
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.

Individuals

STEPHEN IULIANO

DANIEL SUGARMAN

DAVID SCOVILL

RICHARD SCHERCZINGER

DONALD TOOTHMAN

Organizations

MOORESVILLE HOSPITAL MA...

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

Patients saw before

Daniel N. Koehler

Patients saw after

Individuals

STEPHEN IULIANO

RICHARD SCHERCZINGER

DANIEL SUGARMAN

SEVER SURDULESCU

JITENDRA PATEL

Organizations

MOORESVILLE HOSPITAL MA...

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

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
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
1,248
times performed,
20% of his services

1st 3rd

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

703
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$139,776an average of $112 per time performed $16,224
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
1,065
times performed,
17% of his services

2nd 6th

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

126
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
8.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$17,040an average of $16 per time performed $6,390
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
760
times performed,
12% of his services

3rd 5th

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

461
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$85,880an average of $113 per time performed $36,480
an average of $48 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
688
times performed,
11% of his services

4th 1st

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

435
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$127,280an average of $185 per time performed $48,160
an average of $70 per time performed
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
269
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 8th

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

116
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$46,537an average of $173 per time performed $14,526
an average of $54 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, regadenoson (lexiscan), 0.1 mg

Service Code: J2785
Performed in an office
248
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 9th

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

62
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$38,688an average of $156 per time performed $10,416
an average of $42 per time performed
ADMINISTRATIVE

Technetium tc-99m tetrofosmin, diagnostic, per study dose +

Technetium tc-99m tetrofosmin, diagnostic, per study dose ×

Service Code: A9502
Performed in an office
200
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 32nd

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

100
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$33,800an average of $169 per time performed $18,400
an average of $92 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
181
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 4th

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

177
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$67,332an average of $372 per time performed $9,050
an average of $50 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
181
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 13th

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

106
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$48,689an average of $269 per time performed $13,937
an average of $77 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
173
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 10th

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

173
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$222,478an average of $1,286 per time performed $24,393
an average of $141 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
169
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 11th

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

79
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$10,985an average of $65 per time performed $2,366
an average of $14 per time performed
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent dual lead pacemaker system with physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93280
Performed in an office
139
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 24th

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

95
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$31,831an average of $229 per time performed $5,421
an average of $39 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
122
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 17th

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

119
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$62,098an average of $509 per time performed $18,300
an average of $150 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
113
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 18th

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

112
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$59,099an average of $523 per time performed $7,345
an average of $65 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
108
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 15th

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

108
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$231,552an average of $2,144 per time performed $38,124
an average of $353 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
85
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 41st

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

85
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$43,265an average of $509 per time performed $11,985
an average of $141 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
54
times performed,
0.86% of his services

17th 20th

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

53
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$25,704an average of $476 per time performed $3,186
an average of $59 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
54
times performed,
0.86% of his services

18th 19th

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

53
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,262an average of $153 per time performed $918
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
54
times performed,
0.86% of his services

19th 16th

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

53
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,796an average of $274 per time performed $594
an average of $11 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.69% of his services

20th 23rd

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

43
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,813an average of $391 per time performed $4,816
an average of $112 per time performed
MEDICINE

Evaluation of parameters of single, dual, or multiple lea... +

Evaluation of parameters of single, dual, or multiple lead pacemaker including device connection, recording, and disconnection ×

Service Code: 93288
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.67% of his services

21st 36th

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$10,458an average of $249 per time performed $1,134
an average of $27 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
38
times performed,
0.61% of his services

22nd 2nd

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,888an average of $76 per time performed $228
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 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.54% of his services

23rd 40th

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,924an average of $86 per time performed $1,020
an average of $30 per time performed
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent single lead pacemaker system with physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93279
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.42% of his services

24th 56th

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$5,226an average of $201 per time performed $832
an average of $32 per time performed
MEDICINE

External shock to heart to regulate heart beat

Service Code: 92960
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.37% of his services

25th 78th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$16,192an average of $704 per time performed $2,139
an average of $93 per time performed
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent dual lead cardioverter-defibrillator including physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93283
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.37% of his services

26th 58th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$5,520an average of $240 per time performed $1,219
an average of $53 per time performed
MEDICINE

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of perman... +

Evaluation, testing, and programming adjustment of permanent single lead cardioverter-defibrillator including physician analysis, review, and report ×

Service Code: 93282
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.32% of his services

27th 91st

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

12
patients got this service, 0.96% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,840an average of $192 per time performed $700
an average of $35 per time performed
MEDICINE

Evaluation of parameters of single, dual, or multiple lea... +

Evaluation of parameters of single, dual, or multiple lead cardioverter-defibrillator including device connection, recording, and disconnection ×

Service Code: 93289
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.26% of his services

28th 93rd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.96% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,192an average of $262 per time performed $768
an average of $48 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.26% of his services

29th 22nd

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,416an average of $401 per time performed $1,648
an average of $103 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of probe in esophagus for heart ultrasound exam... +

Insertion of probe in esophagus for heart ultrasound examination including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93312
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.21% of his services

30th 48th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.96% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,549an average of $273 per time performed $1,079
an average of $83 per time performed
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and... +

Doppler ultrasound study of heart blood flow, valves, and chambers ×

Service Code: 93320
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.21% of his services

31st 35th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.96% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,612an average of $124 per time performed $195
an average of $15 per time performed
MEDICINE

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood fl... +

Doppler ultrasound study of color-directed heart blood flow, rate, and valve function ×

Service Code: 93325
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.21% of his services

32nd 31st

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

12
patients got this service, 0.96% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$585an average of $45 per time performed $39
an average of $3 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.19% of his services

33rd 38th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.96% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,088an average of $174 per time performed $648
an average of $54 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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