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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $292 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,757
Rank: 168th
out of 1,848 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,287
Rank: 492nd
out of 1,848 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.4 This Provider
Avg 4.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$179K
Rank: 744th
out of 1,848 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$102 This Provider
Avg $292

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 his Part B patients.

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 in 2014.

Individuals

GLAUCO MARESCA

JASON LORENC

ALEXANDRU STOIAN

TIMOTHY ATKINSON

TERENCE SCHUMPERT

Organizations

CANTON-POTSDAM HOSPITAL

SENTARA ALBEMARLE REGIO...

Patients saw before

RICHARD WESSEL MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

GLAUCO MARESCA

ROBERT ROGERS

MICHAEL TULLOCH

LINDSEY WHITE

IMRE RAINEY-SPENCE

Organizations

CANTON-POTSDAM HOSPITAL

SENTARA ALBEMARLE REGIO...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 72 different services in 2014
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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
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
817
times performed,
19% of his services

1st 1st

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

594
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$26,855an average of $33 per time performed $5,229
an average of $6 per time performed
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 a facility
674
times performed,
16% of his services

2nd 34th

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

362
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$97,069an average of $144 per time performed $40,170
an average of $60 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
391
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 9th

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

376
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$94,477an average of $242 per time performed $18,721
an average of $48 per time performed
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
382
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 3rd

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

319
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$57,762an average of $151 per time performed $17,901
an average of $47 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
231
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 28th

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

223
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$28,954an average of $125 per time performed $2,555
an average of $11 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
212
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 10th

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

126
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.5)
$4,340an average of $20 per time performed $1,115
an average of $5 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
194
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 36th

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

192
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$68,115an average of $351 per time performed $11,817
an average of $61 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
137
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 2nd

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

130
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$14,675an average of $107 per time performed $1,037
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
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 a facility
102
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 129th

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

102
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$24,480an average of $240 per time performed $10,050
an average of $99 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination and continuous monitoring of the h... +

Ultrasound examination and continuous monitoring of the heart performed during rest, exercise, and/or drug-induced stress with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93351
Performed in a facility
100
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 158th

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

100
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,800an average of $128 per time performed $6,490
an average of $65 per time performed
medical
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
99
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 21st

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

84
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$24,898an average of $251 per time performed $10,393
an average of $105 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Physician services for outpatient heart rehabilitation wi... +

Physician services for outpatient heart rehabilitation with continuous ekg monitoring per session ×

Service Code: 93798
Performed in an office
90
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 79th

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

25
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
3.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.8)
$4,500an average of $50 per time performed $1,525
an average of $17 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
79
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 39th

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

76
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$7,426an average of $94 per time performed $2,699
an average of $34 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: 93227
Performed in a facility
75
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 69th

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

73
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,952an average of $173 per time performed $1,524
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
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
45
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 29th

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

45
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$10,125an average of $225 per time performed $1,034
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
ADMINISTRATIVE

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

Service Code: A9500
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 14th

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

23
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,513an average of $100 per time performed $2,305
an average of $51 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
39
times performed,
0.91% of his services

17th 13th

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

33
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$1,866an average of $48 per time performed $251
an average of $6 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 an office
34
times performed,
0.79% of his services

18th 6th

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

34
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$47,924an average of $1,410 per time performed $5,240
an average of $154 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.58% of his services

19th 109th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.68% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$1,070an average of $43 per time performed $278
an average of $11 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 supervision, interpretation, and report ×

Service Code: 93015
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.56% of his services

20th 18th

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

24
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,608an average of $484 per time performed $1,281
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care typically 50 minutes

Service Code: 99219
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
0.56% of his services

21st 334th

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

24
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,959an average of $207 per time performed $2,484
an average of $104 per time performed
medical
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
24
times performed,
0.56% of his services

22nd 25th

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

22
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$1,908an average of $80 per time performed $719
an average of $30 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
23
times performed,
0.54% of his services

23rd 17th

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

23
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,618an average of $375 per time performed $3,562
an average of $155 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 an office
23
times performed,
0.54% of his services

24th 19th

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

23
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$55,946an average of $2,432 per time performed $8,212
an average of $357 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy, d... +

Injection of drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96374
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.51% of his services

25th 110th

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)
$2,750an average of $125 per time performed $905
an average of $41 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for ... +

Injection of different drug or substance into a vein for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96375
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.51% of his services

26th 185th

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)
$2,200an average of $100 per time performed $359
an average of $16 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
20
times performed,
0.47% of his services

27th 33rd

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

20
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,000an average of $150 per time performed $340
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Follow-up or limited ultrasound examination of heart

Service Code: 93308
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.42% of his services

28th 108th

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

17
patients got this service, 0.97% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,385an average of $133 per time performed $357
an average of $20 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
17
times performed,
0.4% of his services

29th 55th

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

17
patients got this service, 0.97% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,822an average of $284 per time performed $2,206
an average of $130 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

External shock to heart to regulate heart beat

Service Code: 92960
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.4% of his services

30th 190th

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

14
patients got this service, 0.8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,398an average of $729 per time performed $1,596
an average of $94 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
16
times performed,
0.37% of his services

31st 49th

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

16
patients got this service, 0.91% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$32,000an average of $2,000 per time performed $3,650
an average of $228 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
13
times performed,
0.3% of his services

32nd 30th

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: 1.1)
$7,800an average of $600 per time performed $716
an average of $55 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.

Richard Fredrick Wessel
Average for Cardiovascular Disease Providers in New York

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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