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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
1,062
Rank: 359th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,489
Rank: 147th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.2 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$287K
Rank: 154th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$270 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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Ryan V. Miller
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

Ryan V. Miller

Patients saw after

Individuals

ANDREW ROSS

THOMAS WILEY

JEFFREY ZAPAWA

JOHNNY DY

DAVID GLOWACKI

Organizations

BLUE RIDGE HEALTHCARE H...

FRYE REGIONAL MEDICAL C...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 29 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
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
1,267
times performed,
23% of his services

1st 6th

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

146
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
8.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$21,539an average of $17 per time performed $7,602
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 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
691
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 1st

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

503
patients got this service, 47% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$126,453an average of $183 per time performed $49,752
an average of $72 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, regadenoson (lexiscan), 0.1 mg

Service Code: J2785
Performed in an office
384
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 9th

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

95
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$105,600an average of $275 per time performed $16,128
an average of $42 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
375
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 3rd

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

338
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$22,875an average of $61 per time performed $4,500
an average of $12 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
334
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 5th

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

238
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$38,410an average of $115 per time performed $16,700
an average of $50 per time performed
ADMINISTRATIVE

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

Service Code: A9500
Performed in an office
256
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 12th

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

132
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$60,160an average of $235 per time performed $19,200
an average of $75 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
220
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 10th

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

217
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$254,540an average of $1,157 per time performed $31,240
an average of $142 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
215
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 11th

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

101
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$9,890an average of $46 per time performed $3,010
an average of $14 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
197
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 2nd

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

125
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$8,668an average of $44 per time performed $1,182
an average of $6 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
164
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 14th

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

134
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$820an average of $5 per time performed $492
an average of $3 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
160
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 4th

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

158
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$67,200an average of $420 per time performed $7,840
an average of $49 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
139
times performed,
3% of his services

12th 18th

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

137
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$42,256an average of $304 per time performed $9,035
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
133
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 15th

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

131
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$221,844an average of $1,668 per time performed $50,008
an average of $376 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
106
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 8th

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

71
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$17,808an average of $168 per time performed $5,724
an average of $54 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
105
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 17th

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

98
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$49,770an average of $474 per time performed $15,330
an average of $146 per time performed
MEDICINE

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

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

Service Code: 93227
Performed in an office
101
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 51st

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

92
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$19,089an average of $189 per time performed $2,020
an average of $20 per time performed
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing of 48-hour ekg

Service Code: 93225
Performed in an office
98
times performed,
2% of his services

17th 63rd

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

89
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$11,074an average of $113 per time performed $2,058
an average of $21 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
76
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 25th

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

72
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$20,368an average of $268 per time performed $7,144
an average of $94 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Smoking and tobacco use intermediate counseling, greater ... +

Smoking and tobacco use intermediate counseling, greater than 3 minutes up to 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99406
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 103rd

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

55
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,190an average of $30 per time performed $657
an average of $9 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
69
times performed,
1% of his services

20th 13th

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

53
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$16,560an average of $240 per time performed $5,175
an average of $75 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
65
times performed,
1% of his services

21st 26th

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

65
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$104,000an average of $1,600 per time performed $15,015
an average of $231 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
38
times performed,
0.69% of his services

22nd 23rd

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

38
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,324an average of $298 per time performed $4,446
an average of $117 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
36
times performed,
0.66% of his services

23rd 20th

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

35
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,816an average of $356 per time performed $2,160
an average of $60 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
34
times performed,
0.62% of his services

24th 16th

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,678an average of $167 per time performed $374
an average of $11 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
30
times performed,
0.55% of his services

25th 19th

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

30
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,010an average of $67 per time performed $510
an average of $17 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
28
times performed,
0.51% of his services

26th 29th

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,856an average of $102 per time performed $812
an average of $29 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
25
times performed,
0.46% of his services

27th 41st

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,750an average of $310 per time performed $3,625
an average of $145 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
0.35% of his services

28th 38th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,952an average of $208 per time performed $1,026
an average of $54 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 a facility
16
times performed,
0.29% of his services

29th 21st

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,928an average of $183 per time performed $912
an average of $57 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
13
times performed,
0.24% of his services

30th 22nd

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,978an average of $306 per time performed $1,339
an average of $103 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital observation care typically 70 minutes per day

Service Code: 99220
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.2% of his services

31st 90th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,048an average of $368 per time performed $1,397
an average of $127 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent observation care, typically 25 minutes per day +

Subsequent observation care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99225
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.2% of his services

32nd 131st

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,056an average of $96 per time performed $539
an average of $49 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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