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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
1,029
Rank: 308th
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,370
Rank: 207th
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.2 This Provider
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$239K
Rank: 147th
out of 566 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$232 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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Ryan V. Miller
Average for Cardiovascular Disease Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 50 different services in 2013
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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
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
828
times performed,
19% of his services

1st 7th

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

147
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
5.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$13,662an average of $17 per time performed $4,413
an average of $5 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
718
times performed,
16% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

530
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$161,902an average of $225 per time performed $51,294
an average of $71 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
390
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

367
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$23,739an average of $61 per time performed $4,485
an average of $12 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, regadenoson, 0. 1 mg

Service Code: J2785
Performed in an office
324
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 9th

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

80
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$89,100an average of $275 per time performed $13,508
an average of $42 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
303
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 6th

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

213
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$34,781an average of $115 per time performed $14,950
an average of $49 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
228
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 16th

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

186
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$1,140an average of $5 per time performed $675
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
ADMINISTRATIVE

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

Service Code: A9500
Performed in an office
201
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 12th

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

107
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$77,385an average of $385 per time performed $26,309
an average of $131 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
170
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 11th

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

165
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$189,576an average of $1,115 per time performed $19,203
an average of $113 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
104
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 21st

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

103
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$31,574an average of $304 per time performed $5,068
an average of $49 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
103
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 18th

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

102
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$171,804an average of $1,668 per time performed $37,833
an average of $367 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
103
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 4th

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

102
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$43,260an average of $420 per time performed $4,743
an average of $46 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
94
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 1st

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

68
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,136an average of $44 per time performed $556
an average of $6 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
84
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 8th

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

56
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$14,112an average of $168 per time performed $4,430
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Heart rhythm tracing of 48-hour ekg

Service Code: 93225
Performed in an office
82
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 55th

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

75
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,414an average of $127 per time performed $1,389
an average of $17 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 an office
82
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 47th

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

75
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,478an average of $189 per time performed $1,405
an average of $17 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
62
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 17th

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

62
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$29,388an average of $474 per time performed $9,108
an average of $147 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 an office
59
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 22nd

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

59
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,600an average of $298 per time performed $6,669
an average of $113 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
55
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 26th

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

53
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$18,217an average of $331 per time performed $5,481
an average of $100 per time performed
medical
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
49
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 100th

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

45
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,470an average of $30 per time performed $460
an average of $9 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
38
times performed,
0.87% of his services

20th 29th

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)
$60,800an average of $1,600 per time performed $8,871
an average of $233 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
37
times performed,
0.85% of his services

21st 14th

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$8,880an average of $240 per time performed $2,842
an average of $77 per time performed
medical
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
27
times performed,
0.62% of his services

22nd 36th

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,228an average of $83 per time performed $786
an average of $29 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
24
times performed,
0.55% of his services

23rd 20th

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,544an average of $356 per time performed $1,292
an average of $54 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
23
times performed,
0.53% of his services

24th 15th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,841an average of $167 per time performed $241
an average of $10 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
18
times performed,
0.41% of his services

25th 19th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,198an average of $67 per time performed $271
an average of $15 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
17
times performed,
0.39% of his services

26th 13th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,833an average of $225 per time performed $989
an average of $58 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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