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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
1,770
Rank: 139th
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
8,327
Rank: 43rd
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.7 This Provider
Avg 3.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$464K
Rank: 43rd
out of 614 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$262 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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Michael J. Moeller
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

MICHAEL YARNOZ

MARTIN CONLEY

DAVID SAWYER

PETER WIEGMAN

JAMES SNYDER

Organizations

NEW HANOVER REGIONAL ME...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

Michael J. Moeller

Patients saw after

Individuals

MARTIN CONLEY

DAVID SAWYER

MICHAEL YARNOZ

PETER WIEGMAN

JAMES SNYDER

Organizations

NEW HANOVER REGIONAL ME...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 42 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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
1,063
times performed,
13% of his services

1st 5th

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

767
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$92,481an average of $87 per time performed $47,835
an average of $45 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
895
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd 1st

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

586
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$131,565an average of $147 per time performed $65,335
an average of $73 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
869
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 6th

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

261
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$8,690an average of $10 per time performed $5,214
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
707
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 11th

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

244
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$26,159an average of $37 per time performed $9,191
an average of $13 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, regadenoson (lexiscan), 0.1 mg

Service Code: J2785
Performed in an office
445
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 9th

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

112
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$23,585an average of $53 per time performed $18,690
an average of $42 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
393
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 14th

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

245
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$3,144an average of $8 per time performed $1,179
an average of $3 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
334
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 3rd

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

256
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$21,376an average of $64 per time performed $4,676
an average of $14 per time performed
ADMINISTRATIVE

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

Service Code: A9500
Performed in an office
318
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 12th

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

160
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$27,348an average of $86 per time performed $21,624
an average of $68 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
285
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 13th

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

145
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$49,305an average of $173 per time performed $21,945
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 a facility
261
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 4th

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

257
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$81,954an average of $314 per time performed $13,050
an average of $50 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
223
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 19th

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)
$33,896an average of $152 per time performed $3,791
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
223
times performed,
3% of his services

12th 16th

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)
$60,879an average of $273 per time performed $2,676
an average of $12 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
213
times performed,
3% of his services

13th 8th

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

134
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$24,282an average of $114 per time performed $11,502
an average of $54 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
208
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 20th

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

208
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$99,008an average of $476 per time performed $12,272
an average of $59 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
202
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 2nd

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

168
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,242an average of $21 per time performed $1,414
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, physician supervision, interpretation, and report ×

Service Code: 93015
Performed in an office
159
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 18th

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

159
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,017an average of $63 per time performed $7,473
an average of $47 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
146
times performed,
2% of his services

17th 15th

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

146
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$62,780an average of $430 per time performed $47,304
an average of $324 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
144
times performed,
2% of his services

18th 17th

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

133
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$50,256an average of $349 per time performed $21,456
an average of $149 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides)

Service Code: 80061
Performed in an office
119
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 37th

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

103
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,261an average of $19 per time performed $1,666
an average of $14 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
118
times performed,
1% of his services

20th 57th

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

102
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,298an average of $11 per time performed $944
an average of $8 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
114
times performed,
1% of his services

21st 10th

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

113
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$27,474an average of $241 per time performed $17,214
an average of $151 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
113
times performed,
1% of his services

22nd 33rd

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

93
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,243an average of $11 per time performed $1,130
an average of $10 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
106
times performed,
1% of his services

23rd 44th

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

93
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$31,588an average of $298 per time performed $7,526
an average of $71 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
98
times performed,
1% of his services

24th 41st

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

98
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$26,264an average of $268 per time performed $13,524
an average of $138 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of heart artery stent via catheter

Service Code: 92980
Performed in a facility
94
times performed,
1% of his services

25th 39th

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

89
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$204,450an average of $2,175 per time performed $58,374
an average of $621 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
91
times performed,
1% of his services

26th 26th

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

91
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$134,498an average of $1,478 per time performed $18,200
an average of $200 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
56
times performed,
0.67% of his services

27th 46th

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

50
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$616an average of $11 per time performed $616
an average of $11 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
43
times performed,
0.52% of his services

28th 73rd

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

43
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$77,744an average of $1,808 per time performed $8,858
an average of $206 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
34
times performed,
0.41% of his services

29th 38th

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

32
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,080an average of $120 per time performed $1,802
an average of $53 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
22
times performed,
0.26% of his services

30th 71st

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

17
patients got this service, 0.96% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,056an average of $48 per time performed $1,056
an average of $48 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter in right and left heart for imaging... +

Insertion of catheter in right and left heart for imaging of blood vessels or grafts and left lower heart ×

Service Code: 93460
Performed in a facility
22
times performed,
0.26% of his services

31st 96th

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)
$34,496an average of $1,568 per time performed $6,072
an average of $276 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
19
times performed,
0.23% of his services

32nd 23rd

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,971an average of $209 per time performed $2,033
an average of $107 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Smoking and tobacco cessation counseling visit for the as... +

Smoking and tobacco cessation counseling visit for the asymptomatic patient; intermediate, greater than 3 minutes, up to 10 minutes ×

Service Code: G0436
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.23% of his services

33rd 205th

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$456an average of $24 per time performed $247
an average of $13 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, thyroid stimulating hormone (tsh)

Service Code: 84443
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.22% of his services

34th 74th

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

17
patients got this service, 0.96% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$414an average of $23 per time performed $414
an average of $23 per time performed
MEDICINE

Insertion of catheter into left heart for diagnosis

Service Code: 93452
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.22% of his services

35th 201st

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,428an average of $246 per time performed $2,790
an average of $155 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 a facility
18
times performed,
0.22% of his services

36th 127th

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

17
patients got this service, 0.96% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,098an average of $61 per time performed $342
an average of $19 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
18
times performed,
0.22% of his services

37th 25th

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,312an average of $184 per time performed $1,818
an average of $101 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Magnesium level

Service Code: 83735
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.18% of his services

38th 125th

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

14
patients got this service, 0.79% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$135an average of $9 per time performed $135
an average of $9 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Administration of influenza virus vaccine

Service Code: G0008
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.17% of his services

39th 113th

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

14
patients got this service, 0.79% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$532an average of $38 per time performed $308
an average of $22 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
13
times performed,
0.16% of his services

40th 27th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.73% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,469an average of $113 per time performed $494
an average of $38 per time performed
MEDICINE

External shock to heart to regulate heart beat

Service Code: 92960
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.14% of his services

41st 78th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.62% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,416an average of $368 per time performed $1,128
an average of $94 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered t... +

Influenza virus vaccine, split virus, when administered to individuals 3 years of age and older, for intramuscular use (fluzone) ×

Service Code: Q2038
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.14% of his services

42nd 175th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.68% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$312an average of $26 per time performed $144
an average of $12 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
11
times performed,
0.13% of his services

43rd 35th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.62% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,364an average of $124 per time performed $165
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
11
times performed,
0.13% of his services

44th 31st

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

11
patients got this service, 0.62% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$495an average of $45 per time performed $33
an average of $3 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound examination of the heart performed during rest... +

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

Service Code: 93350
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.13% of his services

45th 52nd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.62% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,246an average of $386 per time performed $627
an average of $57 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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