Treatment Tracker

The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $127 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
454
Rank: 88th
out of 1,394 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,879
Rank: 52nd
out of 1,394 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.3 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$103K
Rank: 53rd
out of 1,394 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$226 This Provider
Avg $127

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 her Part B patients.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 16 different services in 2015
(8 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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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
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
2,179
times performed,
76% of her services

1st 2nd

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

412
patients got this service, 91% of her patients
5.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$597,046.00an average of $274.00 per time performed $88,903.20
an average of $40.80 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
250
times performed,
9% of her services

2nd 20th

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

49
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,500.00an average of $22.00 per time performed $295.00
an average of $1.18 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
106
times performed,
4% of her services

3rd 30th

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

51
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$17,808.00an average of $168.00 per time performed $2,534.46
an average of $23.91 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 1 or 2 muscles

Service Code: 20552
Performed in an office
102
times performed,
4% of her services

4th 165th

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

50
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$51,000.00an average of $500.00 per time performed $2,946.78
an average of $28.89 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Drug screen, other than chromatographic; any number of dr... +

Drug screen, other than chromatographic; any number of drug classes, by clia waived test or moderate complexity test, per patient encounter ×

Service Code: G0434
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
3% of her services

5th 76th

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

67
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$6,000.00an average of $80.00 per time performed $1,454.25
an average of $19.39 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
3% of her services

6th 17th

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

73
patients got this service, 16% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$35,040.00an average of $480.00 per time performed $3,826.66
an average of $52.42 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.9% of her services

7th 26th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$416.00an average of $16.00 per time performed $7.54
an average of $0.29 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
14
times performed,
0.49% of her services

8th 42nd

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

13
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$1,540.00an average of $110.00 per time performed $175.00
an average of $12.50 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.

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Penny L. Mitchell
Average for Nurse Practitioner, Family Providers in North Carolina

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 2015 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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