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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $113 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
419
Rank: 179th
out of 1,839 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,266
Rank: 56th
out of 1,839 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
7.8 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$117K
Rank: 41st
out of 1,839 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$279 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $113

Office Visits

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Top Billing

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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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Penny L. Mitchell
Average for Nurse Practitioner 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

Penny L. Mitchell

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 8 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
2,558
times performed,
78% of her services

1st 1st

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

400
patients got this service, 95% of her patients
6.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$350,446an average of $137 per time performed $104,878
an average of $41 per time performed
DRUGS

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

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

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
290
times performed,
9% of her services

2nd 11th

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

70
patients got this service, 17% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$6,380an average of $22 per time performed $290
an average of $1 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 an office
121
times performed,
4% of her services

3rd 20th

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

71
patients got this service, 17% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$10,164an average of $84 per time performed $2,904
an average of $24 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 1 or 2 muscles

Service Code: 20552
Performed in an office
100
times performed,
3% of her services

4th 126th

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

57
patients got this service, 14% of her patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$13,800an average of $138 per time performed $2,900
an average of $29 per time performed
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
74
times performed,
2% of her services

5th 110th

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

60
patients got this service, 14% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,700an average of $50 per time performed $1,554
an average of $21 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
2% of her services

6th 43rd

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

21
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$896an average of $16 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
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
47
times performed,
1% of her services

7th 32nd

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

47
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,870an average of $210 per time performed $2,867
an average of $61 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection procedure into sacroiliac joint for anesthetic ... +

Injection procedure into sacroiliac joint for anesthetic or steroid ×

Service Code: 27096
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.61% of her services

8th Alert

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in NC perform this service

11
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,740an average of $587 per time performed $1,980
an average of $99 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 "Nurse Practitioner, Family." 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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