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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $272 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,802
Rank: 27th
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
12,339
Rank: 19th
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.8 This Provider
Avg 5.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$428K
Rank: 48th
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$238 This Provider
Avg $272

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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Daniel J. Smith
Average for Dermatology 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

Daniel J. Smith

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 37 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
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
4,963
times performed,
40% of his services

1st 1st

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

626
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$208,446an average of $42 per time performed $24,815
an average of $5 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
1,766
times performed,
14% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

1,204
patients got this service, 67% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$206,622an average of $117 per time performed $81,236
an average of $46 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
1,296
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

797
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$147,744an average of $114 per time performed $57,024
an average of $44 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
1,283
times performed,
10% of his services

4th 4th

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

767
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$89,810an average of $70 per time performed $35,924
an average of $28 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of 0.6 centimeters to 1.0 centimeters skin growth... +

Shaving of 0.6 centimeters to 1.0 centimeters skin growth of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11301
Performed in an office
437
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 19th

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

318
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$61,617an average of $141 per time performed $23,161
an average of $53 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
312
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 7th

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

248
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$61,464an average of $197 per time performed $23,400
an average of $75 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of 0.5 centimeters or less skin growth of face, e... +

Shaving of 0.5 centimeters or less skin growth of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 11310
Performed in an office
278
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 41st

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

231
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$33,916an average of $122 per time performed $12,510
an average of $45 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17262
Performed in an office
213
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 16th

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

161
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$78,384an average of $368 per time performed $23,004
an average of $108 per time performed
MEDICINE

Skin application of tar and ultraviolet b or petrolatum a... +

Skin application of tar and ultraviolet b or petrolatum and ultraviolet b ×

Service Code: 96910
Performed in an office
210
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 25th

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

25
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
8.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 14.1)
$23,100an average of $110 per time performed $11,130
an average of $53 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of 0.5 centimeters or less skin growth of the tru... +

Shaving of 0.5 centimeters or less skin growth of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11300
Performed in an office
164
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 38th

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

135
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,596an average of $89 per time performed $5,084
an average of $31 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of 0.6 centimeters to 1.0 centimeters skin growth... +

Shaving of 0.6 centimeters to 1.0 centimeters skin growth of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 11306
Performed in an office
154
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 43rd

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

131
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$24,178an average of $157 per time performed $8,778
an average of $57 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
141
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 5th

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

131
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$25,239an average of $179 per time performed $9,729
an average of $69 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of 0.6 centimeters to 1.0 centimeters skin growth... +

Shaving of 0.6 centimeters to 1.0 centimeters skin growth of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 11311
Performed in an office
137
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 29th

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

120
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$24,112an average of $176 per time performed $9,179
an average of $67 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17272
Performed in an office
97
times performed,
0.79% of his services

14th 35th

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

83
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$56,648an average of $584 per time performed $11,834
an average of $122 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of 0.5 centimeters or less skin growth of scalp, ... +

Shaving of 0.5 centimeters or less skin growth of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 11305
Performed in an office
85
times performed,
0.69% of his services

15th 87th

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

80
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,990an average of $94 per time performed $2,635
an average of $31 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of the scalp, un... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of the scalp, underarms, trunk, arms, and/or legs ×

Service Code: 12032
Performed in an office
78
times performed,
0.63% of his services

16th 21st

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

72
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$43,056an average of $552 per time performed $17,628
an average of $226 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17281
Performed in an office
68
times performed,
0.55% of his services

17th 23rd

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

57
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$19,312an average of $284 per time performed $7,888
an average of $116 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
62
times performed,
0.5% of his services

18th 12th

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

38
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$35,464an average of $572 per time performed $7,502
an average of $121 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17282
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
0.48% of his services

19th 30th

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

53
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$20,237an average of $343 per time performed $8,024
an average of $136 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of t... +

Removal of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11602
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
0.47% of his services

20th 28th

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

52
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$24,592an average of $424 per time performed $5,104
an average of $88 per time performed
DRUGS

Aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride (levulan kerastick) for... +

Aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride (levulan kerastick) for topical administration, 20%, single unit dosage form (354 mg) ×

Service Code: J7308
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
0.44% of his services

21st 18th

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

48
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$13,500an average of $250 per time performed $6,696
an average of $124 per time performed
MEDICINE

Application of light to aid destruction of premalignant a... +

Application of light to aid destruction of premalignant and/or malignant skin growths, each session ×

Service Code: 96567
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.41% of his services

22nd 20th

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

48
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$12,750an average of $250 per time performed $4,590
an average of $90 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.38% of his services

23rd 10th

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

47
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,640an average of $120 per time performed $2,444
an average of $52 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of 1.1 to 2.0 centimeters skin growth of the trun... +

Shaving of 1.1 to 2.0 centimeters skin growth of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11302
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.33% of his services

24th 33rd

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

39
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,954an average of $194 per time performed $2,624
an average of $64 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of neck, hands, ... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of neck, hands, feet, and/or genitals ×

Service Code: 12042
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.27% of his services

25th 67th

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

32
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,358an average of $526 per time performed $7,029
an average of $213 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, inter... +

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, intermediate complexity ×

Service Code: 88305
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.27% of his services

26th 6th

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

26
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$6,633an average of $201 per time performed $990
an average of $30 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of up to and including 15 skin tags

Service Code: 11200
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.25% of his services

27th 59th

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

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,410an average of $110 per time performed $1,395
an average of $45 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of t... +

Removal of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 11622
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.24% of his services

28th 54th

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

30
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,560an average of $452 per time performed $2,610
an average of $87 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 1... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99201
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.21% of his services

29th 26th

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

26
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,872an average of $72 per time performed $572
an average of $22 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.18% of his services

30th 9th

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,342an average of $61 per time performed $550
an average of $25 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 5.0 centimeters) of face, ears, e... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 5.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, and/or mouth ×

Service Code: 12052
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.17% of his services

31st 42nd

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$11,613an average of $553 per time performed $4,242
an average of $202 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17261
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.17% of his services

32nd 24th

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,342an average of $302 per time performed $1,848
an average of $88 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of t... +

Removal of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the face, ears, eyelids, nose, or lips ×

Service Code: 11642
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.14% of his services

33rd 36th

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

17
patients got this service, 0.94% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,344an average of $432 per time performed $1,734
an average of $102 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17271
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.13% of his services

34th 45th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.83% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,384an average of $524 per time performed $1,728
an average of $108 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of t... +

Removal of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of the face, ears, eyelids, nose, or lips ×

Service Code: 11641
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.11% of his services

35th 84th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.72% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,745an average of $365 per time performed $988
an average of $76 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of 1.1 to 2.0 centimeters skin growth of scalp, n... +

Shaving of 1.1 to 2.0 centimeters skin growth of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 11307
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.09% of his services

36th 72nd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.61% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,354an average of $214 per time performed $759
an average of $69 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the scalp, ... +

Removal of growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 11422
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.09% of his services

37th 114th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.61% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,530an average of $230 per time performed $715
an average of $65 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 "Specialist." 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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