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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $103 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
955
Rank: 19th
out of 2,413 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,775
Rank: 112th
out of 2,413 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.9 This Provider
Avg 2.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$88.5K
Rank: 121st
out of 2,413 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$93 This Provider
Avg $103

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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Phillip R. Talbert
Average for Physician Assistant 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

JOSEPH URASH

CHARLES TUBBS

KENNETH CLONINGER

ALAN JUBANE

BRENT GILL

Organizations

CLEVELAND COUNTY HEALTH...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

Phillip R. Talbert

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 13 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 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
802
times performed,
29% of his services

1st 9th

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

577
patients got this service, 60% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$56,140an average of $70 per time performed $20,050
an average of $25 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
392
times performed,
14% of his services

2nd 4th

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

81
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,960an average of $5 per time performed $392
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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
357
times performed,
13% of his services

3rd 1st

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

281
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$32,130an average of $90 per time performed $14,994
an average of $42 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
290
times performed,
10% of his services

4th 34th

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

271
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$40,600an average of $140 per time performed $17,980
an average of $62 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
280
times performed,
10% of his services

5th 43rd

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

280
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$33,600an average of $120 per time performed $11,760
an average of $42 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
251
times performed,
9% of his services

6th 24th

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

211
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$27,610an average of $110 per time performed $11,044
an average of $44 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
193
times performed,
7% of his services

7th 5th

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

99
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,860an average of $20 per time performed $772
an average of $4 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 61st

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)
$4,560an average of $60 per time performed $1,596
an average of $21 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
62
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 42nd

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

52
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$9,300an average of $150 per time performed $3,968
an average of $64 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 246th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,240an average of $80 per time performed $812
an average of $29 per time performed
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of ear

Service Code: 69100
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.68% of his services

11th 238th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,135an average of $165 per time performed $1,121
an average of $59 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
14
times performed,
0.5% of his services

12th 335th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,550an average of $325 per time performed $2,058
an average of $147 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 trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11601
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.4% of his services

13th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,300an average of $300 per time performed $1,518
an average of $138 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 "Physician Assistant, Medical." 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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