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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $204 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,021
Rank: 8th
out of 113 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,651
Rank: 2nd
out of 113 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.5 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$330K
Rank: 2nd
out of 113 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$323 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $204

Note: About 20% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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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Terrill F. Brown
Average for Podiatrist, Foot & Ankle Surgery Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 99 different services in 2013
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Drug Services
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 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
670
times performed,
10% of his services

1st 2nd

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

414
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$36,857an average of $55 per time performed $19,242
an average of $29 per time performed
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
604
times performed,
9% of his services

2nd 1st

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

394
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$66,440an average of $110 per time performed $30,744
an average of $51 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of skin and tissue first 20 sq cm or less

Service Code: 11042
Performed in an office
339
times performed,
5% of his services

3rd 11th

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

98
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$55,935an average of $165 per time performed $27,995
an average of $83 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Separation of nail plate from nail bed

Service Code: 11730
Performed in an office
249
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 20th

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

219
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$36,105an average of $145 per time performed $16,252
an average of $65 per time performed
medical
NA

Epifix, per square centimeter

Service Code: Q4131
Performed in an office
235
times performed,
4% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$48,154an average of $205 per time performed $32,369
an average of $138 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
225
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 5th

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

164
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$20,160an average of $90 per time performed $4,878
an average of $22 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
218
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 4th

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

218
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$34,880an average of $160 per time performed $15,962
an average of $73 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Removal of tissue from wounds

Service Code: 97597
Performed in an office
204
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 12th

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

94
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$23,460an average of $115 per time performed $10,608
an average of $52 per time performed
medical
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
173
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 13th

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

173
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$19,030an average of $110 per time performed $7,863
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Application of vein wound compression system lower leg be... +

Application of vein wound compression system lower leg below knee including ankle and foot ×

Service Code: 29581
Performed in an office
137
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 35th

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

30
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$16,676an average of $122 per time performed $5,565
an average of $41 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of tissue from 6 or more finger or toe nails

Service Code: 11721
Performed in an office
134
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 3rd

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

86
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$9,380an average of $70 per time performed $4,158
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Strapping of ankle and/or foot

Service Code: 29540
Performed in an office
122
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 30th

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

40
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$8,255an average of $68 per time performed $2,050
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Application of skin substitute (wound surface up to 100 s... +

Application of skin substitute (wound surface up to 100 sq cm) to face, scalp, eyelids, mouth, neck, ears, orbits, genitalia, hands, feet and/or multiple digits (first 25 sq cm or less) ×

Service Code: 15275
Performed in an office
102
times performed,
2% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
4.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$41,200an average of $404 per time performed $11,678
an average of $114 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Strapping, unna boot

Service Code: 29580
Performed in an office
83
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 46th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$6,720an average of $81 per time performed $2,038
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
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
78
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 36th

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

42
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$8,580an average of $110 per time performed $4,159
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of skin and tissue first 20 sq cm or less

Service Code: 11042
Performed in a facility
59
times performed,
0.89% of his services

16th 19th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.4)
$9,735an average of $165 per time performed $2,577
an average of $44 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
0.89% of his services

17th 37th

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

47
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$590an average of $10 per time performed $119
an average of $2 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
53
times performed,
0.8% of his services

18th 47th

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

50
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,865an average of $205 per time performed $5,360
an average of $101 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Separation of nail plate from nail bed

Service Code: 11732
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.75% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

40
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,515an average of $130 per time performed $1,333
an average of $27 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of heel, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73650
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
0.72% of his services

20th 56th

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

43
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,360an average of $70 per time performed $999
an average of $21 per time performed
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 a facility
45
times performed,
0.68% of his services

21st 25th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
3.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$4,950an average of $110 per time performed $1,690
an average of $38 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
44
times performed,
0.66% of his services

22nd 59th

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,300an average of $75 per time performed $1,279
an average of $29 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of medium joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration or injection of medium joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20605
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.66% of his services

23rd 29th

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

36
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$5,940an average of $135 per time performed $1,705
an average of $39 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Strapping of toes

Service Code: 29550
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.65% of his services

24th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,250an average of $52 per time performed $762
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of tissue from 1 to 5 finger or toe nails

Service Code: 11720
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.57% of his services

25th 9th

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

30
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$1,900an average of $50 per time performed $875
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of single thickened skin growth

Service Code: 11055
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.48% of his services

26th 17th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,400an average of $75 per time performed $1,056
an average of $33 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of 2 to 4 thickened skin growths

Service Code: 11056
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.48% of his services

27th 8th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$2,720an average of $85 per time performed $1,375
an average of $43 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of skin and muscle first 20 sq cm or less

Service Code: 11043
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.44% of his services

28th 49th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$11,600an average of $400 per time performed $4,964
an average of $171 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Removal of tissue from wounds

Service Code: 97598
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.32% of his services

29th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,310an average of $110 per time performed $398
an average of $19 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.32% of his services

30th 7th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$210an average of $10 per time performed $1
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
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
19
times performed,
0.29% of his services

31st 66th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,795an average of $305 per time performed $2,849
an average of $150 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73610
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.27% of his services

32nd 33rd

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,600an average of $89 per time performed $422
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane +

Injection of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane ×

Service Code: 20550
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.27% of his services

33rd 15th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,890an average of $105 per time performed $611
an average of $34 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Incision of infected bone of foot

Service Code: 28005
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.26% of his services

34th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$15,300an average of $900 per time performed $7,216
an average of $424 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of growth (0.5 centimeters or less) of the scalp,... +

Removal of growth (0.5 centimeters or less) of the scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 11420
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.21% of his services

35th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,520an average of $180 per time performed $1,304
an average of $93 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
13
times performed,
0.2% of his services

36th 43rd

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$520an average of $40 per time performed $152
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, 2 views

Service Code: 73620
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.18% of his services

37th 10th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$840an average of $70 per time performed $210
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of small joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20600
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.18% of his services

38th 31st

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,380an average of $115 per time performed $194
an average of $16 per time performed

Note: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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