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Treatment Tracker » North Carolina » Morehead city

Earl G. Gross M.D.

3610 medical park court, Morehead city, N.C., 28557 | (252) 808-3376

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
1,296
Rank: 64th
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
9,915
Rank: 33rd
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
7.7 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$305K
Rank: 81st
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$235 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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Earl G. Gross
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

Earl G. Gross

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 26 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
3,131
times performed,
32% of his services

1st 1st

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

536
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$21,917an average of $7 per time performed $15,655
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
1,994
times performed,
20% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

1,173
patients got this service, 91% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$129,610an average of $65 per time performed $95,712
an average of $48 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
1,955
times performed,
20% of his services

3rd 6th

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

541
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$48,875an average of $25 per time performed $31,280
an average of $16 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
1,196
times performed,
12% of his services

4th 3rd

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

757
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$87,308an average of $73 per time performed $49,036
an average of $41 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
346
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 5th

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

275
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$32,524an average of $94 per time performed $22,490
an average of $65 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
155
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 11th

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

155
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,035an average of $97 per time performed $10,695
an average of $69 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Tissue or cell analysis by immunologic technique

Service Code: 88342
Performed in an office
147
times performed,
1% of his services

7th 40th

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
4.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$7,350an average of $50 per time performed $5,586
an average of $38 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
143
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 7th

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

128
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$13,728an average of $96 per time performed $9,152
an average of $64 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
116
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 4th

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

101
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,524an average of $39 per time performed $3,364
an average of $29 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Special stained specimen slides to identify organisms inc... +

Special stained specimen slides to identify organisms including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 88312
Performed in an office
104
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 81st

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,600an average of $25 per time performed $1,768
an average of $17 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
89
times performed,
0.9% of his services

11th 23rd

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

77
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$14,418an average of $162 per time performed $11,036
an average of $124 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
80
times performed,
0.81% of his services

12th 24th

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

68
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,400an average of $130 per time performed $7,600
an average of $95 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
79
times performed,
0.8% of his services

13th 16th

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

62
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,482an average of $158 per time performed $9,717
an average of $123 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
75
times performed,
0.76% of his services

14th 19th

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

72
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,300an average of $84 per time performed $4,275
an average of $57 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
51
times performed,
0.51% of his services

15th 30th

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

40
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,537an average of $187 per time performed $6,936
an average of $136 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
41
times performed,
0.41% of his services

16th 29th

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

40
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,977an average of $97 per time performed $3,034
an average of $74 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.33% of his services

17th 12th

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: 1.4)
$5,280an average of $160 per time performed $3,795
an average of $115 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
31
times performed,
0.31% of his services

18th 33rd

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,131an average of $101 per time performed $2,418
an average of $78 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
26
times performed,
0.26% of his services

19th 45th

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,874an average of $149 per time performed $2,990
an average of $115 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
24
times performed,
0.24% of his services

20th 43rd

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,088an average of $87 per time performed $1,464
an average of $61 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
22
times performed,
0.22% of his services

21st 35th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,740an average of $170 per time performed $2,992
an average of $136 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
20
times performed,
0.2% of his services

22nd 41st

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,520an average of $76 per time performed $1,080
an average of $54 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Tissue fungi or parasites

Service Code: 87220
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.17% of his services

23rd 64th

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$136an average of $8 per time performed $102
an average of $6 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
14
times performed,
0.14% of his services

24th 38th

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)
$868an average of $62 per time performed $546
an average of $39 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
13
times performed,
0.13% of his services

25th 72nd

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: 1.1)
$1,352an average of $104 per time performed $1,014
an average of $78 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17263
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.13% of his services

26th 86th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.93% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,275an average of $175 per time performed $1,586
an average of $122 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 "Dermatopathology." 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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