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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $230 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
985
Rank: 88th
out of 272 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
9,530
Rank: 30th
out of 272 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
9.7 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$342K
Rank: 44th
out of 272 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$347 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $230

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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Curtis W. Schupbach
Average for Dermatology Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 44 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
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of multiple skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
4,032
times performed,
42% of his services

1st 1st

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

439
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$25,926an average of $6 per time performed $19,797
an average of $5 per time performed
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
1,686
times performed,
18% of his services

2nd 6th

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

837
patients got this service, 85% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$69,935an average of $41 per time performed $53,531
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
1,219
times performed,
13% of his services

3rd 8th

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

794
patients got this service, 81% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$130,311an average of $107 per time performed $90,011
an average of $74 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of multiple skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
982
times performed,
10% of his services

4th 13th

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

566
patients got this service, 57% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$159,919an average of $163 per time performed $110,868
an average of $113 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
635
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 3rd

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

480
patients got this service, 49% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$49,695an average of $78 per time performed $21,006
an average of $33 per time performed
drug
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Methotrexate sodium, 5 mg

Service Code: J9250
Performed in an office
236
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 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
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$38an average of $0 per time performed $28
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin, tissue, or mouth

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
121
times performed,
1% of his services

7th 4th

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

100
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$11,880an average of $98 per time performed $6,955
an average of $57 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone so... +

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone sodium phosphate 3mg ×

Service Code: J0702
Performed in an office
84
times performed,
0.88% of his services

8th 59th

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

37
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$464an average of $6 per time performed $357
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Intralesional chemotherapy administration into more than ... +

Intralesional chemotherapy administration into more than 7 lesions ×

Service Code: 96406
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
0.62% of his services

9th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,018an average of $85 per time performed $3,565
an average of $60 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.49% of his services

10th 27th

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

46
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,499an average of $53 per time performed $1,246
an average of $27 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

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

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

Service Code: 17262
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.44% of his services

11th 14th

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

38
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,055an average of $168 per time performed $5,093
an average of $121 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

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

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

Service Code: 17281
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.42% of his services

12th 25th

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

39
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,826an average of $171 per time performed $5,286
an average of $132 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

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

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

Service Code: 17261
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.3% of his services

13th 24th

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

28
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,936an average of $136 per time performed $2,934
an average of $101 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

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

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

Service Code: 17282
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.22% of his services

14th 29th

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)
$4,050an average of $193 per time performed $3,187
an average of $152 per time performed
medical
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
20
times performed,
0.21% of his services

15th 17th

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)
$1,762an average of $88 per time performed $1,361
an average of $68 per time performed
medical
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
19
times performed,
0.2% of his services

16th 43rd

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,524an average of $80 per time performed $1,117
an average of $59 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.2% of his services

17th 68th

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)
$2,030an average of $107 per time performed $1,451
an average of $76 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17111
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.19% of his services

18th 53rd

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,283an average of $127 per time performed $1,438
an average of $80 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

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

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

Service Code: 17272
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.19% of his services

19th 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: 1.1)
$3,218an average of $179 per time performed $2,482
an average of $138 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin, tissue, or mouth +

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin, tissue, or mouth ×

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.19% of his services

20th 9th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$564an average of $31 per time performed $438
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or less)... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or less) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17280
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.18% of his services

21st 67th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,298an average of $135 per time performed $1,654
an average of $97 per time performed
medical
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
16
times performed,
0.17% of his services

22nd 44th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,471an average of $92 per time performed $987
an average of $62 per time performed
medical
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
14
times performed,
0.15% of his services

23rd 30th

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)
$1,416an average of $101 per time performed $739
an average of $53 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
14
times performed,
0.15% of his services

24th 10th

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)
$962an average of $69 per time performed $705
an average of $50 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

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

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.13% of his services

25th 12th

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: 1.5)
$19an average of $2 per time performed $15
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
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
11
times performed,
0.12% of his services

26th 39th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$719an average of $65 per time performed $412
an average of $37 per time performed

Notes: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients. The contact information listed above is the most current we have for this provider. The services listed on this page may have been delivered at a previous address or as part of a different practice.

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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.

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