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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
1,494
Rank: 3rd
out of 2,413 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,998
Rank: 27th
out of 2,413 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4 This Provider
Avg 2.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$174K
Rank: 22nd
out of 2,413 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$116 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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Nathan B. Wright
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.

Patients saw before

Nathan B. Wright

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 18 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
1,796
times performed,
30% of his services

1st 5th

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

440
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$17,960an average of $10 per time performed $7,184
an average of $4 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
1,116
times performed,
19% of his services

2nd 1st

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

858
patients got this service, 57% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$100,440an average of $90 per time performed $47,988
an average of $43 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
887
times performed,
15% of his services

3rd 9th

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

620
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$47,898an average of $54 per time performed $22,175
an average of $25 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
836
times performed,
14% of his services

4th 24th

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

656
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$86,108an average of $103 per time performed $33,440
an average of $40 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
459
times performed,
8% of his services

5th 34th

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

429
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$61,047an average of $133 per time performed $28,458
an average of $62 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
400
times performed,
7% of his services

6th 139th

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

400
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$28,000an average of $70 per time performed $9,600
an average of $24 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
92
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 61st

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

75
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,520an average of $60 per time performed $1,932
an average of $21 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
74
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 43rd

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

74
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,882an average of $93 per time performed $3,330
an average of $45 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
69
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 4th

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

34
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,380an average of $20 per time performed $69
an average of $1 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
63
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 281st

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

57
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,529an average of $183 per time performed $5,229
an average of $83 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
0.98% of his services

11th 246th

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

33
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,248an average of $72 per time performed $1,770
an average of $30 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
33
times performed,
0.55% of his services

12th 199th

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: 1.1)
$7,359an average of $223 per time performed $3,234
an average of $98 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,
0.43% of his services

13th 399th

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,460an average of $210 per time performed $2,522
an average of $97 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Tissue fungi or parasites

Service Code: 87220
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.4% of his services

14th 413th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$984an average of $41 per time performed $144
an average of $6 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.5 centimeters or less) of the scalp, u... +

Repair of wound (2.5 centimeters or less) of the scalp, underarms, trunk, arms, and/or legs ×

Service Code: 12031
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.33% of his services

15th Alert

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

20
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,200an average of $310 per time performed $2,360
an average of $118 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
17
times performed,
0.28% of his services

16th 283rd

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,859an average of $227 per time performed $1,717
an average of $101 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of the trunk, ... +

Removal of growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11401
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.27% of his services

17th 339th

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: 1.1)
$2,960an average of $185 per time performed $1,232
an average of $77 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

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

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or less) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17260
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.18% of his services

18th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 0.74% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,430an average of $130 per time performed $539
an average of $49 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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