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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $113 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,115
Rank: 5th
out of 812 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,731
Rank: 13th
out of 812 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$244K
Rank: 4th
out of 812 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$219 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $113

Note: About 12% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in her office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of her Part B patients.

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 in 2014.

Patients saw before

CHERYL JAROS PA-C

Patients saw after

Individuals

HEE PARK

JOHN PAPALAS

CHRISTOPHER MIZELLE

JOSEPH NUTZ

ALONZO DAVIS

Organizations

CARTERET COUNTY GENERAL...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 42 different services in 2014
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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 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
2,186
times performed,
32% of her services

1st 5th

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

407
patients got this service, 37% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$23,390an average of $11 per time performed $12,744
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
875
times performed,
13% of her services

2nd 16th

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

558
patients got this service, 50% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$62,808an average of $72 per time performed $27,423
an average of $31 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
799
times performed,
12% of her services

3rd 1st

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

561
patients got this service, 50% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$56,290an average of $70 per time performed $32,687
an average of $41 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
539
times performed,
8% of her services

4th 36th

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

413
patients got this service, 37% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$57,673an average of $107 per time performed $33,580
an average of $62 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
465
times performed,
7% of her services

5th 29th

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

390
patients got this service, 35% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$45,482an average of $98 per time performed $23,143
an average of $50 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
431
times performed,
6% of her services

6th 2nd

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

386
patients got this service, 35% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$44,436an average of $103 per time performed $25,287
an average of $59 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
320
times performed,
5% of her services

7th 17th

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

249
patients got this service, 22% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$13,920an average of $44 per time performed $7,722
an average of $24 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
196
times performed,
3% of her services

8th 21st

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

196
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$20,360an average of $104 per time performed $10,949
an average of $56 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
161
times performed,
2% of her services

9th 62nd

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

120
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,434an average of $34 per time performed $3,073
an average of $19 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Aminolevulinic acid hcl for topical administration, 20%, ... +

Aminolevulinic acid hcl for topical administration, 20%, single unit dosage form (354 mg) ×

Service Code: J7308
Performed in an office
148
times performed,
2% of her services

10th 104th

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

63
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$37,434an average of $253 per time performed $28,545
an average of $193 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Application of light to aid destruction of premalignant a... +

Application of light to aid destruction of premalignant and/or malignant skin growths, each session ×

Service Code: 96567
Performed in an office
117
times performed,
2% of her services

11th 114th

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

63
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$14,571an average of $125 per time performed $9,442
an average of $81 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
59
times performed,
0.88% of her services

12th 38th

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

59
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,194an average of $71 per time performed $2,381
an average of $40 per time performed
medical
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
48
times performed,
0.71% of her services

13th 134th

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

43
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,074an average of $168 per time performed $4,538
an average of $95 per time performed
medical
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
39
times performed,
0.58% of her services

14th 81st

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

39
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,709an average of $44 per time performed $837
an average of $21 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
26
times performed,
0.39% of her services

15th 18th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$130an average of $5 per time performed $35
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of ear

Service Code: 69100
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.34% of her services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,165an average of $94 per time performed $913
an average of $40 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17111
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.28% of her services

17th 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 her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,394an average of $126 per time performed $1,492
an average of $79 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.22% of her services

18th 132nd

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$833an average of $56 per time performed $399
an average of $27 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.21% of her services

19th 84th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,995an average of $142 per time performed $1,153
an average of $82 per time performed
medical
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
13
times performed,
0.19% of her services

20th 159th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,747an average of $134 per time performed $823
an average of $63 per time performed

Office Visits

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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

Cheryl Ann Jaros
Average for Physician Assistant, Medical Providers in North Carolina

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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