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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $266 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
5,967
Rank: 1st
out of 184 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
30,839
Rank: 2nd
out of 184 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.2 This Provider
Avg 5.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$1.56M
Rank: 3rd
out of 184 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$261 This Provider
Avg $266

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

PAULA NELSON M.D.

Patients saw after

Individuals

SCOTT ACKER

KEITH HARRIS

FIRAS HOUGEIR

CHYNNA STEELE

NICOLE STROUD

Organizations

CARROLL HOSPITAL CENTER...

HEALTH NETWORK LABORATO...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 145 different services in 2014
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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
11,218
times performed,
36% of her services

1st 1st

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

1,385
patients got this service, 23% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$171,635an average of $15 per time performed $88,510
an average of $8 per time performed
medical
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
4,777
times performed,
15% of her services

2nd 6th

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

2,971
patients got this service, 50% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$859,860an average of $180 per time performed $253,611
an average of $53 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
4,145
times performed,
13% of her services

3rd 2nd

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

2,421
patients got this service, 41% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$466,395an average of $113 per time performed $224,037
an average of $54 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
2,549
times performed,
8% of her services

4th 3rd

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

1,701
patients got this service, 29% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$351,864an average of $138 per time performed $113,252
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
1,297
times performed,
4% of her services

5th 7th

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

1,057
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$240,944an average of $186 per time performed $106,899
an average of $82 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
1,248
times performed,
4% of her services

6th 4th

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

1,064
patients got this service, 18% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$219,948an average of $176 per time performed $82,680
an average of $66 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
1,162
times performed,
4% of her services

7th 8th

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

990
patients got this service, 17% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$189,743an average of $163 per time performed $90,136
an average of $78 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
530
times performed,
2% of her services

8th 11th

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

530
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$88,134an average of $166 per time performed $41,292
an average of $78 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
467
times performed,
2% of her services

9th 9th

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

340
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$26,792an average of $57 per time performed $10,694
an average of $23 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
403
times performed,
1% of her services

10th 10th

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

403
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$44,560an average of $111 per time performed $20,674
an average of $51 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
345
times performed,
1% of her services

11th 5th

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

298
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$24,102an average of $70 per time performed $11,171
an average of $32 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head... +

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head, neck, hands, feet, or genitals (first stage, up to 5 tissue blocks) ×

Service Code: 17311
Performed in an office
265
times performed,
0.86% of her services

12th 12th

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

233
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$304,750an average of $1,150 per time performed $96,738
an average of $365 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head... +

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17312
Performed in an office
252
times performed,
0.82% of her services

13th 16th

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

160
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$175,140an average of $695 per time performed $74,337
an average of $295 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
221
times performed,
0.72% of her services

14th 13th

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

167
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$63,911an average of $289 per time performed $23,565
an average of $107 per time performed
medical
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
189
times performed,
0.61% of her services

15th 48th

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

145
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$36,855an average of $195 per time performed $13,693
an average of $72 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
151
times performed,
0.49% of her services

16th 27th

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

120
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$13,595an average of $90 per time performed $5,534
an average of $37 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, moder... +

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, moderately low complexity ×

Service Code: 88304
Performed in an office
101
times performed,
0.33% of her services

17th 50th

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

93
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$12,120an average of $120 per time performed $3,321
an average of $33 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the trun... +

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the trunk, arms, or legs (first stage, up to 5 tissue blocks) ×

Service Code: 17313
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
0.25% of her services

18th 24th

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

69
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$79,800an average of $1,050 per time performed $30,231
an average of $398 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of trunk

Service Code: 13101
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
0.23% of her services

19th 59th

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

60
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$47,250an average of $675 per time performed $15,623
an average of $223 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of the scalp, un... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of the scalp, underarms, trunk, arms, and/or legs ×

Service Code: 12032
Performed in an office
68
times performed,
0.22% of her services

20th 21st

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

68
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$34,775an average of $511 per time performed $13,733
an average of $202 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or les... +

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or less) of the forehead, cheeks, chin, mouth, neck, underarms, genitals, hands, and/or feet ×

Service Code: 14040
Performed in an office
62
times performed,
0.2% of her services

21st 60th

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

61
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$79,980an average of $1,290 per time performed $35,399
an average of $571 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of t... +

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

Service Code: 11602
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.18% of her services

22nd 22nd

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

51
patients got this service, 0.85% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$22,697an average of $413 per time performed $5,393
an average of $98 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the trun... +

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17314
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.16% of her services

23rd 66th

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

37
patients got this service, 0.62% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$32,100an average of $642 per time performed $13,866
an average of $277 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of forehead, che... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of forehead, cheeks, chin, mouth, neck, underarms, genitals, hands, and/or feet ×

Service Code: 13132
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.16% of her services

24th 20th

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

45
patients got this service, 0.75% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$47,775an average of $975 per time performed $9,519
an average of $194 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of scalp, arms, ... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of scalp, arms, and/or legs ×

Service Code: 13121
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
0.15% of her services

25th 35th

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

44
patients got this service, 0.74% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$34,500an average of $750 per time performed $8,612
an average of $187 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.11% of her services

26th 56th

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

21
patients got this service, 0.35% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,400an average of $40 per time performed $673
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or les... +

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or less) of eyelids, nose, ears, and/or lips ×

Service Code: 14060
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.1% of her services

27th 54th

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

32
patients got this service, 0.54% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$41,760an average of $1,305 per time performed $19,447
an average of $608 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Biopsy of tissue of back or flank

Service Code: 21920
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.1% of her services

28th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

27
patients got this service, 0.45% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$14,240an average of $445 per time performed $4,626
an average of $145 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10.1 to 30.0 sq centimet... +

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10.1 to 30.0 sq centimeters) of the forehead, cheeks, chin, mouth, neck, underarms, genitals, hands, and/or feet ×

Service Code: 14041
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.1% of her services

29th 76th

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

31
patients got this service, 0.52% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$49,600an average of $1,600 per time performed $22,263
an average of $718 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (1.1 to 2.5 centimeters) of forehead, che... +

Repair of wound (1.1 to 2.5 centimeters) of forehead, cheeks, chin, mouth, neck, underarms, genitals, hands, and/or feet ×

Service Code: 13131
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.09% of her services

30th 87th

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

27
patients got this service, 0.45% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,940an average of $605 per time performed $4,493
an average of $160 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of more than 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11901
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.09% of her services

31st 82nd

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

21
patients got this service, 0.35% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$3,060an average of $113 per time performed $1,263
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
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
27
times performed,
0.09% of her services

32nd 90th

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

23
patients got this service, 0.39% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,700an average of $248 per time performed $2,395
an average of $89 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.08% of her services

33rd 38th

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

24
patients got this service, 0.4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,445an average of $178 per time performed $2,215
an average of $89 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) of t... +

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

Service Code: 11603
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.07% of her services

34th 40th

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

21
patients got this service, 0.35% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,312an average of $469 per time performed $2,672
an average of $121 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the trunk, ... +

Removal of growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11402
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.07% of her services

35th 47th

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

21
patients got this service, 0.35% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,770an average of $275 per time performed $1,877
an average of $89 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or les... +

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or less) of the scalp, arms, and/or legs ×

Service Code: 14020
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.06% of her services

36th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

19
patients got this service, 0.32% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$23,600an average of $1,180 per time performed $10,200
an average of $510 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (over 4.0 centimeters) of the... +

Removal of malignant growth (over 4.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11606
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.06% of her services

37th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 0.3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,775an average of $725 per time performed $6,282
an average of $331 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.06% of her services

38th 63rd

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

18
patients got this service, 0.3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,580an average of $254 per time performed $2,246
an average of $125 per time performed
medical
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
18
times performed,
0.06% of her services

39th 43rd

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

15
patients got this service, 0.25% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,420an average of $190 per time performed $1,627
an average of $90 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Biopsy of soft tissue of neck or chest

Service Code: 21550
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.05% of her services

40th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 0.23% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,120an average of $445 per time performed $2,842
an average of $178 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
16
times performed,
0.05% of her services

41st 29th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,560an average of $160 per time performed $1,084
an average of $68 per time performed
medical
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
15
times performed,
0.05% of her services

42nd 72nd

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

15
patients got this service, 0.25% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,890an average of $393 per time performed $2,651
an average of $177 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (3.1 to 4 centimeters) of the... +

Removal of malignant growth (3.1 to 4 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11604
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.05% of her services

43rd 91st

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

14
patients got this service, 0.23% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,280an average of $520 per time performed $2,113
an average of $151 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10.1 to 30.0 sq centimet... +

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10.1 to 30.0 sq centimeters) of the scalp, arms, and/or legs ×

Service Code: 14021
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.05% of her services

44th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 0.23% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$20,650an average of $1,475 per time performed $9,193
an average of $657 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Acne surgery

Service Code: 10040
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.05% of her services

45th 55th

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

14
patients got this service, 0.23% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,380an average of $170 per time performed $851
an average of $61 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

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

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

Service Code: 11441
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.04% of her services

46th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.18% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,360an average of $280 per time performed $1,241
an average of $103 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 face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17281
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.04% of her services

47th 41st

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

11
patients got this service, 0.18% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,300an average of $300 per time performed $1,381
an average of $126 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.

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Paula M. Nelson
Average for Dermatology Providers in Georgia

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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