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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $271 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
6,034
Rank: 1st
out of 183 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
15,483
Rank: 2nd
out of 183 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.6 This Provider
Avg 5.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$816K
Rank: 9th
out of 183 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$135 This Provider
Avg $271

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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Paula M. Nelson
Average for Dermatology Providers in Georgia

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 116 different services in 2013
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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
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
8,268
times performed,
53% of her services

1st 5th

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

4,873
patients got this service, 81% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,487,661an average of $180 per time performed $440,767
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of multiple skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
1,794
times performed,
12% of her services

2nd 1st

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

332
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$27,807an average of $16 per time performed $8,916
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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
1,030
times performed,
7% of her services

3rd 2nd

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

757
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$116,854an average of $113 per time performed $54,322
an average of $53 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin, tissue, or mouth

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
640
times performed,
4% of her services

4th 4th

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

550
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$114,394an average of $179 per time performed $43,424
an average of $68 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
549
times performed,
4% of her services

5th 3rd

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

435
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$75,861an average of $138 per time performed $25,798
an average of $47 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
430
times performed,
3% of her services

6th 9th

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

370
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$72,451an average of $168 per time performed $34,000
an average of $79 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
412
times performed,
3% of her services

7th 8th

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

239
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$22,874an average of $56 per time performed $9,600
an average of $23 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
339
times performed,
2% of her services

8th 51st

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

259
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$66,105an average of $195 per time performed $25,757
an average of $76 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Tissue or cell analysis by immunologic technique

Service Code: 88342
Performed in an office
258
times performed,
2% of her services

9th 38th

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

81
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$47,730an average of $185 per time performed $23,501
an average of $91 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
236
times performed,
2% of her services

10th 6th

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

188
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$16,470an average of $70 per time performed $7,583
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
195
times performed,
1% of her services

11th 7th

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

177
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$35,851an average of $184 per time performed $15,854
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
189
times performed,
1% of her services

12th 10th

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

189
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$22,121an average of $117 per time performed $10,164
an average of $54 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
175
times performed,
1% of her services

13th 11th

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

175
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$29,150an average of $167 per time performed $13,692
an average of $78 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of multiple skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
128
times performed,
0.83% of her services

14th 12th

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

105
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$37,091an average of $290 per time performed $15,871
an average of $124 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
72
times performed,
0.47% of her services

15th 29th

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

60
patients got this service, 0.99% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$6,765an average of $94 per time performed $2,597
an average of $36 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
53
times performed,
0.34% of her services

16th 14th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.25% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$159an average of $3 per time performed $73
an average of $1 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
50
times performed,
0.32% of her services

17th 57th

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

45
patients got this service, 0.75% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,000an average of $120 per time performed $1,731
an average of $35 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
48
times performed,
0.31% of her services

18th 18th

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

38
patients got this service, 0.63% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$14,160an average of $295 per time performed $5,784
an average of $120 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, or legs ×

Service Code: 12032
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.25% of her services

19th 19th

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

35
patients got this service, 0.58% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$20,290an average of $520 per time performed $7,404
an average of $190 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
24
times performed,
0.16% of her services

20th 59th

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

23
patients got this service, 0.38% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,560an average of $190 per time performed $2,159
an average of $90 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
22
times performed,
0.14% of her services

21st 22nd

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)
$9,067an average of $412 per time performed $2,455
an average of $112 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of more than 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11901
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.14% of her services

22nd 71st

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

13
patients got this service, 0.22% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$2,505an average of $119 per time performed $963
an average of $46 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, o... +

Injection into tissue or muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.13% of her services

23rd 45th

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

17
patients got this service, 0.28% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$800an average of $40 per time performed $379
an average of $19 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
18
times performed,
0.12% of her services

24th 43rd

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)
$6,188an average of $344 per time performed $2,620
an average of $146 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17111
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.1% of her services

25th 62nd

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

13
patients got this service, 0.22% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,600an average of $225 per time performed $1,511
an average of $94 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
16
times performed,
0.1% of her services

26th 32nd

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

15
patients got this service, 0.25% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,920an average of $245 per time performed $1,545
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 the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11301
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.1% of her services

27th 41st

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)
$2,400an average of $160 per time performed $864
an average of $58 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
15
times performed,
0.1% of her services

28th 35th

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

14
patients got this service, 0.23% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,036an average of $469 per time performed $1,954
an average of $130 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

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

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, high complexity ×

Service Code: 88309
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.1% of her services

29th 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
$5,625an average of $375 per time performed $4,328
an average of $289 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.09% of her services

30th 95th

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)
$3,250an average of $232 per time performed $1,516
an average of $108 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,
0.09% of her services

31st 77th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.22% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,280an average of $520 per time performed $3,009
an average of $215 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, or legs ×

Service Code: 12031
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.09% of her services

32nd 63rd

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)
$5,610an average of $401 per time performed $2,215
an average of $158 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

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

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

Service Code: 17263
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.09% of her services

33rd 89th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.2% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,550an average of $325 per time performed $1,989
an average of $142 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 centimeters to 7.5 centimeters) of s... +

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

Service Code: 13121
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.08% of her services

34th 28th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.2% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,750an average of $750 per time performed $4,099
an average of $315 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of over 2.0 centimeters skin growth of the trunk,... +

Shaving of over 2.0 centimeters skin growth of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11303
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.08% of her services

35th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,700an average of $225 per time performed $1,387
an average of $116 per time performed
medical
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
12
times performed,
0.08% of her services

36th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,280an average of $190 per time performed $1,217
an average of $101 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
11
times performed,
0.07% of her services

37th 39th

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: 1.1)
$3,300an average of $300 per time performed $1,221
an average of $111 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

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