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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
990
Rank: 16th
out of 2,413 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,433
Rank: 48th
out of 2,413 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.5 This Provider
Avg 2.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$59.5K
Rank: 255th
out of 2,413 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$60 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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Stephanie M. Blanton
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

Stephanie M. Blanton

Patients saw after

Individuals

NELSON SEEN

CHERIE ELLIOTT

JOSE EUSEBIO

HUAJUN LIU

SANJAY PATEL

Organizations

CLEVELAND COUNTY HEALTH...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 9 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
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
1,710
times performed,
39% of her services

1st 23rd

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

333
patients got this service, 34% of her patients
5.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$27,360an average of $16 per time performed $10,260
an average of $6 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
1,709
times performed,
39% of her services

2nd 41st

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

357
patients got this service, 36% of her patients
4.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$111,085an average of $65 per time performed $18,799
an average of $11 per time performed
MEDICINE

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress te... +

Exercise or drug-induced heart and blood vessel stress test with ekg monitoring and physician supervision ×

Service Code: 93016
Performed in a facility
414
times performed,
9% of her services

3rd 87th

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

412
patients got this service, 42% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$63,342an average of $153 per time performed $5,796
an average of $14 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
222
times performed,
5% of her services

4th 1st

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

200
patients got this service, 20% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$25,086an average of $113 per time performed $9,324
an average of $42 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
187
times performed,
4% of her services

5th 40th

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

165
patients got this service, 17% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$20,944an average of $112 per time performed $2,057
an average of $11 per time performed
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
126
times performed,
3% of her services

6th 2nd

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

110
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$23,310an average of $185 per time performed $7,938
an average of $63 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
34
times performed,
0.77% of her services

7th 46th

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,898an average of $497 per time performed $4,250
an average of $125 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.38% of her services

8th 62nd

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,698an average of $394 per time performed $1,462
an average of $86 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.32% of her services

9th 6th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$252an average of $18 per time performed $42
an average of $3 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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