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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
479
Rank: 240th
out of 2,413 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,382
Rank: 344th
out of 2,413 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.9 This Provider
Avg 2.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$29.6K
Rank: 667th
out of 2,413 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$62 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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Charles E. Lott
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.

Individuals

JOHN STRINGFIELD

DAVID PETERSON

DAVID WANGERIN LILE

CLIFFORD RIESTER

MICHAEL PASS

Organizations

HAYWOOD REGIONAL MEDICA...

HAYWOOD REGIONAL MEDICA...

Patients saw before

Charles E. Lott

Patients saw after

Individuals

JOHN STRINGFIELD

CLIFFORD RIESTER

DAVID PETERSON

DAVID WANGERIN LILE

MICHAEL PASS

Organizations

HAYWOOD REGIONAL MEDICA...

MISSION HOSPITAL, INC.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 4 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
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 a facility
790
times performed,
57% of his services

1st 53rd

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

150
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
5.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$23,700an average of $30 per time performed $11,850
an average of $15 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 a facility
430
times performed,
31% of his services

2nd 7th

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

322
patients got this service, 67% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$29,670an average of $69 per time performed $11,610
an average of $27 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 a facility
142
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 16th

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

102
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$14,342an average of $101 per time performed $6,106
an average of $43 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads w... +

Routine electrocardiogram (ekg) using at least 12 leads with interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93010
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
1% of his services

4th 32nd

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

20
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$440an average of $22 per time performed $100
an average of $5 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." 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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