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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $272 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
2,546
Rank: 10th
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
22,522
Rank: 2nd
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
8.8 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$609K
Rank: 27th
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$239 This Provider
Avg $272

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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Mathijs H. Brentjens
Average for Dermatology 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 PAPALAS

LINDSEY WHITE

JOSEPH HASKETT

JOHN TAYLOR

MELODY MORROW

Organizations

ALBEMARLE HOSPITAL AUTH...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

Mathijs H. Brentjens

Patients saw after

Individuals

HEE PARK

LINDSEY WHITE

SIDNEY SUTTON

JOSEPH HASKETT

JOHN TAYLOR

Organizations

ALBEMARLE HOSPITAL AUTH...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 30 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
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
12,233
times performed,
54% of his services

1st 1st

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

1,463
patients got this service, 57% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$85,631an average of $7 per time performed $61,165
an average of $5 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
4,332
times performed,
19% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

2,236
patients got this service, 88% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$290,244an average of $67 per time performed $203,604
an average of $47 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
2,952
times performed,
13% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

1,789
patients got this service, 70% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$227,304an average of $77 per time performed $132,840
an average of $45 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
674
times performed,
3% of his services

4th 5th

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

597
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$66,726an average of $99 per time performed $42,462
an average of $63 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
624
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 7th

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

534
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$66,768an average of $107 per time performed $48,048
an average of $77 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
399
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 12th

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

266
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$68,628an average of $172 per time performed $48,678
an average of $122 per time performed
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
330
times performed,
1% of his services

7th 10th

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

330
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$23,100an average of $70 per time performed $14,520
an average of $44 per time performed
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
125
times performed,
0.56% of his services

8th 4th

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

110
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$5,250an average of $42 per time performed $3,625
an average of $29 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
81
times performed,
0.36% of his services

9th 9th

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

69
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,592an average of $32 per time performed $1,863
an average of $23 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
81
times performed,
0.36% of his services

10th 15th

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

47
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$405an average of $5 per time performed $81
an average of $1 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or less)... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or less) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17280
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
0.34% of his services

11th 71st

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

65
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,336an average of $136 per time performed $6,916
an average of $91 per time performed
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
72
times performed,
0.32% of his services

12th 24th

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

61
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,936an average of $138 per time performed $6,840
an average of $95 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
71
times performed,
0.32% of his services

13th 65th

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

31
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,420an average of $20 per time performed $213
an average of $3 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

All potassium hydroxide preparations

Service Code: Q0112
Performed in an office
69
times performed,
0.31% of his services

14th 68th

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

63
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,380an average of $20 per time performed $414
an average of $6 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
67
times performed,
0.3% of his services

15th 31st

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

44
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,618an average of $54 per time performed $2,345
an average of $35 per time performed
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
54
times performed,
0.24% of his services

16th 23rd

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

49
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,774an average of $181 per time performed $5,940
an average of $110 per time performed
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 scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17271
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.15% of his services

17th 45th

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

32
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,542an average of $163 per time performed $3,910
an average of $115 per time performed
DRUGS

Aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride (levulan kerastick) for... +

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

Service Code: J7308
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.15% of his services

18th 18th

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

26
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$5,148an average of $156 per time performed $4,059
an average of $123 per time performed
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
28
times performed,
0.12% of his services

19th 20th

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

26
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$3,500an average of $125 per time performed $2,492
an average of $89 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or less)... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or less) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17260
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.11% of his services

20th 111th

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

20
patients got this service, 0.79% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,160an average of $90 per time performed $1,272
an average of $53 per time performed
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
23
times performed,
0.1% of his services

21st 78th

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

18
patients got this service, 0.71% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,151an average of $137 per time performed $2,300
an average of $100 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17111
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.09% of his services

22nd 55th

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

21
patients got this service, 0.82% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,751an average of $131 per time performed $2,058
an average of $98 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters) of scal... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters) of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17270
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.09% of his services

23rd 158th

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

17
patients got this service, 0.67% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,080an average of $154 per time performed $2,160
an average of $108 per time performed
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
19
times performed,
0.08% of his services

24th 16th

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

17
patients got this service, 0.67% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,135an average of $165 per time performed $2,375
an average of $125 per time performed
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,
0.07% of his services

25th 19th

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

16
patients got this service, 0.63% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,408an average of $88 per time performed $848
an average of $53 per time performed
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
14
times performed,
0.06% of his services

26th 21st

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

13
patients got this service, 0.51% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,088an average of $292 per time performed $2,492
an average of $178 per time performed
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
14
times performed,
0.06% of his services

27th 11th

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

14
patients got this service, 0.55% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,414an average of $101 per time performed $994
an average of $71 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of 0.5 centimeters or less skin growth of scalp, ... +

Shaving of 0.5 centimeters or less skin growth of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 11305
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.06% of his services

28th 87th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.51% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$845an average of $65 per time performed $390
an average of $30 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of 0.5 centimeters or less skin growth of face, e... +

Shaving of 0.5 centimeters or less skin growth of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 11310
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.05% of his services

29th 41st

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

12
patients got this service, 0.47% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$960an average of $80 per time performed $636
an average of $53 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

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

Removal of growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of the scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 11421
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.05% of his services

30th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 0.43% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,595an average of $145 per time performed $1,210
an average of $110 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 "Dermatology." 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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