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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
1,129
Rank: 9th
out of 2,413 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,726
Rank: 19th
out of 2,413 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 2.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$88.9K
Rank: 119th
out of 2,413 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$79 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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Cherie M. Elliott
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

Cherie M. Elliott

Patients saw after

Individuals

JOSE EUSEBIO

NELSON SEEN

STEPHANIE BLANTON

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
2,703
times performed,
40% of her services

1st 23rd

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

348
patients got this service, 31% of her patients
7.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.2)
$43,248an average of $16 per time performed $16,218
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
2,673
times performed,
40% of her services

2nd 41st

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

367
patients got this service, 33% of her patients
7.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$173,745an average of $65 per time performed $29,403
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
474
times performed,
7% of her services

3rd 87th

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

472
patients got this service, 42% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$72,522an average of $153 per time performed $6,636
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
353
times performed,
5% of her services

4th 1st

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

272
patients got this service, 24% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$39,889an average of $113 per time performed $15,179
an average of $43 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
289
times performed,
4% of her services

5th 40th

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

227
patients got this service, 20% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$32,368an average of $112 per time performed $3,468
an average of $12 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
140
times performed,
2% of her services

6th 2nd

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

119
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$25,900an average of $185 per time performed $8,960
an average of $64 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
59
times performed,
0.88% of her services

7th 46th

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

56
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$29,500an average of $500 per time performed $7,493
an average of $127 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
24
times performed,
0.36% of her services

8th 62nd

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,432an average of $393 per time performed $2,064
an average of $86 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.16% of her services

9th 93rd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.97% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,914an average of $174 per time performed $495
an average of $45 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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