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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $230 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,677
Rank: 27th
out of 272 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,390
Rank: 76th
out of 272 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.8 This Provider
Avg 5.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$414K
Rank: 32nd
out of 272 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$247 This Provider
Avg $230

Note: About 27% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

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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Joseph J. Urash
Average for Dermatology Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 65 different services in 2013
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Drug Services
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
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
1,090
times performed,
17% of his services

1st 2nd

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

962
patients got this service, 57% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$98,100an average of $90 per time performed $51,208
an average of $47 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Aminolevulinic acid hcl for topical administration, 20%, ... +

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

Service Code: J7308
Performed in an office
842
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 18th

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

543
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$189,677an average of $225 per time performed $109,418
an average of $130 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Application of light to aid destruction of premalignant o... +

Application of light to aid destruction of premalignant or malignant skin growths ×

Service Code: 96567
Performed in an office
742
times performed,
12% of his services

3rd 21st

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

543
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$148,400an average of $200 per time performed $71,284
an average of $96 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
704
times performed,
11% of his services

4th 6th

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

558
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$49,280an average of $70 per time performed $19,163
an average of $27 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
454
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 12th

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

110
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,270an average of $5 per time performed $563
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
446
times performed,
7% of his services

6th 3rd

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

373
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$49,060an average of $110 per time performed $22,800
an average of $51 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of multiple skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
446
times performed,
7% of his services

7th 1st

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

211
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$8,920an average of $20 per time performed $2,190
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin, tissue, or mouth

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
384
times performed,
6% of his services

8th 4th

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

352
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$53,760an average of $140 per time performed $27,391
an average of $71 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
290
times performed,
5% of his services

9th 10th

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

290
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$34,800an average of $120 per time performed $13,555
an average of $47 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 face, ears, eyelids, nose, or lips ×

Service Code: 11642
Performed in an office
83
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 40th

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

77
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$33,200an average of $400 per time performed $12,941
an average of $156 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
78
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 28th

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

70
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$25,350an average of $325 per time performed $13,771
an average of $177 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
75
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 9th

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

65
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,500an average of $60 per time performed $1,794
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of t... +

Removal of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of the face, ears, eyelids, nose, or lips ×

Service Code: 11641
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.86% of his services

13th 84th

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

54
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$19,250an average of $350 per time performed $7,429
an average of $135 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 centimeters to 5.0 centimeters) of f... +

Repair of wound (2.6 centimeters to 5.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 12052
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.58% of his services

14th 61st

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

37
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$14,985an average of $405 per time performed $8,092
an average of $219 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 scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 11622
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.5% of his services

15th 52nd

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

30
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$11,200an average of $350 per time performed $5,881
an average of $184 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.49% of his services

16th 27th

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

24
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,480an average of $80 per time performed $1,264
an average of $41 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
14
times performed,
0.22% of his services

17th 14th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.72% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,220an average of $230 per time performed $1,688
an average of $121 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the trunk, ... +

Removal of growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11402
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.2% of his services

18th 66th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.78% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,250an average of $250 per time performed $1,248
an average of $96 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.5 centimeters or less) of face, ears, ... +

Repair of wound (2.5 centimeters or less) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 12051
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.2% of his services

19th 79th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.78% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,070an average of $390 per time performed $2,502
an average of $192 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of ear

Service Code: 69100
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.2% of his services

20th 35th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.78% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,145an average of $165 per time performed $839
an average of $65 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 face, ears, eyelids, nose, or lips ×

Service Code: 11643
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.17% of his services

21st 107th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.66% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,115an average of $465 per time performed $1,565
an average of $142 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

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.

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