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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $152 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,011
Rank: 32nd
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,977
Rank: 78th
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
2.9 This Provider
Avg 3.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$96.2K
Rank: 109th
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$95 This Provider
Avg $152

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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Elizabeth G. Bass
Average for Podiatry 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

PANKAJ VYAS

LAKSHMAN RAO

DAVID ALLISON

LINDA HEATH

TERRI ZACCO

Organizations

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

HARNETT HEALTH SYSTEM INC

Patients saw before

Elizabeth G. Bass

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 18 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 an office
1,066
times performed,
36% of her services

1st 2nd

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

430
patients got this service, 43% of her patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$69,290an average of $65 per time performed $30,914
an average of $29 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Trimming of dystrophic nails, any number

Service Code: G0127
Performed in an office
848
times performed,
28% of her services

2nd 4th

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

339
patients got this service, 34% of her patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$46,640an average of $55 per time performed $11,872
an average of $14 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
406
times performed,
14% of her services

3rd 5th

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

406
patients got this service, 40% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$62,930an average of $155 per time performed $28,420
an average of $70 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
89
times performed,
3% of her services

4th 8th

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

70
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$9,790an average of $110 per time performed $1,869
an average of $21 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone so... +

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone sodium phosphate 3mg ×

Service Code: J0702
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
3% of her services

5th 22nd

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

43
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,500an average of $20 per time performed $300
an average of $4 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of 2 to 4 thickened skin growths

Service Code: 11056
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
2% of her services

6th 6th

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$4,800an average of $75 per time performed $2,560
an average of $40 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of single thickened skin growth

Service Code: 11055
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
2% of her services

7th 15th

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

32
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$3,780an average of $60 per time performed $2,205
an average of $35 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of tissue from 6 or more finger or toe nails

Service Code: 11721
Performed in an office
62
times performed,
2% of her services

8th 3rd

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$3,410an average of $55 per time performed $1,798
an average of $29 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Strapping of ankle and/or foot

Service Code: 29540
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
2% of her services

9th 29th

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

41
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,275an average of $75 per time performed $1,254
an average of $22 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane +

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane ×

Service Code: 20550
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
2% of her services

10th 17th

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$6,815an average of $145 per time performed $1,786
an average of $38 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of more than 4 thickened skin growths

Service Code: 11057
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
1% of her services

11th 21st

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$3,895an average of $95 per time performed $2,050
an average of $50 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of nail

Service Code: 11750
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
1% of her services

12th 18th

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$18,000an average of $450 per time performed $5,680
an average of $142 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of heel, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73650
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.84% of her services

13th 50th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,375an average of $95 per time performed $450
an average of $18 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Separation of nail plate from nail bed

Service Code: 11730
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.81% of her services

14th 19th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,200an average of $175 per time performed $1,680
an average of $70 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of skin and tissue first 20 sq cm or less

Service Code: 11042
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.77% of her services

15th 14th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$6,785an average of $295 per time performed $1,702
an average of $74 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of small joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of small joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20600
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.57% of her services

16th 30th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,210an average of $130 per time performed $612
an average of $36 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound study of arteries of both arms and legs

Service Code: 93923
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.54% of her services

17th 73rd

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,800an average of $175 per time performed $1,648
an average of $103 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
14
times performed,
0.47% of her services

18th 44th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$630an average of $45 per time performed $168
an average of $12 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 "Podiatrist, Foot & Ankle Surgery." 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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