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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $112 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,120
Rank: 6th
out of 780 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,957
Rank: 17th
out of 780 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.4 This Provider
Avg 3.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$155K
Rank: 16th
out of 780 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$139 This Provider
Avg $112

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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John T. Riggs
Average for Physician Assistant, Medical Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 42 different services in 2013
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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
1,247
times performed,
25% of his services

1st 1st

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

811
patients got this service, 72% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$86,991an average of $70 per time performed $51,376
an average of $41 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of multiple skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
1,128
times performed,
23% of his services

2nd 5th

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

216
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$8,291an average of $7 per time performed $4,456
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin, tissue, or mouth

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
501
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 34th

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

440
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$50,461an average of $101 per time performed $27,360
an average of $55 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
396
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 18th

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

299
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$31,054an average of $78 per time performed $12,965
an average of $33 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Application of allergenic extract skin patch with reactio... +

Application of allergenic extract skin patch with reaction analysis ×

Service Code: 95044
Performed in an office
389
times performed,
8% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.98% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,602an average of $12 per time performed $1,043
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
379
times performed,
8% of his services

6th 41st

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

303
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$41,698an average of $110 per time performed $25,131
an average of $66 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
367
times performed,
7% of his services

7th 10th

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

300
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$15,484an average of $42 per time performed $9,065
an average of $25 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
118
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 44th

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

118
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,429an average of $71 per time performed $5,163
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
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
92
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 19th

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

92
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,481an average of $103 per time performed $5,990
an average of $65 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
74
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 69th

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

66
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,417an average of $33 per time performed $1,426
an average of $19 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
63
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 16th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$315an average of $5 per time performed $79
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
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
23
times performed,
0.46% of his services

12th 4th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$460an average of $20 per time performed $68
an average of $3 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 centimeters to 1.0 c... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 centimeters to 1.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17261
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.4% of his services

13th 163rd

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,767an average of $138 per time performed $1,735
an average of $87 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of multiple skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.38% of his services

14th 90th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,091an average of $163 per time performed $2,033
an average of $107 per time performed
medical
TEMPORARY CODES

All potassium hydroxide (koh) preparations

Service Code: Q0112
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.38% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$380an average of $20 per time performed $110
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
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
15
times performed,
0.3% of his services

16th 3rd

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$1,548an average of $103 per time performed $937
an average of $62 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.26% of his services

17th 157th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$694an average of $53 per time performed $403
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
TEMPORARY CODES

Wet mounts, including preparations of vaginal, cervical o... +

Wet mounts, including preparations of vaginal, cervical or skin specimens ×

Service Code: Q0111
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.26% of his services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$260an average of $20 per time performed $67
an average of $5 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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