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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
825
Rank: 40th
out of 2,413 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,159
Rank: 85th
out of 2,413 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.8 This Provider
Avg 2.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$104K
Rank: 81st
out of 2,413 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$127 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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John T. Riggs
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

John T. Riggs

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 11 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
867
times performed,
27% of his services

1st 9th

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

547
patients got this service, 66% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$36,414an average of $42 per time performed $20,808
an average of $24 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
638
times performed,
20% of his services

2nd 5th

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

126
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$5,742an average of $9 per time performed $2,552
an average of $4 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
429
times performed,
14% of his services

3rd 1st

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

341
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$29,172an average of $68 per time performed $18,447
an average of $43 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
381
times performed,
12% of his services

4th 34th

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

327
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$37,719an average of $99 per time performed $21,336
an average of $56 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
334
times performed,
11% of his services

5th 42nd

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

257
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$35,738an average of $107 per time performed $21,376
an average of $64 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
282
times performed,
9% of his services

6th 24th

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

214
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$21,714an average of $77 per time performed $9,588
an average of $34 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
128
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 43rd

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

128
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,960an average of $70 per time performed $5,248
an average of $41 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 61st

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

48
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,815an average of $33 per time performed $1,100
an average of $20 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
16
times performed,
0.51% of his services

9th 281st

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,176an average of $136 per time performed $1,408
an average of $88 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
15
times performed,
0.47% of his services

10th 2nd

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$1,485an average of $99 per time performed $1,005
an average of $67 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
14
times performed,
0.44% of his services

11th 199th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,310an average of $165 per time performed $1,358
an average of $97 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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