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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $272 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,436
Rank: 51st
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
12,006
Rank: 21st
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
8.4 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$419K
Rank: 51st
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$291 This Provider
Avg $272

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. Roche
Average for Dermatology 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

Joseph J. Roche

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 46 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
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
5,436
times performed,
45% of his services

1st 1st

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

828
patients got this service, 58% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$38,052an average of $7 per time performed $27,180
an average of $5 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
1,696
times performed,
14% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

1,078
patients got this service, 75% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$132,288an average of $78 per time performed $79,712
an average of $47 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
1,336
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

938
patients got this service, 65% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$92,184an average of $69 per time performed $60,120
an average of $45 per time performed
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
920
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 4th

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

572
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$37,720an average of $41 per time performed $26,680
an average of $29 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
411
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 5th

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

356
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$41,511an average of $101 per time performed $26,715
an average of $65 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
240
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 7th

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

189
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$26,160an average of $109 per time performed $18,000
an average of $75 per time performed
MEDICINE

Skin application of tar and ultraviolet b or petrolatum a... +

Skin application of tar and ultraviolet b or petrolatum and ultraviolet b ×

Service Code: 96910
Performed in an office
227
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 25th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.84% of his patients
18.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 14.1)
$17,706an average of $78 per time performed $10,669
an average of $47 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Strapping, unna boot

Service Code: 29580
Performed in an office
142
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 75th

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

50
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4)
$9,372an average of $66 per time performed $5,964
an average of $42 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
121
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 10th

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

121
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,712an average of $72 per time performed $5,445
an average of $45 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
112
times performed,
0.93% of his services

10th 12th

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

87
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$19,264an average of $172 per time performed $13,888
an average of $124 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of the scalp, un... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of the scalp, underarms, trunk, arms, and/or legs ×

Service Code: 12032
Performed in an office
81
times performed,
0.67% of his services

11th 21st

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

74
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$24,381an average of $301 per time performed $17,982
an average of $222 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Tissue fungi or parasites

Service Code: 87220
Performed in an office
80
times performed,
0.67% of his services

12th 64th

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

68
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$480an average of $6 per time performed $480
an average of $6 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 face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17281
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
0.63% of his services

13th 23rd

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

67
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,920an average of $170 per time performed $9,196
an average of $121 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
0.63% of his services

14th 9th

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

61
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,584an average of $34 per time performed $1,672
an average of $22 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
0.62% of his services

15th 15th

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

54
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$150an average of $2 per time performed $75
an average of $1 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
0.61% of his services

16th 31st

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

52
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,942an average of $54 per time performed $2,263
an average of $31 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
71
times performed,
0.59% of his services

17th 24th

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

55
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,869an average of $139 per time performed $6,745
an average of $95 per time performed
DRUGS

Aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride (levulan kerastick) for... +

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

Service Code: J7308
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
0.53% of his services

18th 18th

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

47
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$9,984an average of $156 per time performed $7,488
an average of $117 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of forehead, che... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of forehead, cheeks, chin, mouth, neck, underarms, genitals, hands, and/or feet ×

Service Code: 13132
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
0.49% of his services

19th 22nd

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

53
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$32,273an average of $547 per time performed $25,783
an average of $437 per time performed
MEDICINE

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

Application of light to aid destruction of premalignant and/or malignant skin growths, each session ×

Service Code: 96567
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
0.48% of his services

20th 20th

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

47
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$8,120an average of $140 per time performed $4,060
an average of $70 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 scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17271
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
0.45% of his services

21st 45th

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

49
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,316an average of $154 per time performed $5,994
an average of $111 per time performed
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
53
times performed,
0.44% of his services

22nd 36th

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

49
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,780an average of $260 per time performed $6,095
an average of $115 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or less)... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or less) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17280
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.44% of his services

23rd 71st

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

50
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,314an average of $138 per time performed $4,982
an average of $94 per time performed
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
42
times performed,
0.35% of his services

24th 28th

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

36
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,500an average of $250 per time performed $3,948
an average of $94 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 1... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99201
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.32% of his services

25th 26th

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

39
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,560an average of $40 per time performed $1,092
an average of $28 per time performed
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
33
times performed,
0.27% of his services

26th 84th

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

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,359an average of $223 per time performed $3,564
an average of $108 per time performed
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of ear

Service Code: 69100
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
0.27% of his services

27th 34th

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)
$3,399an average of $103 per time performed $1,980
an average of $60 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of 0.5 centimeters or less skin growth of the tru... +

Shaving of 0.5 centimeters or less skin growth of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11300
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.27% of his services

28th 38th

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

29
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,336an average of $73 per time performed $864
an average of $27 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
26
times performed,
0.22% of his services

29th 8th

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,678an average of $103 per time performed $1,898
an average of $73 per time performed
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
25
times performed,
0.21% of his services

30th 54th

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,000an average of $240 per time performed $2,875
an average of $115 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 scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17272
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.19% of his services

31st 35th

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,048an average of $176 per time performed $3,013
an average of $131 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
22
times performed,
0.18% of his services

32nd 11th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,200an average of $100 per time performed $1,496
an average of $68 per time performed
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
20
times performed,
0.17% of his services

33rd 77th

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,420an average of $171 per time performed $1,160
an average of $58 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of scalp, arms, ... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of scalp, arms, and/or legs ×

Service Code: 13121
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.16% of his services

34th 50th

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,923an average of $417 per time performed $6,175
an average of $325 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or less)... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or less) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17260
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.15% of his services

35th 111th

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,602an average of $89 per time performed $1,116
an average of $62 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 face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17282
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.14% of his services

36th 30th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,281an average of $193 per time performed $2,397
an average of $141 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.14% of his services

37th 74th

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,921an average of $113 per time performed $1,343
an average of $79 per time performed
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 trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11603
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.14% of his services

38th 51st

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,777an average of $281 per time performed $1,700
an average of $100 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
16
times performed,
0.13% of his services

39th 16th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.91% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,640an average of $165 per time performed $1,776
an average of $111 per time performed
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Biopsy of lip

Service Code: 40490
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.13% of his services

40th 94th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,952an average of $122 per time performed $1,440
an average of $90 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17111
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.12% of his services

41st 55th

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

14
patients got this service, 0.97% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,722an average of $123 per time performed $1,288
an average of $92 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of 0.6 centimeters to 1.0 centimeters skin growth... +

Shaving of 0.6 centimeters to 1.0 centimeters skin growth of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11301
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.12% of his services

42nd 19th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.91% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,232an average of $88 per time performed $840
an average of $60 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of neck, hands, ... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of neck, hands, feet, and/or genitals ×

Service Code: 12042
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.11% of his services

43rd 67th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.91% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,536an average of $272 per time performed $2,496
an average of $192 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters) of scal... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters) of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17270
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.11% of his services

44th 158th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.84% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,976an average of $152 per time performed $1,469
an average of $113 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (1.1 to 2.5 centimeters) of eyelids, nose... +

Repair of wound (1.1 to 2.5 centimeters) of eyelids, nose, ears, and/or lips ×

Service Code: 13151
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.1% of his services

45th 105th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.84% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,980an average of $415 per time performed $3,552
an average of $296 per time performed
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, and/or mouth ×

Service Code: 12051
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.09% of his services

46th 85th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.77% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,673an average of $243 per time performed $1,749
an average of $159 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 "Dermatology." 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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