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The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $229 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
1,273
Rank: 42nd
out of 279 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
14,607
Rank: 8th
out of 279 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
11.5 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$1.17M
Rank: 2nd
out of 279 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$921 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $229

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of her Part B patients.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 76 different services in 2015
(41 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
4,925
times performed,
34% of her services

1st 1st

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

650
patients got this service, 51% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$98,500.00an average of $20.00 per time performed $20,192.50
an average of $4.10 per time performed
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
1,754
times performed,
12% of her services

2nd 2nd

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

1,091
patients got this service, 86% of her patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$170,138.00an average of $97.00 per time performed $82,157.36
an average of $46.84 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
1,164
times performed,
8% of her services

3rd 3rd

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

773
patients got this service, 61% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$126,876.00an average of $109.00 per time performed $37,725.24
an average of $32.41 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
964
times performed,
7% of her services

4th 8th

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

705
patients got this service, 55% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$142,672.00an average of $148.00 per time performed $73,909.88
an average of $76.67 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
945
times performed,
6% of her services

5th 13th

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

476
patients got this service, 37% of her patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$236,250.00an average of $250.00 per time performed $100,850.40
an average of $106.72 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
816
times performed,
6% of her services

6th 4th

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

563
patients got this service, 44% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$114,240.00an average of $140.00 per time performed $49,808.64
an average of $61.04 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head... +

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17312
Performed in an office
693
times performed,
5% of her services

7th 22nd

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

288
patients got this service, 23% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$384,615.00an average of $555.00 per time performed $199,694.88
an average of $288.16 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head... +

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head, neck, hands, feet, or genitals (first stage, up to 5 tissue blocks) ×

Service Code: 17311
Performed in an office
602
times performed,
4% of her services

8th 15th

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

320
patients got this service, 25% of her patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$561,064.00an average of $932.00 per time performed $240,167.90
an average of $398.95 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
584
times performed,
4% of her services

9th 9th

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

248
patients got this service, 19% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$110,656.32an average of $189.48 per time performed $14,308.00
an average of $24.50 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
157
times performed,
1% of her services

10th 18th

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

55
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$58,875.00an average of $375.00 per time performed $29,814.30
an average of $189.90 per time performed
medical
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
141
times performed,
0.97% of her services

11th 19th

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

55
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$30,738.00an average of $218.00 per time performed $13,834.92
an average of $98.12 per time performed
medical
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
140
times performed,
0.96% of her services

12th 32nd

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

113
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$111,860.00an average of $799.00 per time performed $25,412.80
an average of $181.52 per time performed
medical
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
139
times performed,
0.95% of her services

13th 14th

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

111
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$33,360.00an average of $240.00 per time performed $15,627.77
an average of $112.43 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
132
times performed,
0.9% of her services

14th 5th

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

124
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$19,272.00an average of $146.00 per time performed $10,166.64
an average of $77.02 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of ear

Service Code: 69100
Performed in an office
123
times performed,
0.84% of her services

15th 31st

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

95
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,589.00an average of $143.00 per time performed $5,338.20
an average of $43.40 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
97
times performed,
0.66% of her services

16th 7th

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

94
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$5,820.00an average of $60.00 per time performed $2,554.98
an average of $26.34 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
81
times performed,
0.55% of her services

17th 10th

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

81
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,745.00an average of $145.00 per time performed $5,596.29
an average of $69.09 per time performed
medical
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
78
times performed,
0.53% of her services

18th 34th

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

62
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$20,202.00an average of $259.00 per time performed $9,103.38
an average of $116.71 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or les... +

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or less) of the forehead, cheeks, chin, mouth, neck, underarms, genitals, hands, and/or feet ×

Service Code: 14040
Performed in an office
77
times performed,
0.53% of her services

19th 83rd

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

71
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$81,312.00an average of $1,056.00 per time performed $43,887.69
an average of $569.97 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17111
Performed in an office
65
times performed,
0.44% of her services

20th 55th

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

51
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$11,505.00an average of $177.00 per time performed $5,739.50
an average of $88.30 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17263
Performed in an office
61
times performed,
0.42% of her services

21st 63rd

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

52
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$16,165.00an average of $265.00 per time performed $8,377.74
an average of $137.34 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Relocation of patient skin to nose, ears, eyelids, and/or... +

Relocation of patient skin to nose, ears, eyelids, and/or lips (20 sq centimeters or less) ×

Service Code: 15260
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
0.4% of her services

22nd 93rd

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

51
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$80,040.00an average of $1,380.00 per time performed $44,289.96
an average of $763.62 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or les... +

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or less) of eyelids, nose, ears, and/or lips ×

Service Code: 14060
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
0.39% of her services

23rd 74th

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

53
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$61,275.00an average of $1,075.00 per time performed $31,723.92
an average of $556.56 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the trun... +

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the trunk, arms, or legs (first stage, up to 5 tissue blocks) ×

Service Code: 17313
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.27% of her services

24th 80th

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

32
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$33,150.00an average of $850.00 per time performed $16,892.07
an average of $433.13 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10.1 to 30.0 sq centimet... +

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10.1 to 30.0 sq centimeters) of the forehead, cheeks, chin, mouth, neck, underarms, genitals, hands, and/or feet ×

Service Code: 14041
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.26% of her services

25th 100th

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$49,894.00an average of $1,313.00 per time performed $25,646.58
an average of $674.91 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
37
times performed,
0.25% of her services

26th 11th

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

37
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,700.00an average of $100.00 per time performed $1,630.22
an average of $44.06 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the trun... +

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17314
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.24% of her services

27th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$18,025.00an average of $515.00 per time performed $9,746.45
an average of $278.47 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.18% of her services

28th 27th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,079.00an average of $77.00 per time performed $656.10
an average of $24.30 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
27
times performed,
0.18% of her services

29th 12th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$108.00an average of $4.00 per time performed $36.45
an average of $1.35 per time performed
medical
EYE

Biopsy of eyelid

Service Code: 67810
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.16% of her services

30th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,984.00an average of $291.00 per time performed $2,693.04
an average of $112.21 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17273
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.15% of her services

31st 98th

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,085.00an average of $367.50 per time performed $3,197.04
an average of $145.32 per time performed
medical
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
15
times performed,
0.1% of her services

32nd 30th

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: 1.1)
$4,267.50an average of $284.50 per time performed $1,748.55
an average of $116.57 per time performed
medical
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
14
times performed,
0.1% of her services

33rd 52nd

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: 1.1)
$8,470.00an average of $605.00 per time performed $2,716.42
an average of $194.03 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of trunk

Service Code: 13101
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.09% of her services

34th 79th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,059.00an average of $543.00 per time performed $3,560.31
an average of $273.87 per time performed
medical
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Biopsy of lip

Service Code: 40490
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.08% of her services

35th 102nd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.86% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,969.00an average of $179.00 per time performed $913.22
an average of $83.02 per time performed

Office Visits

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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Heather Aimee Loesch
Average for Dermatology Providers in North Carolina

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 2015 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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