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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $113 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
550
Rank: 84th
out of 1,839 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,184
Rank: 59th
out of 1,839 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.8 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$51.9K
Rank: 226th
out of 1,839 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$94 This Provider
Avg $113

Office Visits

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Top Billing

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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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Tamekia B. Ratliff
Average for Nurse Practitioner 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

JOSEPH HAKAS

CAROLYN MAYNOR

KER BOYCE

EMILY AVERBOOK

WILLIAM HUDGINS

Organizations

FIRSTHEALTH OF THE CARO...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

Tamekia B. Ratliff

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 8 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
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
1,227
times performed,
39% of her services

1st 18th

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

182
patients got this service, 33% of her patients
6.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.5)
$40,491an average of $33 per time performed $7,362
an average of $6 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
1,196
times performed,
38% of her services

2nd 29th

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

185
patients got this service, 34% of her patients
6.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$55,016an average of $46 per time performed $13,156
an average of $11 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
379
times performed,
12% of her services

3rd 2nd

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

321
patients got this service, 58% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$65,567an average of $173 per time performed $23,498
an average of $62 per time performed
MEDICINE

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretat... +

Routine ekg using at least 12 leads including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 93000
Performed in an office
224
times performed,
7% of her services

4th 42nd

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

188
patients got this service, 34% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$19,712an average of $88 per time performed $2,464
an average of $11 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
87
times performed,
3% of her services

5th 1st

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

79
patients got this service, 14% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$9,918an average of $114 per time performed $3,654
an average of $42 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
33
times performed,
1% of her services

6th 27th

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

27
patients got this service, 5% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$3,465an average of $105 per time performed $825
an average of $25 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.72% of her services

7th 7th

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$3,335an average of $145 per time performed $1,058
an average of $46 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
15
times performed,
0.47% of her services

8th 20th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,035an average of $69 per time performed $390
an average of $26 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 "Nurse Practitioner, Family." 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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