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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
1,286
Rank: 8th
out of 1,839 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
16,358
Rank: 2nd
out of 1,839 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
12.7 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$448K
Rank: 1st
out of 1,839 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$348 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $113

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 M. Wilkinson
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

DENNIS POLLEY

PANKAJ VYAS

JEFFREY JONES

ERIC JANIS

CARY BIZZELL

Organizations

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

JOHNSTON MEMORIAL HOSPI...

Patients saw before

Joseph M. Wilkinson

Patients saw after

Individuals

DENNIS POLLEY

CARY BIZZELL

ERIC JANIS

JEFFREY JONES

RICHARD CODY

Organizations

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

JOHNSTON MEMORIAL HOSPI...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 34 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
7,471
times performed,
46% of his services

1st Alert

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

526
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$478,144an average of $64 per time performed $37,355
an average of $5 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
2,614
times performed,
16% of his services

2nd 1st

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

1,058
patients got this service, 82% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$313,680an average of $120 per time performed $112,402
an average of $43 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
1,114
times performed,
7% of his services

3rd 84th

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

593
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$165,986an average of $149 per time performed $40,104
an average of $36 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
1,027
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 11th

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

149
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$30,810an average of $30 per time performed $1,027
an average of $1 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
816
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 99th

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

646
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$204,000an average of $250 per time performed $45,696
an average of $56 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
728
times performed,
4% of his services

6th Alert

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

344
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$182,000an average of $250 per time performed $15,288
an average of $21 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
595
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 2nd

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

466
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$112,455an average of $189 per time performed $33,915
an average of $57 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
549
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 32nd

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

549
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$120,780an average of $220 per time performed $32,391
an average of $59 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
455
times performed,
3% of his services

9th Alert

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

325
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$45,500an average of $100 per time performed $30,940
an average of $68 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of skin and tissue first 20 sq cm or less

Service Code: 11042
Performed in an office
118
times performed,
0.72% of his services

10th Alert

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

95
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$40,120an average of $340 per time performed $6,726
an average of $57 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
105
times performed,
0.64% of his services

11th 71st

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

105
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,435an average of $147 per time performed $4,200
an average of $40 per time performed
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 face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17283
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
0.45% of his services

12th Alert

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

67
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$36,938an average of $506 per time performed $11,242
an average of $154 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
56
times performed,
0.34% of his services

13th Alert

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

56
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$24,416an average of $436 per time performed $7,112
an average of $127 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
56
times performed,
0.34% of his services

14th Alert

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

36
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,200an average of $200 per time performed $6,720
an average of $120 per time performed
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
51
times performed,
0.31% of his services

15th Alert

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

48
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$17,850an average of $350 per time performed $5,814
an average of $114 per time performed
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
50
times performed,
0.31% of his services

16th Alert

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

47
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$22,250an average of $445 per time performed $6,150
an average of $123 per time performed
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of ear

Service Code: 69100
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.3% of his services

17th Alert

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

45
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$12,250an average of $250 per time performed $1,911
an average of $39 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (over 4.0 centimeters) of... +

Destruction of malignant growth (over 4.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17266
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
0.28% of his services

18th Alert

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

37
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$24,975an average of $555 per time performed $6,480
an average of $144 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
45
times performed,
0.28% of his services

19th Alert

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

37
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,500an average of $300 per time performed $3,465
an average of $77 per time performed
EYE

Biopsy of eyelid

Service Code: 67810
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.27% of his services

20th Alert

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

39
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$25,784an average of $586 per time performed $5,412
an average of $123 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Biopsy of tissue of back or flank

Service Code: 21920
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.26% of his services

21st Alert

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$17,640an average of $420 per time performed $6,174
an average of $147 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (3.1 to 4.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (3.1 to 4.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17284
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.18% of his services

22nd Alert

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$21,900an average of $730 per time performed $5,340
an average of $178 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (over 4.0 centimeters) of... +

Destruction of malignant growth (over 4.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17286
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.18% of his services

23rd Alert

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

29
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$30,030an average of $1,001 per time performed $6,960
an average of $232 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (over 4.0 centimeters) of... +

Destruction of malignant growth (over 4.0 centimeters) of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17276
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.17% of his services

24th Alert

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$19,152an average of $684 per time performed $5,124
an average of $183 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
22
times performed,
0.13% of his services

25th 20th

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: 1.6)
$1,914an average of $87 per time performed $594
an average of $27 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.13% of his services

26th Alert

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,200an average of $100 per time performed $1,496
an average of $68 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
19
times performed,
0.12% of his services

27th Alert

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,700an average of $300 per time performed $2,071
an average of $109 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Biopsy of soft tissue of neck or chest

Service Code: 21550
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.11% of his services

28th Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,200an average of $400 per time performed $2,916
an average of $162 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.1% of his services

29th Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,533an average of $149 per time performed $391
an average of $23 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.1% of his services

30th 14th

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: 2)
$400an average of $25 per time performed $240
an average of $15 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (3.1 to 4.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (3.1 to 4.0 centimeters) of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17274
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.09% of his services

31st Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,720an average of $448 per time performed $2,250
an average of $150 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (3.1 to 4.0 centimeters) ... +

Destruction of malignant growth (3.1 to 4.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17264
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.08% of his services

32nd Alert

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
$6,006an average of $462 per time performed $1,703
an average of $131 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
13
times performed,
0.08% of his services

33rd Alert

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
$4,771an average of $367 per time performed $1,391
an average of $107 per time performed
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Biopsy of lip

Service Code: 40490
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.07% of his services

34th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 0.86% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,000an average of $250 per time performed $936
an average of $78 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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