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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
1,315
Rank: 36th
out of 279 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
8,688
Rank: 35th
out of 279 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.6 This Provider
Avg 5.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$277K
Rank: 58th
out of 279 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$211 This Provider
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 his Part B patients.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 53 different services in 2015
(32 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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Drug Services
Medical Services
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
3,435
times performed,
40% of his services

1st 1st

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

553
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$103,050.00an average of $30.00 per time performed $12,331.65
an average of $3.59 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
1,056
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

672
patients got this service, 51% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$92,864.64an average of $87.94 per time performed $34,415.04
an average of $32.59 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
981
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

721
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$82,717.92an average of $84.32 per time performed $46,911.42
an average of $47.82 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
688
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 4th

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

547
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$75,680.00an average of $110.00 per time performed $42,532.16
an average of $61.82 per time performed
medical
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
474
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 28th

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
19
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 12)
$33,180.00an average of $70.00 per time performed $23,932.26
an average of $50.49 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
400
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 7th

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

337
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$25,924.00an average of $64.81 per time performed $12,268.00
an average of $30.67 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
273
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 8th

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

244
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$40,950.00an average of $150.00 per time performed $17,220.84
an average of $63.08 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
246
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 9th

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

170
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$20,172.00an average of $82.00 per time performed $5,731.80
an average of $23.30 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
189
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 14th

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

143
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$47,250.00an average of $250.00 per time performed $20,343.96
an average of $107.64 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
187
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 11th

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

187
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,765.00an average of $95.00 per time performed $9,198.53
an average of $49.19 per time performed
medical
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
100
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 25th

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

78
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$27,000.00an average of $270.00 per time performed $11,376.00
an average of $113.76 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
72
times performed,
0.83% of his services

12th 34th

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

55
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$19,368.00an average of $269.00 per time performed $8,008.56
an average of $111.23 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
68
times performed,
0.78% of his services

13th 30th

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

63
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$21,352.00an average of $314.00 per time performed $9,934.12
an average of $146.09 per time performed
medical
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
66
times performed,
0.76% of his services

14th 24th

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

50
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,200.00an average of $200.00 per time performed $5,173.08
an average of $78.38 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.61% of his services

15th 53rd

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

49
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,685.00an average of $145.00 per time performed $3,684.56
an average of $69.52 per time performed
medical
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
37
times performed,
0.43% of his services

16th 49th

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

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,510.00an average of $230.00 per time performed $3,361.45
an average of $90.85 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone so... +

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone sodium phosphate 3mg ×

Service Code: J0702
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.4% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

27
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$280.00an average of $8.00 per time performed $143.50
an average of $4.10 per time performed
medical
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
34
times performed,
0.39% of his services

18th 33rd

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,550.00an average of $75.00 per time performed $889.10
an average of $26.15 per time performed
medical
TEMPORARY CODES

All potassium hydroxide (koh) preparations

Service Code: Q0112
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.28% of his services

19th 60th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$600.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $136.56
an average of $5.69 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
22
times performed,
0.25% of his services

20th 12th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.91% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$308.00an average of $14.00 per time performed $25.08
an average of $1.14 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
14
times performed,
0.16% of his services

21st 63rd

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

13
patients got this service, 0.99% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,920.00an average of $280.00 per time performed $1,984.50
an average of $141.75 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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Thomas Ross Andrus
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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