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This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $230 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,292
Rank: 53rd
out of 272 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,069
Rank: 101st
out of 272 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.9 This Provider
Avg 5.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$241K
Rank: 88th
out of 272 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$186 This Provider
Avg $230

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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Richard H. Shereff
Average for Dermatology Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 67 different services in 2013
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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
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
2,391
times performed,
47% of his services

1st 2nd

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

1,116
patients got this service, 86% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$180,760an average of $76 per time performed $106,591
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of multiple skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
1,061
times performed,
21% of his services

2nd 1st

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

254
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$7,469an average of $7 per time performed $4,849
an average of $5 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
635
times performed,
13% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

460
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$54,299an average of $86 per time performed $32,772
an average of $52 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
299
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 11th

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

299
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$33,533an average of $112 per time performed $19,776
an average of $66 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin, tissue, or mouth

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
203
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 4th

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

183
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$22,153an average of $109 per time performed $14,242
an average of $70 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
59
times performed,
1% of his services

6th 8th

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

58
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$6,915an average of $117 per time performed $4,148
an average of $70 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
48
times performed,
0.95% of his services

7th 6th

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

45
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,169an average of $45 per time performed $1,432
an average of $30 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 centimeters to 5.0 centimeters) of f... +

Repair of wound (2.6 centimeters to 5.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 12052
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.55% of his services

8th 61st

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

27
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,168an average of $220 per time performed $2,952
an average of $105 per time performed
medical
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, or legs ×

Service Code: 12032
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.53% of his services

9th 23rd

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,908an average of $219 per time performed $2,991
an average of $111 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin, tissue, or mouth +

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin, tissue, or mouth ×

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.47% of his services

10th 9th

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)
$810an average of $34 per time performed $554
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
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
23
times performed,
0.45% of his services

11th 28th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,850an average of $254 per time performed $3,903
an average of $170 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
21
times performed,
0.41% of his services

12th 7th

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,331an average of $111 per time performed $1,331
an average of $63 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (over 4.0 centimeters) of the... +

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

Service Code: 11606
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.39% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,382an average of $469 per time performed $6,048
an average of $302 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (3.1 to 4.0 centimeters) of t... +

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

Service Code: 11644
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.37% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,839an average of $413 per time performed $5,367
an average of $282 per time performed
medical
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
15
times performed,
0.3% of his services

15th 40th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,978an average of $265 per time performed $2,732
an average of $182 per time performed
medical
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 face, ears, eyelids, nose, or lips ×

Service Code: 11643
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.3% of his services

16th 107th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,523an average of $302 per time performed $3,102
an average of $207 per time performed
medical
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, or mouth ×

Service Code: 12051
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.24% of his services

17th 79th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.93% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,902an average of $158 per time performed $1,117
an average of $93 per time performed

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 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.

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