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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $272 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,200
Rank: 70th
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,296
Rank: 150th
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.6 This Provider
Avg 5.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$193K
Rank: 149th
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$161 This Provider
Avg $272

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

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

STEPHEN LOGUE

PUSHKAR PHADKE

RON YAAR

DAVID STEWART

TIMOTHY BLAIR

Organizations

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

CUMBERLAND COUNTY HOSPI...

Patients saw before

Richard H. Shereff

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 18 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
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
2,139
times performed,
50% of his services

1st 2nd

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

1,071
patients got this service, 89% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$156,147an average of $73 per time performed $94,116
an average of $44 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
823
times performed,
19% of his services

2nd 1st

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

229
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$5,761an average of $7 per time performed $4,115
an average of $5 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
601
times performed,
14% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

416
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$49,883an average of $83 per time performed $31,252
an average of $52 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
243
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 11th

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

243
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$26,487an average of $109 per time performed $16,038
an average of $66 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
168
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 5th

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

160
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$17,976an average of $107 per time performed $12,096
an average of $72 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
85
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 4th

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

75
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,740an average of $44 per time performed $2,465
an average of $29 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
68
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 7th

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

65
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$7,752an average of $114 per time performed $4,828
an average of $71 per time performed
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, and/or legs ×

Service Code: 12032
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.58% of his services

8th 21st

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,825an average of $193 per time performed $3,275
an average of $131 per time performed
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
20
times performed,
0.47% of his services

9th 28th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,080an average of $254 per time performed $3,500
an average of $175 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 5.0 centimeters) of face, ears, e... +

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

Service Code: 12052
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.47% of his services

10th 42nd

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,820an average of $191 per time performed $2,440
an average of $122 per time performed
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
16
times performed,
0.37% of his services

11th 114th

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: 1.1)
$4,928an average of $308 per time performed $3,440
an average of $215 per time performed
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 scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 11622
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.35% of his services

12th 54th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,020an average of $268 per time performed $2,520
an average of $168 per time performed
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 trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11603
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.3% of his services

13th 51st

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,743an average of $211 per time performed $1,846
an average of $142 per time performed
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
13
times performed,
0.3% of his services

14th 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
$4,667an average of $359 per time performed $3,159
an average of $243 per time performed
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, and/or mouth ×

Service Code: 12051
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.3% of his services

15th 85th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,262an average of $174 per time performed $1,456
an average of $112 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.28% of his services

16th 9th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$456an average of $38 per time performed $276
an average of $23 per time performed
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
11
times performed,
0.26% of his services

17th 22nd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.92% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,468an average of $588 per time performed $4,554
an average of $414 per time performed
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
11
times performed,
0.26% of his services

18th 139th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.92% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,005an average of $455 per time performed $3,333
an average of $303 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 "Dermatology." 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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