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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $283 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,826
Rank: 15th
out of 264 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
9,122
Rank: 28th
out of 264 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5 This Provider
Avg 5.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$1.67M
Rank: 3rd
out of 264 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$915 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $283

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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Mark A. Chastain
Average for Dermatology Providers in Georgia

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.

Patients saw before

Mark A. Chastain

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 44 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

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head... +

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17312
Performed in an office
1,451
times performed,
16% of his services

1st 14th

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

647
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,147,741an average of $791 per time performed $445,457
an average of $307 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, inter... +

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, intermediate complexity ×

Service Code: 88305
Performed in an office
1,387
times performed,
15% of his services

2nd 5th

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

820
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$196,954an average of $142 per time performed $81,833
an average of $59 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head... +

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head, neck, hands, feet, or genitals (first stage, up to 5 tissue blocks) ×

Service Code: 17311
Performed in an office
1,159
times performed,
13% of his services

3rd 11th

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

865
patients got this service, 47% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,289,967an average of $1,113 per time performed $471,713
an average of $407 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
977
times performed,
11% of his services

4th 1st

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

191
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$24,425an average of $25 per time performed $4,885
an average of $5 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
431
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 19th

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

391
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$411,174an average of $954 per time performed $100,854
an average of $234 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
408
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 6th

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

360
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$24,480an average of $60 per time performed $11,832
an average of $29 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
288
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 3rd

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

264
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$28,800an average of $100 per time performed $10,944
an average of $38 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
285
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 4th

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

264
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$35,625an average of $125 per time performed $18,240
an average of $64 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
222
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 18th

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

125
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$39,960an average of $180 per time performed $24,642
an average of $111 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
187
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 24th

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

125
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$46,750an average of $250 per time performed $19,822
an average of $106 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the trun... +

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17315
Performed in an office
180
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 64th

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

42
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$22,500an average of $125 per time performed $11,340
an average of $63 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
148
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 8th

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

91
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,620an average of $65 per time performed $3,848
an average of $26 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
147
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 2nd

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

144
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$11,760an average of $80 per time performed $6,762
an average of $46 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of eyelids, nose... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of eyelids, nose, ears, and/or lips ×

Service Code: 13152
Performed in an office
134
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 50th

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

131
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$153,832an average of $1,148 per time performed $29,748
an average of $222 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of scalp, arms, ... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of scalp, arms, and/or legs ×

Service Code: 13121
Performed in an office
128
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 27th

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

121
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$83,584an average of $653 per time performed $24,448
an average of $191 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound of forehead, cheeks, chin, mouth, neck, u... +

Repair of wound of forehead, cheeks, chin, mouth, neck, underarms, genitals, hands, and/or feet ×

Service Code: 13133
Performed in an office
128
times performed,
1% of his services

16th Alert

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

107
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$45,056an average of $352 per time performed $16,640
an average of $130 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or les... +

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or less) of eyelids, nose, ears, and/or lips ×

Service Code: 14060
Performed in an office
125
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 43rd

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

124
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$248,375an average of $1,987 per time performed $74,625
an average of $597 per time performed
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
116
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 26th

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

116
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,120an average of $70 per time performed $3,596
an average of $31 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the trun... +

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the trunk, arms, or legs (first stage, up to 5 tissue blocks) ×

Service Code: 17313
Performed in an office
108
times performed,
1% of his services

19th 25th

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

97
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$108,540an average of $1,005 per time performed $43,308
an average of $401 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Relocation of patient skin to nose, ears, eyelids, and/or... +

Relocation of patient skin to nose, ears, eyelids, and/or lips (20 sq centimeters or less) ×

Service Code: 15260
Performed in an office
107
times performed,
1% of his services

20th 61st

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

103
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$209,185an average of $1,955 per time performed $82,925
an average of $775 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
94
times performed,
1% of his services

21st 23rd

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

76
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$23,500an average of $250 per time performed $7,708
an average of $82 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
84
times performed,
0.92% of his services

22nd 12th

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

80
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$26,460an average of $315 per time performed $10,752
an average of $128 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
82
times performed,
0.9% of his services

23rd 10th

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

82
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,200an average of $100 per time performed $3,608
an average of $44 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pathology examination of tissue during surgery

Service Code: 88331
Performed in an office
80
times performed,
0.88% of his services

24th 31st

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

53
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$24,000an average of $300 per time performed $5,760
an average of $72 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the trun... +

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17314
Performed in an office
76
times performed,
0.83% of his services

25th 57th

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

49
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$55,936an average of $736 per time performed $22,192
an average of $292 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of trunk

Service Code: 13101
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
0.77% of his services

26th 48th

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

69
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$37,100an average of $530 per time performed $14,420
an average of $206 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10.1 to 30.0 sq centimet... +

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10.1 to 30.0 sq centimeters) of eyelids, nose, ears, and/or lips ×

Service Code: 14061
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
0.77% of his services

27th 103rd

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

69
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$161,000an average of $2,300 per time performed $54,600
an average of $780 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound of scalp, arms, and/or legs

Service Code: 13122
Performed in an office
68
times performed,
0.75% of his services

28th 111th

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

49
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$18,088an average of $266 per time performed $6,188
an average of $91 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound of trunk

Service Code: 13102
Performed in an office
62
times performed,
0.68% of his services

29th Alert

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

42
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$14,880an average of $240 per time performed $5,208
an average of $84 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.35% of his services

30th 7th

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

32
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,840an average of $120 per time performed $2,464
an average of $77 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (1.1 to 2.5 centimeters) of eyelids, nose... +

Repair of wound (1.1 to 2.5 centimeters) of eyelids, nose, ears, and/or lips ×

Service Code: 13151
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.34% of his services

31st 68th

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

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$23,436an average of $756 per time performed $5,115
an average of $165 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
25
times performed,
0.27% of his services

32nd 13th

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

25
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,500an average of $140 per time performed $2,100
an average of $84 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10.1 to 30.0 sq centimet... +

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10.1 to 30.0 sq centimeters) of the forehead, cheeks, chin, mouth, neck, underarms, genitals, hands, and/or feet ×

Service Code: 14041
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.27% of his services

33rd 96th

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

24
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$51,250an average of $2,050 per time performed $16,725
an average of $669 per time performed
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
25
times performed,
0.27% of his services

34th 34th

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

23
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,000an average of $200 per time performed $1,550
an average of $62 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the trunk, ... +

Removal of growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11402
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.25% of his services

35th 50th

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

22
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,945an average of $215 per time performed $1,495
an average of $65 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Special stained specimen slides to identify organisms inc... +

Special stained specimen slides to identify organisms including interpretation and report ×

Service Code: 88312
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.25% of his services

36th 29th

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,680an average of $160 per time performed $1,288
an average of $56 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
23
times performed,
0.25% of his services

37th 21st

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

23
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,050an average of $350 per time performed $4,784
an average of $208 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (3.1 to 4 centimeters) of the... +

Removal of malignant growth (3.1 to 4 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11604
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.23% of his services

38th 105th

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,290an average of $490 per time performed $2,604
an average of $124 per time performed
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of ear

Service Code: 69100
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.22% of his services

39th 33rd

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,500an average of $175 per time performed $980
an average of $49 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
20
times performed,
0.22% of his services

40th 35th

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: 1.1)
$8,040an average of $402 per time performed $2,240
an average of $112 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
14
times performed,
0.15% of his services

41st 88th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.71% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,000an average of $500 per time performed $2,324
an average of $166 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
14
times performed,
0.15% of his services

42nd 76th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.71% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,200an average of $300 per time performed $1,442
an average of $103 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound of eyelids, nose, ears, and/or lips

Service Code: 13153
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.13% of his services

43rd Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 0.6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,400an average of $450 per time performed $1,764
an average of $147 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or les... +

Tissue transfer repair of wound (10 sq centimeters or less) of the forehead, cheeks, chin, mouth, neck, underarms, genitals, hands, and/or feet ×

Service Code: 14040
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.13% of his services

44th 54th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.66% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$19,800an average of $1,650 per time performed $7,008
an average of $584 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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