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How This Provider Compares

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
1,188
Rank: 63rd
out of 272 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,451
Rank: 75th
out of 272 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.4 This Provider
Avg 5.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$245K
Rank: 84th
out of 272 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$207 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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Melissa M. Coale
Average for Dermatology Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 75 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
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of multiple skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
2,413
times performed,
37% of her services

1st 1st

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

401
patients got this service, 34% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$17,084an average of $7 per time performed $11,655
an average of $5 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
890
times performed,
14% of her services

2nd 2nd

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

674
patients got this service, 57% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$62,567an average of $70 per time performed $41,599
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
697
times performed,
11% of her services

3rd 3rd

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

533
patients got this service, 45% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$55,384an average of $79 per time performed $30,982
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin, tissue, or mouth

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
494
times performed,
8% of her services

4th 4th

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

405
patients got this service, 34% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$49,830an average of $101 per time performed $33,098
an average of $67 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
474
times performed,
7% of her services

5th 6th

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

392
patients got this service, 33% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$19,970an average of $42 per time performed $11,983
an average of $25 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
212
times performed,
3% of her services

6th 7th

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

181
patients got this service, 15% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$22,010an average of $104 per time performed $15,188
an average of $72 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of multiple skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
140
times performed,
2% of her services

7th 13th

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

102
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$23,149an average of $165 per time performed $16,320
an average of $117 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
132
times performed,
2% of her services

8th 8th

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

116
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$14,443an average of $109 per time performed $10,095
an average of $76 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
130
times performed,
2% of her services

9th 9th

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

101
patients got this service, 9% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,120an average of $32 per time performed $3,004
an average of $23 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
92
times performed,
1% of her services

10th 20th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
6.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 15.9)
$6,557an average of $71 per time performed $4,859
an average of $53 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
90
times performed,
1% of her services

11th 10th

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

90
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,928an average of $77 per time performed $4,016
an average of $45 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
70
times performed,
1% of her services

12th 12th

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

44
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$141an average of $2 per time performed $91
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
62
times performed,
0.96% of her services

13th 27th

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

45
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,367an average of $54 per time performed $2,037
an average of $33 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
56
times performed,
0.87% of her services

14th 28th

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

52
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,341an average of $238 per time performed $6,081
an average of $109 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
52
times performed,
0.81% of her services

15th 23rd

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

51
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$15,208an average of $292 per time performed $11,994
an average of $231 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
45
times performed,
0.7% of her services

16th 11th

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

45
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,719an average of $105 per time performed $2,748
an average of $61 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
32
times performed,
0.5% of her services

17th 40th

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

29
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,335an average of $260 per time performed $3,970
an average of $124 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of ear

Service Code: 69100
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.4% of her services

18th 35th

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,531an average of $97 per time performed $1,603
an average of $62 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
23
times performed,
0.36% of her services

19th 61st

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,493an average of $282 per time performed $4,998
an average of $217 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 scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 11622
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.33% of her services

20th 52nd

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,171an average of $246 per time performed $3,233
an average of $154 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 centimeters to 1.0 c... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 centimeters to 1.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17261
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.28% of her services

21st 24th

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,493an average of $138 per time performed $1,634
an average of $91 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Tissue fungi or parasites

Service Code: 87220
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.22% of her services

22nd 57th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$83an average of $6 per time performed $81
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of t... +

Removal of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of the face, ears, eyelids, nose, or lips ×

Service Code: 11641
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.22% of her services

23rd 84th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,201an average of $229 per time performed $1,712
an average of $122 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
13
times performed,
0.2% of her services

24th 31st

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$540an average of $42 per time performed $329
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 centimeters to 2.0 c... +

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 centimeters to 2.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17262
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.17% of her services

25th 14th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.93% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,849an average of $168 per time performed $1,255
an average of $114 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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