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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $406 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 7 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
3,359
Rank: 19th
out of 848 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
17,365
Rank: 71st
out of 848 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.2 This Provider
Avg 6.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$718K
Rank: 144th
out of 848 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$214 This Provider
Avg $406

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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Cathy P. Milam
Average for Dermatology Providers in Florida

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

Cathy P. Milam

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 31 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 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
4,732
times performed,
27% of her services

1st 6th

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

2,787
patients got this service, 83% of her patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$203,476an average of $43 per time performed $137,228
an average of $29 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
3,332
times performed,
19% of her services

2nd 1st

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

977
patients got this service, 29% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$23,324an average of $7 per time performed $16,660
an average of $5 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
2,333
times performed,
13% of her services

3rd 3rd

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

1,562
patients got this service, 47% of her patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$188,973an average of $81 per time performed $104,985
an average of $45 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
1,814
times performed,
10% of her services

4th 5th

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

1,335
patients got this service, 40% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$188,656an average of $104 per time performed $126,980
an average of $70 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
1,126
times performed,
6% of her services

5th 2nd

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

862
patients got this service, 26% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$79,946an average of $71 per time performed $54,048
an average of $48 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
751
times performed,
4% of her services

6th 8th

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

655
patients got this service, 19% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$82,610an average of $110 per time performed $59,329
an average of $79 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
738
times performed,
4% of her services

7th 7th

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

371
patients got this service, 11% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$24,354an average of $33 per time performed $19,188
an average of $26 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
481
times performed,
3% of her services

8th 21st

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

336
patients got this service, 10% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$69,264an average of $144 per time performed $45,695
an average of $95 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
359
times performed,
2% of her services

9th 31st

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

212
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$47,388an average of $132 per time performed $36,977
an average of $103 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
250
times performed,
1% of her services

10th 14th

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

250
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,250an average of $73 per time performed $11,750
an average of $47 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
247
times performed,
1% of her services

11th 45th

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

236
patients got this service, 7% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,940an average of $20 per time performed $3,458
an average of $14 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
176
times performed,
1% of her services

12th 28th

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

148
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$27,632an average of $157 per time performed $21,824
an average of $124 per time performed
DRUGS

Methyl aminolevulinate for topical administration, 16.8%,... +

Methyl aminolevulinate for topical administration, 16.8%, 1 gram ×

Service Code: J7309
Performed in an office
167
times performed,
0.96% of her services

13th Alert

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

70
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$14,362an average of $86 per time performed $9,185
an average of $55 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
152
times performed,
0.88% of her services

14th 17th

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

31
patients got this service, 0.92% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$304an average of $2 per time performed $152
an average of $1 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
122
times performed,
0.7% of her services

15th 16th

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

97
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$21,472an average of $176 per time performed $15,128
an average of $124 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 scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17271
Performed in an office
103
times performed,
0.59% of her services

16th 46th

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

82
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$16,892an average of $164 per time performed $11,330
an average of $110 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
85
times performed,
0.49% of her services

17th 10th

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

62
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$14,960an average of $176 per time performed $11,220
an average of $132 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.29% of her services

18th 65th

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

51
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,763an average of $113 per time performed $3,519
an average of $69 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 face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17281
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.25% of her services

19th 29th

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

42
patients got this service, 1% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,920an average of $180 per time performed $5,940
an average of $135 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or less)... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or less) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17260
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.23% of her services

20th 78th

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

32
patients got this service, 0.95% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,800an average of $95 per time performed $1,960
an average of $49 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
0.21% of her services

21st 51st

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

30
patients got this service, 0.89% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$851an average of $23 per time performed $666
an average of $18 per time performed
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of ear

Service Code: 69100
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.2% of her services

22nd 24th

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

31
patients got this service, 0.92% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,502an average of $103 per time performed $2,210
an average of $65 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
32
times performed,
0.18% of her services

23rd 11th

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

32
patients got this service, 0.95% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,392an average of $106 per time performed $2,432
an average of $76 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Strapping, unna boot

Service Code: 29580
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.17% of her services

24th 161st

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

17
patients got this service, 0.51% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$1,537an average of $53 per time performed $870
an average of $30 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of multiple abscess

Service Code: 10061
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.14% of her services

25th 103rd

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

24
patients got this service, 0.71% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,800an average of $200 per time performed $3,840
an average of $160 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.14% of her services

26th 32nd

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

21
patients got this service, 0.63% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,344an average of $56 per time performed $792
an average of $33 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters) of scal... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters) of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17270
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.11% of her services

27th 128th

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

16
patients got this service, 0.48% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,869an average of $151 per time performed $1,995
an average of $105 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 scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17272
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.11% of her services

28th 37th

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

19
patients got this service, 0.57% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,572an average of $188 per time performed $2,641
an average of $139 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or less)... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or less) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17280
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.1% of her services

29th 72nd

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

16
patients got this service, 0.48% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,414an average of $142 per time performed $1,530
an average of $90 per time performed
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Biopsy of lip

Service Code: 40490
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.08% of her services

30th 59th

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

14
patients got this service, 0.42% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,848an average of $132 per time performed $1,414
an average of $101 per time performed
EYE

Biopsy of eyelid

Service Code: 67810
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.07% of her services

31st 54th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.39% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,795an average of $215 per time performed $2,236
an average of $172 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 "Specialist." 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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