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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
2,572
Rank: 9th
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
14,154
Rank: 14th
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.5 This Provider
Avg 5.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$553K
Rank: 35th
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$215 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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Christopher A. Snyder
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.

Patients saw before

Christopher A. Snyder

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 27 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

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
4,771
times performed,
34% of his services

1st 1st

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

765
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$33,397an average of $7 per time performed $23,855
an average of $5 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
2,837
times performed,
20% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

1,671
patients got this service, 65% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$195,753an average of $69 per time performed $144,687
an average of $51 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
1,366
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

1,007
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$109,280an average of $80 per time performed $65,568
an average of $48 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
821
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 5th

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

722
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$87,847an average of $107 per time performed $56,649
an average of $69 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
806
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 15th

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

135
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,836an average of $6 per time performed $806
an average of $1 per time performed
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
577
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 8th

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

447
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$60,585an average of $105 per time performed $39,813
an average of $69 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
563
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 7th

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

493
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$64,182an average of $114 per time performed $42,225
an average of $75 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
530
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 10th

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

530
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$37,630an average of $71 per time performed $27,560
an average of $52 per time performed
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
323
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 25th

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

16
patients got this service, 0.62% of his patients
20.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 14.1)
$21,318an average of $66 per time performed $16,796
an average of $52 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
312
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 12th

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

229
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$54,600an average of $175 per time performed $37,440
an average of $120 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
175
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 9th

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

129
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,000an average of $40 per time performed $4,200
an average of $24 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
139
times performed,
0.98% of his services

12th 11th

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

139
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,317an average of $103 per time performed $10,425
an average of $75 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
138
times performed,
0.97% of his services

13th 16th

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

116
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$22,770an average of $165 per time performed $16,284
an average of $118 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
130
times performed,
0.92% of his services

14th 52nd

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

99
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$3,510an average of $27 per time performed $2,210
an average of $17 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
115
times performed,
0.81% of his services

15th 26th

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

115
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,600an average of $40 per time performed $3,450
an average of $30 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 face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17282
Performed in an office
105
times performed,
0.74% of his services

16th 30th

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

88
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$20,790an average of $198 per time performed $15,540
an average of $148 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
88
times performed,
0.62% of his services

17th 4th

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

84
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,960an average of $45 per time performed $2,640
an average of $30 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
70
times performed,
0.49% of his services

18th 35th

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

64
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,460an average of $178 per time performed $8,680
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 face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17281
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
0.41% of his services

19th 23rd

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

54
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,266an average of $177 per time performed $7,366
an average of $127 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
0.39% of his services

20th 31st

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

42
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,025an average of $55 per time performed $2,090
an average of $38 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
46
times performed,
0.32% of his services

21st 21st

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

45
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,754an average of $299 per time performed $10,028
an average of $218 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of multiple abscess

Service Code: 10061
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.22% of his services

22nd 120th

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

28
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,394an average of $174 per time performed $4,216
an average of $136 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
23
times performed,
0.16% of his services

23rd 28th

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

22
patients got this service, 0.86% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,658an average of $246 per time performed $2,116
an average of $92 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
22
times performed,
0.16% of his services

24th 24th

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

21
patients got this service, 0.82% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,168an average of $144 per time performed $1,738
an average of $79 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
20
times performed,
0.14% of his services

25th 77th

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

20
patients got this service, 0.78% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,060an average of $153 per time performed $1,240
an average of $62 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
19
times performed,
0.13% of his services

26th 45th

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

19
patients got this service, 0.74% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,964an average of $156 per time performed $2,090
an average of $110 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,
0.1% of his services

27th 86th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.43% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,548an average of $182 per time performed $1,946
an average of $139 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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