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The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $387 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
792
Rank: 11th
out of 27 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,646
Rank: 18th
out of 27 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.3 This Provider
Avg 6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$126K
Rank: 18th
out of 27 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$159 This Provider
Avg $387

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of her Part B patients.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 46 different services in 2015
(25 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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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
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
735
times performed,
28% of her services

1st 2nd

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

571
patients got this service, 72% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$77,175.00an average of $105.00 per time performed $35,750.40
an average of $48.64 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
346
times performed,
13% of her services

2nd 6th

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

297
patients got this service, 38% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$54,668.00an average of $158.00 per time performed $27,763.04
an average of $80.24 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
255
times performed,
10% of her services

3rd 1st

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

103
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$5,865.00an average of $23.00 per time performed $1,109.25
an average of $4.35 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
232
times performed,
9% of her services

4th 3rd

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

199
patients got this service, 25% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$26,912.00an average of $116.00 per time performed $8,062.00
an average of $34.75 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
208
times performed,
8% of her services

5th 12th

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

33
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,505.92an average of $7.24 per time performed $243.36
an average of $1.17 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
156
times performed,
6% of her services

6th 4th

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

131
patients got this service, 17% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$9,048.00an average of $58.00 per time performed $4,709.64
an average of $30.19 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
115
times performed,
4% of her services

7th 5th

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

108
patients got this service, 14% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$20,125.00an average of $175.00 per time performed $7,764.80
an average of $67.52 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
105
times performed,
4% of her services

8th 16th

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

105
patients got this service, 13% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,645.00an average of $149.00 per time performed $6,472.20
an average of $61.64 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
62
times performed,
2% of her services

9th 11th

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

62
patients got this service, 8% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,262.00an average of $101.00 per time performed $3,313.90
an average of $53.45 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Acne surgery

Service Code: 10040
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
2% of her services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

50
patients got this service, 6% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,736.00an average of $156.00 per time performed $3,386.32
an average of $60.47 per time performed
medical
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
41
times performed,
2% of her services

11th 28th

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

33
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,435.00an average of $35.00 per time performed $683.88
an average of $16.68 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
1% of her services

12th 7th

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

29
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,516.00an average of $68.00 per time performed $957.93
an average of $25.89 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of 0.6 centimeters to 1.0 centimeters skin growth... +

Shaving of 0.6 centimeters to 1.0 centimeters skin growth of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11301
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
1% of her services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

28
patients got this service, 4% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,120.00an average of $160.00 per time performed $2,846.08
an average of $88.94 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of 0.5 centimeters or less skin growth of the tru... +

Shaving of 0.5 centimeters or less skin growth of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11300
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
1% of her services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,800.00an average of $150.00 per time performed $1,594.24
an average of $49.82 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
1% of her services

15th 39th

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

22
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,250.00an average of $75.00 per time performed $1,008.00
an average of $33.60 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of 0.5 centimeters or less skin growth of face, e... +

Shaving of 0.5 centimeters or less skin growth of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 11310
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
1% of her services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,800.00an average of $200.00 per time performed $2,117.58
an average of $73.02 per time performed
medical
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
21
times performed,
0.79% of her services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,200.00an average of $200.00 per time performed $2,148.93
an average of $102.33 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Aminolevulinic acid hcl for topical administration, 20%, ... +

Aminolevulinic acid hcl for topical administration, 20%, single unit dosage form (354 mg) ×

Service Code: J7308
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.79% of her services

18th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$8,099.91an average of $385.71 per time performed $4,708.83
an average of $224.23 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.76% of her services

19th 59th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,900.00an average of $195.00 per time performed $1,809.00
an average of $90.45 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
16
times performed,
0.6% of her services

20th 10th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,368.00an average of $148.00 per time performed $1,373.44
an average of $85.84 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of up to and including 15 skin tags

Service Code: 11200
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.45% of her services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of her patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,380.00an average of $115.00 per time performed $597.72
an average of $49.81 per time performed

Office Visits

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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Laura Lea Sears
Average for Procedural Dermatology Providers in Texas

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 2015 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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