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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $152 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,772
Rank: 5th
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,971
Rank: 5th
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.5 This Provider
Avg 3.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$245K
Rank: 10th
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$138 This Provider
Avg $152

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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Stephen A. Kinard
Average for Podiatry 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

Stephen A. Kinard

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 23 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 of tissue from 6 or more finger or toe nails

Service Code: 11721
Performed in an office
2,793
times performed,
35% of his services

1st 3rd

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

1,321
patients got this service, 75% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$134,064an average of $48 per time performed $80,997
an average of $29 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
1,636
times performed,
21% of his services

2nd 13th

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

110
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$9,816an average of $6 per time performed $0
an average of $0 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
919
times performed,
12% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

790
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$64,330an average of $70 per time performed $26,651
an average of $29 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
397
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 5th

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

397
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$69,475an average of $175 per time performed $26,599
an average of $67 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Imaging guidance for procedure, up to 1 hour

Service Code: 76000
Performed in an office
384
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 56th

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

313
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$76,800an average of $200 per time performed $18,048
an average of $47 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone so... +

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone sodium phosphate 3mg ×

Service Code: J0702
Performed in an office
355
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 22nd

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

110
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,840an average of $8 per time performed $1,420
an average of $4 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
270
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 1st

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

245
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$24,300an average of $90 per time performed $12,420
an average of $46 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of skin and tissue first 20 sq cm or less

Service Code: 11042
Performed in an office
187
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 14th

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

57
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$48,620an average of $260 per time performed $14,773
an average of $79 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane +

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane ×

Service Code: 20550
Performed in an office
147
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 17th

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

89
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$18,375an average of $125 per time performed $5,586
an average of $38 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
121
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 28th

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

115
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$38,720an average of $320 per time performed $10,043
an average of $83 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of skin and tissue first 20 sq cm or less

Service Code: 11042
Performed in a facility
112
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 31st

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

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
3.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$29,120an average of $260 per time performed $4,928
an average of $44 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Application of chemical agent to excessive wound tissue

Service Code: 17250
Performed in an office
112
times performed,
1% of his services

12th Alert

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

90
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,800an average of $150 per time performed $3,920
an average of $35 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
106
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 27th

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

77
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$15,900an average of $150 per time performed $7,844
an average of $74 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound study of arteries of both arms and legs

Service Code: 93923
Performed in an office
94
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 73rd

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

94
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$25,850an average of $275 per time performed $11,280
an average of $120 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
71
times performed,
0.89% of his services

15th 11th

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

71
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,875an average of $125 per time performed $3,692
an average of $52 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound study of arteries of both arms and legs

Service Code: 93922
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.55% of his services

16th 57th

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

43
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,800an average of $200 per time performed $3,344
an average of $76 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
44
times performed,
0.55% of his services

17th 26th

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

43
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,720an average of $130 per time performed $2,376
an average of $54 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of tissue from 1 to 5 finger or toe nails

Service Code: 11720
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.44% of his services

18th 7th

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

25
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$1,330an average of $38 per time performed $770
an average of $22 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of multiple abscess

Service Code: 10061
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.34% of his services

19th 54th

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: 1.1)
$10,800an average of $400 per time performed $3,969
an average of $147 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of tissue from 6 or more finger or toe nails

Service Code: 11721
Performed in a facility
23
times performed,
0.29% of his services

20th 25th

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

21
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$1,104an average of $48 per time performed $460
an average of $20 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99231
Performed in a facility
21
times performed,
0.26% of his services

21st 82nd

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$5,124an average of $244 per time performed $588
an average of $28 per time performed
MEDICINE

Removal of tissue from wounds per session

Service Code: 97597
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.21% of his services

22nd 12th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.73% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$2,550an average of $150 per time performed $952
an average of $56 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of small joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of small joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20600
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.19% of his services

23rd 30th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.73% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,200an average of $80 per time performed $405
an average of $27 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 a facility
15
times performed,
0.19% of his services

24th 59th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.85% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,625an average of $175 per time performed $855
an average of $57 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Separation of nail plate from nail bed

Service Code: 11730
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.18% of his services

25th 19th

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

14
patients got this service, 0.79% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,010an average of $215 per time performed $700
an average of $50 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.15% of his services

26th 63rd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.68% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,700an average of $225 per time performed $1,452
an average of $121 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 "Podiatrist, Foot & Ankle Surgery." 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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