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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $256 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
581
Rank: 18th
out of 44 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,679
Rank: 7th
out of 44 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
9.8 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$202K
Rank: 12th
out of 44 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$348 This Provider
Avg $256

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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Carl R. Thornfeldt
Average for Dermatology Providers in Idaho

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.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 33 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
2,193
times performed,
39% of his services

1st 1st

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

286
patients got this service, 49% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$15,351an average of $7 per time performed $10,965
an average of $5 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
751
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 7th

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

112
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,004an average of $4 per time performed $751
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
566
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 12th

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

358
patients got this service, 62% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$58,864an average of $104 per time performed $42,450
an average of $75 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
437
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 2nd

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

299
patients got this service, 51% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$34,960an average of $80 per time performed $21,413
an average of $49 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
350
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 3rd

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

250
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$24,500an average of $70 per time performed $16,800
an average of $48 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
159
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 14th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
13.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 17.8)
$10,971an average of $69 per time performed $8,109
an average of $51 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
155
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 9th

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

130
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$16,895an average of $109 per time performed $11,935
an average of $77 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
149
times performed,
3% of his services

8th Alert

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

73
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,427an average of $23 per time performed $2,533
an average of $17 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

All potassium hydroxide preparations

Service Code: Q0112
Performed in an office
124
times performed,
2% of his services

9th Alert

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

112
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$744an average of $6 per time performed $744
an average of $6 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 13th

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

69
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$12,975an average of $173 per time performed $8,775
an average of $117 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Fungal culture (mold or yeast) of skin, hair, or nail

Service Code: 87101
Performed in an office
67
times performed,
1% of his services

11th Alert

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

52
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$737an average of $11 per time performed $737
an average of $11 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
65
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 31st

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

52
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,640an average of $56 per time performed $1,755
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 an office
58
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 15th

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

58
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,974an average of $103 per time performed $4,002
an average of $69 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 face, ears, eyelids, nose, or lips ×

Service Code: 11642
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.88% of his services

14th 20th

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

46
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,250an average of $265 per time performed $5,050
an average of $101 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.72% of his services

15th 6th

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

39
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,264an average of $104 per time performed $2,788
an average of $68 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
40
times performed,
0.7% of his services

16th 4th

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

35
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,680an average of $42 per time performed $1,240
an average of $31 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Wet mounts, including preparations of vaginal, cervical o... +

Wet mounts, including preparations of vaginal, cervical or skin specimens ×

Service Code: Q0111
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.69% of his services

17th Alert

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

34
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$234an average of $6 per time performed $234
an average of $6 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
38
times performed,
0.67% of his services

18th 19th

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

38
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$11,362an average of $299 per time performed $7,790
an average of $205 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
33
times performed,
0.58% of his services

19th 23rd

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

33
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,920an average of $240 per time performed $3,069
an average of $93 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 5.0 centimeters) of face, ears, e... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 5.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, and/or mouth ×

Service Code: 12052
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.55% of his services

20th 26th

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

31
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,300an average of $300 per time performed $6,634
an average of $214 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 scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 11622
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.51% of his services

21st 37th

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

26
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,221an average of $249 per time performed $2,813
an average of $97 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of scalp, arms, ... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of scalp, arms, and/or legs ×

Service Code: 13121
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.51% of his services

22nd 39th

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

28
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,586an average of $434 per time performed $9,251
an average of $319 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of forehead, che... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of forehead, cheeks, chin, mouth, neck, underarms, genitals, hands, and/or feet ×

Service Code: 13132
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.48% of his services

23rd 18th

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

27
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$15,417an average of $571 per time performed $11,502
an average of $426 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of neck, hands, ... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of neck, hands, feet, and/or genitals ×

Service Code: 12042
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.41% of his services

24th 50th

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,532an average of $284 per time performed $4,508
an average of $196 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) of t... +

Removal of malignant growth (2.1 to 3.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11603
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.39% of his services

25th 55th

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,006an average of $273 per time performed $2,376
an average of $108 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.5 centimeters or less) of face, ears, ... +

Repair of wound (2.5 centimeters or less) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, and/or mouth ×

Service Code: 12051
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.37% of his services

26th 47th

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,502an average of $262 per time performed $3,780
an average of $180 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of the face, e... +

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

Service Code: 11441
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.33% of his services

27th Alert

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

17
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,040an average of $160 per time performed $1,273
an average of $67 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the scalp, ... +

Removal of growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 11422
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.32% of his services

28th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,006an average of $167 per time performed $1,206
an average of $67 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.3% of his services

29th 11th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$544an average of $32 per time performed $391
an average of $23 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of the trunk, ... +

Removal of growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11401
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.28% of his services

30th Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,272an average of $142 per time performed $912
an average of $57 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
13
times performed,
0.23% of his services

31st Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,054an average of $158 per time performed $897
an average of $69 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of trunk

Service Code: 13101
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.23% of his services

32nd Alert

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,070an average of $390 per time performed $3,640
an average of $280 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.5 centimeters or less) of the scalp, u... +

Repair of wound (2.5 centimeters or less) of the scalp, underarms, trunk, arms, and/or legs ×

Service Code: 12031
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.19% of his services

33rd Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,607an average of $237 per time performed $1,628
an average of $148 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 "Dermatology." 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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