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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $230 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,241
Rank: 58th
out of 272 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,033
Rank: 60th
out of 272 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.7 This Provider
Avg 5.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$258K
Rank: 76th
out of 272 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$208 This Provider
Avg $230

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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Kenneth L. Klein
Average for Dermatology Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 58 different services in 2013
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Drug Services
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
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of multiple skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
2,398
times performed,
34% of his services

1st 1st

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

418
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$15,731an average of $7 per time performed $11,678
an average of $5 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
1,212
times performed,
17% of his services

2nd 6th

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

744
patients got this service, 60% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$49,680an average of $41 per time performed $33,160
an average of $27 per time performed
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
912
times performed,
13% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

619
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$61,843an average of $68 per time performed $41,058
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
756
times performed,
11% of his services

4th 3rd

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

533
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$57,781an average of $76 per time performed $37,777
an average of $50 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin, tissue, or mouth

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
636
times performed,
9% of his services

5th 4th

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

500
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$63,047an average of $99 per time performed $43,025
an average of $68 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin, tissue, or mouth +

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin, tissue, or mouth ×

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
311
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 9th

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

181
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,852an average of $32 per time performed $7,464
an average of $24 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
155
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 10th

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

155
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,763an average of $69 per time performed $6,510
an average of $42 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
98
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 11th

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

98
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,838an average of $100 per time performed $6,457
an average of $66 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 centimeters to 2.0 c... +

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 centimeters to 2.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17282
Performed in an office
80
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 29th

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

71
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$15,623an average of $195 per time performed $11,590
an average of $145 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 centimeters to 2.0 c... +

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 centimeters to 2.0 centimeters) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17262
Performed in an office
77
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 14th

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

66
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,039an average of $169 per time performed $8,019
an average of $104 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (1.1 centimeters to 2.0 c... +

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

Service Code: 17272
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
0.77% of his services

11th 33rd

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

46
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,487an average of $176 per time performed $6,373
an average of $118 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of multiple skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.6% of his services

12th 13th

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$6,796an average of $162 per time performed $5,137
an average of $122 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 centimeters to 3.0 c... +

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

Service Code: 17263
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.44% of his services

13th 73rd

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$5,755an average of $186 per time performed $3,670
an average of $118 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of ear

Service Code: 69100
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.44% of his services

14th 35th

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

28
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,065an average of $99 per time performed $1,702
an average of $55 per time performed
medical
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Biopsy of lip

Service Code: 40490
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.28% of his services

15th 92nd

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,443an average of $122 per time performed $1,717
an average of $86 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 centimeters to 7.5 centimeters) of f... +

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

Service Code: 13132
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.28% of his services

16th 37th

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,932an average of $547 per time performed $7,184
an average of $359 per time performed
medical
EYE

Biopsy of eyelid

Service Code: 67810
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.23% of his services

17th 91st

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,237an average of $202 per time performed $1,760
an average of $110 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 centimeters to 7.5 centimeters) of s... +

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

Service Code: 13121
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.23% of his services

18th 64th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,972an average of $436 per time performed $4,674
an average of $292 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 centimeters to 3.0 c... +

Destruction of malignant growth (2.1 centimeters to 3.0 centimeters) of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17273
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.18% of his services

19th 105th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.97% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,547an average of $196 per time performed $1,857
an average of $143 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 centimeters to 7.5 centimeters) of t... +

Repair of wound (2.6 centimeters to 7.5 centimeters) of trunk ×

Service Code: 13101
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.18% of his services

20th 83rd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.97% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,388an average of $414 per time performed $3,673
an average of $283 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.17% of his services

21st 68th

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

12
patients got this service, 0.97% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,282an average of $107 per time performed $882
an average of $74 per time performed

Note: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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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 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.

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