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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $228 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,114
Rank: 58th
out of 277 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,467
Rank: 49th
out of 277 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.7 This Provider
Avg 5.5
Total Paid
by Medicare
$284K
Rank: 55th
out of 277 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$255 This Provider
Avg $228

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 his Part B patients.

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 in 2014.

Individuals

PUSHKAR PHADKE

ERICA RUSHING

MUAMMAR ARIDA

RON YAAR

CHRISTOPHER FLYE

Organizations

CAROLINAEAST MEDICAL CE...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

KENNETH KLEIN MD

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 61 different services in 2014
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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 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
2,997
times performed,
40% of his services

1st 1st

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

427
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$26,613an average of $9 per time performed $19,750
an average of $7 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
981
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 7th

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

622
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$41,143an average of $42 per time performed $26,919
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
918
times performed,
12% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

614
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$64,223an average of $70 per time performed $42,044
an average of $46 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
797
times performed,
11% of his services

4th 3rd

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

535
patients got this service, 48% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$57,256an average of $72 per time performed $35,777
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
605
times performed,
8% of his services

5th 4th

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

477
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$59,066an average of $98 per time performed $41,388
an average of $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
313
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 9th

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

175
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,988an average of $32 per time performed $7,343
an average of $23 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
112
times performed,
1% of his services

7th 11th

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

112
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,002an average of $71 per time performed $5,149
an average of $46 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
108
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 10th

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

108
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,194an average of $104 per time performed $7,144
an average of $66 per time performed
medical
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
90
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 28th

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

76
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$17,314an average of $192 per time performed $11,992
an average of $133 per time performed
medical
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
62
times performed,
0.83% of his services

10th 14th

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

49
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,294an average of $166 per time performed $5,933
an average of $96 per time performed
medical
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
51
times performed,
0.68% of his services

11th 33rd

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

45
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,930an average of $175 per time performed $6,182
an average of $121 per time performed
medical
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
46
times performed,
0.62% of his services

12th 72nd

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

37
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,422an average of $183 per time performed $5,705
an average of $124 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head... +

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17312
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.56% of his services

13th 25th

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$15,811an average of $376 per time performed $11,289
an average of $269 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head... +

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head, neck, hands, feet, or genitals (first stage, up to 5 tissue blocks) ×

Service Code: 17311
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.52% of his services

14th 18th

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

39
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$24,634an average of $632 per time performed $17,968
an average of $461 per time performed
medical
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
30
times performed,
0.4% of his services

15th 35th

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$14,155an average of $472 per time performed $7,930
an average of $264 per time performed
medical
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
25
times performed,
0.33% of his services

16th 58th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,763an average of $431 per time performed $7,250
an average of $290 per time performed
medical
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
18
times performed,
0.24% of his services

17th 38th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,836an average of $269 per time performed $1,866
an average of $104 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.21% of his services

18th 63rd

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)
$1,764an average of $110 per time performed $1,357
an average of $85 per time performed
medical
TEMPORARY CODES

All potassium hydroxide (koh) preparations

Service Code: Q0112
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.19% of his services

19th 57th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$83an average of $6 per time performed $80
an average of $6 per time performed
medical
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 face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17283
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.19% of his services

20th 88th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,234an average of $231 per time performed $2,280
an average of $163 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of ear

Service Code: 69100
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.16% of his services

21st 31st

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

11
patients got this service, 0.99% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,134an average of $95 per time performed $759
an average of $63 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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Kenneth L Klein
Average for Dermatology Providers in North Carolina

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 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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