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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $272 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,300
Rank: 63rd
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,668
Rank: 59th
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.9 This Provider
Avg 5.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$258K
Rank: 104th
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$198 This Provider
Avg $272

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

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

Kenneth L. Klein

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 22 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
2,734
times performed,
36% of his services

1st 1st

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

453
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$19,138an average of $7 per time performed $13,670
an average of $5 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
1,499
times performed,
20% of his services

2nd 4th

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

880
patients got this service, 68% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$61,459an average of $41 per time performed $41,972
an average of $28 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
824
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

567
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$63,448an average of $77 per time performed $42,024
an average of $51 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
740
times performed,
10% of his services

4th 2nd

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

510
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$50,320an average of $68 per time performed $34,040
an average of $46 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
724
times performed,
9% of his services

5th 5th

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

565
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$71,676an average of $99 per time performed $51,404
an average of $71 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
416
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 9th

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

234
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,312an average of $32 per time performed $10,400
an average of $25 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
197
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 10th

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

197
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$13,987an average of $71 per time performed $9,259
an average of $47 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
95
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 11th

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

95
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,690an average of $102 per time performed $5,795
an average of $61 per time performed
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
89
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 16th

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

64
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$14,685an average of $165 per time performed $9,612
an average of $108 per time performed
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
86
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 30th

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

71
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$17,028an average of $198 per time performed $11,696
an average of $136 per time performed
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
49
times performed,
0.64% of his services

11th 35th

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

43
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,771an average of $179 per time performed $5,488
an average of $112 per time performed
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of ear

Service Code: 69100
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.46% of his services

12th 34th

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

33
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,535an average of $101 per time performed $1,960
an average of $56 per time performed
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
35
times performed,
0.46% of his services

13th 86th

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

32
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,300an average of $180 per time performed $4,445
an average of $127 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.4% of his services

14th 12th

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

27
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$5,053an average of $163 per time performed $3,658
an average of $118 per time performed
EYE

Biopsy of eyelid

Service Code: 67810
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.22% of his services

15th 94th

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,502an average of $206 per time performed $2,499
an average of $147 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Smear for infectious agents

Service Code: 87210
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.21% of his services

16th Alert

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$176an average of $11 per time performed $80
an average of $5 per time performed
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
15
times performed,
0.2% of his services

17th 108th

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)
$3,720an average of $248 per time performed $2,685
an average of $179 per time performed
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Biopsy of lip

Service Code: 40490
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.2% of his services

18th 94th

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)
$1,965an average of $131 per time performed $1,380
an average of $92 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

All potassium hydroxide preparations

Service Code: Q0112
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.18% of his services

19th 68th

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)
$84an average of $6 per time performed $84
an average of $6 per time performed
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 scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17273
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.18% of his services

20th 119th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,744an average of $196 per time performed $2,198
an average of $157 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) ... +

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

Service Code: 17281
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.16% of his services

21st 23rd

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

12
patients got this service, 0.92% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,016an average of $168 per time performed $1,428
an average of $119 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.14% of his services

22nd 74th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.85% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,199an average of $109 per time performed $935
an average of $85 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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