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The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $229 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
1,093
Rank: 64th
out of 279 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,079
Rank: 50th
out of 279 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.5 This Provider
Avg 5.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$289K
Rank: 56th
out of 279 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$264 This Provider
Avg $229

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.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 72 different services in 2015
(51 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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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
2,617
times performed,
37% of his services

1st 1st

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

397
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$24,573.63an average of $9.39 per time performed $10,206.30
an average of $3.90 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
995
times performed,
14% of his services

2nd 7th

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

610
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$41,760.15an average of $41.97 per time performed $28,128.65
an average of $28.27 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
876
times performed,
12% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

572
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$61,451.40an average of $70.15 per time performed $41,986.68
an average of $47.93 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
750
times performed,
11% of his services

4th 3rd

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

517
patients got this service, 47% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$53,400.00an average of $71.20 per time performed $30,780.00
an average of $41.04 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
641
times performed,
9% of his services

5th 4th

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

492
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$62,606.47an average of $97.67 per time performed $45,171.27
an average of $70.47 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
322
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 9th

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

184
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,342.64an average of $32.12 per time performed $7,747.32
an average of $24.06 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
124
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 11th

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

124
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,870.96an average of $71.54 per time performed $5,902.40
an average of $47.60 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
96
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 10th

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

96
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,907.20an average of $103.20 per time performed $6,884.16
an average of $71.71 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
94
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 30th

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

79
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$18,278.30an average of $194.45 per time performed $13,112.06
an average of $139.49 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
74
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 14th

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

53
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,136.00an average of $164.00 per time performed $7,453.28
an average of $100.72 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
53
times performed,
0.75% of his services

11th 32nd

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

50
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$23,795.94an average of $448.98 per time performed $15,138.39
an average of $285.63 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
53
times performed,
0.75% of his services

12th 34th

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)
$9,620.03an average of $181.51 per time performed $6,231.74
an average of $117.58 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
49
times performed,
0.69% of his services

13th 15th

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

42
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$30,830.31an average of $629.19 per time performed $21,378.70
an average of $436.30 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
48
times performed,
0.68% of his services

14th 63rd

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

39
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$8,777.28an average of $182.86 per time performed $5,688.00
an average of $118.50 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
43
times performed,
0.61% of his services

15th 22nd

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$15,599.54an average of $362.78 per time performed $12,224.90
an average of $284.30 per time performed
medical
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of ear

Service Code: 69100
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.28% of his services

16th 31st

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,882.60an average of $94.13 per time performed $1,101.00
an average of $55.05 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
19
times performed,
0.27% of his services

17th 52nd

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,633.63an average of $401.77 per time performed $5,014.67
an average of $263.93 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.25% of his services

18th 53rd

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,011.14an average of $111.73 per time performed $1,410.12
an average of $78.34 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
16
times performed,
0.23% of his services

19th 37th

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)
$4,090.24an average of $255.64 per time performed $1,594.24
an average of $99.64 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 scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17273
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.2% of his services

20th 98th

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)
$3,241.56an average of $231.54 per time performed $1,947.40
an average of $139.10 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of trunk

Service Code: 13101
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.16% of his services

21st 79th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,091.67an average of $371.97 per time performed $3,065.48
an average of $278.68 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 2015 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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