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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $152 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,106
Rank: 21st
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,529
Rank: 53rd
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.2 This Provider
Avg 3.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$198K
Rank: 20th
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$179 This Provider
Avg $152

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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Kevin L. Killian
Average for Podiatry 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.

Individuals

RAMESH AVVA

JOEL HEDLUND

ROBERT REID

BRIAN KILLIAN

ROY BLANK

Organizations

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

SOLSTAS LAB PARTNERS GR...

Patients saw before

Kevin L. Killian

Patients saw after

Individuals

RAMESH AVVA

JOEL HEDLUND

BRIAN KILLIAN

ROBERT REID

JOAN SCHWANZ

Organizations

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

THE CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBU...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 17 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
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
2,053
times performed,
58% of his services

1st 1st

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

882
patients got this service, 80% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$153,975an average of $75 per time performed $96,491
an average of $47 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of skin and tissue first 20 sq cm or less

Service Code: 11042
Performed in an office
486
times performed,
14% of his services

2nd 14th

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

112
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
4.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$46,170an average of $95 per time performed $34,020
an average of $70 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
335
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 5th

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

335
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$40,200an average of $120 per time performed $23,115
an average of $69 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
221
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 8th

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

159
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$14,365an average of $65 per time performed $4,862
an average of $22 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane +

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane ×

Service Code: 20550
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
2% of his services

5th 17th

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

60
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$7,900an average of $100 per time performed $3,239
an average of $41 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
76
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 20th

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

61
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$760an average of $10 per time performed $76
an average of $1 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Strapping of ankle and/or foot

Service Code: 29540
Performed in an office
73
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 29th

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

56
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,650an average of $50 per time performed $1,533
an average of $21 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Separation of nail plate from nail bed

Service Code: 11730
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 19th

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

35
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$6,650an average of $175 per time performed $2,356
an average of $62 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of nail

Service Code: 11750
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.99% of his services

9th 18th

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

32
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,500an average of $300 per time performed $4,725
an average of $135 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Correction of toe joint deformity

Service Code: 28285
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.79% of his services

10th 88th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$22,400an average of $800 per time performed $9,408
an average of $336 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Incision of joint capsule of foot and toe

Service Code: 28270
Performed in a facility
22
times performed,
0.62% of his services

11th Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$15,400an average of $700 per time performed $3,300
an average of $150 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, 2 views

Service Code: 73620
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.51% of his services

12th 10th

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: 1.2)
$990an average of $55 per time performed $342
an average of $19 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Correction of bunion

Service Code: 28293
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.43% of his services

13th Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$27,000an average of $1,800 per time performed $8,145
an average of $543 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Exploration, drainage, or removal of foreign body of foot +

Exploration, drainage, or removal of foreign body of foot ×

Service Code: 28022
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.37% of his services

14th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,997an average of $769 per time performed $1,599
an average of $123 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.37% of his services

15th 27th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$1,430an average of $110 per time performed $1,079
an average of $83 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretatio... +

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretation for insertion of needle ×

Service Code: 76942
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.34% of his services

16th 37th

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: 1.5)
$2,340an average of $195 per time performed $1,740
an average of $145 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.34% of his services

17th 28th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,380an average of $115 per time performed $1,020
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 "Podiatrist." 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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