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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
990
Rank: 33rd
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,931
Rank: 14th
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 3.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$262K
Rank: 5th
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$265 This Provider is in the top 10%
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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Daniel E. Laut
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

MARK EATON

RICHARD ROUX

RICHARD FALTER

DENISE THOMAS

GRANT YANAGI

Organizations

CUMBERLAND COUNTY HOSPI...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

Daniel E. Laut

Patients saw after

Individuals

MARK EATON

RICHARD ROUX

MAX FAYKUS

RICHARD FALTER

GEORGE BINDER

Organizations

CUMBERLAND COUNTY HOSPI...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

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
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
1,785
times performed,
30% of his services

1st 2nd

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

669
patients got this service, 68% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$98,175an average of $55 per time performed $49,980
an average of $28 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Dermagraft, per square centimeter

Service Code: Q4106
Performed in an office
1,634
times performed,
28% of his services

2nd Alert

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$73,530an average of $45 per time performed $52,288
an average of $32 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
655
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 1st

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

458
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$52,400an average of $80 per time performed $32,095
an average of $49 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
612
times performed,
10% of his services

4th 14th

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

119
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
5.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$88,740an average of $145 per time performed $47,124
an average of $77 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
261
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 8th

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

186
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$23,490an average of $90 per time performed $6,003
an average of $23 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
167
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 5th

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

167
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$20,708an average of $124 per time performed $11,189
an average of $67 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
123
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 64th

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

67
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$12,300an average of $100 per time performed $6,519
an average of $53 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of skin and/or muscle first 20 sq cm or less

Service Code: 11043
Performed in an office
102
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 45th

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

38
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$40,800an average of $400 per time performed $16,422
an average of $161 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Strapping, unna boot

Service Code: 29580
Performed in an office
96
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 48th

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

40
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$7,680an average of $80 per time performed $2,400
an average of $25 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Application of vein wound compression system lower leg be... +

Application of vein wound compression system lower leg below knee including ankle and foot ×

Service Code: 29581
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 46th

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$9,102an average of $123 per time performed $2,516
an average of $34 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
57
times performed,
0.96% of his services

11th 89th

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

49
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,654an average of $222 per time performed $8,436
an average of $148 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
55
times performed,
0.93% of his services

12th Alert

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

44
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,710an average of $122 per time performed $4,235
an average of $77 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.84% of his services

13th 38th

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

38
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$500an average of $10 per time performed $150
an average of $3 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Application of skin substitute (wound surface up to 100 s... +

Application of skin substitute (wound surface up to 100 sq cm) to face, scalp, eyelids, mouth, neck, ears, eye region, genitals, hands, feet, and/or multiple fingers or toes (first 25 sq cm or less) ×

Service Code: 15275
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
0.84% of his services

14th 78th

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$20,000an average of $400 per time performed $5,550
an average of $111 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of skin and bone first 20 sq cm or less

Service Code: 11044
Performed in a facility
41
times performed,
0.69% of his services

15th Alert

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

34
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$22,550an average of $550 per time performed $7,257
an average of $177 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of abscess

Service Code: 10060
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.51% of his services

16th 28th

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,980an average of $166 per time performed $2,370
an average of $79 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, 2 views

Service Code: 73620
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.42% of his services

17th 10th

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

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,750an average of $70 per time performed $500
an average of $20 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of anesthetic agent, other peripheral nerve or ... +

Injection of anesthetic agent, other peripheral nerve or branch ×

Service Code: 64450
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.4% of his services

18th 52nd

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,840an average of $160 per time performed $1,752
an average of $73 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound study of arteries of both arms and legs

Service Code: 93922
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.35% of his services

19th 57th

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)
$6,300an average of $300 per time performed $1,428
an average of $68 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of heel, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73650
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.34% of his services

20th 50th

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)
$1,400an average of $70 per time performed $400
an average of $20 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Application of skin substitute (wound surface up to 100 s... +

Application of skin substitute (wound surface up to 100 sq cm) to face, scalp, eyelids, mouth, neck, ears, eye region, genitals, hands, feet, and/or multiple fingers or toes (first 25 sq cm or less) ×

Service Code: 15275
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.29% of his services

21st 85th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$6,800an average of $400 per time performed $986
an average of $58 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of small joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of small joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20600
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.27% of his services

22nd 30th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,840an average of $115 per time performed $512
an average of $32 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73610
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.27% of his services

23rd 33rd

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,440an average of $90 per time performed $384
an average of $24 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, Foot & Ankle Surgery." 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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