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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $251 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
403
Rank: 95th
out of 114 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,993
Rank: 72nd
out of 114 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
9.9 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$111K
Rank: 84th
out of 114 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$276 This Provider
Avg $251

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.

Patients saw before

ROBERT KAHN M.D.

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 23 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
2,085
times performed,
52% of his services

1st 1st

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

182
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$47,976an average of $23 per time performed $13,824
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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
754
times performed,
19% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

344
patients got this service, 85% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$105,319an average of $140 per time performed $37,527
an average of $50 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
434
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

223
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$77,265an average of $178 per time performed $18,883
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
227
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 4th

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

169
patients got this service, 42% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$54,859an average of $242 per time performed $14,153
an average of $62 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
163
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 6th

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

101
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$13,542an average of $83 per time performed $4,817
an average of $30 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
88
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 11th

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

88
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,151an average of $206 per time performed $5,211
an average of $59 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
83
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 9th

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

64
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,426an average of $77 per time performed $1,905
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
55
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 13th

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

38
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$19,485an average of $354 per time performed $5,049
an average of $92 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
22
times performed,
0.55% of his services

9th 23rd

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

19
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,030an average of $410 per time performed $2,700
an average of $123 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
16
times performed,
0.4% of his services

10th 56th

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,016an average of $439 per time performed $2,079
an average of $130 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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

Robert Howard Kahn
Average for Dermatology Providers in South 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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