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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
671
Rank: 193rd
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,832
Rank: 54th
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
11.7 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$287K
Rank: 90th
out of 344 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$428 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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Robert H. Kahn
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

Robert H. Kahn

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 21 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
3,314
times performed,
42% of his services

1st 1st

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

261
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$89,478an average of $27 per time performed $16,570
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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
1,239
times performed,
16% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

477
patients got this service, 71% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$104,076an average of $84 per time performed $64,428
an average of $52 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
729
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

334
patients got this service, 50% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$66,339an average of $91 per time performed $37,179
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 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
718
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 4th

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

305
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$41,644an average of $58 per time performed $22,976
an average of $32 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
509
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 5th

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

330
patients got this service, 49% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$57,008an average of $112 per time performed $37,157
an average of $73 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
333
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 12th

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

133
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$58,941an average of $177 per time performed $41,958
an average of $126 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
201
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 11th

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

201
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$23,115an average of $115 per time performed $15,276
an average of $76 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of each additional growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11101
Performed in an office
180
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 9th

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

121
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,000an average of $50 per time performed $4,320
an average of $24 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
92
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 7th

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

48
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$10,672an average of $116 per time performed $7,452
an average of $81 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Tissue fungi or parasites

Service Code: 87220
Performed in an office
88
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 64th

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

83
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,408an average of $16 per time performed $528
an average of $6 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Fungal culture (mold or yeast) of skin, hair, or nail

Service Code: 87101
Performed in an office
87
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 100th

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

82
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,697an average of $31 per time performed $957
an average of $11 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
69
times performed,
0.88% of his services

12th 23rd

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

53
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$11,937an average of $173 per time performed $8,832
an average of $128 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
56
times performed,
0.72% of his services

13th 16th

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

42
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,352an average of $167 per time performed $7,000
an average of $125 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
42
times performed,
0.54% of his services

14th 10th

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

42
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,612an average of $86 per time performed $2,268
an average of $54 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
36
times performed,
0.46% of his services

15th 30th

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

31
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$7,308an average of $203 per time performed $5,544
an average of $154 per time performed
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of ear

Service Code: 69100
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.46% of his services

16th 34th

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

30
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,960an average of $110 per time performed $2,088
an average of $58 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.32% of his services

17th 8th

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,875an average of $115 per time performed $2,000
an average of $80 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
23
times performed,
0.29% of his services

18th 35th

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$4,209an average of $183 per time performed $3,174
an average of $138 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 trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17261
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.28% of his services

19th 24th

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,508an average of $114 per time performed $1,848
an average of $84 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 scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17271
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.23% of his services

20th 45th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$2,484an average of $138 per time performed $1,854
an average of $103 per time performed
EYE

Biopsy of eyelid

Service Code: 67810
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.19% of his services

21st 94th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,150an average of $210 per time performed $2,430
an average of $162 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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