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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, $247 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
1,603
Rank: 15th
out of 327 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,416
Rank: 30th
out of 327 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.6 This Provider
Avg 5.1
Total Paid
by Medicare
$285K
Rank: 51st
out of 327 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$178 This Provider
Avg $247

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 36 different services in 2015
(19 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 skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
1,497
times performed,
20% of his services

1st 3rd

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

1,024
patients got this service, 64% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$78,936.81an average of $52.73 per time performed $48,652.50
an average of $32.50 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
1,371
times performed,
18% of his services

2nd 4th

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

889
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$60,831.27an average of $44.37 per time performed $36,715.38
an average of $26.78 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
1,312
times performed,
18% of his services

3rd 1st

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

470
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$7,583.36an average of $5.78 per time performed $4,762.56
an average of $3.63 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
758
times performed,
10% of his services

4th 2nd

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

657
patients got this service, 41% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$56,167.80an average of $74.10 per time performed $31,707.14
an average of $41.83 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
399
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 8th

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

349
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$41,320.44an average of $103.56 per time performed $25,927.02
an average of $64.98 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
374
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 6th

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

322
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$31,539.42an average of $84.33 per time performed $20,311.94
an average of $54.31 per time performed
medical
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
313
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 47th

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

191
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$50,042.44an average of $159.88 per time performed $33,353.28
an average of $106.56 per time performed
medical
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
191
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 42nd

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

125
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$20,945.06an average of $109.66 per time performed $13,841.77
an average of $72.47 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
166
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 32nd

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

115
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$24,745.62an average of $149.07 per time performed $16,072.12
an average of $96.82 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
147
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 12th

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

147
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,208.75an average of $76.25 per time performed $6,253.38
an average of $42.54 per time performed
medical
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
142
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 71st

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

99
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$18,320.84an average of $129.02 per time performed $12,297.20
an average of $86.60 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 1... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99201
Performed in an office
141
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 37th

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

141
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,288.60an average of $44.60 per time performed $3,400.92
an average of $24.12 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

13th 51st

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

88
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$19,036.88an average of $202.52 per time performed $12,905.26
an average of $137.29 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
70
times performed,
0.94% of his services

14th 72nd

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

65
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,144.30an average of $173.49 per time performed $7,956.20
an average of $113.66 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
55
times performed,
0.74% of his services

15th 13th

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

43
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,853.50an average of $33.70 per time performed $1,230.35
an average of $22.37 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.4% of his services

16th 45th

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

19
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$755.10an average of $25.17 per time performed $467.10
an average of $15.57 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or less)... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or less) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 17280
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.18% of his services

17th 95th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.69% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,570.53an average of $120.81 per time performed $1,030.77
an average of $79.29 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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Average for Dermatology Providers in Illinois

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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