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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, $285 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
470
Rank: 22nd
out of 33 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,677
Rank: 20th
out of 33 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.7 This Provider
Avg 5.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$104K
Rank: 22nd
out of 33 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$222 This Provider
Avg $285

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 45 different services in 2015
(29 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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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
1,008
times performed,
38% of his services

1st 1st

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

184
patients got this service, 39% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$5,675.04an average of $5.63 per time performed $3,477.60
an average of $3.45 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
609
times performed,
23% of his services

2nd 6th

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

346
patients got this service, 74% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$27,143.13an average of $44.57 per time performed $15,212.82
an average of $24.98 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
361
times performed,
13% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

242
patients got this service, 51% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$21,147.38an average of $58.58 per time performed $12,425.62
an average of $34.42 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
102
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 5th

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

94
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$9,761.40an average of $95.70 per time performed $5,955.78
an average of $58.39 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
101
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 2nd

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

88
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$7,543.69an average of $74.69 per time performed $4,036.97
an average of $39.97 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
95
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 9th

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

72
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$10,022.50an average of $105.50 per time performed $5,851.05
an average of $61.59 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
69
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 11th

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

69
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,278.50an average of $76.50 per time performed $3,156.06
an average of $45.74 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head... +

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17312
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 18th

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

30
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$22,715.12an average of $391.64 per time performed $14,361.38
an average of $247.61 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head... +

Removal and microscopic examination of growth of the head, neck, hands, feet, or genitals (first stage, up to 5 tissue blocks) ×

Service Code: 17311
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 10th

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

32
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$26,022.36an average of $619.58 per time performed $16,241.40
an average of $386.70 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of t... +

Removal of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11602
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 28th

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

22
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,994.84an average of $225.64 per time performed $4,034.96
an average of $130.16 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 15 or more skin growths

Service Code: 17004
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.93% of his services

11th 13th

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,789.50an average of $151.58 per time performed $2,413.50
an average of $96.54 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
21
times performed,
0.78% of his services

12th 14th

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

21
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,323.23an average of $110.63 per time performed $1,418.13
an average of $67.53 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of t... +

Removal of malignant growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the face, ears, eyelids, nose, or lips ×

Service Code: 11642
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.78% of his services

13th 23rd

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,616.66an average of $267.46 per time performed $3,069.36
an average of $146.16 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of t... +

Removal of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of the face, ears, eyelids, nose, or lips ×

Service Code: 11641
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.71% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,077.02an average of $214.58 per time performed $2,570.70
an average of $135.30 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
16
times performed,
0.6% of his services

15th 16th

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

15
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$531.68an average of $33.23 per time performed $333.44
an average of $20.84 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of t... +

Removal of malignant growth (0.6 to 1.0 centimeters) of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11601
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.45% of his services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,769.00an average of $230.75 per time performed $1,588.20
an average of $132.35 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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Leon William Nowierski
Average for Dermatology Providers in Idaho

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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