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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, $131 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 3 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
398
Rank: 7th
out of 20 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,223
Rank: 8th
out of 20 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.1 This Provider
Avg 2.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$56.2K
Rank: 8th
out of 20 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$141 This Provider
Avg $131

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 65 different services in 2015
(53 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

Removal of tissue from 6 or more finger or toe nails

Service Code: 11721
Performed in a facility
245
times performed,
20% of his services

1st 1st

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

107
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$7,369.60an average of $30.08 per time performed $4,346.30
an average of $17.74 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Removal of tissue from wounds per session

Service Code: 97597
Performed in a facility
155
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 8th

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

41
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
3.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$4,997.20an average of $32.24 per time performed $2,715.60
an average of $17.52 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 a facility
105
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 4th

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

105
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,297.75an average of $88.55 per time performed $5,701.50
an average of $54.30 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 a facility
104
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 2nd

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

78
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$6,129.76an average of $58.94 per time performed $3,672.24
an average of $35.31 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of skin of finger or toe nail

Service Code: 11765
Performed in a facility
89
times performed,
7% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

46
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,145.11an average of $113.99 per time performed $5,678.20
an average of $63.80 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 a facility
83
times performed,
7% of his services

6th 7th

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

51
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,606.20an average of $31.40 per time performed $1,581.98
an average of $19.06 per time performed
medical
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
71
times performed,
6% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

23
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$10,216.90an average of $143.90 per time performed $3,988.07
an average of $56.17 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of single thickened skin growth

Service Code: 11055
Performed in a facility
64
times performed,
5% of his services

8th 10th

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

40
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,203.84an average of $18.81 per time performed $695.04
an average of $10.86 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of 2 to 4 thickened skin growths

Service Code: 11056
Performed in a facility
58
times performed,
5% of his services

9th 5th

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

38
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$1,715.06an average of $29.57 per time performed $984.26
an average of $16.97 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane +

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane ×

Service Code: 20550
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
2% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,100.00an average of $55.00 per time performed $635.80
an average of $31.79 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of tissue from 1 to 5 finger or toe nails

Service Code: 11720
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
2% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

15
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$408.00an average of $20.40 per time performed $195.40
an average of $9.77 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of nail

Service Code: 11750
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 14th

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

14
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,892.96an average of $243.31 per time performed $1,750.56
an average of $109.41 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.

Kevin J Koester
Average for Podiatrist Providers in North Dakota

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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