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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $152 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
727
Rank: 87th
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,715
Rank: 96th
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.7 This Provider
Avg 3.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$98.8K
Rank: 103rd
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$136 This Provider
Avg $152

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 F. Kukla
Average for Podiatry 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 F. Kukla

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 17 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
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
918
times performed,
34% of his services

1st 2nd

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

416
patients got this service, 57% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$73,440an average of $80 per time performed $26,622
an average of $29 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
594
times performed,
22% of his services

2nd 1st

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

249
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$71,280an average of $120 per time performed $29,700
an average of $50 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
330
times performed,
12% of his services

3rd 8th

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

206
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$29,700an average of $90 per time performed $6,270
an average of $19 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
238
times performed,
9% of his services

4th 11th

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

238
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$32,130an average of $135 per time performed $11,662
an average of $49 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Trimming of dystrophic nails, any number

Service Code: G0127
Performed in an office
119
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 4th

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

54
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$4,760an average of $40 per time performed $1,071
an average of $9 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of tissue from 1 to 5 finger or toe nails

Service Code: 11720
Performed in an office
99
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 7th

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

64
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$5,445an average of $55 per time performed $2,079
an average of $21 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of 2 to 4 thickened skin growths

Service Code: 11056
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 6th

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

37
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$6,300an average of $100 per time performed $2,394
an average of $38 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
55
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 5th

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

55
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$10,725an average of $195 per time performed $3,740
an average of $68 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone so... +

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone sodium phosphate 3mg ×

Service Code: J0702
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 22nd

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

35
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$810an average of $15 per time performed $216
an average of $4 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretatio... +

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretation for insertion of needle ×

Service Code: 76942
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 37th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$11,070an average of $270 per time performed $5,576
an average of $136 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane +

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane ×

Service Code: 20550
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 17th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$7,400an average of $185 per time performed $1,560
an average of $39 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes p... +

Subsequent nursing facility visit, typically 15 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99308
Performed in a facility
35
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 49th

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

28
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,725an average of $135 per time performed $1,750
an average of $50 per time performed
MEDICINE

Removal of tissue from wounds per session

Service Code: 97597
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 12th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$5,120an average of $160 per time performed $1,696
an average of $53 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of single thickened skin growth

Service Code: 11055
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 15th

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$2,320an average of $80 per time performed $1,073
an average of $37 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of heel, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73650
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.99% of his services

15th 50th

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

24
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,025an average of $75 per time performed $432
an average of $16 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of nail

Service Code: 11750
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.77% of his services

16th 18th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$11,865an average of $565 per time performed $2,730
an average of $130 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of arm or leg

Service Code: 76882
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.74% of his services

17th 34th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,000an average of $200 per time performed $460
an average of $23 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 "Podiatrist, Foot & Ankle Surgery." 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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