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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $204 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
762
Rank: 27th
out of 113 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,348
Rank: 25th
out of 113 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.4 This Provider
Avg 4.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$146K
Rank: 22nd
out of 113 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$192 This Provider
Avg $204

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 Podiatrist, Foot & Ankle Surgery Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 81 different services in 2013
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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
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
959
times performed,
29% of his services

1st 2nd

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

416
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$76,778an average of $80 per time performed $28,770
an average of $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 an office
637
times performed,
19% of his services

2nd 1st

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

248
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$76,440an average of $120 per time performed $32,646
an average of $51 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
342
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 5th

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

218
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$30,780an average of $90 per time performed $6,604
an average of $19 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
222
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 13th

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

222
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$29,970an average of $135 per time performed $10,969
an average of $49 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of tissue from 1 to 5 finger or toe nails

Service Code: 11720
Performed in an office
113
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 9th

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

65
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$6,215an average of $55 per time performed $2,448
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Trimming of dystrophic nails, any number

Service Code: G0127
Performed in an office
111
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 6th

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

53
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$4,440an average of $40 per time performed $1,088
an average of $10 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of 2 to 4 thickened skin growths

Service Code: 11056
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 8th

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

32
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$5,700an average of $100 per time performed $2,271
an average of $40 per time performed
medical
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
50
times performed,
1% of his services

8th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

35
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,750an average of $135 per time performed $2,252
an average of $45 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
50
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 4th

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

50
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,750an average of $195 per time performed $3,654
an average of $73 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Removal of tissue from wounds

Service Code: 97597
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 12th

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$7,200an average of $160 per time performed $2,497
an average of $55 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

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

Service Code: J0702
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 21st

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$570an average of $15 per time performed $169
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of nail

Service Code: 11750
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 16th

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$20,340an average of $565 per time performed $4,685
an average of $130 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane +

Injection of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane ×

Service Code: 20550
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 15th

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$6,290an average of $185 per time performed $1,442
an average of $42 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretatio... +

Ultrasonic guidance imaging supervision and interpretation for insertion of needle ×

Service Code: 76942
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.96% of his services

14th 41st

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$8,640an average of $270 per time performed $4,839
an average of $151 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of single thickened skin growth

Service Code: 11055
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.72% of his services

15th 17th

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: 1.6)
$1,920an average of $80 per time performed $789
an average of $33 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of heel, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73650
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.69% of his services

16th 56th

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

20
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,725an average of $75 per time performed $400
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73610
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.54% of his services

17th 33rd

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,620an average of $90 per time performed $402
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ultrasound of arm or leg

Service Code: 76882
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.42% of his services

18th 42nd

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$2,800an average of $200 per time performed $318
an average of $23 per time performed

Note: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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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 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.

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