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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $286 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
2,827
Rank: 1st
out of 58 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
17,366
Rank: 1st
out of 58 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.1 This Provider
Avg 4.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$463K
Rank: 12th
out of 58 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$164 This Provider
Avg $286

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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Russell Kelley
Average for Dermatology Providers in Kansas

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.

Individuals

GARY MCKEE

JAMES RUHLMANN

GLENDA HOLZMAN

STANTON BARKER

ROBERT SOURK

Organizations

HUTCHINSON CLINIC, P.A....

HUTCHINSON REGIONAL MED...

Patients saw before

Russell Kelley

Patients saw after

Individuals

JAMES RUHLMANN

GARY MCKEE

GLENDA HOLZMAN

ROBERT SOURK

MICHAEL SCHEKALL

Organizations

HUTCHINSON CLINIC, P.A....

HUTCHINSON REGIONAL MED...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 34 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
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of 2-14 skin growths

Service Code: 17003
Performed in an office
5,985
times performed,
34% of his services

1st 1st

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

1,305
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$131,670an average of $22 per time performed $29,925
an average of $5 per time performed
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
3,764
times performed,
22% of his services

2nd 5th

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

2,497
patients got this service, 88% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$233,368an average of $62 per time performed $97,864
an average of $26 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of skin growth

Service Code: 17000
Performed in an office
2,536
times performed,
15% of his services

3rd 3rd

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

1,787
patients got this service, 63% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$317,000an average of $125 per time performed $111,584
an average of $44 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, inter... +

Pathology examination of tissue using a microscope, intermediate complexity ×

Service Code: 88305
Performed in an office
2,155
times performed,
12% of his services

4th 4th

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

686
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$161,625an average of $75 per time performed $47,410
an average of $22 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
608
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 14th

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

82
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$7,296an average of $12 per time performed $608
an average of $1 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
342
times performed,
2% of his services

6th 2nd

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

264
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$34,542an average of $101 per time performed $15,732
an average of $46 per time performed
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
280
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 20th

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

225
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$123,760an average of $442 per time performed $33,320
an average of $119 per time performed
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
178
times performed,
1% of his services

8th 28th

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

155
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$42,186an average of $237 per time performed $15,842
an average of $89 per time performed
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
173
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 17th

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

173
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,072an average of $64 per time performed $4,498
an average of $26 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
166
times performed,
0.96% of his services

10th 8th

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

161
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$28,054an average of $169 per time performed $11,620
an average of $70 per time performed
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
162
times performed,
0.93% of his services

11th 39th

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

151
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$57,510an average of $355 per time performed $13,932
an average of $86 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
144
times performed,
0.83% of his services

12th 10th

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

144
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,976an average of $104 per time performed $6,768
an average of $47 per time performed
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
103
times performed,
0.59% of his services

13th 65th

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

84
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,532an average of $44 per time performed $1,751
an average of $17 per time performed
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
98
times performed,
0.56% of his services

14th 22nd

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

83
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$27,342an average of $279 per time performed $10,976
an average of $112 per time performed
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
91
times performed,
0.52% of his services

15th 60th

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

83
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$23,751an average of $261 per time performed $9,555
an average of $105 per time performed
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
87
times performed,
0.5% of his services

16th 30th

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

80
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$40,977an average of $471 per time performed $12,963
an average of $149 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Biopsy of single growth of skin and/or tissue

Service Code: 11100
Performed in an office
84
times performed,
0.48% of his services

17th 6th

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

84
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$13,692an average of $163 per time performed $5,208
an average of $62 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Strapping, unna boot

Service Code: 29580
Performed in an office
81
times performed,
0.47% of his services

18th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 0.39% of his patients
7.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,857an average of $97 per time performed $2,916
an average of $36 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Injection of up to 7 skin growths

Service Code: 11900
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
0.35% of his services

19th 31st

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

46
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$5,400an average of $90 per time performed $1,980
an average of $33 per time performed
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
43
times performed,
0.25% of his services

20th 56th

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

42
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,577an average of $339 per time performed $5,676
an average of $132 per time performed
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
32
times performed,
0.18% of his services

21st 40th

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

30
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$18,880an average of $590 per time performed $2,976
an average of $93 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

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

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters or less) of trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 17260
Performed in an office
29
times performed,
0.17% of his services

22nd Alert

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

28
patients got this service, 0.99% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$4,408an average of $152 per time performed $1,450
an average of $50 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters) of scal... +

Destruction of malignant growth (0.5 centimeters) of scalp, neck, hands, feet, or genitals ×

Service Code: 17270
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.1% of his services

23rd Alert

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

16
patients got this service, 0.57% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,596an average of $422 per time performed $1,782
an average of $99 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.1% of his services

24th 36th

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

14
patients got this service, 0.5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$340an average of $20 per time performed $51
an average of $3 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of 0.6 centimeters to 1.0 centimeters skin growth... +

Shaving of 0.6 centimeters to 1.0 centimeters skin growth of the trunk, arms, or legs ×

Service Code: 11301
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.09% of his services

25th 45th

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

16
patients got this service, 0.57% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,336an average of $146 per time performed $976
an average of $61 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 5.0 centimeters) of face, ears, e... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 5.0 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, and/or mouth ×

Service Code: 12052
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.09% of his services

26th 33rd

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

15
patients got this service, 0.53% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,896an average of $806 per time performed $3,424
an average of $214 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of up to and including 15 skin tags

Service Code: 11200
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.09% of his services

27th 38th

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

15
patients got this service, 0.53% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,010an average of $134 per time performed $900
an average of $60 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Liver function blood test panel

Service Code: 80076
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.08% of his services

28th Alert

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

11
patients got this service, 0.39% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$420an average of $30 per time performed $84
an average of $6 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Drainage of multiple abscess

Service Code: 10061
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.07% of his services

29th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 0.42% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,660an average of $305 per time performed $1,680
an average of $140 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Shaving of 0.5 centimeters or less skin growth of face, e... +

Shaving of 0.5 centimeters or less skin growth of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, or mouth ×

Service Code: 11310
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.07% of his services

30th Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 0.42% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,608an average of $134 per time performed $588
an average of $49 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (5.1 to 7.5 centimeters) of face, ears, e... +

Repair of wound (5.1 to 7.5 centimeters) of face, ears, eyelids, nose, lips, and/or mouth ×

Service Code: 12053
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.07% of his services

31st Alert

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

12
patients got this service, 0.42% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$11,628an average of $969 per time performed $2,940
an average of $245 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of growth (1.1 to 2.0 centimeters) of the trunk, ... +

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

Service Code: 11402
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.06% of his services

32nd 72nd

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

11
patients got this service, 0.39% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,234an average of $294 per time performed $858
an average of $78 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of the scalp, un... +

Repair of wound (2.6 to 7.5 centimeters) of the scalp, underarms, trunk, arms, and/or legs ×

Service Code: 12032
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.06% of his services

33rd 19th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.39% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,225an average of $475 per time performed $2,376
an average of $216 per time performed
AUDITORY SYSTEM

Biopsy of ear

Service Code: 69100
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.06% of his services

34th 34th

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

11
patients got this service, 0.39% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,881an average of $171 per time performed $748
an average of $68 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 "Dermatology." 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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