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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
1,343
Rank: 11th
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,855
Rank: 8th
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
5.1 This Provider
Avg 3.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$259K
Rank: 6th
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$193 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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Thomas E. Curd
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

Thomas E. Curd

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 24 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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
3,289
times performed,
48% of his services

1st 1st

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

1,119
patients got this service, 83% of his patients
2.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$223,652an average of $68 per time performed $157,872
an average of $48 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
1,028
times performed,
15% of his services

2nd 20th

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

147
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,056an average of $2 per time performed $1,028
an average of $1 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
538
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 13th

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

153
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,076an average of $2 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, 2 views

Service Code: 73620
Performed in an office
366
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 10th

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

220
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$10,980an average of $30 per time performed $6,954
an average of $19 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of skin and tissue first 20 sq cm or less

Service Code: 11042
Performed in an office
258
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 14th

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

54
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
4.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$27,864an average of $108 per time performed $19,608
an average of $76 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
233
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 5th

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

233
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$25,397an average of $109 per time performed $16,776
an average of $72 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Trimming of dystrophic nails, any number

Service Code: G0127
Performed in an office
141
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 4th

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

55
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$2,679an average of $19 per time performed $1,269
an average of $9 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Separation of nail plate from nail bed

Service Code: 11730
Performed in an office
122
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 19th

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

93
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$11,712an average of $96 per time performed $7,808
an average of $64 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of medium joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of medium joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20605
Performed in an office
109
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 32nd

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

75
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$8,829an average of $81 per time performed $4,251
an average of $39 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
108
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 17th

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

60
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$10,260an average of $95 per time performed $3,672
an average of $34 per time performed
MEDICINE

Removal of tissue from wounds per session

Service Code: 97597
Performed in an office
92
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 12th

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

40
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$6,992an average of $76 per time performed $5,060
an average of $55 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of 2 to 4 thickened skin growths

Service Code: 11056
Performed in an office
83
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 6th

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

36
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$5,063an average of $61 per time performed $3,237
an average of $39 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Routine foot care by a physician of a diabetic patient wi... +

Routine foot care by a physician of a diabetic patient with diabetic sensory neuropathy resulting in a loss of protective sensation (lops) to include, the local care of superficial wounds (i.e. superficial to muscle and fascia) and at least the following if present: (1) local care of superficial wounds, (2) debridement of corns and calluses, and (3) trimming and debridement of nails ×

Service Code: G0247
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
0.92% of his services

13th 35th

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

46
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,906an average of $62 per time performed $2,835
an average of $45 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of nail

Service Code: 11750
Performed in an office
60
times performed,
0.88% of his services

14th 18th

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

40
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$12,300an average of $205 per time performed $8,100
an average of $135 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of more than 4 thickened skin growths

Service Code: 11057
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
0.82% of his services

15th 21st

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

25
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$4,032an average of $72 per time performed $2,800
an average of $50 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Follow-up physician evaluation and management of a diabet... +

Follow-up physician evaluation and management of a diabetic patient with diabetic sensory neuropathy resulting in a loss of protective sensation (lops) to include at least the following: (1) a patient history, (2) a physical examination that includes: (a) visual inspection of the forefoot, hindfoot and toe web spaces, (b) evaluation of protective sensation, (c) evaluation of foot structure and biomechanics, (d) evaluation of vascular status and skin integrity, and (e) evaluation and recommendation of footwear, and (3) patient education ×

Service Code: G0246
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
0.82% of his services

16th 40th

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

41
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,352an average of $42 per time performed $1,456
an average of $26 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
51
times performed,
0.74% of his services

17th 11th

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

51
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,978an average of $78 per time performed $2,244
an average of $44 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Correction of toe joint deformity

Service Code: 28285
Performed in a facility
42
times performed,
0.61% of his services

18th 58th

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

13
patients got this service, 0.97% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$29,778an average of $709 per time performed $6,006
an average of $143 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.55% of his services

19th 8th

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

33
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,254an average of $33 per time performed $836
an average of $22 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
37
times performed,
0.54% of his services

20th 2nd

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

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,739an average of $47 per time performed $999
an average of $27 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Prolonged office or other outpatient service first hour

Service Code: 99354
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.35% of his services

21st Alert

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,424an average of $101 per time performed $1,776
an average of $74 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of small joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of small joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20600
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.34% of his services

22nd 30th

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

18
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,702an average of $74 per time performed $805
an average of $35 per time performed
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of anesthetic agent, other peripheral nerve or ... +

Injection of anesthetic agent, other peripheral nerve or branch ×

Service Code: 64450
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.28% of his services

23rd 52nd

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

13
patients got this service, 0.97% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,299an average of $121 per time performed $1,463
an average of $77 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, 2 views

Service Code: 73600
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.28% of his services

24th 61st

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

17
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$551an average of $29 per time performed $380
an average of $20 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, Primary Podiatric Medicine." 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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