Treatment Tracker

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, $113 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 2 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
439
Rank: 36th
out of 46 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
617
Rank: 37th
out of 46 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
1.4 This Provider
Avg 1.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$114K
Rank: 10th
out of 46 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$260 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $113

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.

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 within 30 days before or after this provider in 2014.

Patients saw before

NORMAN RUTTENBERG DO

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 20 different services in 2014

All Services

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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
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of lower spinal canal

Service Code: 72148
Performed in an office
169
times performed,
27% of his services

1st 10th

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

164
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$177,450an average of $1,050 per time performed $33,178
an average of $196 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of leg joint

Service Code: 73721
Performed in an office
156
times performed,
25% of his services

2nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

143
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$163,800an average of $1,050 per time performed $32,114
an average of $206 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of arm joint

Service Code: 73221
Performed in an office
92
times performed,
15% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

87
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$92,000an average of $1,000 per time performed $18,438
an average of $200 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of upper spinal canal

Service Code: 72141
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 23rd

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

43
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$45,150an average of $1,050 per time performed $8,183
an average of $190 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of leg

Service Code: 73718
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
4% of his services

5th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

23
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$23,575an average of $1,025 per time performed $6,749
an average of $293 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of middle spinal canal

Service Code: 72146
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
3% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$18,400an average of $1,150 per time performed $3,123
an average of $195 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan brain

Service Code: 70551
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 28th

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,550an average of $1,050 per time performed $2,061
an average of $187 per time performed

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 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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