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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $261 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,094
Rank: 19th
out of 659 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
10,434
Rank: 19th
out of 659 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
9.5 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$365K
Rank: 33rd
out of 659 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$334 This Provider
Avg $261

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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Christopher T. Daley
Average for Orthopedic Surgery 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.

Individuals

KEVIN LEONARD

SCOTT WHIDDON

DAVID GLOWACKI

KYLE MUNDAY

GRADY SHUE

Organizations

BLUE RIDGE HEALTHCARE H...

BLUE RIDGE HEALTHCARE H...

Patients saw before

Christopher T. Daley

Patients saw after

Individuals

KYLE MUNDAY

SCOTT WHIDDON

GRADY SHUE

JEFFREY ZAPAWA

DORWYN CROOM

Organizations

BLUE RIDGE HEALTHCARE H...

BLUE RIDGE HEALTHCARE H...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 45 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
DRUGS

Hyaluronan or derivative (synvisc or synvisc-one), for in... +

Hyaluronan or derivative (synvisc or synvisc-one), for intra-articular injection, 1 mg ×

Service Code: J7325
Performed in an office
2,512
times performed,
24% of his services

1st 3rd

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

46
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$82,896an average of $33 per time performed $22,608
an average of $9 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
2,287
times performed,
22% of his services

2nd 1st

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

352
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$9,148an average of $4 per time performed $2,287
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 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
969
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 7th

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

597
patients got this service, 55% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$79,458an average of $82 per time performed $28,101
an average of $29 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

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

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

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
729
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 4th

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

394
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$147,987an average of $203 per time performed $40,095
an average of $55 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, dexamethasone sodium phosphate, 1mg

Service Code: J1100
Performed in an office
671
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 6th

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

101
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$671an average of $1 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
464
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 5th

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

363
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$89,552an average of $193 per time performed $32,016
an average of $69 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
354
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 2nd

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

300
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$47,790an average of $135 per time performed $16,638
an average of $47 per time performed
MEDICINE

Therapeutic exercise to develop strength, endurance, rang... +

Therapeutic exercise to develop strength, endurance, range of motion, and flexibility, each 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 97110
Performed in an office
297
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 11th

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
4.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.1)
$17,820an average of $60 per time performed $6,237
an average of $21 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
263
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 18th

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

263
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$78,374an average of $298 per time performed $26,563
an average of $101 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ribs of one side of body, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
177
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 17th

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

123
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$13,098an average of $74 per time performed $4,248
an average of $24 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
170
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 13th

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

121
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$11,050an average of $65 per time performed $3,400
an average of $20 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of both knees, standing, front to back view

Service Code: 73565
Performed in an office
159
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 20th

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

155
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,699an average of $61 per time performed $4,134
an average of $26 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in an office
156
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 9th

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

152
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$11,856an average of $76 per time performed $4,212
an average of $27 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
156
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 12th

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

118
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$10,608an average of $68 per time performed $3,276
an average of $21 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
110
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 8th

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

110
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$22,990an average of $209 per time performed $7,810
an average of $71 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of pelvis, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 72170
Performed in an office
80
times performed,
0.77% of his services

16th 15th

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

67
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,960an average of $62 per time performed $1,440
an average of $18 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, 2 views

Service Code: 73100
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
0.72% of his services

17th 30th

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

40
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$4,575an average of $61 per time performed $1,650
an average of $22 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
69
times performed,
0.66% of his services

18th 21st

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

46
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,485an average of $65 per time performed $1,587
an average of $23 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73610
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
0.61% of his services

19th 24th

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

35
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$4,224an average of $66 per time performed $1,408
an average of $22 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower and sacral spine, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
64
times performed,
0.61% of his services

20th 16th

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

64
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,056an average of $79 per time performed $1,664
an average of $26 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 50 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99222
Performed in a facility
61
times performed,
0.58% of his services

21st 47th

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

60
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$15,677an average of $257 per time performed $6,161
an average of $101 per time performed
MEDICINE

Manual (physical) therapy techniques to 1 or more regions... +

Manual (physical) therapy techniques to 1 or more regions, each 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 97140
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
0.47% of his services

22nd 36th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$2,744an average of $56 per time performed $980
an average of $20 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of leg joint

Service Code: 73721
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
0.41% of his services

23rd 52nd

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

42
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$39,689an average of $923 per time performed $10,492
an average of $244 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of knee joint

Service Code: 27447
Performed in a facility
38
times performed,
0.36% of his services

24th 26th

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

38
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$164,654an average of $4,333 per time performed $43,738
an average of $1,151 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of elbow, 2 views

Service Code: 73070
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.33% of his services

25th 68th

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

19
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,074an average of $61 per time performed $680
an average of $20 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of lower spinal canal

Service Code: 72148
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.31% of his services

26th 48th

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

32
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$30,752an average of $961 per time performed $7,744
an average of $242 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hand, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73130
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.26% of his services

27th 37th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,863an average of $69 per time performed $621
an average of $23 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal of both knee cartilages using an endoscope

Service Code: 29880
Performed in a facility
26
times performed,
0.25% of his services

28th 107th

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

26
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$47,918an average of $1,843 per time performed $10,816
an average of $416 per time performed
MEDICINE

Physical therapy evaluation

Service Code: 97001
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.23% of his services

29th 67th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$3,648an average of $152 per time performed $1,272
an average of $53 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Shaving of shoulder bone using an endoscope

Service Code: 29826
Performed in a facility
22
times performed,
0.21% of his services

30th 54th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$39,864an average of $1,812 per time performed $2,816
an average of $128 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of arm joint

Service Code: 73221
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.2% of his services

31st 59th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,942an average of $902 per time performed $4,956
an average of $236 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hip on one side of body, 1 view

Service Code: 73500
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.2% of his services

32nd 25th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,218an average of $58 per time performed $378
an average of $18 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Cast supplies, short arm cast, adult (11 years +), fiberg... +

Cast supplies, short arm cast, adult (11 years +), fiberglass ×

Service Code: Q4010
Performed in an office
19
times performed,
0.18% of his services

33rd 88th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$741an average of $39 per time performed $285
an average of $15 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 4 or more views

Service Code: 73564
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.17% of his services

34th 22nd

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: 1.1)
$1,404an average of $78 per time performed $504
an average of $28 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Surgical treatment of broken thigh bone

Service Code: 27245
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.17% of his services

35th 92nd

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)
$58,140an average of $3,230 per time performed $15,840
an average of $880 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal of one knee cartilage using an endoscope

Service Code: 29881
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.17% of his services

36th 103rd

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)
$29,250an average of $1,625 per time performed $5,940
an average of $330 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Closed treatment of broken foot bone

Service Code: 28470
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.16% of his services

37th Alert

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$9,299an average of $547 per time performed $1,921
an average of $113 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of shoulder rotator cuff using an endoscope

Service Code: 29827
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.16% of his services

38th 76th

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$40,154an average of $2,362 per time performed $13,005
an average of $765 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Extensive removal of shoulder joint tissue using an endos... +

Extensive removal of shoulder joint tissue using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 29823
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.15% of his services

39th 95th

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

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$29,136an average of $1,821 per time performed $2,784
an average of $174 per time performed
TEMPORARY CODES

Cast supplies, short leg cast, adult (11 years +), fiberg... +

Cast supplies, short leg cast, adult (11 years +), fiberglass ×

Service Code: Q4038
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.15% of his services

40th 90th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,296an average of $81 per time performed $496
an average of $31 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
15
times performed,
0.14% of his services

41st 43rd

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,175an average of $145 per time performed $675
an average of $45 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Replacement of thigh bone and hip joint prosthesis

Service Code: 27130
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.14% of his services

42nd 41st

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$62,085an average of $4,139 per time performed $15,615
an average of $1,041 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Partial removal of collar bone at shoulder using an endos... +

Partial removal of collar bone at shoulder using an endoscope ×

Service Code: 29824
Performed in a facility
15
times performed,
0.14% of his services

43rd 86th

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

15
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,030an average of $1,402 per time performed $3,705
an average of $247 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Closed treatment of broken forearm bones

Service Code: 25600
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.13% of his services

44th 191st

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,484an average of $606 per time performed $3,164
an average of $226 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of spine of neck, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72040
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.12% of his services

45th 33rd

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$888an average of $74 per time performed $300
an average of $25 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 "Orthopaedic 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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