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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
647
Rank: 113th
out of 659 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
6,834
Rank: 53rd
out of 659 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
10.6 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 5.3
Total Paid
by Medicare
$215K
Rank: 115th
out of 659 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$332 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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Troy G. Schmidt
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.

Patients saw before

Troy G. Schmidt

Patients saw after

Individuals

DAVID HODGES

THOMAS HARTMANN

DANIEL HANKLEY

NEIL PETERSON

JEFFREY ADAMS

Organizations

MISSION HOSPITAL, INC.

COMMUNITY CAREPARTNERS,...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 23 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
2,160
times performed,
32% of his services

1st 3rd

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

37
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$58,320an average of $27 per time performed $21,600
an average of $10 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
1,214
times performed,
18% of his services

2nd 1st

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

184
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,642an average of $3 per time performed $1,214
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
833
times performed,
12% of his services

3rd 7th

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

465
patients got this service, 72% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$63,308an average of $76 per time performed $23,324
an average of $28 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in an office
535
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 9th

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

299
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$48,685an average of $91 per time performed $13,910
an average of $26 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 73565
Performed in an office
338
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 20th

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

225
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$27,378an average of $81 per time performed $8,112
an average of $24 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of pelvis, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 72170
Performed in an office
334
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 15th

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

175
patients got this service, 27% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$25,384an average of $76 per time performed $5,344
an average of $16 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
331
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 4th

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

188
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$52,629an average of $159 per time performed $15,226
an average of $46 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 73500
Performed in an office
319
times performed,
5% of his services

8th 25th

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

168
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$18,821an average of $59 per time performed $5,104
an average of $16 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
168
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 2nd

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

154
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$21,168an average of $126 per time performed $7,728
an average of $46 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
157
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 8th

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

157
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$29,516an average of $188 per time performed $10,833
an average of $69 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of thigh, 2 views

Service Code: 73550
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 61st

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

30
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$4,958an average of $67 per time performed $1,184
an average of $16 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower leg, 2 views

Service Code: 73590
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.69% of his services

12th 105th

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

43
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$3,948an average of $84 per time performed $846
an average of $18 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial implementation of the plan of care that meets patient's needs, per certification period ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
44
times performed,
0.64% of his services

13th 31st

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

42
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$9,548an average of $217 per time performed $1,760
an average of $40 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of both hips minimum 2 views

Service Code: 73520
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.61% of his services

14th 34th

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

40
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,620an average of $110 per time performed $1,092
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
40
times performed,
0.59% of his services

15th 35th

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

40
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,200an average of $130 per time performed $1,960
an average of $49 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of knee joint

Service Code: 27447
Performed in a facility
39
times performed,
0.57% of his services

16th 26th

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

36
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$266,019an average of $6,821 per time performed $44,265
an average of $1,135 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, 2 views

Service Code: 73100
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.53% of his services

17th 30th

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$2,664an average of $74 per time performed $792
an average of $22 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73610
Performed in an office
28
times performed,
0.41% of his services

18th 24th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,156an average of $77 per time performed $644
an average of $23 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.4% of his services

19th 16th

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

26
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,862an average of $106 per time performed $675
an average of $25 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Replacement of thigh bone and hip joint prosthesis

Service Code: 27130
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.29% of his services

20th 41st

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$103,500an average of $5,175 per time performed $21,260
an average of $1,063 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of tendon attachment to bone

Service Code: 20551
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.26% of his services

21st 84th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,196an average of $122 per time performed $684
an average of $38 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Open treatment of broken thigh bone with insertion of har... +

Open treatment of broken thigh bone with insertion of hardware or prosthetic replacement ×

Service Code: 27236
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.23% of his services

22nd 123rd

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$52,928an average of $3,308 per time performed $14,384
an average of $899 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Surgical treatment of broken thigh bone

Service Code: 27245
Performed in a facility
14
times performed,
0.2% of his services

23rd 92nd

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

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$51,646an average of $3,689 per time performed $13,048
an average of $932 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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