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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $372 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,100
Rank: 10th
out of 549 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
5,398
Rank: 62nd
out of 549 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.9 This Provider
Avg 6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$407K
Rank: 18th
out of 549 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$370 This Provider
Avg $372

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 patients within 30 days before or after this provider in 2014.

Individuals

JEROME PETTIT

RALPH RICCO

GEOFFREY FEY

ELWOOD STONE

JOHN CALDEMEYER

Organizations

ST. LUKE'S HOSPITAL INC.

SPARTANBURG MEDICAL CENTER

Patients saw before

BRIAN ROSENBERG MD

Patients saw after

Individuals

JEROME PETTIT

RALPH RICCO

JOHN CALDEMEYER

CARLTON JENKINS

ELWOOD STONE

Organizations

ST. LUKE'S HOSPITAL INC.

SPARTANBURG MEDICAL CENTER

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 135 different services in 2014
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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
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
1,044
times performed,
19% of his services

1st 10th

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

699
patients got this service, 64% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$100,224an average of $96 per time performed $29,409
an average of $28 per time performed
medical
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
749
times performed,
14% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

511
patients got this service, 46% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$102,508an average of $137 per time performed $34,611
an average of $46 per time performed
medical
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
626
times performed,
12% of his services

3rd 4th

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

378
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$137,194an average of $219 per time performed $25,422
an average of $41 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

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

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
411
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 1st

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

317
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,288an average of $8 per time performed $518
an average of $1 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
345
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 13th

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

315
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$37,884an average of $110 per time performed $7,097
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 73565
Performed in an office
262
times performed,
5% of his services

6th 18th

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

257
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$19,126an average of $73 per time performed $6,385
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
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
225
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 8th

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

225
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$56,241an average of $250 per time performed $14,711
an average of $65 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
207
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 14th

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

185
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$19,044an average of $92 per time performed $5,374
an average of $26 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Hyaluronan or derivative, euflexxa, for intra-articular i... +

Hyaluronan or derivative, euflexxa, for intra-articular injection, per dose ×

Service Code: J7323
Performed in an office
197
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 29th

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

106
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$188,633an average of $958 per time performed $23,382
an average of $119 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
145
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 17th

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

141
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$14,355an average of $99 per time performed $3,586
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
101
times performed,
2% of his services

11th 12th

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

85
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$9,213an average of $91 per time performed $2,059
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of substances into lower or sacral spine

Service Code: 62311
Performed in a facility
88
times performed,
2% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

44
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$55,968an average of $636 per time performed $4,457
an average of $51 per time performed
medical
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 imple ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
87
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 32nd

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

80
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$13,590an average of $156 per time performed $2,941
an average of $34 per time performed
medical
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
81
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 38th

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

81
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$14,178an average of $175 per time performed $4,008
an average of $49 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of knee joint

Service Code: 27447
Performed in a facility
75
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 23rd

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

66
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$286,875an average of $3,825 per time performed $73,313
an average of $978 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73610
Performed in an office
54
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 24th

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

35
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$4,345an average of $80 per time performed $1,263
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Replacement of thigh bone and hip joint prosthesis

Service Code: 27130
Performed in a facility
47
times performed,
0.87% of his services

17th 37th

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

45
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$173,901an average of $3,700 per time performed $47,666
an average of $1,014 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
0.87% of his services

18th 22nd

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

38
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,713an average of $79 per time performed $1,000
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73110
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
0.74% of his services

19th 31st

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

29
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$3,486an average of $87 per time performed $1,058
an average of $26 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Hyaluronan or derivative, hyalgan or supartz, for intra-a... +

Hyaluronan or derivative, hyalgan or supartz, for intra-articular injection, per dose ×

Service Code: J7321
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.7% of his services

20th 27th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
2.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.6)
$19,760an average of $520 per time performed $2,624
an average of $69 per time performed
medical
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 a facility
25
times performed,
0.46% of his services

21st 42nd

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$5,300an average of $212 per time performed $833
an average of $33 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of both hips minimum 2 views

Service Code: 73520
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.46% of his services

22nd 41st

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

24
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,601an average of $104 per time performed $697
an average of $28 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99221
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.31% of his services

23rd 60th

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)
$4,216an average of $248 per time performed $1,010
an average of $59 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Surgical treatment of broken thigh bone

Service Code: 27245
Performed in a facility
17
times performed,
0.31% of his services

24th 81st

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)
$61,506an average of $3,618 per time performed $15,564
an average of $916 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hand, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73130
Performed in an office
16
times performed,
0.3% of his services

25th 35th

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: 1.1)
$1,659an average of $104 per time performed $284
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.3% of his services

26th 94th

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: 1.1)
$2,896an average of $181 per time performed $863
an average of $54 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 4 or more views

Service Code: 73564
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.28% of his services

27th 20th

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

14
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,700an average of $113 per time performed $399
an average of $27 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.24% of his services

28th 9th

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,305an average of $100 per time performed $357
an average of $27 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 72040
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.24% of his services

29th 40th

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

12
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,209an average of $93 per time performed $331
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal of one knee cartilage using an endoscope

Service Code: 29881
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.22% of his services

30th 88th

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)
$20,256an average of $1,688 per time performed $4,299
an average of $358 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Shaving of shoulder bone using an endoscope

Service Code: 29826
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.2% of his services

31st 56th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$19,657an average of $1,787 per time performed $1,457
an average of $132 per time performed

Office Visits

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.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

Brian J Rosenberg
Average for Orthopaedic Surgery Providers in North Carolina

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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