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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $374 per patient in 2013.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
937
Rank: 35th
out of 535 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
7,567
Rank: 38th
out of 535 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
8.1 This Provider
Avg 5.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$438K
Rank: 21st
out of 535 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$468 This Provider
Avg $374

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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Frank V. Aluisio
Average for Orthopaedic Surgery Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 100 different services in 2013
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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
drug
DRUGS

Hyaluronan or derivative, synvisc or synvisc-one, for int... +

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

Service Code: J7325
Performed in an office
2,888
times performed,
38% of his services

1st 3rd

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

83
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$58,251an average of $20 per time performed $26,339
an average of $9 per time performed
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
814
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd 8th

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

573
patients got this service, 61% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$52,910an average of $65 per time performed $23,240
an average of $29 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
789
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 14th

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

483
patients got this service, 52% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$75,744an average of $96 per time performed $16,403
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of large joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
569
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 4th

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

293
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$115,507an average of $203 per time performed $21,440
an average of $38 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
393
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 2nd

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

337
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$34,191an average of $87 per time performed $18,337
an average of $47 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 73565
Performed in an office
331
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 19th

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

321
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$31,776an average of $96 per time performed $8,345
an average of $25 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
319
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 27th

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

216
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$6,421an average of $20 per time performed $1,298
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of pelvis, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 72170
Performed in an office
268
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 16th

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

196
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$34,036an average of $127 per time performed $4,845
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hip 2 or more views

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
169
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 15th

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

124
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$18,252an average of $108 per time performed $3,867
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of knee joint

Service Code: 27447
Performed in a facility
135
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 24th

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

131
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$1,019,060an average of $7,549 per time performed $156,993
an average of $1,163 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
113
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 7th

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

113
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,854an average of $158 per time performed $8,087
an average of $72 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
112
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 29th

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

110
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$11,200an average of $100 per time performed $4,463
an average of $40 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hip, 1 view

Service Code: 73500
Performed in an office
95
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 28th

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

80
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$8,265an average of $87 per time performed $1,664
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of leg joint

Service Code: 73721
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
0.7% of his services

14th 48th

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

52
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$79,500an average of $1,500 per time performed $10,883
an average of $205 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Replacement of thigh bone and hip joint prosthesis

Service Code: 27130
Performed in a facility
45
times performed,
0.59% of his services

15th 40th

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

43
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$433,620an average of $9,636 per time performed $48,502
an average of $1,078 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
42
times performed,
0.56% of his services

16th 38th

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)
$4,788an average of $114 per time performed $2,061
an average of $49 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hip minimum 2 views

Service Code: 73520
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.48% of his services

17th 37th

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

36
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,004an average of $139 per time performed $1,067
an average of $30 per time performed
medical
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
25
times performed,
0.33% of his services

18th 47th

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$7,775an average of $311 per time performed $2,457
an average of $98 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.26% of his services

19th 17th

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

20
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,300an average of $115 per time performed $507
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
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
18
times performed,
0.24% of his services

20th 6th

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: 1.3)
$2,466an average of $137 per time performed $1,297
an average of $72 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Mri scan of lower spinal canal

Service Code: 72148
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.19% of his services

21st 49th

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)
$28,000an average of $2,000 per time performed $3,902
an average of $279 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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