ProPublica

Journalism in the Public Interest

Cancel

Treatment Tracker

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $152 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
731
Rank: 83rd
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,631
Rank: 103rd
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.6 This Provider
Avg 3.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$111K
Rank: 85th
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$152 This Provider
Avg $152

Office Visits

Story image rib

Top Billing

Related story »

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.

Ronald A. Maskarinec
Average for Podiatry 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

Ronald A. Maskarinec

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 13 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
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
1,207
times performed,
46% of his services

1st 2nd

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

558
patients got this service, 76% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$57,936an average of $48 per time performed $35,003
an average of $29 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
293
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd 8th

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

188
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$24,905an average of $85 per time performed $6,739
an average of $23 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
277
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 11th

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

277
patients got this service, 38% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$22,160an average of $80 per time performed $12,742
an average of $46 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane +

Injections of tendon sheath, ligament, or muscle membrane ×

Service Code: 20550
Performed in an office
217
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 17th

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

126
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$18,445an average of $85 per time performed $7,595
an average of $35 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of nail

Service Code: 11750
Performed in an office
200
times performed,
8% of his services

5th 18th

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

116
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$68,000an average of $340 per time performed $25,600
an average of $128 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Trimming of fingernails or toenails

Service Code: 11719
Performed in an office
109
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 9th

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

56
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$2,725an average of $25 per time performed $1,308
an average of $12 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Destruction of up to 14 skin growths

Service Code: 17110
Performed in an office
103
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 27th

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

59
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$12,875an average of $125 per time performed $8,240
an average of $80 per time performed
MEDICINE

Removal of tissue from wounds per session

Service Code: 97597
Performed in an office
96
times performed,
4% of his services

8th 12th

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

36
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$7,584an average of $79 per time performed $4,704
an average of $49 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of tissue from 6 or more finger or toe nails

Service Code: 11721
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
1% of his services

9th 3rd

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$1,776an average of $48 per time performed $1,073
an average of $29 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of 2 to 4 thickened skin growths

Service Code: 11056
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 6th

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

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$2,340an average of $65 per time performed $1,476
an average of $41 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Correction of toe joint deformity

Service Code: 28285
Performed in a facility
31
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 58th

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)
$34,100an average of $1,100 per time performed $5,053
an average of $163 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Strapping of toes

Service Code: 29550
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.53% of his services

12th 75th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$672an average of $48 per time performed $294
an average of $21 per time performed
MEDICINE

Ultrasound study of arteries of both arms and legs

Service Code: 93923
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.42% of his services

13th 73rd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,200an average of $200 per time performed $1,320
an average of $120 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 "Podiatrist, Foot & Ankle 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.

Incorrect Info? If you are a provider and you believe your address is incorrect, check the listing you created on the National Provider Identifier registry. If you change your listing, send a note to checkup@propublica.org and we will update your information. If you have other questions about this data, send a note to checkup@propublica.org. Here's a link to Medicare's data on this provider.


Read our methodology.


Credits: Warning icon designed by Stefan Parnarov from the Noun Project.