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The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $198 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
921
Rank: 12th
out of 110 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,467
Rank: 21st
out of 110 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.8 This Provider
Avg 4.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$127K
Rank: 29th
out of 110 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$138 This Provider
Avg $198

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.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 41 different services in 2015
(22 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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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
1,027
times performed,
30% of his services

1st 3rd

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

470
patients got this service, 51% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$66,755.00an average of $65.00 per time performed $30,686.76
an average of $29.88 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of tissue from 6 or more finger or toe nails

Service Code: 11721
Performed in an office
434
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 2nd

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

237
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$28,210.00an average of $65.00 per time performed $13,167.56
an average of $30.34 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
280
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 4th

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

280
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$42,000.00an average of $150.00 per time performed $20,272.00
an average of $72.40 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Trimming of dystrophic nails, any number

Service Code: G0127
Performed in an office
259
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 8th

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

142
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.1)
$12,965.54an average of $50.06 per time performed $2,714.32
an average of $10.48 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
241
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 5th

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

172
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$21,759.89an average of $90.29 per time performed $4,632.02
an average of $19.22 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, 2 views

Service Code: 73620
Performed in an office
212
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 12th

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

144
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$14,840.00an average of $70.00 per time performed $3,705.76
an average of $17.48 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
166
times performed,
5% of his services

7th 1st

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

157
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$14,679.38an average of $88.43 per time performed $8,271.78
an average of $49.83 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of skin and tissue first 20 sq cm or less

Service Code: 11042
Performed in an office
159
times performed,
5% of his services

8th 10th

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

43
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
3.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$23,850.00an average of $150.00 per time performed $13,204.95
an average of $83.05 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of 2 to 4 thickened skin growths

Service Code: 11056
Performed in an office
130
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 7th

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

69
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$8,450.00an average of $65.00 per time performed $5,164.90
an average of $39.73 per time performed
medical
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
88
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 29th

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

62
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$10,919.92an average of $124.09 per time performed $3,095.84
an average of $35.18 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 20 mg

Service Code: J1020
Performed in an office
87
times performed,
3% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

60
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$261.00an average of $3.00 per time performed $171.39
an average of $1.97 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of single thickened skin growth

Service Code: 11055
Performed in an office
70
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 16th

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

47
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,500.00an average of $50.00 per time performed $2,245.60
an average of $32.08 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
59
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 13th

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

59
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$5,605.00an average of $95.00 per time performed $2,702.20
an average of $45.80 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73610
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 28th

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

39
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,739.80an average of $91.15 per time performed $1,126.32
an average of $21.66 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Removal of tissue from wounds per session

Service Code: 97597
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 11th

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

22
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$3,850.16an average of $101.32 per time performed $2,054.66
an average of $54.07 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of nail

Service Code: 11750
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.92% of his services

16th 18th

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: 1.1)
$12,800.00an average of $400.00 per time performed $4,513.28
an average of $141.04 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, 2 views

Service Code: 73600
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.78% of his services

17th 60th

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: 1.1)
$1,890.00an average of $70.00 per time performed $489.24
an average of $18.12 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
19
times performed,
0.55% of his services

18th 31st

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

13
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,900.00an average of $100.00 per time performed $1,032.84
an average of $54.36 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.4% of his services

19th 38th

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: 1.8)
$770.00an average of $55.00 per time performed $174.86
an average of $12.49 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.

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Patrick J. Ricotta
Average for Podiatrist, Foot & Ankle 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 2015 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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