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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
918
Rank: 44th
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,649
Rank: 47th
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4 This Provider
Avg 3.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$115K
Rank: 75th
out of 256 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$126 This Provider
Avg $152

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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Patrick J. Ricotta
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.

Individuals

MATTHEW BLOCK

WILLIAM KODZAI

MACK MCCLAIN

JACK BROCK

PETER VILLANI

Organizations

SOUTHEASTERN REGIONAL M...

SCOTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPI...

Patients saw before

Patrick J. Ricotta

Patients saw after

Individuals

WILLIAM KODZAI

MACK MCCLAIN

MATTHEW BLOCK

PETER VILLANI

THOMAS FISHER

Organizations

SOUTHEASTERN REGIONAL M...

SCOTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPI...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 21 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
896
times performed,
25% of his services

1st 2nd

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

431
patients got this service, 47% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$58,240an average of $65 per time performed $25,984
an average of $29 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, 2 views

Service Code: 73620
Performed in an office
479
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 10th

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

194
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$19,639an average of $41 per time performed $5,269
an average of $11 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
344
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 8th

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

147
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$18,232an average of $53 per time performed $4,472
an average of $13 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
235
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 11th

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

235
patients got this service, 26% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$22,325an average of $95 per time performed $11,280
an average of $48 per time performed
PROCEDURES

Trimming of dystrophic nails, any number

Service Code: G0127
Performed in an office
233
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 4th

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

133
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$6,990an average of $30 per time performed $2,796
an average of $12 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of skin and tissue first 20 sq cm or less

Service Code: 11042
Performed in an office
209
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 14th

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

48
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
4.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.1)
$31,350an average of $150 per time performed $16,720
an average of $80 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
207
times performed,
6% of his services

7th 5th

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

207
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$31,050an average of $150 per time performed $14,490
an average of $70 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
179
times performed,
5% of his services

8th 3rd

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: 2)
$11,635an average of $65 per time performed $5,907
an average of $33 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of tissue from 1 to 5 finger or toe nails

Service Code: 11720
Performed in an office
157
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 7th

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

110
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.9)
$7,693an average of $49 per time performed $3,140
an average of $20 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of 2 to 4 thickened skin growths

Service Code: 11056
Performed in an office
107
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 6th

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

54
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$6,955an average of $65 per time performed $3,852
an average of $36 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of skin and tissue first 20 sq cm or less

Service Code: 11042
Performed in a facility
104
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 31st

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$15,496an average of $149 per time performed $4,680
an average of $45 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone so... +

Injection, betamethasone acetate 3mg and betamethasone sodium phosphate 3mg ×

Service Code: J0702
Performed in an office
74
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 22nd

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

67
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$222an average of $3 per time performed $148
an average of $2 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 a facility
70
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 42nd

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

32
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$4,550an average of $65 per time performed $1,330
an average of $19 per time performed
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
60
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 32nd

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

55
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$7,200an average of $120 per time performed $2,460
an average of $41 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of single thickened skin growth

Service Code: 11055
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 15th

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

32
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$2,550an average of $50 per time performed $1,581
an average of $31 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73610
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 33rd

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

28
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,530an average of $55 per time performed $552
an average of $12 per time performed
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of nail

Service Code: 11750
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 18th

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

34
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$16,400an average of $400 per time performed $6,150
an average of $150 per time performed
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, 2 views

Service Code: 73600
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.96% of his services

18th 61st

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: 1.1)
$1,540an average of $44 per time performed $455
an average of $13 per time performed
MEDICINE

Removal of tissue from wounds per session

Service Code: 97597
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.93% of his services

19th 12th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$3,400an average of $100 per time performed $1,870
an average of $55 per time performed
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
28
times performed,
0.77% of his services

20th 44th

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

27
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,540an average of $55 per time performed $364
an average of $13 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
23
times performed,
0.63% of his services

21st 1st

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$2,277an average of $99 per time performed $1,081
an average of $47 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
13
times performed,
0.36% of his services

22nd 17th

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: 1.4)
$1,352an average of $104 per time performed $481
an average of $37 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 a facility
13
times performed,
0.36% of his services

23rd 83rd

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)
$1,235an average of $95 per time performed $494
an average of $38 per time performed
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Strapping of toes

Service Code: 29550
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.3% of his services

24th 75th

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: 1.2)
$385an average of $35 per time performed $242
an average of $22 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.

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