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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $188 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 4 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
884
Rank: 11th
out of 112 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,968
Rank: 27th
out of 112 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
3.4 This Provider
Avg 4.2
Total Paid
by Medicare
$122K
Rank: 28th
out of 112 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$138 This Provider
Avg $188

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

MATTHEW BLOCK

JACK BROCK

MUHAMMAD IQBAL

MACK MCCLAIN

JONATHAN NESTOR

Organizations

SOUTHEASTERN REGIONAL M...

SCOTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPI...

Patients saw before

PATRICK RICOTTA DPM

Patients saw after

Individuals

MATTHEW BLOCK

JACK BROCK

MUHAMMAD IQBAL

THOMAS FISHER

JONATHAN NESTOR

Organizations

SOUTHEASTERN REGIONAL M...

SCOTLAND MEMORIAL HOSPI...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 44 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
789
times performed,
27% of his services

1st 2nd

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

433
patients got this service, 49% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$51,285an average of $65 per time performed $24,230
an average of $31 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
331
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd 3rd

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

193
patients got this service, 22% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$21,515an average of $65 per time performed $10,331
an average of $31 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
269
times performed,
9% of his services

3rd 10th

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

41
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
6.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$40,350an average of $150 per time performed $22,720
an average of $84 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Trimming of dystrophic nails, any number

Service Code: G0127
Performed in an office
251
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 6th

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

126
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.3)
$12,565an average of $50 per time performed $3,067
an average of $12 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, 2 views

Service Code: 73620
Performed in an office
220
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 12th

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

137
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$15,541an average of $71 per time performed $4,393
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
187
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 5th

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

127
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$16,830an average of $90 per time performed $4,196
an average of $22 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
184
times performed,
6% of his services

7th 4th

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

184
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$27,600an average of $150 per time performed $13,592
an average of $74 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
184
times performed,
6% of his services

8th 13th

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

184
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,480an average of $95 per time performed $8,959
an average of $49 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of 2 to 4 thickened skin growths

Service Code: 11056
Performed in an office
106
times performed,
4% of his services

9th 8th

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

52
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2)
$6,875an average of $65 per time performed $4,340
an average of $41 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
72
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 1st

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

72
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$6,530an average of $91 per time performed $3,529
an average of $49 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 20 mg

Service Code: J1020
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
2% of his services

11th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

41
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$168an average of $3 per time performed $132
an average of $2 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
54
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 31st

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

41
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$6,480an average of $120 per time performed $2,017
an average of $37 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Removal of tissue from wounds per session

Service Code: 97597
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 11th

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$4,900an average of $100 per time performed $2,640
an average of $54 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73610
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.91% of his services

14th 32nd

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

26
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,430an average of $90 per time performed $657
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of single thickened skin growth

Service Code: 11055
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.88% of his services

15th 15th

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

21
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$1,300an average of $50 per time performed $812
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, 2 views

Service Code: 73600
Performed in an office
25
times performed,
0.84% of his services

16th 59th

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

18
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,750an average of $70 per time performed $517
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
SKIN, HAIR AND NAILS

Removal of nail

Service Code: 11750
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.77% of his services

17th 17th

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: 1.1)
$9,200an average of $400 per time performed $3,189
an average of $139 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
16
times performed,
0.54% of his services

18th 43rd

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: 1.7)
$880an average of $55 per time performed $209
an average of $13 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
13
times performed,
0.44% of his services

19th 45th

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

11
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,950an average of $150 per time performed $1,365
an average of $105 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.

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 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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