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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
684
Rank: 94th
out of 535 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,716
Rank: 94th
out of 535 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.9 This Provider
Avg 5.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$193K
Rank: 192nd
out of 535 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$282 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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Hector M. Pedraza
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This Provider's Services

This provider performed 130 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

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specif... +

Injection, triamcinolone acetonide, not otherwise specified, 10 mg ×

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
1,870
times performed,
40% of his services

1st 1st

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

252
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$9,350an average of $5 per time performed $2,468
an average of $1 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
690
times performed,
15% of his services

2nd 8th

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

392
patients got this service, 57% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$44,850an average of $65 per time performed $20,590
an average of $30 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of large joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
390
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 4th

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

222
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$59,015an average of $151 per time performed $14,641
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
296
times performed,
6% of his services

4th 2nd

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

237
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$26,640an average of $90 per time performed $14,427
an average of $49 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in an office
252
times performed,
5% of his services

5th 9th

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

168
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$14,868an average of $59 per time performed $6,686
an average of $27 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
134
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 7th

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

134
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$19,425an average of $145 per time performed $9,213
an average of $69 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement spine or hips using dedicated x-... +

Bone density measurement spine or hips using dedicated x-ray machine ×

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
88
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 79th

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

88
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$17,600an average of $200 per time performed $3,714
an average of $42 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hip 2 or more views

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
82
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 15th

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

57
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$5,166an average of $63 per time performed $1,811
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
77
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 13th

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

59
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$9,394an average of $122 per time performed $1,562
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
65
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 17th

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

64
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,355an average of $67 per time performed $1,612
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
63
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 14th

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

37
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,150an average of $50 per time performed $1,418
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
50
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 23rd

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

32
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,650an average of $53 per time performed $1,055
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, 2 views

Service Code: 73100
Performed in an office
47
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 32nd

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

23
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$2,350an average of $50 per time performed $1,027
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of pelvis, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 72170
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
0.89% of his services

14th 16th

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

41
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,410an average of $105 per time performed $790
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73610
Performed in an office
41
times performed,
0.87% of his services

15th 25th

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

28
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$2,214an average of $54 per time performed $862
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hand, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73130
Performed in an office
34
times performed,
0.72% of his services

16th 41st

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

28
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,802an average of $53 per time performed $824
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of spine, 3 views or less

Service Code: 72040
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.68% of his services

17th 36th

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

31
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,048an average of $64 per time performed $840
an average of $26 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of knee joint

Service Code: 27447
Performed in a facility
30
times performed,
0.64% of his services

18th 24th

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

29
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$176,105an average of $5,870 per time performed $32,898
an average of $1,097 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
27
times performed,
0.57% of his services

19th 47th

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

27
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$6,264an average of $232 per time performed $2,757
an average of $102 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of small joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20600
Performed in an office
24
times performed,
0.51% of his services

20th 71st

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

24
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,448an average of $102 per time performed $743
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection of carpal tunnel

Service Code: 20526
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.49% of his services

21st 105th

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

17
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,822an average of $166 per time performed $1,370
an average of $60 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of fingers, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73140
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.47% of his services

22nd 58th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,100an average of $50 per time performed $491
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of medium joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration or injection of medium joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20605
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.45% of his services

23rd 44th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,331an average of $111 per time performed $658
an average of $31 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99221
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.28% of his services

24th 65th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,223an average of $171 per time performed $922
an average of $71 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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