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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $372 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
610
Rank: 92nd
out of 549 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,000
Rank: 102nd
out of 549 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.6 This Provider
Avg 6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$170K
Rank: 190th
out of 549 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$279 This Provider
Avg $372

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

KEVIN CREGAN

BRIAN MUNRO

LANCE ARNDER

PAUL WILLMAN

VANCE EDWARDS

Organizations

WAYNE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

Patients saw before

HECTOR PEDRAZA M.D.

Patients saw after

Individuals

KEVIN CREGAN

VANCE EDWARDS

LANCE ARNDER

PAUL WILLMAN

BRIAN MUNRO

Organizations

WAYNE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL...

LABORATORY CORPORATION ...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 112 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
drug
DRUGS

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

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

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
1,479
times performed,
37% of his services

1st 1st

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

221
patients got this service, 36% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$7,395an average of $5 per time performed $1,952
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
537
times performed,
13% of his services

2nd 10th

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

321
patients got this service, 53% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$34,905an average of $65 per time performed $15,874
an average of $30 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
382
times performed,
10% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

265
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$34,380an average of $90 per time performed $18,791
an average of $49 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
289
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 4th

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

202
patients got this service, 33% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$47,561an average of $165 per time performed $12,389
an average of $43 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in an office
246
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 9th

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

169
patients got this service, 28% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$14,573an average of $59 per time performed $6,034
an average of $25 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
145
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 8th

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

145
patients got this service, 24% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$21,025an average of $145 per time performed $10,204
an average of $70 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ribs of one side of body, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
2% of his services

7th 14th

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

57
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,977an average of $63 per time performed $1,831
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
68
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 12th

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

56
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$8,418an average of $124 per time performed $1,409
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
62
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 17th

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

61
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,154an average of $67 per time performed $1,490
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
58
times performed,
1% of his services

10th 13th

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

35
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$2,900an average of $50 per time performed $1,206
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 22nd

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

29
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,703an average of $53 per time performed $1,136
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Bone density measurement using dedicated x-ray machine

Service Code: 77080
Performed in an office
48
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 81st

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

48
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$9,600an average of $200 per time performed $1,980
an average of $41 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of pelvis, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 72170
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 15th

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

42
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,725an average of $105 per time performed $743
an average of $17 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73610
Performed in an office
42
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 24th

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

29
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$2,268an average of $54 per time performed $875
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, 2 views

Service Code: 73100
Performed in an office
40
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 39th

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

25
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$2,000an average of $50 per time performed $813
an average of $20 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hand, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73130
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.58% of his services

16th 35th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,219an average of $53 per time performed $514
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of spine of neck, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72040
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.55% of his services

17th 40th

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

22
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,408an average of $64 per time performed $596
an average of $27 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of knee joint

Service Code: 27447
Performed in a facility
21
times performed,
0.53% of his services

18th 23rd

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$126,651an average of $6,031 per time performed $21,712
an average of $1,034 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection of carpal tunnel

Service Code: 20526
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.53% of his services

19th 92nd

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,814an average of $182 per time performed $1,327
an average of $63 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
18
times performed,
0.45% of his services

20th 60th

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

18
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$3,078an average of $171 per time performed $1,277
an average of $71 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of thigh, 2 views

Service Code: 73550
Performed in an office
17
times performed,
0.43% of his services

21st 65th

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$1,921an average of $113 per time performed $209
an average of $12 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
17
times performed,
0.43% of his services

22nd 48th

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

15
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,887an average of $111 per time performed $509
an average of $30 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
14
times performed,
0.35% of his services

23rd 94th

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)
$1,736an average of $124 per time performed $771
an average of $55 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Open treatment of broken thigh bone with insertion of har... +

Open treatment of broken thigh bone with insertion of hardware or prosthetic replacement ×

Service Code: 27236
Performed in a facility
13
times performed,
0.33% of his services

24th 106th

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)
$60,762an average of $4,674 per time performed $11,838
an average of $911 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of fingers, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73140
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.33% of his services

25th 61st

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$650an average of $50 per time performed $228
an average of $18 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Surgical treatment of broken thigh bone

Service Code: 27245
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.27% of his services

26th 81st

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)
$53,174an average of $4,834 per time performed $10,302
an average of $937 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.

Hector Manuel Pedraza
Average for Orthopaedic 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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