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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $500 per patient in 2014.
They performed about 15 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
451
Rank: 28th
out of 62 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,791
Rank: 19th
out of 62 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
10.6 This Provider
Avg 14.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$247K
Rank: 16th
out of 62 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$548 This Provider
Avg $500

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

ANDREW SCHNEIDER

THOMAS GASTON

ROCCO TRITICO

AHMED ELNAGGAR

GREGORY EVANS

Organizations

IREDELL MEMORIAL HOSPIT...

DOUGLAS DUSSEL PRITCHAR...

Patients saw before

DOUGLAS PRITCHARD M.D.

Patients saw after

Individuals

ANDREW SCHNEIDER

ROCCO TRITICO

THOMAS GASTON

AHMED ELNAGGAR

GREGORY EVANS

Organizations

IREDELL MEMORIAL HOSPIT...

DOUGLAS DUSSEL PRITCHAR...

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 61 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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
2,200
times performed,
46% of his services

1st 8th

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

440
patients got this service, 98% of his patients
5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$297,000an average of $135 per time performed $104,896
an average of $48 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

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

Service Code: J0702
Performed in an office
493
times performed,
10% of his services

2nd 24th

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

196
patients got this service, 43% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$12,325an average of $25 per time performed $2,110
an average of $4 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Fluoroscopic guidance for spine or spinal canal injection +

Fluoroscopic guidance for spine or spinal canal injection ×

Service Code: 77003
Performed in an office
272
times performed,
6% of his services

3rd 32nd

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

143
patients got this service, 32% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$54,400an average of $200 per time performed $17,277
an average of $64 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
181
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 25th

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

115
patients got this service, 25% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.2)
$33,666an average of $186 per time performed $12,799
an average of $71 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
169
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 42nd

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

90
patients got this service, 20% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,380an average of $20 per time performed $373
an average of $2 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
150
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 55th

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

72
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$11,400an average of $76 per time performed $4,523
an average of $30 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of substances into lower or sacral spine

Service Code: 62311
Performed in an office
150
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 37th

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

82
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$60,450an average of $403 per time performed $10,965
an average of $73 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
129
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 46th

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

84
patients got this service, 19% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$23,401an average of $181 per time performed $5,666
an average of $44 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection procedure into sacroiliac joint for anesthetic ... +

Injection procedure into sacroiliac joint for anesthetic or steroid ×

Service Code: 27096
Performed in an office
121
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 53rd

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

80
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$87,000an average of $719 per time performed $17,207
an average of $142 per time performed
medical
DRUGS

Noc drugs, other than inhalation drugs, administered thro... +

Noc drugs, other than inhalation drugs, administered through dme ×

Service Code: J7799
Performed in an office
86
times performed,
2% of his services

10th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
5.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$15,400an average of $179 per time performed $5,730
an average of $67 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Smoking and tobacco use intermediate counseling, greater ... +

Smoking and tobacco use intermediate counseling, greater than 3 minutes up to 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99406
Performed in an office
82
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

64
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,722an average of $21 per time performed $737
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Electronic analysis reprogramming and refill of spinal ca... +

Electronic analysis reprogramming and refill of spinal canal drug infusion pump by physician ×

Service Code: 62370
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
2% of his services

12th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

17
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
4.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$19,125an average of $255 per time performed $6,765
an average of $90 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
68
times performed,
1% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

49
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,060an average of $45 per time performed $874
an average of $13 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, ketorolac tromethamine, per 15 mg

Service Code: J1885
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
1% of his services

14th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

23
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$560an average of $10 per time performed $12
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 4... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 45 minutes ×

Service Code: 99204
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.75% of his services

15th 33rd

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

36
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$11,484an average of $319 per time performed $4,235
an average of $118 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.65% of his services

16th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

24
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,643an average of $53 per time performed $476
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into upper o... +

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into upper or middle spine nerve root using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64479
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
0.65% of his services

17th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

28
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$31,270an average of $1,009 per time performed $7,357
an average of $237 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Fluoroscopic guidance for insertion of needle

Service Code: 77002
Performed in an office
30
times performed,
0.63% of his services

18th 77th

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

26
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$6,000an average of $200 per time performed $2,088
an average of $70 per time performed
drug
TEMPORARY CODES

High osmolar contrast material, 200-249 mg/ml iodine conc... +

High osmolar contrast material, 200-249 mg/ml iodine concentration, per ml ×

Service Code: Q9960
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.56% of his services

19th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

14
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,424an average of $53 per time performed $4
an average of $0 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injection of anesthetic agent, other peripheral nerve or ... +

Injection of anesthetic agent, other peripheral nerve or branch ×

Service Code: 64450
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.54% of his services

20th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$6,322an average of $243 per time performed $1,168
an average of $45 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Destruction of upper or middle spinal facet joint nerves ... +

Destruction of upper or middle spinal facet joint nerves using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64633
Performed in an office
22
times performed,
0.46% of his services

21st Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$27,710an average of $1,260 per time performed $8,612
an average of $391 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 3 or more muscles

Service Code: 20553
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.44% of his services

22nd 98th

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

17
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$3,150an average of $150 per time performed $962
an average of $46 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 1 or 2 muscles

Service Code: 20552
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.42% of his services

23rd 96th

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,600an average of $130 per time performed $583
an average of $29 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into lower o... +

Injections of anesthetic and/or steroid drug into lower or sacral spine nerve root using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64483
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
0.42% of his services

24th 34th

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

17
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$12,892an average of $645 per time performed $3,419
an average of $171 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Electronic analysis reprogramming and refill of spinal ca... +

Electronic analysis reprogramming and refill of spinal canal drug infusion pump ×

Service Code: 62369
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.25% of his services

25th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,580an average of $215 per time performed $1,075
an average of $90 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using ima... +

Injections of lower or sacral spine facet joint using imaging guidance ×

Service Code: 64493
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.23% of his services

26th 49th

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: 1.7)
$6,138an average of $558 per time performed $952
an average of $87 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.

Douglas D Pritchard
Average for Pain Medicine 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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