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The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $503 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 5 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
394
Rank: 17th
out of 32 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
2,622
Rank: 9th
out of 32 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.7 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg 4.7
Total Paid
by Medicare
$402K
Rank: 4th
out of 32 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,021 This Provider is in the top 10%
Avg $503

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.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 82 different services in 2015
(51 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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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
423
times performed,
16% of his services

1st 1st

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

248
patients got this service, 63% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$42,384.60an average of $100.20 per time performed $21,298.05
an average of $50.35 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
219
times performed,
8% of his services

2nd 11th

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

219
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$49,962.66an average of $228.14 per time performed $24,876.21
an average of $113.59 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray lower and sacral spine including bending views mini... +

X-ray lower and sacral spine including bending views minimum 6 views ×

Service Code: 72114
Performed in an office
209
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

159
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$34,694.00an average of $166.00 per time performed $9,214.81
an average of $44.09 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Insertion of spinal instrumentation for spinal stabilization +

Insertion of spinal instrumentation for spinal stabilization ×

Service Code: 22851
Performed in a facility
186
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 13th

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

61
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$140,500.68an average of $755.38 per time performed $33,961.74
an average of $182.59 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
108
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 3rd

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

63
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$11,556.00an average of $107.00 per time performed $2,567.16
an average of $23.77 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 a facility
94
times performed,
4% of his services

6th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

90
patients got this service, 23% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$18,800.00an average of $200.00 per time performed $2,180.80
an average of $23.20 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
81
times performed,
3% of his services

7th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

68
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,620.00an average of $20.00 per time performed $212.22
an average of $2.62 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
80
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 9th

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

64
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$5,300.00an average of $66.25 per time performed $2,353.60
an average of $29.42 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Partial removal of middle spine bone with release of spin... +

Partial removal of middle spine bone with release of spinal cord and/or nerves ×

Service Code: 63047
Performed in a facility
76
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 18th

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

39
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$125,400.00an average of $1,650.00 per time performed $26,300.56
an average of $346.06 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of upper spine, 4 or 5 views

Service Code: 72050
Performed in an office
75
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 19th

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

56
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$10,425.00an average of $139.00 per time performed $2,238.75
an average of $29.85 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of lower spine bones, posterior or posterolateral ... +

Fusion of lower spine bones, posterior or posterolateral approach ×

Service Code: 22612
Performed in a facility
73
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 26th

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

38
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$164,230.29an average of $2,249.73 per time performed $47,280.64
an average of $647.68 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Harvest of bone fragments for spine surgery graft

Service Code: 20937
Performed in a facility
67
times performed,
3% of his services

12th 36th

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

65
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$33,500.00an average of $500.00 per time performed $8,619.55
an average of $128.65 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of spine bones with removal of disc at lower spina... +

Fusion of spine bones with removal of disc at lower spinal column, anterior approach ×

Service Code: 22558
Performed in a facility
66
times performed,
3% of his services

13th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

34
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$161,599.68an average of $2,448.48 per time performed $22,991.10
an average of $348.35 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Insertion of posterior spinal instrumentation at base of ... +

Insertion of posterior spinal instrumentation at base of neck for stabilization, 1 interspace ×

Service Code: 22840
Performed in a facility
61
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 31st

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

31
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$54,809.72an average of $898.52 per time performed $20,929.10
an average of $343.10 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Partial removal of spine bone with release of spinal cord... +

Partial removal of spine bone with release of spinal cord and/or nerves ×

Service Code: 63048
Performed in a facility
56
times performed,
2% of his services

15th 16th

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

24
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$25,799.76an average of $460.71 per time performed $5,283.04
an average of $94.34 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injections of trigger points in 1 or 2 muscles

Service Code: 20552
Performed in an office
52
times performed,
2% of his services

16th 23rd

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

43
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$6,440.20an average of $123.85 per time performed $1,963.52
an average of $37.76 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of spine bones, posterior or posterolateral approach +

Fusion of spine bones, posterior or posterolateral approach ×

Service Code: 22614
Performed in a facility
49
times performed,
2% of his services

17th 21st

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

14
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$18,849.81an average of $384.69 per time performed $8,426.04
an average of $171.96 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of middle spine, 3 views

Service Code: 72070
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
2% of his services

18th 25th

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

39
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,784.00an average of $104.00 per time performed $1,033.62
an average of $22.47 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
45
times performed,
2% of his services

19th 2nd

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

37
patients got this service, 9% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.4)
$7,367.85an average of $163.73 per time performed $3,544.65
an average of $78.77 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Insertion of posterior spinal instrumentation for spinal ... +

Insertion of posterior spinal instrumentation for spinal stabilization, 3 to 6 vertebral segments ×

Service Code: 22842
Performed in a facility
44
times performed,
2% of his services

20th 28th

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

24
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$44,829.84an average of $1,018.86 per time performed $15,906.44
an average of $361.51 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

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

Service Code: 72040
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
2% of his services

21st 12th

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

24
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,128.00an average of $96.00 per time performed $979.54
an average of $22.78 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of spine bones with removal of disc at upper spina... +

Fusion of spine bones with removal of disc at upper spinal column, anterior approach ×

Service Code: 22552
Performed in a facility
36
times performed,
1% of his services

22nd Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

12
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$13,520.16an average of $375.56 per time performed $6,128.64
an average of $170.24 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
34
times performed,
1% of his services

23rd 17th

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

29
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,717.84an average of $138.76 per time performed $1,563.66
an average of $45.99 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of lower spine bones with removal of disc, posteri... +

Fusion of lower spine bones with removal of disc, posterior or posterolateral approach ×

Service Code: 22633
Performed in a facility
33
times performed,
1% of his services

24th 44th

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

19
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$78,479.94an average of $2,378.18 per time performed $29,107.98
an average of $882.06 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of spine bones with removal of disc at upper spina... +

Fusion of spine bones with removal of disc at upper spinal column, anterior approach ×

Service Code: 22551
Performed in a facility
28
times performed,
1% of his services

25th 45th

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

14
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$67,200.00an average of $2,400.00 per time performed $21,178.64
an average of $756.38 per time performed
medical
MEDICINE

Electronic analysis and programming of implanted simple s... +

Electronic analysis and programming of implanted simple spinal cord or peripheral neurostimulator generator system during or after surgery, first hour ×

Service Code: 95971
Performed in a facility
27
times performed,
1% of his services

26th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

27
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,700.00an average of $100.00 per time performed $810.81
an average of $30.03 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower and sacral spine, minimum of 4 views

Service Code: 72110
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.99% of his services

27th 7th

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

26
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,316.00an average of $166.00 per time performed $859.56
an average of $33.06 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Implantation of spinal neurostimulator electrodes

Service Code: 63655
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.69% of his services

28th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

18
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$54,000.00an average of $3,000.00 per time performed $11,316.42
an average of $628.69 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
16
times performed,
0.61% of his services

29th 8th

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

16
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,383.04an average of $148.94 per time performed $1,209.92
an average of $75.62 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Removal or revision of neurostimulator pulse generator or... +

Removal or revision of neurostimulator pulse generator or receiver ×

Service Code: 63688
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.61% of his services

30th 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
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$20,800.00an average of $1,300.00 per time performed $3,291.68
an average of $205.73 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
11
times performed,
0.42% of his services

31st 34th

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

11
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,188.00an average of $108.00 per time performed $297.44
an average of $27.04 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.

Cary Scott Idler
Average for Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine 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 2015 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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