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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, $371 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 6 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
330
Rank: 298th
out of 561 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
1,374
Rank: 344th
out of 561 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.2 This Provider
Avg 6
Total Paid
by Medicare
$138K
Rank: 258th
out of 561 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$417 This Provider
Avg $371

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 128 different services in 2015
(108 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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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
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
210
times performed,
15% of his services

1st 21st

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

146
patients got this service, 44% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$17,514.00an average of $83.40 per time performed $4,183.20
an average of $19.92 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
164
times performed,
12% of his services

2nd 5th

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

150
patients got this service, 45% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$38,868.00an average of $237.00 per time performed $11,898.20
an average of $72.55 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
150
times performed,
11% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

116
patients got this service, 35% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$22,650.00an average of $151.00 per time performed $7,312.50
an average of $48.75 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73610
Performed in an office
108
times performed,
8% of his services

4th 25th

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

69
patients got this service, 21% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$9,130.32an average of $84.54 per time performed $2,296.08
an average of $21.26 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
97
times performed,
7% of his services

5th 7th

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

40
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$873.00an average of $9.00 per time performed $430.68
an average of $4.44 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, 2 views

Service Code: 73600
Performed in an office
46
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 61st

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

38
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,542.00an average of $77.00 per time performed $827.08
an average of $17.98 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
43
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 16th

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

43
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$16,770.00an average of $390.00 per time performed $4,562.73
an average of $106.11 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Imaging guidance for procedure, up to 1 hour

Service Code: 76000
Performed in a facility
38
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 94th

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

37
patients got this service, 11% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$950.00an average of $25.00 per time performed $251.18
an average of $6.61 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Reconstruction of soft tissue angular deformity of toe

Service Code: 28313
Performed in a facility
24
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 131st

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

13
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$30,912.00an average of $1,288.00 per time performed $3,327.36
an average of $138.64 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of heel, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73650
Performed in an office
21
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

15
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$1,575.00an average of $75.00 per time performed $298.62
an average of $14.22 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

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

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
20
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 69th

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

19
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,880.00an average of $344.00 per time performed $2,207.40
an average of $110.37 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
20
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 45th

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

17
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,360.00an average of $168.00 per time performed $542.00
an average of $27.10 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Correction of toe joint deformity

Service Code: 28285
Performed in a facility
19
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 117th

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: 1.1)
$22,572.00an average of $1,188.00 per time performed $3,358.82
an average of $176.78 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
18
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 8th

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

18
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,950.00an average of $275.00 per time performed $1,332.36
an average of $74.02 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Bone graft harvest

Service Code: 20902
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.87% of his services

15th 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, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$19,788.00an average of $1,649.00 per time performed $1,329.60
an average of $110.80 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of ankle joint, open procedure

Service Code: 27870
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.87% of his services

16th 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, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$35,174.04an average of $2,931.17 per time performed $8,506.80
an average of $708.90 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of foot joint

Service Code: 28725
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.87% of his services

17th 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, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$27,612.00an average of $2,301.00 per time performed $5,701.80
an average of $475.15 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Fusion of great toe

Service Code: 28750
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.87% of his services

18th 169th

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

12
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$27,060.00an average of $2,255.00 per time performed $5,266.68
an average of $438.89 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Ct scan leg

Service Code: 73700
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.87% of his services

19th 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, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,472.00an average of $456.00 per time performed $953.52
an average of $79.46 per time performed
medical
HEMIC AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS

Bone marrow aspiration

Service Code: 38220
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.8% 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, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$5,929.00an average of $539.00 per time performed $286.55
an average of $26.05 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.

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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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