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How This Provider Compares

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
721
Rank: 83rd
out of 535 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
3,073
Rank: 176th
out of 535 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
4.3 This Provider
Avg 5.8
Total Paid
by Medicare
$184K
Rank: 203rd
out of 535 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$255 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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Paul J. Cutting
Average for Orthopaedic Surgery Providers in North Carolina

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 149 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
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
684
times performed,
22% of his services

1st 8th

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

428
patients got this service, 59% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$71,909an average of $105 per time performed $19,754
an average of $29 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

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

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

Service Code: J3301
Performed in an office
653
times performed,
21% of his services

2nd 1st

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

217
patients got this service, 30% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$4,179an average of $6 per time performed $849
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 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
237
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 2nd

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

211
patients got this service, 29% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$38,309an average of $162 per time performed $11,739
an average of $50 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection of tendon attachment to bone

Service Code: 20551
Performed in an office
151
times performed,
5% of his services

4th 74th

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

107
patients got this service, 15% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$29,557an average of $196 per time performed $5,699
an average of $38 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 2... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 20 minutes ×

Service Code: 99202
Performed in an office
128
times performed,
4% of his services

5th 38th

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

128
patients got this service, 18% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$19,978an average of $156 per time performed $6,280
an average of $49 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
125
times performed,
4% of his services

6th 7th

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

125
patients got this service, 17% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$28,884an average of $231 per time performed $9,239
an average of $74 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of large joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
104
times performed,
3% of his services

7th 4th

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

75
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$20,832an average of $200 per time performed $4,356
an average of $42 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, 2 views

Service Code: 73100
Performed in an office
57
times performed,
2% of his services

8th 32nd

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

32
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$5,678an average of $100 per time performed $1,285
an average of $23 per time performed
medical
NERVOUS SYSTEM

Release and relocation of median nerve of hand

Service Code: 64721
Performed in a facility
53
times performed,
2% of his services

9th 76th

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

52
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$92,750an average of $1,750 per time performed $14,598
an average of $275 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
53
times performed,
2% of his services

10th 13th

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

34
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$7,204an average of $136 per time performed $1,092
an average of $21 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hip 2 or more views

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
45
times performed,
1% of his services

11th 15th

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

33
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$4,509an average of $100 per time performed $997
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73610
Performed in an office
43
times performed,
1% of his services

12th 25th

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$4,154an average of $97 per time performed $801
an average of $19 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hand, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73130
Performed in an office
37
times performed,
1% of his services

13th 41st

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

30
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$4,704an average of $127 per time performed $819
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
1% of his services

14th 23rd

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

26
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,989an average of $114 per time performed $775
an average of $22 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Application of cast, elbow to finger (short arm)

Service Code: 29075
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
1% of his services

15th 108th

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

31
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$7,735an average of $221 per time performed $2,018
an average of $58 per time performed
medical
TEMPORARY CODES

Cast supplies, short arm cast, adult (11 years +), fiberg... +

Cast supplies, short arm cast, adult (11 years +), fiberglass ×

Service Code: Q4010
Performed in an office
33
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 98th

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

29
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,477an average of $45 per time performed $487
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection of carpal tunnel

Service Code: 20526
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 105th

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

27
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$8,136an average of $262 per time performed $1,770
an average of $57 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration or injection of small joint or joint capsule

Service Code: 20600
Performed in an office
31
times performed,
1% of his services

18th 71st

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

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$5,085an average of $164 per time performed $1,038
an average of $33 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
28
times performed,
0.91% of his services

19th 47th

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

28
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$8,483an average of $303 per time performed $2,846
an average of $102 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of fingers, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73140
Performed in an office
26
times performed,
0.85% of his services

20th 58th

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

25
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,295an average of $88 per time performed $619
an average of $24 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in an office
21
times performed,
0.68% of his services

21st 9th

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: 1.2)
$2,829an average of $135 per time performed $601
an average of $29 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Surgical treatment of broken thigh bone

Service Code: 27245
Performed in a facility
16
times performed,
0.52% of his services

22nd 86th

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

16
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$60,869an average of $3,804 per time performed $14,773
an average of $923 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of pelvis, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 72170
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.46% of his services

23rd 16th

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

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,245an average of $89 per time performed $210
an average of $15 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73110
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.42% of his services

24th 30th

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: 1.6)
$1,427an average of $110 per time performed $324
an average of $25 per time performed
medical
TEMPORARY CODES

Cast supplies, short arm splint, adult (11 years +), fibe... +

Cast supplies, short arm splint, adult (11 years +), fiberglass ×

Service Code: Q4022
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.42% of his services

25th 180th

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)
$400an average of $31 per time performed $119
an average of $9 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial imple ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.42% of his services

26th 29th

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: 1.1)
$1,385an average of $107 per time performed $516
an average of $40 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Smoking and tobacco cessation counseling visit for the as... +

Smoking and tobacco cessation counseling visit for the asymptomatic patient; intermediate, greater than 3 minutes, up to 10 minutes ×

Service Code: G0436
Performed in an office
13
times performed,
0.42% of his services

27th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

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

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$390an average of $30 per time performed $171
an average of $13 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
12
times performed,
0.39% of his services

28th 18th

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

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$4,236an average of $353 per time performed $1,382
an average of $115 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Surgical treatment of broken thigh bone

Service Code: 27236
Performed in a facility
11
times performed,
0.36% of his services

29th 101st

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)
$41,311an average of $3,756 per time performed $9,820
an average of $893 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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